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About the Organizers and Partners

Event Organisers

Forum Global

Forum Global www.forum-global.com

Forum Global specialises in policy focused conferences and events, providing a platform for discussion and debate on topical issues across a variety of different sectors. These events are organized with clients and partners and aim to progress ideas and actions on important issues, all within a balanced and neutral setting.

 

Forum Global is the international arm of Forum Europe, which was founded by Giles Merritt, columnist for the International Herald Tribune, and is widely recognized as the leading EU dedicated event provider.

Platinum Sponsors

AT&T

AT&T www.att.com

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services. We’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. In the U.S., our wireless network offers the nation’s strongest LTE signal and the most reliable 4G LTE network. We offer the best global wireless coverage and we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and secure cloud solutions.

CTIA

CTIA www.ctia.org

CTIA represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. From carriers and equipment manufacturers to mobile app developers and content creators, we bring together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st Century connected life.

 

As the voice of America’s wireless industry, CTIA:

 

Advocates for legislative and regulatory policies at federal, state, and local levels that foster the continued innovation, investment and increasing economic impact of America’s wireless industry. CTIA is active on a wide range of issues including spectrum policy, wireless infrastructure, and the Internet of Things, among others.

 

Convenes the industry to tackle our most difficult challenges and coordinates voluntary best practices and initiatives. CTIA works with members to develop test plans and certification processes for mobile devices, coordinates with members and other industry leaders to ensure the security of mobile networks and devices, and leads industry initiatives to enhance accessibility, improve 9-1-1 location accuracy, deter phone theft and encourage safe driving.

 

Promotes our members through numerous campaigns aimed at building awareness among policymakers and the general public, as well as through industry-leading events on topics ranging from cybersecurity to 5G.

 

For more information, visit CTIA’s website at ctia.org or follow CTIA on Twitter: @CTIA

ESOA

ESOA www.esoa.net

ESOA is a non-profit organisation established with the objective of serving and promoting the common interests of satellite operators from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the CIS. The Association today represents the interests of 21 satellite operators who deliver information communication services across the globe. Together ESOA Members provide invaluable communications services to the whole world including emergency communications, live broadcasting, maritime and aero communications, secure services for governments, 24-7 monitoring of industrial processes such as energy plants and a whole range of other communications capabilities that society has come to rely on.

LYA

LYA www.lya.com

LYA® is an expert consulting firm active in the telecommunications and broadcasting industry since 1993.

 

LYA’s services and products are focused on spectrum matters as well as on strategic

advice and research related to telecommunications and broadcasting services and

technologies.

 

On the spectrum front, LYA supports mobile carriers, investors and regulators in license applications, auctions, spectrum valuation and other spectrum matters since 1995. LYA has developed its own Auction Platforms supporting different formats including Simultaneous Multiple Round Ascending Auctions (SMRA), Combinatorial Clock Auctions (CCA) as well as the new clock format developed for the US 600 MHz Incentive auction.

The LYA Auction Platforms have been used extensively to conduct mock auctions as well as simulations leveraging robot bidder capabilities. LYA’s CCA Auction Platform has independently validated results of CCA auctions. LYA also provides Auction Management Tools to auction bidders.

 

LYA has been active around the world providing strategic advice, expert analysis and leading edge research in telecommunications and broadcasting since 1993. Our focus is on development and implementation of strategy (integrating market, technology, network, economic, regulatory and investment analyses), due diligence reviews for investors as well as on financial modelling, analysis and research. We provide regulatory and policy analysis, including expert evidence. LYA is known for its in-depth expertise coupled with rigorous quantitative analysis.

 

LYA conducts and publishes research as part of its c-Ahead research program and blog. Our web sites are www.lyainternational.com and www.lya.com.

Gold Sponsors

ARM

ARM www.arm.com

ARM is at the heart of the world’s most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

 

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

Knowledge Partners

Council

Council www.theinternetofthings.eu

Council is a thinktank, consultancy, accelarator and forecasting group. Council hosts the full range of opinions on what will be a small avalanche of disruptive innovations. They go through the full range of emotions and conceptual breakdown that comes with grasping the territory, the full logistical, business, social and philosophical implications of the Internet of Things.  Council thinktank aims to grow into a positively critical counterpart to these negativities in focusing on the quality of interaction and potentialities of IOT for social, communicative and economic (personal fabrication, participatory finance, alternative currencies) connectivity between humans, humans and things and humans and their surroundings. Council highlights a personal history of locative media & hybrid spaces, by professionals of the i3 (Intelligent Information Interfaces) days, as well as the latest tools and applications, workshops on key issues, short keynotes and time for debate and discussion.

Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies

Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies www.c-pet.org

C-PET, the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, is a nonpartisan Washington, DC, think tank focused on innovation and the long-term policy implications of emerging technologies. As part of its program of events, C-PET has hosted conferences and roundtables addressing the future of the Internet – including the Internet of Things, cloud, privacy, and the Government 2.0 and Business 2.0 impacts of social media.

The Providence Group

The Providence Group www.providencegroupdc.com

The Providence Group advises companies and organizations globally on how to manage enterprise-wide cybersecurity risks and we provide insight and counsel into the complex and changing cybersecurity regulatory, reputation and threat environment.

Logistics

When

Tue 10 October, 2017 08.30 to
Wed 11 October, 2017 17.00

EDT

 

Where

The National Press Club

529 14th St NW,
Washington, DC 20045,
USA

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