09.00 – 09.30 Guest registration & Welcome coffee
09:30 – 11:00 First session – Telecom market, overview and predictions
• Romania was one of the first European countries where telecom operators launched 4G. The first steps have been made, but what can we expect next in terms of investments, coverage and services?
• The telecom industry is confronted with decreasing roaming and interconnections tariffs. What are the operators’ investment plans in new infrastructure and technologies?
• With data and smart phone usage increasing and consumers gravitating towards over-the-top services, which will be the new streams of revenue from the operators’ point of view?
• What other value added services can we expect in the future? How will applications and M2M solutions impact consumers and businesses?
- Gheorghe Rusen, Director, Economic Regulation Division, ANCOM
- Markus Lause, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone
- Florin Popa, Business Director, Orange Romania
- Florin Petolea, Country Senior Officer, Alcatel-Lucent Romania
Moderator: John Gole, Program Director, Telecommunications, IDC UK – INTRO PRESENTATION
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 13:15 Second session – Technology driven businesses
• Big Data takes on an important role in driving business success. Delivering the right message, at the right time and in the right location is the holy grail of marketing. How is big data shaping the picture?
• How do cloud services open new opportunities for businesses at all levels? Advantages and limits for adoption.
• Is M2M (Machine to Machine) a forward-thinking concept or has already been implemented in Romania? How will it change the game?
• Trends in digital marketing. How Big Data will change everything.
• Technology impact on office buildings of the future.
- Catalin Cretu, General Manager, Visa Romania
- Daniel Nicolescu, Country Manager, Pay U
- Vlad Mihalache, M2M Business Lead, Enterprise Business Unit, Vodafone
- Dragos Stanca, Managing Partner, THINKDIGITAL
- Bogdan Balaci, CEO, Ymens – PRESENTATION
- Andreea Paun, Associate Director – Office Agency, Colliers International Romania
- Karim Kheirat, Associate Director, KPMG Romania – PRESENTATION
Moderator: Nicu Pana, Management & Sales Consultant, Telsign
13.15 Networking Lunch