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April 3, 2009

Broadband and the EU Action in the Recovery Plan
Turin, April 3, 2009
Lingotto Conference Centre, 500 Hall

  • 10:00 -11:05 New broadband challenges and opportunities in the forthcoming EU broadband strategy
    Chair: George Hall - ERIS@
    • Welcome speeches
      • Sergio Deorsola - Piedmont Region, Regional Minister for Federalism, Decentralisation and Local Institutions
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      • Francesco Brizio - CSI-Piemonte, President
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      • Alessondre Monteleone - Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Alimentary and Forest Politics
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      • Gianluca Susta -Italian Member of European Parliament
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    • New visions of development: the role of ICT
    • Setting the scene for an EU Broadband policy
      • Why High Speed Internet Is Essential for Growth
        Ken Ducatel, European Commission - DG Information Society and Media, Head of Unit
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      • Investing in Rural Areas
        Christian Constantin - Nokia Siemens, Head of Business Development Broadband Connectivity Solutions
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  • 11:05-12:20 Current and forthcoming broadband challenges
    Chair: Ken Ducatel - European Commission, DG Information Society and Media, Head of Unit
    • Access to High Speed Internet
      • Investment Challenges for Next Generation Networks:
        Marco Burzio - Telecom Italia, Network Planning - Head of Next Generation Network Project

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      • A Future-proof Wireless Solution for Rural Areas
        Silvia De Fina, “3”
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      • Building a Fibre Nation: the Role of Local Communities
        Gabrielle Gauthey - Alcatel-Lucent (Video)
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    • Broadband for All: Setting the Target of 100% Coverage
      • An Example of National Broadband Strategy (EU Member State)
        Juha Parantainen - Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications, Vice Chairman of the National Broadband Advisory Committee
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      • Providing Fibre Solution to Underserved Areas
        Giorgio Proietti Silvestri, FASTWEB, Head of Design & Implementation, Network & Systems Department
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      • The Role of Satellite in Increasing Coverage
        Stefano Agnelli – Eutelsat, Head of Business Development for Value-Added Services; ESOA Coordinator of Space Policy
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      • Citizens Rights in Internet
        Marco Pierani - BEUC
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    • Q&A
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  • 12:20-13:00 Panel Discussion
  • 13:00 -14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 -17:30 Increasing investment in Broadband within the context of the Economic Recovery: Information and good practice session
    Chair: Ken Ducatel - European Commission, DG Information Society and Media, Head of Unit
    • Roadmap and Issues at Stake
    • Good practices: Alternative investment models
  • 17:15 -17:30 Closing the Conference
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