About the Organisers
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
The leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. With offices in Cardiff & Brussels, Epsilon specialises in the production of conferences and training for the European business sector, focussing upon key policy directives and legislation emanating from the EU political system and providing forums for the debate and dissemination of information that enables organisations to remain compliant.
In addition Forum Europe organises public affairs training in Brussels and event manages key politically based conferences for a range of organisations across a variety of sectors. With a strong remit to develop the level and accessibility of debate within Brussels, Epsilon has a growing reputation for its ability to bring businesses and policy-makers together within an environment conducive to networking and discussion.
In partnership with
Analysys Mason www.analysysmason.com
Analysys Mason provides strategy and management consultancy, information services and start-up support throughout the telecommunications, IT and media sector. Their firm grasp of market dynamics, distinctive combination of creativity and rigour, and renowned objectivity enable them to consistently exceed the high levels of quality and innovation which their clients expect. Analysys Mason is trusted throughout the world for its expertise, impartiality and its ability to get the best results for clients. They focus solely on the telecommunications, IT and media sector and so have developed unparalled industry knowledge, techniques and data sources. This gives them and their clients a head start. They shape the industry through extensive work on policy, regulation and finance, and have worked with most of the sector’s key players to identify solutions to the problems they face.
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.
ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, aeronautical, broadcast and internet technologies and is officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association whose 717 member companies and organizations, drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents worldwide, participate directly in its work. For more information please visit: www.etsi.org.
Qualcomm’s objective in Europe is to continue its commitment to offering broadband mobile access technologies, HSPA, HSPA+ and LTE, encouraging competition in the Wireless market and thus reducing the prices of mobile devices for consumers. Qualcomm’s strategy focuses on:
• technological innovation, with continual investment in R&D;
• production of the chipsets and software needed to support and
accelerate the development of terminals with new functions and
• partnerships with the companies that are setting the pace in the
European telecommunications market.
Thanks to continual investment in R&D, Qualcomm is a company at the forefront of the market, guaranteeing a wide choice of devices combining innovative features with competitive prices. Qualcomm’s business model helps reduce the entrance barriers for companies that want to enter the telecommunications market. Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) has delivered over 3 billion chipsets so far, and continues its strategy of innovation.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW®.
EurActiv.com is a free-access independent online media on EU policies publishing every day in English, French and German, targeting policy stakeholders, business representatives and other multipliers. It brings together journalistic independence with transparency and practical efficiency, complementing the existing EU media and institutional websites. Thanks to the EurActiv CrossLingual Network (publishing in 11 languages from 11 countries), it is the leading online media in EU affairs across Europe with more than half a million readers per month.
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