Asia-Pacific Conference


Forum Global would like to thank all of the sponsors and and supporting organizations involved in this year's conference.

The Americas Spectrum Management Conference is the leading meeting place of the year for key senior stakeholders and policymakers across the region. This year's conference took place on November 6 - 7, 2013 in Washington D.C., and once again provided an interactive platform for discussion on the most pertinent issues and developments affecting spectrum management policies.

Speakers include

Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda

Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

US Department of State

Kelly Gillis

Kelly Gillis

Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Spectrum, Information technologies and Telecommunications Sector

Industry Canada

Luis Lucatero

Luis Lucatero

Chief of Regulatory Policy


Richard Bean

Richard Bean

Deputy Chairman

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Karl  Nebbia

Karl Nebbia

Associate Administrator, Office of Spectrum Management


Steven Berry

Steven Berry

President & CEO

Competitive Carriers Association

Paul Steinberg

Paul Steinberg

Chief Technology Officer

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Charla Rath

Charla Rath

Vice President, Wireless Policy Development


Gary  Epstein

Gary Epstein

Chief, Incentive Auction Task Force


John Kneuer

John Kneuer

Board Member

Globalstar, Inc.

To discuss any aspect of this year's conference, or for details of how you can become involved in next year's conference, please contact Tom Chinnock on or call +44 (0) 2920 783 025.


Further details


With contributions from all of the main stakeholders at both a policy and industry level from the US, Canada and Latin America, the conference took a comprehensive look at spectrum management policies across the Americas region.


Sessions at the event focused on:


-An overview of expected upcoming release of spectrum in the region

-Incentive auctions design and structure – How will it work in practice? 

-Preferential allocation in spectrum awards – ensuring long term competition or undermining existing rights holders?

-Meeting the spectrum needs of the smart cities of the future and an increasingly data-hungry society

-Developing a spectrum strategy to relieve the capacity crunch

-Piecing together the patchwork – overcoming the challenge of LTE spectrum fragmentation  

-What options exist for finding additional spectrum capacity for mobile broadband

-Finding additional unlicensed spectrum – options and opportunities

-Increasing the efficiency of public safety and federal spectrum


Interested in becoming involved in next year's event? Please contact Tom Chinnock on or call +44 (0) 2920 783 025 for details.

Organizers and partners for this event



Wed 6 November, 2013 09.00 to
Thu 7 November, 2013 17.30




The National Press Club

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045

Google location map



Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities


Forum Global