Telecoms Regulations

Venue: Grand Quay Suites

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Event Date/Time: Dec 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 08, 2009
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Ovum is pleased to announce a policy driven event that will examine the Telecommunications Re-Regulation and ensuing Telstra separation driven by the Government in an attempt to stimulate a more competitive telecoms environment in Australia:

Day one will cover the impending telecommunications regulation amendment bill 2009 and the forced separation of Telstra into two operating entities, as well as the new powers of the ACCC are the regulator.
Day two will look at the forthcoming national broadband network and the impact it will have on the telecoms sector in Australia.
Both days examine international and national perspectives from an all stakeholder point of view.

Confirmed speakers include:

Paul Line, General Manager, Telcoinabox
John Lindsay, Carrier Relations Manager, Internode
Greg Martin, Chairman, Jackgreen Energy
Grant Forsyth, Head of Global Regulatory and Interconnection, BT Global Services
David Forman, Executive Director, Competitive Carriers Coalition
Ian Martin, Chief Telecoms Analyst, Royal Bank of Scotland
David Kennedy, Research Director, Ovum
Richard Dammery, Partner and Justin Oliver, Special Counsel, Minter Ellison
Angus Henderson, Partner, Webb Henderson
Allan Asher, CEO, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network
John de Ridder, Telecommunications Economist
Warren Bradey, CEO, Smart Services CRC
Professor Alex Grant, Director, Institute for Telecommunications Research, UniSA
Dr Jay Guo, Wireless Technology Laboratory Director, CSIRO
Why should you attend?

You can choose to attend both days or one day only, ensuring you get the information that is most relevant to you and your organization. There is no other event in Australia at that time that examines the regulation and NBN as two separate bookable days.
The dates are very timely, with the new regulation due to be finalized at the end of November
Join your peers and all telecoms industry's stakeholders The event is an opportunity to bring together researchers, business and the government sectors together to debate the regulation, separation and NBN
You will have the chance to hear international case studies as benchmarks for Australian change