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The CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies is a must attend event for business leaders in the wireless sector. On 9 November the industry will gather at the entertaining venue of IWM Duxford to discuss the nature of sustainability in telecommunications from three perspectives: financial, socioeconomic and environmental.

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FuLL conference details

The agenda is filling up with another set of new speakers confirmed this week, including:

  • David Owens, Head of Technical Trials/Networks, Virgin Media / O2
  • Mat Sears, Corporate Affairs Director, BT
  • Catherine Gull, Consultant, Cellnex UK
  • Jim Sephton, Director, HADO UK
  • Hannah Holmes, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research
  • Steve Bagshaw, Head of Business Strategy, CPI

They fit into the agenda as follows:

DRAFT AGENDA (MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON)

Welcome & Keynote

The real value of mobile networks

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Welcome: Raj Gawera, VP & Managing Director, Samsung Cambridge and Samsung Aalborg

Chair: Julie Bradford, Managing Consultant, Real Wireless

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Conference Platinum Sponsors: Huawei

Manufacturing & Logistics

What are the business drivers for wireless in manufacturing, logistics and digital supply chains?

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Chair: Abhi Naha, CCO, CW

Catherine Gull, Consultant, Cellnex

Matthew Napleton, Chief Commercial Officer, Zizo

Dr David Pugh, Manufacturing Market Lead, Digital Catapult

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Sponsored by Zizo

Media & Entertainment

Will media and entertainment be the anchor case that sustains the mobile industry?

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Chair: Caroline Gabriel, Co-founder and Research Director, Rethink Technology Research

Alex Buchan, Strategic Technologist (Spectrum and Security), DTG

David Owens, Head of Technical Trials / Networks, Virgin Media / O2

Jim Sephton, Director, HADO UK

Satellite & Hybrid Networks

Extending the reach of mobile in a sustainable way – are satellite and hybrid networks the answer to connecting the unconnected?

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Chair: Kieran Arnold, Director, Satellite Applications Catapult

Andy Marr, Director Consulting Services, 5G/SatComs Hybrid Network Programme, CGI

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly, Senior Advisor, Regulatory & Space Policy, OneWeb

Rhys Morgan, Regional Vice President, Europe & MENA, Intelsat

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Sponsored by CGI

LUNCH

Shared Infrastructure, the Sustainability Silver Lining

The move towards shared infrastructure models in mobile network provision - is there a sustainability silver lining?

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Maria Lema, Founder, Weaver Labs

Hamish MacLeod, Director, Mobile UK

Health & Social Care

What is the role of wireless in providing sustainable health and social care and tackling the “Digital Divide”?

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Chair: Noelle Godfrey, Programme Director Connecting Cambridgeshire & Smart Cambridge. Cambridgeshire County Council

Steve Bagshaw, Head of Business Strategy, CPI

Hannah Holmes, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research

Rosemary Kay/ Ann Williams, Project Leads, Liverpool 5G Create

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Sponsored by CPI

Panel: The role of mobile networks in environmental sustainability

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Chair: Professor Adam Beaumont, Founder and Chairman, aql

Rolf Meakin, Strategy & Partner, PwC LLP

Becki Clark, Senior Consultant, Perform Green

Mat Sears, Corporate Affairs Director, BT

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Sponsored by PwC

Debate – Commercial success is more important for wireless networks than public benefit

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Chair: Simon Saunders, Visiting Professor, King's College London

The CW Team is also pleased to announce this week that Growth Works and UEA: University of East Anglia will be our partners on the CW Technology & Innovation Awards. The Awards finalists will be revealed soon and the winners announced during CWIC.

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