2018 Forum programme

List of Speakers

☑ Name ☐ Organisation ☐ Country Session Title
Aarti Holla Maini, Ms. EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA/GSC) Belgium
Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al Ruwais, H. E. Dr. Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) Saudi Arabia
Abdur Rahim Biswas, Dr. FBK Create-Net Italy
Àkos Bòna, Mr. The Digital Future Foundation Hungary
ALEXANDER NTOKO International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Alin Claudiu Apostu, Mr. Romanian Business Leaders Romania
Allana Abdullah, Ms. Bahaso Indonesia
Amanda Nelson, Ms. Vodafone Hungary Hungary
Américo Muchanga, Dr. Autoridade Reguladora das Comunicações de Moçambique Mozambique
Anamaria MESHKURTI, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Anang Latif, Mr. Ministry of Communication and Informatics Indonesia
Andras Csepinszky, Mr. NNG Hungary
Andrea Bausz, Dr. Magyar Telekom Plc. Hungary
Andreas Kaiser, Mr. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Andy Purdy, Mr. Huawei Technologies USA USA
Aniko Juhasz, Dr. Ministry of Agriculture Hungary
Annemijn Perrin, Ms. Digital Skills Foundation France
Antonio Amendola, Mr. AT&T Global Networks Services Belgium SPRL - Branch Belgium
Ashoke Kumar Biswas, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Bangladesh
Assia Bahri, Ms. Sigfox France
Attila Gecse, Mr. Digital Future Foundation Belgium
Aude Schoentgen, Ms. Plum Consulting France
Balazs Bertenyi, Mr. 3GPP Hungary
Bálint Végh, Mr. PwC Hungary
Barnabás Csikós, Mr. INPUT Program Hungary
Bernard Kirk, Mr. The Camden Education Trust -
BILEL JAMOUSSI, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Bocar A. Ba, Mr. SAMENA Telecommunications Council FZ LLC United Arab Emirates
Bram Over, Mr. Close the Gap Belgium
Bret Jordan, Mr. Symantec Corporation USA
Brett Tarnutzer, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Bryn Balcombe, Mr. ADA Innovation Lab Limited United Kingdom
Caroline Louveaux, Ms. Mastercard Belgium
Cesar Contreras Gonzalez, Mr. Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes Mexico
Chae Sub LEE, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Chaobin Yang, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Christoph Steck, Mr. Telefónica S.A. Spain
CHRISTOPHER CLARK, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Christopher Haley, Dr. Nesta United Kingdom
Coral Manton, Ms. Women Reclaiming AI United Kingdom
Csaba Kelemen, Dr. Ministry for Innnovation and Technology Hungary
Dalibor Vavruska, Mr. Citibank UK United Kingdom
Damjan Manchevski, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Information Society and Administration Republic of North Macedonia
Damon Embling, Mr. Euronews United Kingdom
Daniel Pataki, Mr. GSMA Hungary
Danielle Jacobs, Ms. International Telecommunications Users Group Belgium
David Banes, Mr. David Banes Access and Inclusion Service United Kingdom
David Fidalgo, Mr. Asociación Española del Vehículo Autónomo Conectado (AEVAC) Spain
David Lanyi, Mr. Continental Corporation Hungary
David Maasz, Mr Entrepreneurship Foundation Hungary
David Saunders, Mr. UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dávid Vitézy, Mr. The Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport Hungary
Davit Babayan, Mr. Ministry of Economy Armenia
Diana TOMIMURA, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Dilli Ram Adhikari, Mr. Nepal Telecom (Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited) Nepal
Dirk Hetzer, Mr. Deutsche Telekom AG Germany
Dominique Würges, Mr. Orange France
Dona Sarkar, Ms. Microsoft Corporation USA
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Dorina Cinari, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy Albania
Edward Mingcheng Zhou, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Eleanor Sarpong, Ms. World Wide Web Foundation United Kingdom
Elena Puigrefagut, Ms. European Broadcasting Union Switzerland
Eli Salis, Mr. Eurochambres Belgium
Elizabeth Migwalla, Ms. Qualcomm, Inc. South Africa
Elmir Tofig Oglu Velizadeh, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Endre Spaller, Mr. Ministry for Innovation and Technology Hungary
Enrique Alvarado Hablutzel, Mr. Bamboo Capital Partners Switzerland
Enrique Medina Malo, Mr. Telefónica S.A. Spain
Ervin Kajzinger, Mr. National Media and Infocommunications Authority Hungary
Esteban Redolfi, Mr. Mobile World Capital Spain
Evelyne Butoyi, H.E. Ms. Ministère de la Jeunesse, des Postes et des Technologies de l'Information Burundi
Faizal Djoemadi, Dr. PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk Indonesia
Fei(Feigo) Geng, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Switzerland
Francis Gurry, Mr. World Intellectual Property Organization United Nations
Frederic Werner, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Fruzsina Tari, Dr. AImotive Hungary
Futoshi Sasaki, Mr. Internet Initiative Japan Inc. Japan
Gabor Korosi, Mr. Telenor Hungary Hungary
Gábor Varga, Mr. Microsoft Hungary
Gabriel Solomon, Mr. Ericsson United Kingdom
Gamze Sofuoglu, Ms. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. Turkey
Geert Kits Nieuwenkamp, Mr. Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Hungary
Geoffrey Sengendo, Mr. Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Uganda
George Kamiya, Mr. International Energy Agency France
Gergely Szertics, Mr. Artificial Intelligence Coalition of Hungary Hungary
Gergo Budai, Mr. Vodafone Hungary Hungary
Ghaida Alanazi, Ms. National Digital Transformation Unit Saudi Arabia
Gisa Fuatai Purcell, Ms. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation United Kingdom
Giulia Traverso, Ms. Cysec SA Germany
Glendowlyn Thames, Ms. CTNext USA
György Schamschula, Dr. Magyar Posta Zrt. Hungary
Győző Debreczeni, Mr. Governmental Information Technology Development Hungary
Hakima Chaouchi, Professor Institut Mines-Télécom France
Hamad Al Mansoori, H. E. Mr. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) United Arab Emirates
Haruo Okamura, Dr. Global Plan Incorporated Japan
Hatsumi Tanaka, Ms. Welltool Co., Ltd. Japan
Helena Leurent, Ms. Consumers International United Kingdom
Herson Abreu, Mr. UNICEF Hungary
Hipolito Ondo Envo Bela, H. E. Ministerio de Transportes, Correos y Telecomunicaciones Equatorial Guinea
Hironao Kawashima, Dr. Keio University Japan
Hoang Minh Cuong, Mr. Viet Nam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) -
Honghua Peng, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Houlin Zhao, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Ian Mash, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. United Kingdom
Innocent Bagamba Muhizi, Mr. Rwanda Information Society Authority Rwanda
Isabella De Michelis, Ms. ErnieApp Limited Ireland
Isabelle Corbett, Ms. R3 USA
Isabelle Mauro, Ms. World Economic Forum LLC Switzerland
Jacek Cukrowski, Mr. United Nations Industrial Development Organization Austria
Jade Nester, Ms. GSMA United Kingdom
James Gabriel Claude, Mr. Global Voice Group Spain
János Tremmel, Dr. Magyar Telekom Plc. Hungary
Jaroslaw PONDER, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Jason Harle, Mr. Deloitte Denmark
Je Myung Ryu, Mr. World Bank USA
Jean Manuel Canet, Mr. Orange France
Jeannice Fairrer Samani, Dr. Fairrer Samani Group, LLC USA
Jennifer Manner, Ms. EchoStar Operating LLC USA
Jeremy Godfrey, Mr. Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - BEREC Latvia
Joanne WILSON, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
JOAQUIN RESTREPO MEJIA, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Joel Alexander Mills, Mr. Augment City AS Norway
Joel Snyder, Dr. Audio Description Associates, LLC USA
John Omo, Mr. African Telecommunications Union Kenya
Jonathan Baker, Mr. UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and C ulture in Europe Italy
Jonathan Naidoo, Mr. SmartXchange South Africa
Joost De Kluijver, Mr. Closing the Loop B.V Netherlands
Jose Maria Diaz Batanero, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Josef Noll, Dr. University of Oslo Norway
Juan-Antonio Ibanez, Mr. Telefon AB - LM Ericsson Sweden
Julie Kearney, Ms. Loon LLC USA
Jun Li, Mr. Telematics Industry Application Alliance China
Junaid Basir, Mr. Telenor Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Pakistan
Kalvin Bahia, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Kamissa Camara, H. E. Ms. Ministère de l'Economie numérique et de la Communication Mali
Karin Thurberg, Ms. Huawei Technologies Sweden AB Sweden
Kazembe Kazembe, H. E. Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Zimbabwe
Kemal HUSEINOVIC, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Keng Thai Leong, Mr. InfoComm Media Development Authority Singapore
Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes, Ms. Latent Logic United Kingdom
Konstantinos Masselos, Dr. Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT) Greece
Kristóf Bárdos, Mr. GreenFox Academy Hungary
Kuni Sato, H. E. Ms. Embassy of Japan Hungary
László Balogh, Mr. Ministry of Finance Hungary
László Palkovics, H. E. Mr. Ministry for Innovation and Technology Hungary
Laura Munoz, Ms. Centre for Financial Regulation and Incl usion - CENFRI South Africa
Lauri Oksanen, Mr. Nokia Corporation Finland
Leigh Purnell, Mr. Petalite Limited United Kingdom
Liam Benham, Mr. IBM Eruope Belgium
Libiao(Bill) Wang, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Lidia Stepinska - Ustasiak, Dr. Office of Electronic Communications Poland
Lina Konstantinopoulou, Ms. EuroRAP Belgium
Lina María Duque, Ms. Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC) Colombia
Lise Fuhr, Ms. European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO) Belgium
Luciana Camargos, Ms. GSMA United Kingdom
Luis Neves, Dr. Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Belgium
Maarit Palovirta, Ms. European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association Belgium
Magnus Ewerbring, Mr. Ericsson China
Mahendra Man Gurung, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) Nepal
Majid Mohamed Al Madhloum, Mr. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) United Arab Emirates
Malcolm Johnson, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Marc Vancoppenolle, Mr. Nokia Belgium
Marcin Cichy, Mr. Office of Electronic Communications Poland
Mário Augusto da Silva Oliveira, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies Angola
MARIO MANIEWICZ, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Marius-Catalin MARINESCU, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Markus Pilgrim, Mr. International Labour Organization United Nations
Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Ms. Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Republic of Serbia
Martin Koyabe, Dr. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation United Kingdom
Mary Alcantara, Ms. MKB Fintechlab Hungary
Masanori Katsura, Mr. Zeus, Inc Japan
Matyas Weber, Mr. KPMG Tanácsadó Kft. Hungary
Melissa Sassi, Ms. IBM USA
Michel Fraisse, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. France
Mike Thususka, Mr. City of Summerside Canada
Miklós András Danka, Mr. Palantir Technologies USA
MIKO NXELE, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Milica Pejanović Đurišić, Dr. Permanent Mission of Montenegro to the United Nations in New York Republic of Montenegro
Mohamadou Saoudi, H. E. Mr. Ministère des Postes et Télécommunications Cameroon
Mohamed BA, Mr. ITU - BDT (ITU-D) United Nations
Mohammed Traoré, Mr. Organisation internationale de la Francophonie France
Molly Lesher, Ms. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Moustapha Mamy Diaby, H. E. Mr. Ministère des Postes, des Télécommunications et de l’Economie Numérique Guinea
Nabil Gangi, Mr. FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia Hungary
Nadia Abouayoub, Ms. British Computer Society United Kingdom
Naeem Th. Yousir, H. E. Dr. Ministry of Communications Iraq
Naoto Kadowaki, Dr. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) -
Nathalie Devillier, Professor Grenoble Ecole de Management France
Neil Sahota, Mr. USA
Nguyen Manh Hung, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) Viet Nam
Nikolay Nikiforov, Mr. Diginavis Russian Federation
Noah Luo, Mr. Huawei United Kingdom
Nyombi Thembo, Hon. Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Uganda
Olivier Chiabodo, Mr. The Explorers France
Osamu Kamimura, Mr. SoftBank Corporation Japan
Paolo Gemma, Dr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Italy
Paul Mitchell, Mr. Microsoft Corporation USA
Paul Spence, Mr. McLaren Applied Technologies United Kingdom
Peng Zhao, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Péter Halácsy, Mr. Prezi Hungary
Péter Szijjártó Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade -
Péter Vári, Dr. National Media and Infocommunications Authority Hungary
Philippe Defraigne, Mr. Cullen International S.A. Belgium
Philippe TUZZOLINO, Mr. Orange France
Ping Wang, Mr. China Satellite Application Industry Association (CSAIA) China
Pinky Kekana, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies South Africa
Po-Wen Liu, Mr. European Investment Bank Luxembourg
Pranvera Kastrati, Dr. Regional Cooperation Council Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ram Sewak Sharma, Dr. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) India
Ratka Strugar, Ms. Ministry of Economy Republic of Montenegro
REINHARD SCHOLL, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
René Arnold, Dr. WIK Germany
Renze Bill Lan, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Rik Bleeker, Mr. Cisco Systems Netherlands
Robert Middlehurst, Mr. Emirates Telecommunication Corporation - Etisalat United Arab Emirates
Robert Orr, Mr. Cuna del Mar Canada
Ron Sege, Mr. Benhamou Global Ventures USA
Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, Ms. General Secretariat of Ministry of Communication and Informatics Indonesia
Rossen Jeliazkov, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Bulgaria
Roy Graves, Mr. Caption First USA
Saleem Alblooshi, Mr. Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC United Arab Emirates
Salem Avan, Mr. United Nations Office of Information and Communication Technology USA
Samira Ribeiro, Ms. Instituto Atlântico Brazil
Saša Dalipagic, H. E. Ministry of Communications and Transport Bosnia and Herzegovina
Saša Leković, Mr. PPF Group Republic of Serbia
Scott McKenzie, Mr. Coleago Consulting Ltd. United Kingdom
Serge Abiteboul, Mr. Autorité de Régulation des Communications électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP) France
Silvio Schembri, H. E. Mr. Office of the Prime Minister Malta
Sofía Fernández de Mesa, Ms. ProFuturo Foundation Spain
Sofie MADDENS, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Sophie Treinen, Ms. FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia Hungary
Stefano Ammirati, Mr. FIA France
Stephen Ibaraki, Mr. REDDS Venture Capital USA
Susan Teltscher, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Takeshi Kawabe, Mr Japan Battery Regeneration,Inc. Japan
Thomas Lammer, Mr. European Central Bank Germany
Tim Miller, Mr. Plum Consulting United Kingdom
Tim Unwin, Professor Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom
Tomas Lamanauskas, Mr. Envision Associates Ltd. United Kingdom
Toshiya Jitsuzumi, Dr. Chuo University Japan
Umar Garba Danbatta, Professor Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Nigeria
Ursula G. Owusu Ekuful, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Communications Ghana
Uwe Baeder, Mr. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Valentina Araya Hernández, Ms. Start-Up Chile Chile
Valentina Primo, Ms. Startups Without Borders Egypt
Valentina Stadnic, Ms. Moldova IT Park Moldova, (the Republic of)
Verena Weber, Ms. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Victor D. Sparrow, Mr. National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA USA
Viktor Orbán, H. E. Mr. Office of the Prime Minister -
Walter Situ, Mr. PCCW Global China
Xin Dong, Mr. China Mobile Communications Corporation China
Yanbin Li, Ms. Telecommunication Development Industry Alliance China
Yang Wang, Mr. China Electric Power Research Institute China
Yanying Li, Dr. Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Belgium
Yiqu Zhang, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Yuhong Huang, Ms. China Mobile Research Institute China
Yushi TORIGOE, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Zhangshu Sheh, Mr. Beijing Star Time Telecommunications Tec hnology Co. China
Zhaoxiong Chen, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) China
Zoltán Hamar, Mr. Automotive Proving Ground Zala Ltd. Hungary