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7 October 2005

0830

0900

Registration

Entrance Hall: Saint-Vincent

Opening Session

0900

0930

Opening of the Meeting

  • Welcoming Address: Luciano CAVERI (biography), President of the Aosta Valley
    o  Welcoming Address  

  • Welcoming Address: Tim KELLY (biography), Head of the Strategy and Policy Unit, International Telecommunication Union
    Welcoming Address

  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks: Guido SALERNO (biography), Head of the Cabinet of Italian Ministry of Communications
    Opening Remarks

International Visions of Ubiquitous Networks and Next Generation Networks

0930

 – 

1030

 

Session Description: This initial session aims to provide background information on Ubiquitous Networking and Next Generation Networks concepts, from the international point of view. This high-level vision will be used as a preparatory activity and baseline discussion for all the other sessions of the workshop.

  • Session Chair: Guido SALERNO, Chairperson

  • Keynote: Chae-Sub LEE (biography), Chairman of the Focus Group on Next Generation Networks (FGNGN), ITU-T, "ITU Vision on Next Generation Networks"
    Keynote
     

  • Speaker: Tim KELLY (biography), Head of the Strategy and Policy Unit, International Telecommunication Union, "Tomorrow's Networks and Internet of Things"
      o Presentation

  • Speaker: Laura PONTIGGIA (biography), Information Society and Media Directorate-General, Lisbon Strategy and eEurope, European Commission, " European Vision on Next Generation Networks"
    Presentation

1030

 – 

1045

Coffee Break

National Visions of Ubiquitous Networks and Next Generation Networks

1045

 – 

1245

 

Session Description:: This session will be dedicated to the Italian context, presenting the activities carried out by the main Italian telecommunication players. Different aspects of Ubiquitous Networks and Next Generation Networks will be covered, according to the specific areas of interest and related solution developed by the operators.
The objective is to understand how the Italian telecommunication system is advancing in the process of network integration and convergence and how the actors are reacting to the inputs provided by the standardization bodies and the international environment.

Session Chair: Guido SALERNO (biography), Head of the Cabinet of Italian Ministry of Communication

  • Speaker: Marco OBISO (biography), IT Service Management Coordinator, ITU, "Bridging the Gap: Taking Tomorrow’s Network into Today: The Case of Italy"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Massimo CORONARO (biography), Technology Officer, Telecom Italia, "Converged Networks: The Key to Achieve Triple Play"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Guido RODA (biography), Network Service Engineering Director, Fastweb, "Broadband and Network Evolutions"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Ermanno BERRUTO (biography), Network Architecture and Traffic Director, Wind, "Mobile Technologies and their Evolution"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Emilio MARCHIONNA (biography), Network Director, H3G,"The Response of The Private Sector: New Business Models?"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Didier LEBRAT (biography), Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone, "Applications and Integrated Services for End Users"
    Presentation

1245

 – 

1300

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks: Guido SALERNO (biography), Head of the Cabinet of Italian Ministry of Communications
o  Closing Remarks

1300

 – 

1430

Lunch

Creating The Enabling Environment

1430

 – 

1615

 

Session Description: Next Generation Networks imply a broad number of coordinated activities and study areas, from the network infrastructure to the end-user applications, from the policy and regulatory issues to the data protection and user privacy.
This session intends to provide an overview by international and national experts on some of the main topics composing the NGN framework and to identify what could be a possible enabling environment to follow in the process of creating an Italian Next Generation Network.During the session, some important regulatory aspects will be addressed and discussed, as well as the work done by the Italian Government regarding the creation of such an enabling environment.

Session Chair: Marco CARUGI (biography), Senior Advisor, Nortel, Chairperson

  • Speaker: Jane BUTLER (biography), Head of Corporate Business Development for EMEA, Cisco Systems, "IP Networks and their Evolution"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Alan MARSHALL (biography), Professor Queen’s University of Belfast, "Quality of Service (QoS) for Wireless Networks"
    Presentation
     

  • Speaker: Riccardo PASSERINI (biography), Senior Telecommunication Engineer,ITU, "NGN: A Possible Architecture to Bridge the Digital Divide"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Anthony RUTKOWSKI (biography), Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Verisign, "The Critical National Infrastructure Capabilities for Ubiquitous Next Generation Networks"
    Presentation  

  • Speaker: Yutaka MIYAKE (biography), Senior Research Engineer, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., "Next Generation Networks: Mobility and Nomadicity"
    Presentation

1615

 – 

1630

Coffee Break

1630

 – 

1800

 

Session Description: Continued from previous session

Session Chair: Marco CARUGI (biography), Senior Advisor, Nortel, Chairperson

  • Speaker: Giovanni SANTELLA (biography), Senior Engineer, Italian Communications Authority, "Enabling New Technologies in a Competitive Environment"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Cosimo COMELLA (biography), Head of Network and Telecommunication, Italian Data Protection Authority, "Ubiquitous Network Society and Privacy"
    Presentation  

  • Speaker: Francesco TROISI (biography), Frequency Management and Planning General Director, Ministry of Communications, "Spectrum Management"
    Presentation

  • Discussion

8 OCTOBER 2005

0900

0930

Registration

Entrance Hall: Saint-Vincent

The Italian Path Towards Ubiquitous Networks
0930

0945

Opening of the Meeting

  • Welcoming Address: Aurelio MARGUERETTAZ (biography), Finance and Innovation Councilor of the Aosta Valley
    Welcoming Address

0945

1115

Session description: This is a brainstorming session to discuss possible future challenges and eventual follow-up actions to be taken by the various represented political parties to advance the Italian path towards ubiquitous networks.

Session Chair: Giacomo SADO (biography), Chief Media Officer, RAI, Chairperson

  • Speaker: Augusto ROLLANDIN

  • Speaker: Giorgio PANATTONI

  • Speaker: Marcello MEROI

  • Speaker: Ilario FLORESTA

  • Discussion

1115

11
30

Break

The Path Towards Ubiquitous Networks: "Being Digital in the Aosta Valley"
1130

1245

Session Description: The Ugo Bordoni Foundation (FUB), in collaboration with the private sector and the local authorities of the Valle d' Aosta Region, is implementing a project aimed at integrating the digital TV infrastructure with the already existing mobile and broadband networks, in order to provide value-added ICT services to all citizens.
This session will focus on the work, which is already underway, explaining the natural convergence to the ubiquitous paradigm, and describe the steps which were taken to implement this project. The session will also examine the roles of all the different stakeholders in the project.

Session Chair: Tim KELLY(biography), Chairman

  • Speaker: Maria Cristina BUETI (biography), Policy Analyst, ITU, "Ubiquitous Network Societies: The Case of Italy"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Dario DI ZENOBIO (biography), Senior Engineer, Ugo Bordoni Foundation, Presentation of the "Being Digital in the Aosta Valley" Project
    Presentation
     

  • Speaker: Michele MORGANTI (biography), Senior VP for Technology Innovation, Siemens, "WiMax: Applications Scenario and Evolution"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Andrea AMBROGETTI (biography), Chairman, DGTVi, "A Year of Digital Terrestrial Television: Balance and Prospects"
    Presentation

  • Speaker: Thomas WACHTER (biography), Head of Digital Broadcast Technology, T-Systems Media & BroadCast, "The German Re-launch of DAB: DMB - Interactive Multimedia Radio and Mobile TV"
    Presentation

  • Discussion

1245

1300

Closing Session: Mario LANDOLFI (biography), Italian Minister of Communications
Closing remarks

 

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