VIDEO: CITI State of Telecom 2012 @Columbia_Biz #WCIT #ITRs #telecom

CITIOn Monday September 24 2012 the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) hosted State of Telecom 2012 at Columbus Business School NYC. This year this annual conference was presented jointly with European analyst group IDATE and billed as a ‘transatlantic dialog’. The theme is ‘Over the Top: New Business Models with New International Telecom Rules? The event was webcast live via the Internet Society Chapters Livestream Channel and is archived here or below.

1. Welcome


• Robert C. Atkinson – Director of Policy Research, CITI
• Eli Noam – Director, CITI
• Yves Gassot, CEO, Digiworld byIDATE


2. Business Models for Network Operators in an OTT World

• Raul Katz – Director, Business Strategy Research, CITI

• Vincent Bonneau, Head of the Internet Department, IDATE (France)
• Jacquelynn Ruff, VP International Public Policy,Verizon (USA)
• Stephane Dufour, CSO, Swisscom (Switzerland)
• Paul Budde, Managing Director, BuddeCom (Australia)
• Yu-li Liu, Professor, National Chengchi University (Former NCC Commissioner) (Taiwan)
• Simon Wilkie – Former Chief Economist, FCC


3. Sen. Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and Member of the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development (Australia)


4. The Impact of OTT on Traditional National Networks and Media

Moderator: Judith D. O’Neill – COO, CMAS Holdings

• Gabrielle Gauthey, EVP Alcatel Lucent (France)
• Emmanuel Rochas, SVP & Head of the Strategy, Telecom France Orange (France)
• Henning Schulzrinne, Chief Technologist, FCC (USA)
• Richard S. Whitt, VP, Public Policy & Government Relations, Motorola Mobility (USA)
• Matthias Kurth, former President, Federal Network Agency (Germany)


5. Hon. Lawrence Strickling, Administrator, National Telecommunications & Information Administration (USA)


6. Regulation of Over-the-Top Services: Should National Regulation and the ITRs Be Expanded Beyond Networks to Include Applications?

Moderator: Robert Pepper, Senior Managing Director of Advanced Technology Policy, Cisco

• Roland Doll, VP International Governmental Affairs, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)
• Amb. David Gross, Wiley & Rein (former U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Department of State) (USA)
• Leonard J. Cali, SVP, Global Public Policy, AT&T (USA)
• Chris Libertelli, Head of Global Public Policy, Netflix (USA)
• Carlos Raul Gutierrez, President of the Council – SUTEL (Costa Rica)
• Mark Cooper, Director of Research, Consumer Federation of America
• Sally Wentworth, Senior Manager of Public Policy, Internet Society
• David J. Farber, Trustee, Internet Society


7. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)


8. Financial Implications and Investor Reactions

Moderator: Robert C. Atkinson

• Craig Moffett, Senior Analyst, Bernstein Research (USA)
• Lorenzo Pupillo, Executive Director, Public & Regulatory Affairs, Telecom Italia (Italy)
• François Barrault, Chairman, IDATE (France)