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NextGen Roadshow East of England

The 2010 NextGen Roadshow season continues on Tuesday 6 July in the East of England. 

Venue: Rowley Mile Conference Centre, Newmarket, Suffolk 

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Places for the Roadshows are charged at £50 per person. Capacity is limited, so you are advised to book early.

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Roadshow Agenda - East of England - Tuesday 6 July 2010

09.30    Registration and refreshments
10.00    Opening and first keynote by Lorne Mitchell - The F Word - Social Economics of Next Generation Broadband
10.20    Official Welcome by Nitin Dahad - Board Member - East of England Development Agency
10.30    A Vision for the UK - Next Generation Broadband for All - Malcolm Corbett CEO of INCA
10.50    Keynote by Laurence Ramsey - Regional ICT Strategy Manager - East of England Development Agency - The Strategic importance and Opportunities of Next Generation Broadband for the East of England
11.05    The New Market in Telecoms Services - Presentation by Adrian Wooster, CTO CBN
11.25    Refreshments - (Meet the experts clinic 1)
11.45    What is a Next Generation Network and why do I need it? Edgar Aker, Director of Marketing & Product Management EMEA, Draka
12.15    Local Case Studies including a presentation by Tim Anderson, e-Service Officer, Policy and Performance Team, Norfolk County Council and Roger Turkington, Director of Operations, Suffolk Acre.
12.45    Keynote By Bill Murphy - Managing Director - NGA, BT Group - Next Generation Access,  a BT Perspective
13.15    Lunch - (Meet the experts Clinic 2)
14.15    Break-out into 2 Workshop Sessions:

  • NextGen Roadshows overview
  • East of England Roadshow brochure
      1. Fibre to Every Home: No problem - How pre-fabricated fibre systems change the paradigm: Faster, More Reliable, and Less Costly. Workshop Sponsored by Corning
      2. Next Gen Access: Where does your money go? What a typical “poorly-served” solution looks like and what it all costs. Presentation by Peter Kemp, Business Development Director, Keymile Limited

      15.00    Keynote by Simon Towler - Head of Broadband Policy and Programmes - Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
      15.15    Breakout into 2 Workshop Sessions:

      1. Partnership Building for NGA lead by Brian Condon
      2. Super fast broadband for your community: Overcoming the challenges - Speaker Dr Ranulf Scarbrough, Major Projects, BT Wholesale

      15.45    Refreshments - (Meet the experts Clinic 3)
      16.00    Panel discussion chaired by Brian Condon
      16.45    Questions from the audience and response to issues raised during the day
      17.00    Close

      INCA reserves the right to make changes to the scheduled programme

      During the day there will be 3 specialist meet the experts advice ‘clinic’ sessions.

      The clinics, covering separate subjects, will run three times at each roadshow and there is a limit of 3 places at each session. Delegates can opt to attend 1 of these and can register for this on the online registration page.

      The clinics will provide impartial advice and the subject matters to be covered are:

      • Technology
      • Where do I start – effective partnership building
      • Business models and finance

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      If you have any questions or would like to discuss partnership and exhibition opportunities please contact the events director Marit Hendriks.

event sponsors: Corning, Keymile, Connecting Somerset, Titanic Quarter, EEDA, Somerset County Council, Groupe Intellex, DC10