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CMS Technology, Media and Communications Conference 2016

Intervention, Innovation and Disruption in an Interconnected World

London, United Kingdom

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25 November 2016, 09:30 - 16:00

CMS hosted its annual Technology, Media and Communications (TMC) conference in London on the 25 November. As recent news headlines drive home, our interconnected world brings so many benefits, but poses many challenges, to the way businesses operate. The regulators are tougher, innovation is increasing at a pace we never imagined even just a few years ago, and business models are evolving to match this. Watch videos of the panel sessions here.

Click here to download the biographies of all speakers.

Agenda

9.30

Registration and breakfast

10.00

Welcome and introduction

Chris Watson, Partner, Global Head of Technology, Media and Communications, CMS

10.10

Are disruptors especially vulnerable to disruption?

Patrick Robinson, Director of Public Policy, EMEA, Airbnb

Hazel Moore, Chairman and Co-Founder, FirstCapital

Laura Mirabella, CEO, uFirst App

Tony Horrell, CEO, Xgemina

Paul Silver, Senior Associate, CMS

Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon, Partner, Olswang 

11.10

Keynote conversation

Peter Smith, CEO, Blockchain (interviewed by Bob Wigley, Chairman, Victoria Beckham Ltd )

11.30

Break

11.45

Platforms: regulators gotta catch 'em all

Marieke Scholz, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission

Alejandra de Iturriaga, Head of Telecommunications, La Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC)

Lidia Kozłowska, former ‎Deputy President, Polish Office of Electronic Communications UKE

Ed Richards, Managing Partner, Flint Global

Chris Watson, Partner, Global Head of Technology, Media and Communications, CMS

12.30

Lunch

13.25

Four into three won't go: the new industrial policy for TMC

María Luz Medrano, Group Vice General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, Telefónica

Jacek Niewegłowski, Chief Strategy Officer, Play

Karim Taga, Managing Partner, Global Practice Leader, TIME, Arthur D. Little

Irek Piecuch, Partner, CMS

14.25

Keynote address

Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, Imperial College Business School

14.45

Break

15.00

Surveillance society: Big Data

Jason Sahota, CEO, Charles Taylor InsureTech

Justin Basini, CEO, ClearScore

Mike Merritt-Holmes, VP, Global Services Strategy, Think Big

Christian Runte, Partner, CMS

Satyen Dhana, Partner, CMS 

15.45

Summary and close

Chris Watson, Partner, Global Head of Technology, Media and Communications, CMS

16.00

Drinks reception

Publication
TMC Conference 2016 - Speaker List
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Speakers

Picture of Chris Watson
Chris Watson
Partner
London
Christian Runte
Christian Runte
Partner
Munich
Picture of Emma Burnett
Emma Burnett
Partner
London
Ireneusz Piecuch
Ireneusz Piecuch
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