Speakers at our recent events included:

Mr Andreas GeissMr Andreas Geiss

Head of Unit Spectrum Policy, DG CONNECT, European Commission

spoke at The 8th Annual Internet of Things European Summit

Mr Beau WoodsMr Beau Woods

Deputy Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council

spoke at The 5th Annual Internet of Things Global Summit

Jeffrey  BlumJeffrey Blum

Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, DISH

spoke at The 6th Annual Americas Spectrum Management Conference

Dr Dr. Ann CavoukianDr Dr. Ann Cavoukian

3-term Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario; Executive Director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute, Ryerson University

spoke at 5G Huddle 2017

Ms Irmfried SchwimannMs Irmfried Schwimann

Deputy Director General, DG GROW, European Commission

spoke at The 8th Annual European E-Commerce Conference

Ms Dianne CarmichaelMs Dianne Carmichael

Board Member, Patients Canada; President & CEO, Carmichael Worldwide Inc.

spoke at 5G Huddle 2017

Ken DiPrimaKen DiPrima

AVP New Product Development, IoT Solutions, AT&T

spoke at The 5th Annual Internet of Things Global Summit

Mr Fabien MigneretMr Fabien Migneret

Senior Manager, Government Affairs Middle East and North Africa, Qualcomm

spoke at The 3rd Annual Middle East and North Africa Spectrum Management Conference

Mr Fabrice LeggeriMr Fabrice Leggeri

Executive Director, European Border and Coast Guard Agency

spoke at The European Border Management, Defence, Internal Security and Migration Conference

Mr Pierre MirlesseMr Pierre Mirlesse

Vice President, Health & Public Sector, Global Industries EMEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

spoke at The 3rd Annual Public Sector Transformation Conference

Mr Anton  ShingarevMr Anton Shingarev

Vice President for Public Affairs, Kaspersky Lab

spoke at The 5th Annual European Cyber Security Conference

Mr Nick CleggMr Nick Clegg

MP for Sheffield Hallam, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union; Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Liberal Democrats

spoke at E!Sharp Live 2017

Mr Nurudin  MukhitdinovMr Nurudin Mukhitdinov

Director General, Executive committee of the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC)

spoke at The Inaugural CIS Spectrum Management Conference

Mr Roberto ViolaMr Roberto Viola

Director General, DG CONNECT, European Commission

spoke at 12th Annual European Spectrum Management Conference

Steven DoironSteven Doiron

Chair of ITU Working Group, ESOA

spoke at 12th Annual European Spectrum Management Conference

Dr Muhammad Imam NashiruddinDr Muhammad Imam Nashiruddin

Commissioner, Indonesian Telecommuncation Regulatory Authority

spoke at The Internet of Things Asia Summit 2017/ ITU Smart Cities & eGovernment Forum 2017

Mr Krzysztof SzubertMr Krzysztof Szubert

Plenipotentiary for International Affairs, Polish Ministry for Digital Affairs

spoke at Data Flows: The 3rd European Data Economy Conference

Past Events - 2017

December 2017

12 – 14 December 2017

7/1 Zakyan str., Yerevan 0010, Armenia

The Inaugural CIS Spectrum Management Conference

 

The inagural CIS Spectrum Management Conference is set to take place in Armenia between December 12th and 14th 2017, and will provide a high-level meeting point for stakeholders across the region and beyond to discuss topical issues relating to the management and co-ordination of spectrum policy across the region.

6 December 2017

The Future of Transport

 

The Future Transport conference, organised by Forum Europe, works to develop the debate around transportation in Europe by focusing on the innovation emerging as a result of technical and digital progress. 

November 2017

30 November 2017

European Retail Day

 

On the 30th November, the European retail industry will gather in Brussels for the inaugural European Retail Day. The purpose of the conference is to give further impetus and drive to the development of Europe’s single market project, to look at how the retail sector could contribute to it and analyse future steps and positive innovation needed to ensure the growth and global competitiveness of the sector.

30 November 2017

The 8th Annual European Data Protection & Privacy Conference

 

 

Timed with six months left before the GDPR enters into force in May 2018, the conference was an opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the implementation period, as well as to explore more broadly the future of data protection and privacy in Europe, in the context of technological innovation and global political developments. 

23 November 2017

Rue de la Loi 75, B-1040 Brussels

The 5th Annual European Cyber Security Conference

 

Following the review of the European Cyber Security Strategy, to take place in September, this year’s conference was an opportunity to take stock of what has been achieved, and more crucially to explore the next steps in fostering a secure digital environment where all economic actors and citizens can safely take advantage of the benefits offered by digital in Europe.  These discussions were held in the context of continued technological innovation, of the digital transformation of our industries and of global political developments regarding the responsible use of the digital space.

 

7 November 2017

The 3rd Annual Public Sector Transformation Conference

 

The 3rd edition of the Public Sector Transformation Conference returned to Brussels on the 7th of November 2017 with a focus on the digitisation of cities and subsequent strengthening of government-citizen relationships. Drawing on case studies from Europe and around the world, the event examined high-capacity infrastructure & edge computing capabilities that power smart cities and how new data sources could be opened up, managed and valorised to develop new citizen applications.

October 2017

12 – 13 October 2017

Washington D.C.

The 6th Annual Americas Spectrum Management Conference

 

 

The leading meeting place of the year for key senior stakeholders and policymakers across the region, this event provides a regular interactive platform for discussion on the most pertinent issues and developments affecting spectrum management policies.

10 – 11 October 2017

The National Press Club, Washington D.C

The 5th Annual Internet of Things Global Summit

 

The 5th Annual Internet of Things Global Summit returns to Washington D.C on 10-11 October. This series of discussions, idea sharing, and networking is an opportunity to join the debate from the inside. 

 

The Global Summit features key policy makers and leading industry stakeholders addressing the opportunities and benefits IoT brings. 

 

Over the course of the two days, plenary sessions include room-wide discussions with an interactive format, and multiple networking opportunities. The summit investigates the IoT ecosystem in the United States, and globally, and how we harness it's incredible potential.

 

September 2017

21 – 23 September 2017

IMPACT Conference & Event Centre
Bangkok Land Building, West Wing, 47/569-576 Popular 3 Road, Banmai, Pakkred, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand

The Internet of Things Asia Summit 2017/ ITU Smart Cities & eGovernment Forum 2017

 

In partnership with ITU, APT and The Royal Thai Government, Forum Global is delighted to announce the launch of a new Internet of Things Summit for the Asia-Pacific region.

 

The IoT Asia Summit is the 3rd event in Forum Global’s Internet of Things series. It is a thought leadership summit bringing together representatives from all IoT stakeholder communities. Further infromation on the European and US versions of the events can be found at the respective links. 

 

Over the course of day, plenary sessions will showcase the exciting IoT work already underway throughout the region. We will explore the impact and potential of connected technologies in a range of key sectors. The objective is opening conversations that ensure a robust and progressive IoT policy framework.

 

 

6 – 7 September 2017

Bogota, Colombia

The 4th Annual Latin America Spectrum Management Conference

 

Organised alongside ANE , ITU and CITEL, the 4th Annual Latin America Spectrum Management Conference, will provide a meeting point for spectrum stakeholders to come together and discuss topical issues relating to the management and coordination of spectrum policy across the region. 

 

The conference is part of The Global Spectrum Series, the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of regional Spectrum Management policy conference. 

 

The conference will take place alongside ANE'S 7th International Spectrum Congress and an ITU workshop on Cross Border Frequency Coordination, More information on the weeks events can be found here.

June 2017

21 – 22 June 2017

12th Annual European Spectrum Management Conference

 

The European Spectrum Management Conference is the leading event of the year for spectrum stakeholders in Europe and beyond.

 

Taking place as part of Forum Europe’s Global Spectrum Series, this year's 12th edition of the conference will once again bring together all the key stakeholders from policy, industry and more. Now is a pivotal time for spectrum policy in Europe and beyond. Don't miss your chance to be part of the debate.

20 June 2017

The European Border Management, Defence, Internal Security and Migration Conference

 

This high-level conference will be strategy and solution focused, analysing the impact digital technologies, innovation and effective leadership can have on implementing the European Commission's Security Union Strategy, a new European Defence Action Plan and European Migration Package and the 2016 Smart Borders Package across Europe.

1 June 2017

The Digital Festival 2017

 

The Digital Festival returns to Brussels on 1 June 2017 as a celebration of tech, ideas and innovation. The emphasis this year will be on the power of digital and technology to change lives and transform how we interact with our world, as well as on how humans can shape technology.

 

The Digital Festival is where people and innovation connect. For information on this year's edition, please visit the event website: www.digitalfestival.eu

 

May 2017

31 May – 1 June 2017

Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa, 2 Montcalm St, Gatineau QC J8X 4B4, Canada

5G Huddle 2017

 

Hosted by the Wireless World Research Forum, the 2017 5G Huddle will focus concretely on the transition from 4G to 5G, i.e. on what needs to be done to lay the groundwork for widespread 5G adoption and ensure that we are prepared to capitalise on the opportunities and benefits ahead.

11 May 2017

71 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

The 8th Annual European E-Commerce Conference

 

Organised by Forum Europe in partnership with EMOTA and gathering over 150 delegates annually, the European E-commerce Conferencee is the leading forum to debate the most pertinent issues affecting the e-commerce, internet platforms, retail, postal and logistic sectors.

11 May 2017

Connected Cars Europe 2017

 

Connected Cars Europe returns to Brussels on 11 May for a full day of debates, thought leadership and networking.

It is the leading dual policy and industry-focused event in the region. This year we welcome over 200 representatives from relevant policy and business communities and 25+ speakers from government, business and academia. This event also offers a focused series of dedicated networking opportunities.

4 May 2017

Bibliothèque Solvay, Leopoldpark, 137 rue Belliard, B-1040 Brussels

Pets are good for EU

 

The Pets are Good for EU event is a unique opportunity to discover the benefits of pet ownership specifically related to aging and to explore how policies may be adopted to unlock the full potential of pet ownership. Join us on May 4th in the heart of the European district in Brussels to be part of the discussions. 

2 – 3 May 2017

The 3rd Annual Asia-Pacific Spectrum Management Conference

 

For the third year, the Asia-Pacific Spectrum Management Conference will provide a meeting point for spectrum stakeholders to come together and discuss topical issues relating to the management and co-ordination of spectrum policy across the region.

April 2017

19 – 20 April 2017

The 8th Annual Internet of Things European Summit

 

The Summit is the leading dual policy and business focused IoT event in the region. This year we welcome over 200 representatives from policy and business communities, in addition to  40+ speakers from EU institutions, multinationals, start ups, press and academia will also be in attendance. 

February 2017

9 February 2017

Data Flows: The 3rd European Data Economy Conference

 

As data-driven innovation becomes an increasingly significant factor of economic and social value for Europe, the European Commission is proposing a “Free Flow of Data” initiative as part of its Digital Single Market strategy. The initiative aims to tackle restrictions on the free movement of data within the EU, and “will address the emerging issues of ownership, interoperability, usability and access to data” to help drive innovation and competition in data markets.

7 February 2017

The Square - Brussels Meeting Centre, Mont des Arts, 1000 Bruxelles

The 15th Annual European Financial Services Conference

 

Hosted by Assonime, Barclays, Kreab, and Managed Funds Association, the European Financial Services Conference is the premier event of its kind bringing together annually some 400 senior bankers and financial policymakers to discuss issues affecting European and global financial markets.

January 2017

24 – 25 January 2017

The 3rd Annual Middle East and North Africa Spectrum Management Conference

 

For the third consecutive year, the Middle East and North Africa Spectrum Management Conference will provide a meeting point for spectrum stakeholders to come together and discuss topical issues relating to the management and co-ordination of spectrum policy across the region.

24 January 2017

71 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

E!Sharp Live 2017

 

E!Sharp Live will take a critical look at whether it is possible for the EU to become more relevant to the citizens it is meant to serve, and how it can go about doing so. It will ask whether its institutions can deliver recognisably EU-led solutions to the migration, security and economic problems that have stoked the fires of populism in Europe. The event will seek to re-energise the debate around how the EU can be relevant and impactful moving forward.