Conference Day 1: Tuesday 13 June 2000


  7.45 Registration begins
  8.00 Exhibition opens
  9.00 Opening ceremony and welcome
Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group
  9.15 "The Lighter Side of Mobile Communications"
Commentary & Opinion by:
Nury Vittachi, Columnist, Far Eastern Economic Review

Special guest speaker:
Steve Forbes


Future directions and oppportunities for the wireless world
Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm


Senior Executives Roundtable for CDMA Operators: Strategic business issues in preparing for the high growth wireless and Internet e-economy - opportunities and challenges ahead

Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group

Hutchison Telecom, Hong Kong
Dr. Won-Pyo Hong, Executive Vice President, KT Freetel, Korea
Neil Montefiore, Chief Executive Officer, MobileOne, Singapore
John F. Yuzdepski, Vice President, Product Management and Development, Sprint PCS
Greg Young, Senior Product Manager, CDMA, Telstra, Australia

  11.10 Morning coffee & refreshments

Senior Executives Roundtable for the CDMA industry:

Part 1: From 2G to 3G - key infrastructure development/ deployment opportunities and challenges - how are perceptions changing about the potential of 3G technology?

Brian O'Shaughnessy, President, CDMA Development Group & Vice President, Technology Development, Bell Mobility

Scott Erickson, Vice president, Wireless Networks - Asia/Pacific, Lucent Technologies
C.D. Tam, Executive Vice President & President, Asia Pacific Region, Motorola
Ken Kenitzer, Chief Executive Officer & President, Repeater Technologies
Peter MacKinnon, Vice President, Global Customer Care Services, Nortel Networks
Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm


Part 2: Enabling the next generation of mobile / wireless applications - strategies and opportunities bringing together telecom and IT industries

Craig Farrill, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone AirTouch

Eric McHenry, General Manager, Wireless Network Solutions Organization, Agilent Technologies
Eric Graves, Vice President, Telecommunications Solutions, Telecommunications Line of Business, Compaq
William Son, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, NeoPoint
Larry Paulson, Vice President, Product Line Management, Nokia Mobile Phones
Dr. Young-Kyun Kim, Vice President, R&D Center, Samsung Electronics Co, Korea

  1.00 Lunch
  2.10 Opening remarks from the Chair:
Bernard Lo, CNBC Asia

Content as the key to 3G success - preparing for unprecedented growth in wireless services and applications

  • What are the risks and opportunities for operators in becoming information pipes or portals?

Brian O'Shaughnessy, President, CDMA Development Group & Vice President, Technology Development, Bell Mobility


Choosing a business model for the next generation wireless operator

  • What is the business case for 3G?
  • Key issues in meeting customer demand
  • Importance of flexible and scalable technology

Gerry Flynn, Director Advanced Technology Strategy/Standards, Verizon Wireless


Visions for the wireless Internet - challenges and opportunities in the new wireless world
Dr. Mohan Vishwanath, Vice President, Yahoo! Everywhere (previously Founder and CEO of Online Anywhere)

  3.30 Afternoon tea & refreshments

Wireless banking and mobile e-commerce -
Building financial services to support mobile e-commerce
Andre Boysen, Chief Technical Officer, 724 Solutions


The latest market initiatives and opportunities into the next generation

View 1: Latin America
Guillermo Fornaresio, Director, Latin America Region, CDMA Development Group

  4.45 View 2. Asia Pacific
Maurie Dobbin
, Managing Director, TeleResources, Australia
  5:05 cdmaOne Industry Achievement Awards:
Honoring outstanding achievements in the CDMA industry
  6:15 Gala cocktail reception - sponsored by



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