Mobile Content; conference London May 13-14

posted on 15 March 2003

This conference runs over two days; there's an extra "pre-conference workshop the day before, Monday. It's at the Kensington Hilton, London and if the speakers live up to their billing, it should be illuminating, at the very least; it's full of leading phone network operators.

Here's the list of speakers:

Graeme Ferguson, Head of Business Development & Content, Vodafone

Santiago Sebastian de Erice, Head of Multiaccess Portal, Contents & Applications, Telefonica

John Ingham, Head of Content Acquisition, O2

Jose Redondo, Pricing & Billing Manager - Mobile Content, Orange

Paolo Baldriga, Marketing Director, Wind Mobile

Casey Harwood, Vice President & Commercial Director, Turner Broadcasting

Ted Cohen, Vice President Digital Development & Distribution, EMI

John Cuming, General Manager, BBC Content Factory

Seppo Aaltonen, Head of Technology & Architecture Marketing, Nokia

Cyrus Allen, Head of Global Content Strategy & Alliances, SonyEricsson

Ed Andrewes, Commercial Director, Blue Square

And what, exactly, is mobile content? "Mobile content includes new devices and interfaces; examining the technology to enable mobile content services; negotiating with content providers and licensing branded content and finally, operator marketing strategies for mobile content.

Question asked will include: what is available and how much does it cost? and payments and transactions, what's the optimum pricing and billing system?

The pre-conference workshop is on mobile digital rights management - "A distinguished panel of DRM experts will examine: legal challenges and solutions, the threat to revenue of unauthorised distribution of content, the emergence of industry standards and the role of DRM in the content value chain.

The show is highlighted at

and the full brochure in Acrobat form is at

Phone contact: +44 (0) 20 8767 6711.