The 2002 Global Wireless Summit: Content, Infrastructure & Commerce

May 20, 2002
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8:30 am – 5:30 pm
One-Day Conference

Co-organized by CONSECT

What does the future hold for the wireless industry in the United States and Japan, and where are the opportunities for your company to prosper in the midst of a challenging global market? The Global Wireless Summit, now in its second year, is a tightly focused, one-day event designed to provide practical, high-level networking opportunities and exchange of information between carriers, content and service providers, hardware and software manufacturers in the wireless industry. Topics include building next-generation infrastructure, mobile entertainment and information services, wireless advertising and commerce, and creating strong customer relations.

One complimentary ticket is available to each Japan Society member corporation.
Additional tickets can be purchased by Corporate Members for $295; nonmembers $495.


8:30 – 9 amRegistration, Breakfast & Product Showcase
9 – 10 am

Morning Keynote

Nobuharu Ono, President & CEO, NTT DoCoMo USA, Inc.

Consuelo Mack,
Anchor & Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal Report, CNBC

10 – 11 am

Effective & Profitable Mobile Advertising Strategies

Tim McHale, CEO, Underscore Marketing, LLC

Mariko Fujiwara, Director of Research, Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living
Carrie Himelfarb, Vice President, Advertising & Sales, Vindigo
Frank Elenio, CFO, GoAmerica Inc.
Nick Johnson, Vice President, Business Development, Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc.

11 – 11:15 amNetworking Break & Product Showcase
11:15 – 12:15 pm

Technology Spotlight: Deploying the American 3G Network

Special Guest
Mike Bamburak, Vice President, Technology Architecture & Standards, AT&T Wireless Services

Mark Frieser, CEO, Consect

12:15 – 1:15 pmLuncheon & Product Showcase
1:15 – 2:15 pm

Creating Successful Financial & Information Services

Owen Kurtin, Partner & Chair, Information Technologies & Communications Group, Salans

Bill Bolster, Chairman & CEO, CNBC International
Neil Budde, Publisher, Wall Street Journal Online
Takashi Tanemura, Vice President, Electronic Media, Nikkei America
Dean M. Leavitt, Chairman & CEO, US Wireless Data

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Devices & Infrastructure: Creating the Foundation for Broadband Wireless Services

Mark Frieser, CEO, Consect

Solomon Israel,
Vice President, Mobility Solutions North America, Ericsson Inc.
Scott Spreen, Director, Business Development & Product Planning, NEC America, Inc.
Muzibul Khan, Vice President, Product Management & Engineering, Samsung

3:15 – 3:30 pmNetworking Break & Product Showcase
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Is Entertainment the Killer App of 3G?

Matt Miller, Senior Writer, The Daily Deal

Bill Pence,
Chief Technology Officer, Pressplay
Rio Caraeff, Vice President Wireless Services, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment
Rick Alessandri, Vice President, ESPN
Steven Day, Director of Corporate Affairs, Virgin Mobile

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Evening Keynote

Colin Hunter,
President, OQO, Inc.

George Hackett, Senior Editor, Science & Technology, Newsweek

5:30 – 7 pmReception & Product Showcase

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