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Cambridge Wireless International Conference

Mobile operators, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies to meet next month at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

Cambridge, United Kingdom – 12th March 2009 – Cambridge Wireless, the United Kingdom's leading wireless community, today announced that it is bringing together executives of the some of the world’s largest and most influential mobile operators, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies at the Cambridge Wireless International Conference on the 30th April 2009. Executives from companies including Bango, Google, Orange, Qualcomm, Sony Ericsson and Symbian will explore how the wireless sector is likely to change over the next five years.

Sponsored by the UK Trade and Investment, the International Conference is targeted at a global audience, and in particular senior level delegates. Structured around a number of themes drawn from Cambridge Wireless’ Special Interest Groups, the event will have the added attraction of being held at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, home of the UK’s premier aviation museum.

Dr. David Cleevely, Chairman of Cambridge Wireless said, “The two-day event will see an unprecedented amount of expertise, knowledge and insight shared by a wide range of world class speakers who will discuss the importance of the wireless sector. They will also address the key issues facing the industry and share best practises which companies can leverage to create new opportunities and drive productivity.”

“The conference also aims to examine the industry from the perspectives of market opportunities, technology options and business realities, taking an integrated view to draw out the key factors which are set to shape the next phase of the wireless industry,” he concluded.

Andrew Gilbert, Executive Vice President & President of Qualcomm Internet Services/MediaFLO Technologies and Europe, and one of the conference keynote speakers said ‘Qualcomm values the opportunities Cambridge Wireless generates to bring together organisations large and small, creating the space to discuss, debate and to explore together the future of wireless.’

Keynote speakers for the Cambridge Wireless International Conference include:

• Andrew Gilbert, Executive Vice President & President of Qualcomm Internet Services/MediaFLO Technologies and Europe

• Bruno Duarte, Strategy Director, Orange

• David Wood, Executive Vice President Research, Symbian

• Dr. Dave Burke, Senior Engineering Manager, Google

• John Frieslaar, CTO Key Accounts of Huawei

• Ray Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Bango ltd

• Richard Bobbett, Chief Executive Officer, Airwave Solutions

• Christopher David, Head of Developer and Partner Ecosystem, Sony Ericsson

• Richard Traherne, Head of Wireless, Cambridge Consultants

For more information, please visit the Event page. Please here for the draft agenda.


About Cambridge Wireless

Cambridge Wireless is one of the UK's leading wireless communities with a rapidly expanding network of companies interested in the application of wireless technologies. In addition to VIP Networking events, our activities are based around a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs), each focussed on a specific technology and/or market area. SIG meetings provide opportunities for member organisations to meet, discuss developments in technologies and markets, showcase their capabilities, and explore opportunities for new business.

For more information visit: www.cambridgewireless.co.uk, or contact admin@cambridgewireless.co.uk.

Contact: Clare Dennis, Operations Manager, Cambridge Wireless (+44 1223 422 365)

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