Format & Timings

The Comms Vision format is designed to use delegates’ time effectively and to provide a lively and stimulating environment in which to work in either our plenary, breakout or 1-to-1 elements and enables attendees to plan an agenda unique to them using our online planning system.

Day one

10.00-12.00pm

Registration - The Hub Ballroom

12.00-12.45pm

Lunch - Strathearn Restaurant

13.00-13.05pm

Conference opens Welcoming comments

13.05-13.30pm

Conference opening keynote

13.30-14.00pm

Interview: Alex Tempest, Managing Director, BT Wholesale Beyond legacy: Delivering transformation in Digital Britain

The appointment of Alex Tempest as BT Wholesale’s Managing Director earlier this year reflects the changing face of BT’s channel organisation and its acceleration from ‘elder statesman’ to ‘challenger brand’. In her Comms Vision interview Alex will reveal how BT Wholesale is emerging as a disruptive force that’s challenging the status quo while supporting and engaging the channel to prepare for the big shift to all-IP and Digital Britain.

14.10-14.30pm

Keynote: Will Whitehorn - former CEO, Virgin Galactic
Reaching for the stars in Digital Britain

Will Whitehorn, former President of Virgin Galactic, Virgin Brand Development Director and Richard Branson’s ‘right-hand man’, has a habit for driving industry disruption. In his Comms Vision keynote Will aligns his disruptive leadership experience to the revolution in communications technology, and lays down the markers for realising innovation and opportunity through strategic planning as Digital Britain moves from concept to reality.

14.30-15.00pm

Interview: Andrew Taylor, CEO, Gamma
The transition to Digital Britain: What next for the channel?

In his Comms Vision interview Gamma CEO Andrew Taylor will discuss how the drivers of Digital Britain are influencing Gamma and business leaders in the comms channel. And in reflecting on his own 'digital' strategy Andrew will signpost how Gamma's objectives align with the future direction of the communications sector. He will also consider the channel's future role in Digital Britain and the practical actions he will engage to ensure long-term success for both Gamma and partners, as he seeks to capture value from existing and new products and more integrated channel partnerships.

15.00pm-15.05pm

Closing remarks

15.15pm-18.00pm

Boardroom sessions
1-to-1 suite meetings

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