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Industry converges on London for Future of Communications conference

LONDON, 1 MAY 2008: As the world of telecoms gets to grips with new services, new business models and new technologies, the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) is proud to announce its Future of Communications Conference. The event, to be held on 29 May at the Café Royal in London, will feature a rare keynote presentation from Sir Michael Rake, chairman of BT.

The event features four panel debates on the subjects of Advertising & Marketing, Content, Social Networking and Fixed Mobile Convergence. Confirmed panellists include; Professor Ed Candy, CTO, 3 Group , Giles Rhys Jones, director – interactive, at advertising agency OgilvyOne, Dan Marks, CEO, BT Vision, Philip Grannum, Director of Products, Cable & Wireless, Andy Stevenson, CEO Fujitsu Telecommunications and Mark Curtis, CEO of mobile social networking community Flirtomatic, to name a few.

In addition, there will be a futurologists’ discussion featuring BT’s Ian Neild, Cochrane Associates’ Peter Cochrane and Futurizon’s Ian Pearson.

“The four sessions will address key issues facing the telecoms, media and technology industries today, offering a snapshot of the future,” said George Malim, director of media consultancy White Label Media, who will moderate the event. “The conference is sure to stimulate discussion and provide an excellent platform to enhance understanding of the market, question the panellists and network with attendees and speakers.”

ITP Chairman, Lucy Woods, added; "The Future of Communications conference provides attendees with a unique opportunity to gain insights from the industry’s most prominent thought leaders. We're looking forward to a full day of stimulating debate and discussion on some of the hottest topics affecting the ICT industry."

Tickets for the conference are available now for £150 + VAT for ITP member and £225 + VAT for non-members. For more information or to register online visit .


About the ITP

The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals is the leading independent professional authority for the telecommunications industry. Founded in 1906, and previously known as The Communications Network and The Institute of British Telecommunications Engineers, the ITP currently has over 10,000 individuals representing a cross-section of professions within the industry. ITP is leading an industry-wide initiative designed to improve the qualifications on offer for those employed within the telecommunications industry.

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About White Label Media

White Label Media is a consultancy based in London that provides its client base with editorial, event organisation and training services. Editorial services offered include production of articles, case studies, white papers, custom magazines, newsletters and web content. The company is working with the ITP to prepare a series of events during the course of 2008.
Founded by journalists with more than a decade of technology sector experience, White Label Media also provides print and online media training for senior executives using its own video workshop format.

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For further information please contact:

Shara Spear, marketing consultant, ITP
Tel: 01932 788861
Mob: 07776 231000

George Malim, director, White Label Media Ltd.
Tel: 0208 292 4036
Mob: 07930 301 841

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