Ericsson’s Carl-Henric Svanberg Returns to Keynote among Foremost Industry Voices at IEC’s Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 in Paris
President and chief executive officer of Ericsson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, takes the stage at Europe’s annual premier broadband event this 7–9 September at the CNIT La Défense in Paris
WHO: Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ericsson (view bio)
WHAT: The International Engineering Consortium’s (IEC) Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 will present Carl-Henric Svanberg, president and chief executive officer, Ericsson in its series of featured keynote addresses.
WHEN: 14:00 – 15:30 | Monday, September 7
WHERE: Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 at the CNIT La Défense in Paris, France
All accredited members of the media are entitled to full and complimentary access to the entire four-day event by registering at www.iec.org/events/2009/bbwf/register/press_reg.asp.
About the Broadband World Forum Europe
Themed “Delivering the Promise,” this year’s Broadband World Forum Europe will feature more than 250 speakers in more than 50 breakout sessions, keynote addresses, plenary panels, and workshops. Seventy-seven percent of BBWF Europe attendees are expected to be at a manager-level and above (averaged from the last three years). The event will also draw more than 100 carrier companies. One hundred top vendors from around the globe will make up the high-caliber exhibition and display the latest broadband technologies, equipment, applications, solutions, and services needed to meet the ever-increasing customer demand for innovative solutions.
When last in Paris in 2006, the Broadband World Forum Europe received the "Best in Congress" KRéA Award with the CNIT La Défense and was honored as the best professional conference in all of France. Last year, the event helped generate the #1 industry news story of 2008 according to Total Telecom.
This year, the World Forum will present six tracks: (1) Mass Market, (2) Enterprise, (3) Software Enablers, (4) Core, (5) Access, and (6) Broadband Ecosystem Evolution. The prestigious InfoVision Awards will also take place again at the event. With the support of Official Host Sponsor Orange, the IEC expects thousands of industry professionals from approximately 100 countries to the CNIT La Défense this 7-9 September. For complete information, visit www.bbwfeurope.com.
About the IEC
In conjunction with industry-leading companies, the IEC has developed an extensive, free, on-line educational program. The IEC conducts industry-university programs that have substantial impact on curricula. It also conducts research and develops publications, conferences, and technological exhibits that address major opportunities and challenges of the information age.
More than 70 leading high-technology universities are IEC affiliates, and the IEC handles the affairs of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association and Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society for electrical and computer engineers. Please visit www.iec.org