CALENDAR 8 - 14 Septembre 1997 Telecom Interactive '97 Palexpo - Geneva, Switzerland hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 11 September 1997 GTWN Meeting 29 Sept. - 2 Oct. 1997 IC Annual Conference Regent of Sydney Hotel 199 George Street Sydney, Australia hosted by Telstra 1 October 1997 GTWN Power Breakfast 27 - 28 October IIC Telecommunications Forum Intelsat Headquarters Astrain Room, 7th Floor 3400 International Drive Washington D.C. - USA 10 - 14 January 1998 Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference Honolulu, Hawaii ITU Telecom '99 GTWN Award for "Innovation and Impact in Global Telecommunications" Geneva Switzerland CONTENTS Editorial Dear Members, more and more countries are opening up their telecommunications markets. In Europe,1998 will be a crucial and interesting year in this respect. As a consequence, former state monopolies and their future private competitors will have to decide on their strategy in the liberalized market. In this issue, Ann Johnson from IBM will report on the growing importance of customer care in this con. text. Other topics are the chances women will find in this growth market and how the GTWN can help to promote them. Susanne Peach Editor-in-Chief GTWN Moving Forward into the 21st Century Networking and Changing the Culture of Telecommunications GTWN Moving Forward into the 21st Century "More than ever before, there is a need for women telecommunications executives to network and to combine their vision and leadership to bring about a more international, more creative, [...]
Calendar 10 - 14 January 1998 Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference Honolulu, Hawaii 12 January 1998 7.30 a.m. GTWN Power Breakfast May 1998 Africas Telecom GTWN Event November 1998 Comdex GTWN Event ITU Telecom '99 GTWN Award for "Innovation and Impact in Global Telecommunications" Geneva Switzerland Contents Editorial An appraisal of the past and a view to the future In this year's last issue of the GTWN Newsletter we focus on two main topics: We review the efforts the GTWN and its members have made during the last 12 months to become a useful instrument of women's networking in the field of telecommunications all over the world and give a short forecast for 1998. The other dominant theme is deregulation. While in this issue we give a summary of Johanna Plante's Sydney speech on the history and future of deregulation (with a special focus on Australia), in the next issue, Janet Yale will write about telecom regulation in Canada. Finally, we have an interview with Susan Mirbach on the challenges she meets as President Belgacom North America. A happy holiday season and a successful 1998 to you all. Susanne Peach Editor-in-Chief Inaugural GTWN Event in Australia Inaugural GTWN Event in Australia The 1997 Annual Conference of the IIC in Sydney provided the opportunity for Australian members to get together with overseas colleagues and to promote the goals of the GTWN, at an inaugural event at the Sydney Regent Hotel on [...]
The GTWN will hold a 10th Anniversary Breakfast Roundtable during ITU Telecom World 2003 on Tuesday, October 14th, at the Hotel Intercontinental Geneva, from 07:30 AM. The Breakfast will feature special guest speaker, Dame Stephanie Shirley, Founder of Xansa and Founder in 2001 of the Oxford Internet Institute.
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GTWN Welcome Reception Monday 25 Feb. 2019 6:30 pm at MWC Barcelona Time & Date: 6:30 p.m., Networking Cocktail. Monday, 25 February 2019 on the occasion of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain 7:00 p.m. - Keynote Speeches Where: The National Heritage-listed Casa de la Seda (House of Silk), Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain Attire: Business Suit/Cocktail Dress - Please wear a Silk Tie or a piece of Silk in keeping with our beautiful 300-year old Silk Guild House surroundings. Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, and Colleague, It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to our traditional Global Telecom Women's Network (GTWN) Welcome Reception during Mobile World Congress on Monday 25 February commencing at 6:30 p.m., Casa de la Seda (House of Silk) Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain. The theme for the evening will be “Towards a New Digital Culture”. Our expert speakers will address the relationship between humans and digital technology reflecting the GTWN members’ continuing interest in the changing culture of communications, first coined by our founders 27 years ago. The Welcome Reception will also see the launch of the latest edition of the GTWN's magazine, The Mobile Century (TMC). This publication will feature articles on or by women and men who are experts in their particular field of digital technology and its applications, including education, medicine, space, mobile, networks, international policy and law. The presentations will be followed by a tapas style [...]
GTWN Welcome Reception Monday 24 Feb. 2020 6:30 pm at MWC Barcelona Time & Date: 6:30 p.m., Networking Cocktail. Monday, 24 February 2020 on the occasion of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain 6:30 p.m. Where: Fundación Rocamora, Ballester, 12, 08023Barcelona, Spain Attire: Business Suit/Cocktail Dress Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, and Colleague, It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to our traditional Global Telecom Women’s Network (GTWN) Welcome Reception during Mobile World Congress on Monday 24 February 2020, commencing at 6:30 p.m., at the Fundación Rocamora, Ballester, 12, 08023 Barcelona, Spain. We are delighted to welcome SINCH, http://www.sinch.com as our Gold Sponsor for this year's edition. SINCH is helping all of us engage the world personally with SMS. The theme for the evening, which will also be the topic for our latest edition of the GTWN magazine The Mobile Century, will be “The Green Tech Revolution: How communications technology can foster a sustainable, low carbon future.” During the evening, our expert speakers and TMC authors will address how Mobile and ICT have the potential to efficiently reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and effectively decouple economic growth from emissions growth. The GTWN is also pleased to welcome EBAN, European’s Business Angel Network as well as their Spanish Members as our Bronze Sponsor and partners for the evening. In addition, the GTWN will be celebrating the first decade of the GSMA Connected Women and corresponding Women4Tech and mWomen programs. The GTWN was privileged to be involved at the [...]
THE MOBILE CENTURY Life and work in the digital era Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, Colleague, It is with great pleasure that we are inviting you to the Global Launch of the GTWN's 2021 flagship publication, “The Mobile Century 2021: The Future Reimagined” taking place online Thursday 04 March, 16:30 GMT/ 17:30 CET/11:30 EST. Normally, we would all be gathering this Monday 01 March for our traditional GTWN Welcome Reception at the Mobile World Congress at an iconic place in Barcelona. Even though, that has not been possible this year, we would still like to invite you to participate in the global online launch of GTWN's flagship publication of The Mobile Century: "The Future Reimagined" In this edition, the GTWN has asked our community of top executive women, decision makers, entrepreneurs, world-class experts and authors from around the world to contribute essays and thought leadership features on how they are influencing, building, and shaping our future by their work in education, sustainability, law, and science on Earth as on Mars and indeed, to quote GTWN’s Slogan, “The Changing Culture of Communications…from Generation to Generation”. We are delighted to welcome CMS, the Global Law Firm as the platinum sponsor of this edition of The Mobile Century who have also graciously put their webinar platform at our disposition for the online launch. Special guests, Viviane Reding, Vice President of the World Law Federation and 3 X European Commissioner successively for Culture/Sport, Telecommunications and Media, and Justice as well as Mats Granryd, CEO of the GSMA will [...]
GTWN Welcome Reception Monday 28 June 2021 6:30 pm at MWC Barcelona Time & Date: 6:30 p.m., Networking Cocktail. Monday, 28 June 2021 on the occasion of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain 7:00 p.m. - Keynote Speeches Where: Fundación Rocamora, the historic Isabelline Mansion located at Ballester, 12, 08023 Barcelona, Spain Attire: Business Summer Casual Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, and Colleague, It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to our traditional Global Telecom Women's Network (GTWN) Welcome Reception during the Mobile World Congress 2021 on Monday 28 June, 2021 at 6:30 p.m at the “Foundation Rocamora”, an iconic, historic Isabelline Mansion (late medieval architecture style) with beautiful gardens and historic diverse artistic collection, Carrer de Ballester, 12, 08023 Barcelona Spain, http://fundacionrocamora.org. The event will take place outside in the Gardens, but the mansion will be open to visit and the family will be present to welcome us. Cocktails and networking will start at 6:30 p.m. in the gardens of the Foundation Rocamora with welcoming addresses and keynote speeches commencing at 7:00 pm. We are delighted to say that Mats Granryd, the CEO and Member of the Board of the GSMA will be joining us to give the keynote speech at 19:00. The theme for the evening will be "Resilience and Renaissance - The Future Reimagined". We at the GTWN are very pleased to be able to give a few print examples of our most recent Mobile Century Magazine, “The Future Reimagined” that we [...]
GTWN 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner Monday 28 February 2022 6:30 pm at MWC Barcelona at Palau Requesens Time and Date: 6:30 p.m. Monday 28 February 2022 on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain Where: Barcelona's largest Gothic palace Palau Requesens, Carrer del Bisbe Caçador, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain Attire: Long gown/black tie (Cocktail dress/Business Suit optional) Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, and Colleague, It is with great joy that we would like to invite you to our Global Telecom Women’s Network (GTWN) 30th Anniversary taking place on Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. 28 February at a Gala Dinner at Barcelona's largest Gothic palace Palau Requesens, Carrer del Bisbe Caçador, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain, on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress. Please see the enclosed invitation. During the last 30 years the GTWN members have played a transformational role in thought leadership across all sectors of our industry, all the while celebrating the success of our female executives and promoting the next generation. This 30th Anniversary Gala will be a true celebration and thank you to all the men and women leaders who have brought this cultural, digital, social and technological transformation during the last 30 years. At this very special evening, a number of dignitaries from around the world will be joining us as well as the Chairman of the CaixaBank, our wonderful platinum sponsors of our 30th Anniversary Gala together with the International Board Members of the GTWN, the authors [...]