ASTEL Conference `2007

9 - 10 May 2007
Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia

I panel. Information Society. Strategy and Trends

- Plamen Vachkov, Chairman of the State Agency for Information Technology and Communications

- Albena Miroshnikova, Communications Regulation Commission

- Ivan Ivanov, National Assembly, Transport and Communications Committee

- Alexander Ognianov, Deputy Director, National Health Insurance Fund

II panel. Market Technology Impact

Siemens Enterprise Communications. Communications for the open minded - Vassil Botusharov, CEO, Siemens Enterprise Communications

Company presentation of Intracom Bulgaria - Nikolay Kovatchev, Head of IT Department, Intracom Bulgaria

Knowledge management strategy: factors for success - Elissaveta Gourova, research fellow Sofia University - CIST

Alcatel Lucent - Company presentation - Alexsander Avramov Александър Аврамов, Director, Alcatel-Lucent Bulgaria

III panel. National Program on Accelerated Information Society Development

Moderator - Nelly Stoyanova, Director of Information Society and Information Technologies Directorate, State Agency for Information Technology and Communications

IV panel. New Regulatory Environment

The Communications Regulation Commission and the Competition in the Sector in 2007-2008 - Peter Rendov, Member of the Communications Regulation Commission

- Nikola Manchev, SAITC

Servicing of the information society - legislation in the Low of electronic commerce - Desislava Milanova, Commission for Consumers Protection

The importance of the European Commission for competition in electronic communications - Alena Hristova, New Bulgarian University

Right of Way - Law and Implementation - Silvia Cheresheva, TelecomLex Consult

V panel. Challenges for the Operators

Utilities & Facilities: Chalanges of the new market segments - Nikolay Minkov, Uconomics

Changes of Bulgarian telecom Market - John Munnery, Procurator, TransTelecom

The new company Nokia Siemens Networks in Bulgaria - Guenter Zwickl, Country director, Nokia Siemens Networks

Company Presentation of Bulgartel - Ivan Karagerov, Commercial Director, Bulgartel

The challenges being a leader - Milen Shumanov, Marketing & Sales Director, TPN

VI panel. Education, e- Education - Quality and Career Opportunities

Status and problems of the engineering education on telecommunications - assoc. prof. Emil Altimirski, Deсan of the Faculty of Communications and Communication technologies, Technical University - Sofia


Telecommunication services in NGN - Gergana Stojanova, New Bulgarian University

Quality of education - practical aproach and results - Ass. prof. Stefan Popov, Vice rector of College of Telecommunications and Post