The 20th Anniversary ISPA Conference is titled 'The Future Communications Landscape; and is set to take place on Wednesday 18th November at the BT Tower in London. The all-day event provides a valuable insight into the future of the Internet industry and a chance to network with senior industry colleagues.

Early bird tickets are available here and are £95 for members and £195 for non-members.

Future trends for business communications Sponsored by Venus


  • Andrew Glover, Managing Director, Bridge Fibre (Chair)
  • Brian Iddon, Director, Venus
  • Kate Rennicks, Head of Digital Development, Metronet(UK)
  • Peter Taylor-Medhurst, Managing Director, Continuo Creative
  • Roger Keenan, Managing Director, City Lifeline

The Future of Communications Data Sponsored by Yaana


  • Leigh Porter, Principal Solutions Architect, Yaana Technologies
  • Joanna Cavan, Head, Interception of Communications Commissioner’s Office

A future environment to increase investment


  • Joe Garner, CEO, Openreach
  • Clive Carter, Director of Strategy, Ofcom
  • Lyssa McGowan, Director of Communications Products, Sky
  • Dana Tobak, Managing Director, Hyperoptic
  • David Rodman, Director for Regulation and Public Policy, Virgin Media
  • Phill Oliver, Sales Director, Fluidata
  • Mark Collins, Director of Strategy and Public Affairs, CityFibre

Future technologies: Future ISP technology


  • James Blessing, CTO, Keycom and ISPA Chair (Chair)
  • Dr Tim Whitley, Managing Director, Research and Technology BT
  • Gerry Foster, 5G Systems Architect, University of Surrey
  • Matthew Hare, Chief Executive, Gigaclear

Future technologies: What will the technology enable? Sponsored by Arista


  • James Blessing, CTO, Keycom and ISPA Chair (Chair)
  • Alex Nichol, UK Systems Engineering Manager, Arista Networks
  • Garold Arheilger, CTO, Xantaro
  • Walter Rossi, Director of Architecture and Strategy, Daisy Group
  • Rob Bath, VP Global Solutions, Digital Realty

Panels and keynotes in full can be seen here.