Handsets in Amsterdam

Informa Telecoms & Media has announced the launch of a new conference, Handsets World. The inaugural event takes place from 15 17 May at NH Grand Hotel Kransnapolsky in Amsterdam.
Informa says the conference offers a fresh and unique structure, adopting a multi-stream conference format to provide an unrivalled platform to network and learn from key speakers on the critical business, strategy and technical issues facing the global handset market value chain.
The event will cover a variety of topics, including next generation web browsing; marketing, branding, Ppositioning and promoting handsets, and the need for increased segmentation in the handset market; improving costs; and dealing with distributors.
Speakers include Mark Selby, Vice President Multimedi at Nokia; Jens Schulte-Bockum, Group Director of Terminals, Group Marketing at Vodafone; Mats Lindoff, Corporate Vice President and CTO, Sony Ericsson; and Professor Ed Candy, Technology Director, Global Technology Strategy, Hutchison Whampoa Europe.
Informa says the event is an ideal platform to unite, analyse and influence the Mobile Device Ecosystem, and hear best practice case studies from around the world.
The event also includes an exhibition, showcasing the latest applications and services. In addition, there is a pre-conference workshop on 14 May, a post-conference workshop on 18 May, and a 2-day Telecoms SAcademy course on 17 and 18 May.
For more information, details of prices, and to register, click here, or phone +44 (0)20 7017 5506. To view the full programme click here.