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Physical Event: 12-14 October 2021, RAI, Amsterdam
Virtual Event: 11 - 15 October, 2021

Welcome to Broadband World Forum 2019

Speaker Logistics

We are delighted to welcome you on-board the programme for Broadband World Forum 2019. This page details all the information you need to prepare for the event. If you have any questions, please contact your speaker contact either, Althea Haler or Aimee Wilson. Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. We look forward to working with you in making this a successful event!

Further Information


Dear Speakers, 

Welcome to Broadband World Forum 2019! 

To ensure that this event runs smoothly, all speakers will be designated a point of contact. 


Althea Haler:

Aimee Wilson:

For a quick response please only contact your designated speaker contact,  if you have any questions.

As a speaker we will register you for the event. Your pass will entitle you to access all conference sessions, the exhibition and catering during the networking breaks.


Please email Althea or Aimee with the below information by the 30 August 2019.

  • Confirm that you have received your speaker information email
  • Your speaker's direct email address so that they can be registered for the Event App
  • Short biography (around 100-words and not CV) - for inclusion on the website and so that the Chair can introduce you correctly 
  • Headshot colour photo: Digital format saved as a JPEG, PNG or GIF file
  • Speaker’s mobile number (so I can reach you on site in case of an emergency) 
  • Twitter handle (so we can promote your presence) 
  • Dietary Requirements (please specify)
  • Special Assistance: Please inform me if you require any specific assistance at the venue
  • Some of the sessions at Broadband World Forum 2019 may be filmed. If you do not wish to be filmed please let Althea or Aimee know by return.


As a Speaker,  please arrive at least one break in advance of your session and adhere to the guidelines below.

•    Presentations should be submitted in English and provided by 4th October 2019
•    The room will be equipped with a laptop, data projector, screen and microphone. Please let me know if you require any other equipment.
•    To avoid any potential technical problems on the day, please let us know by return if you have any particular technical requirements such as internet access on stage, non-standard software, running of movies/audio, or custom fonts.
•    If you wish to present from your personal Mac computer, please let me know the type of adapter required.
•    Presentations in PowerPoint format are preferred with a minimum font size of 24 so that text is easily legible; 16:9 format. Do not send a PDF file.
•    If you would prefer your presentation not to be made available to delegates on the conference website/event app, please let me know.
•    Please bring an updated version of your presentation on a USB drive to the event, just in case!
•    If presenting a video, we highly recommend bringing it as a separate file rather than embedding it in the presentation. Please check with the onsite technician that the video plays correctly prior to your session.
•   All videos should be provided in .h264 format in highest resolution possible .mov.  
•   There is free WIFI at the Rai. Please sign in to ' BBWF Telstra’ using the password ‘smartmodem.’


As a Panellist

- Before the summit, connect with the other panellists for coordination purposes, your Informa contact, will be in contact and make the introductions before the event).
- Discuss with the moderator and other  panellists questions to be discussed during the panel

As a Chair or Moderator 

I will send your pack via email shortly before the event. A printed copy of the Chair packs will be handed to you at the registration desk when you collect your pass on arrival at the event. This will include the venue H&S information for chairpersons as well as the biographies of the Speakers and Panellists in your conference streams (for chairpersons only).



Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam

Getting here


RAI Hotel Services is the official agent for the Broadband World Forum 2019, forms part of RAI Amsterdam and works closely with over 100 hotels in and around Amsterdam. Looking for a luxury, centrally-located suite, a quiet boutique hotel or a cosy budget hostel? They will help you book your ideal accommodation with ease. 

Book your stay 


As a valued speaker, we are pleased to offer you a 20% discount for your colleagues who wish to attend.

To take advantage of the discount please follow these steps:

  • Click on the 'Book Now' button at the top of the page
  • Choose Pass type
  • Add the booking to the basket
  • Click on 'Have a VIP code?'
  • Enter the code SPK20

Please contact Althea or Aimee should you have any further queries.


Tuesday 15th October
Registration Opening Times - 08:00 - 19:00
Exhibition Opening Times - 08:30 - 19:00
Speaker Lounge Times - 09:00 - 17:30
Happy Hour - 16:00 - 17:00 at the Networking Bar

Wednesday 16th October
Registration Opening Times - 08:00 - 19:00
Exhibition Opening Times - 08:30 - 19:00
Speaker Lounge Times - 09:00 - 17:30
Happy Hour - 16:00 - 17:00 at the Networking Bar
Broadband World Forum Awards 2019 - 19:00 - 23:00 at the Zuidpool, Amsterdam

Thursday 17th October

Registration Opening Times - 08:00 - 15:30
Exhibition Opening Times - 08:30 - 16:00
Speaker Lounge Times - 09:00 - 15:30


If you need a visa to attend the event, please contact Althea or Aimee for a letter of invitation to assist with your application. Please ensure you send all your passport details (number, nationality, date of issues / expiry, date of birth, name as it appears on the passport, place of issue) or a copy of your passport.