STL Partners European Summit 2019

STL Partners European Summit

Agenda & Logistics

Innovation and Growth – Strategies and Practice in Telecoms

28th October 2019, London
Agenda

9:30 – 10     Arrivals, teas and coffees 

10 – 12.30      Introduction & STL Partners’ new agenda: Succeeding in the Coordination Age  

  • What does the Coordination Age mean for telcos and why does it present an opportunity for telcos? Andrew Collinson, Partner & Research Director, STL Partners 
  • Becoming a Coordination Age Telco: how to choose and play the right roles in B2B2X business models. Chris Barraclough, Partner & Chief Strategist, STL Partners 
  • Changing in the real world: how Elisa successfully became a software/IT player using telco resources. Henri Korpi, SVP Elisa, and Amy Cameron, Senior Analyst STL Partners  
  • Q&A  

Lunch 

1.30 – 3.30 Interactive session: diving deeper on how to take 5G, IoT and Edge to market 

The STL Partners team will facilitate a working session for participants to explore how telcos can address one of either of the two following scenarios using 5G, edge computing and more: 

  • Gaming and immersive experiences 
  • Manufacturing and industrial applications 

There will be briefings on both opportunities for the whole group, and then we will break into smaller working groups that will use a structured framework to explore how to implement one of the two issues. STL Partners will facilitate and support each working group throughout.  We will conclude by summarising the key findings and remaining questions to the whole group.  

3.30 – 3.45     Tea & coffee 

3.45 – 5.15   Unlocking SMB growth opportunities: what do customers want and how to deliver it  

  • New research findings on the SMB market’s needs 
  • European operator case studyTilly Gilbert, Consultant, STL Partners 

5.15     Wrap up and closing Q&A. Andrew Collinson, Partner & Research Director, STL Partners 

Drinks reception

7.30 Informal social dinner 

Location 

Located in the heart of London’s busy King’s Cross, Digital Catapult is situated in Euston Road between King’s Cross/St. Pancras and Euston stations within the Congestions Charging Zone. 

Address: Digital Catapult, 101 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA 

Travel Connections 

Located in the heart of London’s busy King’s Cross, Digital Catapult is situated in Euston Road between King’s Cross/St. Pancras and Euston stations within the Congestions Charging Zone. 

Address: Digital Catapult, 101 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA 

EUROSTAR 

It is bookable online and connects London with Paris in 2 hours 15 minutes, and with Brussels in just under 2 hours. Eurostar trains regularly arrive at and depart from the busy London St Pancras International Station, which is a 3-minute walk to Digital Catapult. 

LONDON UNDERGROUND 

Digital Catapult is situated at 3-minutes’ walk to St Pancras railway King’s Cross and Euston underground stations. 

Six London underground lines link King’s Cross to the rest of London including Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria lines. 

Euston in linked to the rest of the London underground via both branches of the Northern line and the Victoria line. 

TRAVEL TIMES 

  • Euston – 3 mins 
  • King’s Cross – 3 mins 
  • Oxford Circus – 5 mins 
  • Liverpool St – 8 mins 
  • Bank – 9 mins 
  • Victoria – 9 mins 
  • Charing Cross – 12 mins 
  • Paddington – 13 mins 
  • Waterloo – 15 mins 
  • Canary Wharf – 22 mins 

LONDON AIRPORTS 

London’s five international airports are all within an hour’s reach of Digital Catapult, with direct connections from King’s Cross to Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton.

HEATHROW 

  • 1 change – 51 min on Heathrow Express 
  • Tube: London St Pancras Intl > London Paddington 
  • Train: London Paddington > Heathrow T5 Rail 
  • Direct: 1hr 7 mins on the Piccadilly Line 

Contact: 0844 335 1801/www.heathrow.com 

GATWICK AIRPORT 

  • 1 Change 
  • Tube: London St Pancras Intl > London Victoria (26 min) 
  • Train: Victoria > Gatwick Airport (31 mins) 
  • Direct: on National Rail 
  • Train: London St Pancras Intl > Gatwick Airport (50 min) 

Contact: 0844 335 1801/www.gatwickairport.com 

LUTON AIRPORT 

  • Direct 

Train: London St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway (32 min – 45 min) then 5-minute shuttle bus to the airport (running every ten minutes between 0500 & 2400) 

  • Express train Direct 

London St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway (20 min) 

Contact: 0158 240 5100 / www.london-luton.co.uk 

STANSTED 

  • change  (59 mins to 1hr 5mins) 

Tube: London St Pancras Intl > Tottenham Hale 

Train: Tottenham Hale to Stanstead

Contact: 0844 335 1803 / www.stanstedairport.com 

CITY 

  • 1 change – (46 mins) 

Tube: Euston Station > Bank Station 

DLR: Bank Station to City Airport 

Contact: 020 2646 0088 / www.londoncityairport.com 

LONDON OVERGROUND 

The three major rails end in and around the King’s Cross neighbourhood (King’s Cross, St Pancras and Euston) mean all the UK’s Cities are within easy reach.

Travel Times 

  • Cambridge – 49 mins 
  • Birmingham – 1hr 22 mins 
  • Nottingham – 1hr 44 mins 
  • Manchester – 2hrs 7 mins 
  • Sheffield – 2 hrs 9 mins 
  • Leeds – 2 hrs 19 mins 
  • Durham – 2 hrs 40 mins 
  • Newcastle – 2 hrs 52 mins 
  • Glasgow – 4hrs 31 mins 
  • Edinburgh – 4hrs 23 mins 

The nearby Blackfriars Thameslink runs throughout London to the outer suburbs including Bedford, Brighton, Sutton, Mitcham, Wimbledon, Catford, Bromley South and Sevenoaks. 

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