DTW24 Ignite: The Future of Data Centre Innovation

TM Forum's flagship DTW24 summit in Copenhagen, where Data Centre Magazine is a partner, will guide data centre companies into the AI-Native era
Mobile Magazine is on the ground in Copenhagen at DTW24, highlighting the telecom industry's move into the AI-Native era

The data centre industry is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year - DTW24 - Ignite global summit in Copenhagen from June 18-20th. With the theme Leading the Way to an AI-Native Telco, this conference promises to be a game-changer for a range of industry-leading companies looking to future-proof their operations in the era of AI.

Held by TM Forum, a global alliance of technology companies, DTW24 will bring together CTOs, CIOs, CEOs and the industry's brightest minds to co-create strategies for tackling telecom's most pressing challenges. From cutting through AI jargon to decoding what it truly means to shift from a Digital Era to an AI-Native model, the three-day agenda is packed with insights, collaborations and thought-provoking sessions.

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Key content tracks include Unleash the AI-Native DNA, focused on unlocking AI's transformative power, ‘AI in Action’ for propelling business innovation and ‘Amplifying Intelligent Networks’, centred on efficient network design. The event will also feature dedicated tracks exploring TM Forum's Open Digital Architecture (ODA) composable IT concepts and growth strategies through partnerships.

An all-star lineup of speakers is set to take the stage, including Adedoyin Adeola (Bharti Airtel), Claudia Nemat (Deutsche Telekom), Giedrė Kaminskaitė-Salters (Telia Lietuva), Harmeen Mehta (BT Group), Jeremy Legg (AT&T), Kiran Thomas (Jio Platforms), Marc Allera (BT Consumer) and SG Chung (SK Telecom) among others.

The event will also host the 17th annual TM Forum Excellence Awards, celebrating innovators across ODA implementation, network monetisation, AI and more.

Speakers & headliners at DTW24 – Ignite include
  • Adedoyin Adeola, Chief Engineering Networks Officer, Bharti Airtel
  • Claudia Nemat, Board Member, Technology & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
  • Giedrė Kaminskaitė-Salters, CEO, Telia Lietuva
  • Dr Hans Wijayasuriya, CEO Telecommunications, Axiata Group
  • Harmeen Mehta, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, BT Group
  • Jeremy Legg, CTO, AT&T
  • Kiran Thomas, CEO, Jio Platforms
  • Marc Allera, CEO, BT Consumer
  • SG Chung, Chief Global AI Officer, SK Telecom
  • Vikram Sinha, President Director & CEO, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison

“DTW23 – Ignite marked a stark turning point for the telecoms industry as executives came together to unite against the status quo,” says Nik Willetts, CEO of TM Forum. “Since then, AI has quickly become a critical technology to help telcos simplify, modernise and automate their businesses. But, as we continue to embrace AI at scale, challenges are prevalent. 

“DTW24 – Ignite will help the industry’s most innovative leaders, designers, and builders overcome these challenges, and ensure they can future-proof their AI-native journey. We’re excited to be convening as a community for another year to lead the way to an AI-native telco. The energy in Copenhagen is truly electrifying and flows through everything we do, from our innovation showcase and Catalysts to our impressive speaker track. It’s the perfect proof that together we achieve more.”

Data Centre Magazine at DTW24

Data Centre Magazine connects the leading data centre executives of the world's largest brands. Our platform serves as a digital hub for connecting industry leaders, covering a wide range of services including media and advertising, events, research reports, demand generation, information and data services.

Data Centre Magazine is an official partner of DTW24 and our team will be available to meet at Booth #433 throughout the event. We'll be covering all the latest AI-Native Telco insights and innovations from Copenhagen, with exclusive video content including interviews, keynote highlights and the latest news announcements.


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