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Lunch with EU Commissioner Viviane Reding

  • 20 Jun 2008
  • The Straits Room, Fullerton Hotel
  • 1145-1430
  • Free for FCA members.
    Please RSVP via email to by June 16.

This event is for Members only.

Remember to sign up for this Friday's Lunch with EU Commissioner Viviane Reding.
She will discuss challenges of new media content and telecommunication competitiveness at this on-the-record FCA lunch.
Commissioner Reding will also talk about the importance of ensuring a competitive telecommunications market within the EU and ASEAN. Her consumer-focused battle with European telecom giants, has brought substantially lower roaming rates within Europe.

RSVP: Via email to by June 16.


1145 Registration

1200 Signing of EU Centre agreement

1230 Lunch, Introductory remarks by Commissioner Reding followed by Q&A

1420 End 



About the Speaker

Viviane Reding is a Luxembourg politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Information Society and Media. Before starting a professional career as a journalist for the leading newspaper in Luxembourg, the Luxemburger Wort, she obtained a doctorate in human sciences at the Sorbonne. From 1986 to 1998, she was President of the Luxembourg Union of Journalists. She served 10 years as a Member of the Luxembourg Parliament (1979-1989) and another 10 years as a Member of the European Parliament (1989-1999). In 1999, she was appointed the EU Commissioner for Culture, Youth, Media and Sport. In 2004, she was appointed to her current role as EU Commissioner for Information Society and Media. 

Commissioner Reding has been instrumental in key EU initiatives such as on controlling EU mobile roaming charges, the new AVMS (Audiovisual Media Services) Directive, on proposals to allow mobile telephone usage on aircraft and to develop mobile TV services.

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