International CTIA WIRELESS 2011® March 24 Keynotes to Focus on Mobile's Impact on Global Political and Social Trends

Mar 03, 2011, 14:47 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

CNBC to Moderate Discussion with Top Executives from Human Rights Watch, Trilogy International Partners and Twitter

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 today announced its closing keynote lineup for Thursday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. EDT. Moderated by CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, attendees will hear from Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch; John Stanton, chairman of the board of Trilogy International Partners; and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, discussing mobile technology's role in organizing communities, shaping political decisions and stimulating economic development.  


International CTIA WIRELESS will take place March 22 – 24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Pre-conference seminars will begin on March 21.

"From natural disasters to political movements, mobile technology's power to share information, organization efforts and document history is undeniable," said Robert Mesirow, CTIA vice president and show director. "As recent global events have shown, wireless is transforming societal behavior and enabling a new collective consciousness. Wireless is facilitating unimaginable progress for nations in transition, and our distinguished panel will discuss the ways in which we can expect to see mobile grow to serve as a greater force for positive global change."

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