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Bangkok, 19 - 20 March 2018

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Mar 1909:00
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Opening Keynote Address: Reimagining Communication

Keynotes
  • Communication in the digital age – how far have we come and where are we at?
  • Technologies on the horizon – AI, VR/AR and 5G
    • How will these technologies further change up the way we interact with our environment
  • What does this mean for the telco and how are operators uniquely positioned to take advantage of their role?
 
Mar 1909:40
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Joint Opening Keynote Panel: Thriving in the age of automation, digital disruption and new technologies

Keynotes
  • What are the challenges and opportunities present for operators as we live in an Internet of Things era
    • Which technology or technologies do you think presents the next big game changer? What would that mean for your business?
  • Future 2020 – what billions of connected devices will mean for the telecoms industry in terms of data, networks and revenue sources
  • How prepared are our networks for providing seamless, always on and secured M2M connectivity?
  • Engaging the digital consumer – how should operators continue to partner with non-traditional players to add/create value for their customers?
 
Mar 1911:20
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Opportunities for growth in the next 5 years

Telco 4.0
  • What will be the key external forces and technologies affecting the industry
  • Undergoing a digital reinvention - how will the role of telcos look like in 2020?
  • How can telcos maximize the opportunities present in a new business ecosystem?
 
Mar 1911:40
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Panel: Evolve or dissolve – navigating the future of wholesale in the digital era

Wholesale Carriers
  • Adapting to changing business models – how will trends in mobile consumption and end-customer demands affect the way wholesale carriers have to operate?
  • Why are wholesale operators struggling to reinvent themselves?
    • What remains to be done in terms of changing traditional mindsets and cultures?
  • What lessons on encouraging innovation and/or dealing with disruption can carriers learn from other industries?
  • Where are the new opportunities for new revenue (internally and externally), and what’s your vision of a new wholesale reality?
 
Mar 1911:40
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Panel: Road to 5G 2020 – how are we getting there?

Networks - Track 1
  • Main drivers, attributes, characteristics and scenarios
  • How will this change the way operators plan their network for the future, and what fundamental changes must they undergo?
  • Comparing operator strategies and for 5G network upgrades
    • Ensuring a smooth transition to 5G
  • Optimising 5G deployment
    • Strategies to reduce the cost of deployment
    • Journey to 4G vs 5G – lessons learned
Mar 1911:40
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Panel: Are we there yet? – Scaling the SDN/NFV mountain

Networks - Track 2
  • Why are operators struggling to realise the benefits purported by SDN and NFV? 
  • Getting the strategy right – what are the existing roadblocks and how can they be addressed?
    • Dealing with the boardroom, changing existing mindsets, identifying the right services 
  • Becoming a true Digital Service provider
    • How to shorten the transformation process
Mar 1911:40
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Panel: Restructuring your business for the IoT age

Telco 4.0
  • Assessing the impact of an IoT era – how prepared are our telcos ready to embrace it?
  • What are the existing challenges (e.g. legacy networks and/or mindsets) that need to be overcome?
  • Restructuring for long-term success – what are the key issues to consider, and what’s a reasonable length of “downtime” before seeing the changes payoff?
 
Mar 1912:25
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Panel: Maximising network telemetry data for optimal traffic management

Networks - Track 1
  • Utilising smart tools for your network traffic management
    • What are the biggest challenges and how can they be overcome?
    • What would your ideal scenario? 
  • Driving revenue and performance using comprehensive data analytics
    • Rolling out new services based on network intelligence
  • How do you see this space developing as new intelligent platforms and tools emerge?
Mar 1912:25
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Optimising the use of open source

Networks - Track 2
  • Assessing the current state of open source adoption for the telecoms industry
  • Current challenges –
    • How can open source projects overcome the issue of interoperability in a commercial multi-vendor environment?
    • What role should/must operators play in order to achieve full end to end service delivery?
 
Mar 1912:25
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What’s next for Asia’s Internet TV market

Telco 4.0
  • Content consumption across the region – how will it develop?
  • Potential for growth amidst growing regional competition
    • How can content players continue to differentiate themselves?
  • Localizing content and combating piracy
  • Partnerships with telcos – how can both parties form mutually beneficial partnerships 
Mar 1912:40
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Monetising your content partnerships

Telco 4.0
  • Revenue sharing models and market differentiation strategies: What are the new ways that traditional telcos can bundle their offerings with OTTs into a compelling package and thus monetise traffic and improve end-user experience?
  • When online connectivity becomes a given, what would the future customer expect and demand from carriers and OTTs? How can both parties work to meet the demand?
  • What’s the expected growth in capacity needs as traffic increases due to booming user demand?
  • How will new technologies such as AR/VR come to play?
    • What does that mean for the network and are telcos ready to support it? 
Mar 1914:15
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Mar 1914:15
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Networks - Track 1
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Mar 1914:15
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Mar 1914:15
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Networks - Track 2
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Mar 1914:30
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Case Study: Overcoming challenges in 4G rollout

Networks - Track 1
  • Catering to a data-hungry mobile-centric population
  • Incorporating small cells in your network infrastructure
  • Achieving ROI from your rollout, even for rural/remote communities
  • Tackling the challenge of indoor coverage 
 
Mar 1914:30
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Panel: Maximising the benefits of a disaggregated network

Networks - Track 2
  • Getting into the network disaggregation movement – what, why and how?
    • Existing challenges and how can they be overcome?
  • Reducing vendor lock-in and increasing supply
    • Driving down cost and accelerating service deployment
    • How will this enable greater service offerings and increase agility in operations?
 
Mar 1914:30
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Panel: Encouraging innovative thinking in the business

Telco 4.0
  • What are the challenges facing operators today when it comes to promoting innovation in the organisation?
  • What can the C-suite do to promote a “safe to fail” environment?
 
Mar 1914:45
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Fireside chat: Repositioning your network rollout strategy in the face of 5G

Networks - Track 1
  • Capitalising on your existing network infrastructure to meet growing demand for hi-speed connectivity   
  • Ensuring a smooth transition to 5G
 
Mar 1916:00
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Mar 1916:15
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Closing keynote panel: Addressing the challenge of cybersecurity in a connected world

Keynotes
  • What are the new threats being faced by our networks today vs before?
  • Cybersecurity in the digital age: how can the industry address this collectively?
    • Improving collaboration with regulators to reduce risk and improve resiliency
    • Is there a need for greater regional coordination between operators to strengthen our networks?
  • 5-year outlook: how will new technologies pose as both a threat and an opportunity in ensuring security?
 
Mar 1917:10
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Evening cocktail

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Mar 1919:30
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After Party

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Mar 2009:00
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Keynote address: Connecting the next billion users

Keynotes
  • Making Internet access available and affordable for the world – how are we getting there?
  • Challenges, opportunities, key project milestones
  • Creating sustainable business partnerships – where do carriers fit in? 
 
Mar 2009:20
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Assessing Asia’s ICT development for 2020

Keynotes
  • How will Asia’s markets develop in the next 5 years?
  • Bridging the connectivity gap – state of emerging markets and how will they look like?
  • Encouraging infrastructure investment and driving PPP development
 
Mar 2009:40
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Mar 2010:00
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Joint Keynote Panel: Maximising opportunities and minimizing threats in a future of a billion (and more) connected things

Keynotes
  • Maximizing the telco’s role in IoT
    • What’s the current progress? 
    • Where are the key roadblocks and how can we overcome them as an industry?
    • How long before we get to see meaningful ROI?
  • Addressing the other side of IoT 
    • How do you foresee the acceleration of technology progression in the IoT era? 
    • What is the impact on our social and economic structures and how can we best prepare for them?
    • Reducing threats – how can the industry better pre-empt security and privacy concerns in the age of connected things?
Mar 2011:40
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Relooking at Unified Cloud Communications

Wholesale Carriers
  • The case for UCC – why wholesale carriers are best positioned to capitalise on the growing UCC market
  • What new service offerings in cloud communications are carriers looking at with more enterprises moving to the cloud?
 
Mar 2011:40
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The LiFi – WiFi debate: towards a collaborative future?

Networks - Track 1
  • Meeting future traffic demand and bandwidth consumption trends: are our WiFi networks ready?
  • Introducing LiFi into the mass market – what are the remaining challenges, and where are the key areas for deployment?
  • Will LiFi ever replace WiFi? If not, how do you see it evolving?
  • Coexistence solutions – Li+WiFi networks to support a 5G environment
 
Mar 2011:40
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Cybersecurity in the age of IoT – how ready are our networks?

Networks - Track 2
  • Assessing network readiness for present and future cyberattacks
  • What are the current gaps and how can the industry address this collectively?
    • What are the new expectations that customers have of their service providers?
    • Are there new business opportunities for operators?
 
Mar 2011:40
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Empowering the digital economy

Telco 4.0
  • What is the role of telcos in supporting the digital transformation of their enterprise customers?
  • Where are the new revenue streams?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities?
 
Mar 2011:55
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Panel: Making (and winning in) the wholesale IoT play

Wholesale Carriers
  • Assessing the state of play in wholesale and IoT – the good, the bad, the ugly
  • Moving beyond just data transport – how can international carriers evolve to create more sophisticated, end to end offerings?
    • What are the key challenges and how can they be overcome?
    • Advent of AI maturity coupled with IoT maturity – what are the potential new services and applications that can be offered?
 
Mar 2011:55
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Panel: Monetizing the telco’s role in the smart city

Networks - Track 1
  • The role of LPWANs in facilitating connectivity for billions of devices
    • What are the pros, cons and challenges? 
  • Working with existing telecom infrastructure to facilitate a “Smart City” environment
    • How can telcos prepare their networks to handle the expected large volumes of data processing?
    • Combining existing and new technologies to provide seamless connectivity services
  • What new services can telcos expect to deliver and what new capabilities can be developed as technology improves?
 
Mar 2011:55
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Panel: In pursuit of security – addressing security challenges of a virtualised network

Networks - Track 2
  • In an international business what are the best processes to dealing with data sovereignty? How is the industry addressing challenges of data ownership?
  • As DDoS attacks become more prolific, how are carriers tackling this cyber security challenge? And how are carriers working together to ensure security across the network and on each layer?
  • What role do carriers play in ensuring security in the Internet of Things? How can carriers monetise added security services?
 
Mar 2011:55
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Panel: Realising new revenues with new partnerships

Telco 4.0
  • What are the new partnerships that operators are exploring to drive new revenue streams?
  • Creating a sustainable digital-oriented business
    • Can telcos afford to play the role of an all-encompassing provider?
    • Opening the doors to greater carrier collaboration 
 
Mar 2012:35
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Panel: Building access networks For digital futures

Networks - Track 1
  • Delivering high capacity networks for the next wave of digital services
  • Understanding the access network requirements of emerging technologies including 5G, the IoT and virtualisation
  • Exploring available technologies and determining what’s next
Mar 2012:50
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Pakistan – Building a mobile-enabled digital economy

Wholesale Carriers
  • Market updates and 3G/4G penetration rates
  • Nationwide fibre rollout plans – timeline and new opportunities
  • Existing and foreseeable challenges (e.g. regulatory landscape, new policy implementation, political stability)
  • New service offerings with increased mobile Internet adoption and movement towards digital economy future
 
Mar 2012:50
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Fireside Chat: Improving quality and accuracy of security decisions

Networks - Track 2
  • Overcoming the problem of legacy security policies
  • Improving the agility and flexibility of your network to meet the demands of a hyper-connected, dynamic, cloud-based threat environment
  • Integrating your NOC and SOC   
 
Mar 2012:50
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Fireside Chat - New opportunities in mobile healthcare services

Telco 4.0
  • Working with mobile healthcare app developers
  • Where are the markets for growth?
  • How can telcos make use of their network to support mobile healthcare delivery
 
Mar 2014:30
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Opportunities for operators in Mobile Edge Computing

Networks - Track 1
  • Mobile edge computing 101 – what it is and what it isn’t
  • Meeting the future challenges created by the IoT industry
    • Overcoming latency and bandwidth issues
    • Where does the fog fit in and how does it complement the cloud?
  • What would be the business model for operators to collaborate?
    • How can operators better plan their network in the future to meet this demand?
 
Mar 2014:30
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Mobile payments and digital wallets

Networks - Track 2
  • Mobile money – the next source of growth for telcos?
  • Opportunities for digital wallets in Asia’s emerging markets
  • Regulatory challenges to overcome
  • Network security as key to credibility and differentiation
 
Mar 2014:30
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Setting and implementing your big data strategy

Telco 4.0
  • How can telcos begin their big data journey
    • Where to start and what processes have to be in place?
  • Making sense of your data pools to minimize cost and maximise revenue streams
    • Where are the new opportunities that telcos can monetize their data and create new revenue lines
    • How can data analytics help telcos better plan their network and improve performance?
 
Mar 2015:00
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Facilitating the Cloud: your network is key

Networks - Track 1
  • How can telcos create maximum benefits for enterprises without compromising performance, productivity or revenue?
  • Ensuring your network’s readiness and security for business critical applications
 
Mar 2015:15
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Panel: Ensuring network robustness for business continuity in the financial industry

Networks - Track 2
  • How have today’s requirements for data management in the financial industry impacted the telco’s network architecture?
  • What are the new challenges with the advent of new financial applications that are heavily dependent on telecom networks? How can they be overcome?
 
Mar 2015:15
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Panel: Monetizing analytics – what to do with all that data

Telco 4.0
  • Capturing the explosion of devices in the connected world
  • Translating data to real time action for your organisation
  • Analysing the endless possibilities for well-structured data collection 
  • Building or buying effective data infrastructure 
 
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