Theme 2: NETWORKS

 

 

 

Networks - Track 2, Monday 19 March 2018

08:00

Registration

08:50

Organisers opening remarks

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

COMMUNICATIONS FOR A CHANGING TOMORROW

09:00

Opening Keynote Address: Reimagining Communication

  • 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?
 
09:20

Keynote Address by China Unicom Global, Title Sponsor for Telecoms World 2018

Panel discussion
09:40

Joint Opening Keynote Panel: Thriving in the age of automation, digital disruption and new technologies

  • 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?
 
10:20

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

Virtualisation

SDN/NFV

11:20

Operator case study – Realising the potential of a fully virtualised network

Panel discussion
11:40

Panel: Are we there yet? – Scaling the SDN/NFV mountain

  • 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

LEVERAGING OPENNESS

Shahar Steiff
12:25

Optimising the use of open source

  • 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?
 
12:40

Case Study: Adopting an open source software model for your network

12:55

Case Study: Adopting an open source software model for your network

13:10

Lunch and exhibition viewing

Next-gen network strategies

14:15

Reserved for event partner

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Panel discussion
14:35

Case study by Telekom Malaysia: Deploying a next-gen DWDM network

  • Updates on TM’s Next Generation DWDM network deployment
    • Rationale and timeline
  • Expected benefits and new opportunities
  • Key challenges and how they were overcome
    • Issue of high CAPEX – how can operators best work around this?
    • Network migration and eventual integration
  • Creating SDN readiness with next-gen network deployment
    • What are some issues operators should consider in order to achieve a certain level of integration in a multi-vendor environment?
 
 
15:25

Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing

CREATING A SAFE & SECURE CONNECTED FUTURE

16:10

Reserved for event partner

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Panel discussion
16:30

Closing keynote panel: Addressing the challenge of cybersecurity in a connected world

  • 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?
 
Moderator: Marin Ivezic, Cybersecurity & Privacy Partner, PWC
Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, International Telecommunication Union
Juni Yan, Vice President AMEA, Security, B.T. Global Services
Eliseo Rio, OIC Secretary/ Undersecretary, Special Concerns, Department Of ICT
17:10

Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of Day One

17:10

Evening cocktail

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19:30

After Party

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last published: 23/Nov/17 03:55

Networks - Track 2, Tuesday 20 March 2018

08:00

Registration & Morning Refreshments

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

CONNECTED ECOSYSTEMS

09:00

Keynote address: Connecting the next billion users

  • 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? 
 
09:20

Assessing Asia’s ICT development for 2020

  • 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
 
09:40

Reserved for event partner

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Panel discussion
10:00

Joint Keynote Panel: Maximising opportunities and minimizing threats in a future of a billion (and more) connected things

  • 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?
10:40

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

SECURITY

Ricky Chau
11:40

Cybersecurity in the age of IoT – how ready are our networks?

  • 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?
 
Panel discussion
11:55

Panel: In pursuit of security – addressing security challenges of a virtualised network

  • 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?
 
12:35

Case Study: Ensuring end-to-end security in your network architecture

12:50

Fireside Chat: Improving quality and accuracy of security decisions

  • 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   
 

FINANCE

14:30

Mobile payments and digital wallets

  • 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
 
14:45

Case Study: Learnings from the success of M-Pesa

15:00

Case Study: Preparing your network for the age of Fintech

Panel discussion
15:15

Panel: Ensuring network robustness for business continuity in the financial industry

  • 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?
 
16:00

Afternoon refreshments and networking. End of Telecoms World Asia 2018.

last published: 23/Nov/17 03:55

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