What is Submarine Networks Europe?
 

Strategic Conference


Over two days Submarine Networks Europe brings together the executives developing the strategy, opportunity and business models for this dynamic sector.

More than 80 speakers will deliver an agenda of thought provoking keynote speeches, engaging panel discussions and interactive roundtables, to ensure decision makers in the subsea communications ecosystem come away with new ideas, opinions and relationships.

Excellent Networking


We understand the importance of networking.

Meet over 250 of your peers in one room and take advantage of the multiple extended networking breaks.

The exhibition space is the perfect place to debut new solutions and improve your brand awareness. And the evening drinks reception will enable you to develop those new relationships in a more relaxed environment.

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Speakers Include

Learn from the best Industry Experts

  • Dave Crowley at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Dave Crowley
    Senior Director of Global Network Acquisition Group
    Microsoft
    Jukka-Pekka Joensuu at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Jukka-Pekka Joensuu
    Executive Advisor
    Cinia Group Oy
  • Nigel Bayliff at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Nigel Bayliff
    CEO
    Aqua Comms Ltd
    Mohamed Nasr at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Mohamed Nasr
    AVP - EMEA Cable Development
    PCCW Global
  • Steve Grubb at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Steve Grubb
    Global Optical Architect
    Facebook
    Chris Wood at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Chris Wood
    Chief Executive Officer
    WIOCC
  • Pal Beres at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Pal Beres
    Market Development Director
    Türk Telekom International HU Kft.
    Elaine Stafford at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Elaine Stafford
    Managing Partner
    DRG Undersea Consulting
  • Andy Bax at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Andy Bax
    Chief Operating Officer
    Seaborn Networks
    Mike Conradi at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Mike Conradi
    Partner
    DLA Piper
  • Alexander Freese at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Alexander Freese
    Head of Wholesale
    Altice Portugal
    Tony Frisch at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Tony Frisch
    Chief Technical Officer
    Xtera
  • Andy Hudson at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Andy Hudson
    Chief Network Officer
    Aqua Comms Ltd
    Giuseppe Sini at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Giuseppe Sini
    Head of Retelit International BU
    Retelit
  • Chris Sturgeon at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Chris Sturgeon
    CEO
    Red Penguin
    João Pedro Flecha de Lima at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    João Pedro Flecha de Lima
    Chief Executive Officer
    EllaLink
  • Mattias Fridstrom at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Mattias Fridstrom
    VP & Chief Evangelist
    Telia Carrier AB
    Peter Jamieson at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Peter Jamieson
    Chairman of European Subsea Cable Association & Principal Engineer
    Virgin Media
  • Alasdair Wilkie at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Alasdair Wilkie
    Chief Technology Officer
    Deep Blue Cable
    Mike Cunningham at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Mike Cunningham
    Executive Chairman
    Ireland-France Subsea Cable
  • Stuart Blythe at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Stuart Blythe
    Partner
    CMS
    Tony Fisk at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Tony Fisk
    Chair – Technical and Regulatory Sub Group, ESCA & Commercial Director and Head of Practice
    Pelagian Ltd
  • Anup Gupta at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Anup Gupta
    Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
    IOX Cable
    Mike Hollands at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Mike Hollands
    Director, Connectivity and Mobile Community
    Interxion
  • Byron Clatterbuck at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Byron Clatterbuck
    Chief Executive Officer
    SEACOM Ltd
    Stephen Dawe at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Stephen Dawe
    Engineering & New Business Manager
    Vodafone Group Services Limited
  • Sunil Tagare at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Sunil Tagare
    Founder/Chief Executive Officer
    OpenCables,Inc

 

Selling to the subsea cable industry? 

 

Submarine Networks Europe brings together senior decision makers from across the entire subsea communications value chain. They'll exchange knowledge, present new and upgraded cable projects, and find new partners...all in a environment callibrated for relationship building. 

Download the prospectus to see how you can get involved as a sponsor or call Cheryl Cheong on +44 (0)20 7092 1078.
 

DOWNLOAD PROSPECTUS

Submarine Networks World Europe 2018 prospectus

3 Key Panel Sessions You Simply Can't Miss

 

Consortium, private or hybrid model?

  • Will consortiums remain a popular model in light of recent industry changes?
  • Turning private cables into a consortium
  • Selling spectrum over capacity?
  • Who will be the key players in future partnerships?

Mike Conradi, Partner, DLA Piper LLP
Pál Béres, Director Market Development, Turk Telekom International
Zvika Caspy, VP Europe and Mediterranean Basin, TI Sparkle
Giuseppe Sini, Head of International Business Unit, Retelit
Kristina Woolston, VP External Relations, Quintillion
Moderator: James Walker, Zenzu Submarine

 

Capitalising on the opportunities of network automation

  • The role of SDN in upgrading networks
  • Extending network functionality
  • Improving capacity management
  • Architecture for network automation
  • Enhanced agility of services
  • Limitations of SDN?

Mattias Fridström, Vice President & Chief Evangelist, Telia Carrier
Mirko Voltolini, VP Technology & Architecture, Colt Technology Services Claudio Scola, Director – Managed Network Services, Tata Communications
Jonathan Wright, VP Commercial Operations, Interoute
Chad Milam, President & Chief Operating Officer, PacketFabric

 

 

What will the next 5 years bring for subsea communications?

  • Emerging markets: opportunities and challenges
  • Who will be the next big players?
  • The technologies changing the future of subsea networks
  • Will it be more of the same in the next 5 years?

Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC
Alasdair Wilkie, CTO, Deep Blue Cable
Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, Seacom 
Andrew Edison, VP Wholesale, Colt Technology Services 
Moderator: Elaine Stafford, Managing Partner, DRG Undersea Consulting

 

 

2018 Sponsors 

 

  • Gold Sponsor

    Ciena Ltd at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Silver Sponsor

    Interxion at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Silver Sponsor

    NJFX at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Silver Sponsor

    Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Bronze Sponsor

    SEA-ME-WE 5 at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Lanyards Sponsor

    Seaborn Networks at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Networking Lunch Sponsor

    Cayman Islands at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Networking Zone Sponsor

    Retelit S.p.a at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Refreshment Station Sponsor

    Turk Telekom International at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Event Supporter

    Colt Technology Services at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Event Supporter

    Infinera Corporation at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Exhibitor

    China Unicom Global Ltd at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Laser 2000 (UK) Ltd at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Interoute Communications Ltd at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Mertech Marine (Pty) Ltd at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018

 
 

 

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20 - 21 February 2018

 

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