London, 12 - 13 February 2019

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Feb 1209:00
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Making waves: Emerging strategies & opportunities in the subsea cable industry

Keynotes
  • Key developments from the last 12 months
  • Changing business models: recognising cloud & content providers a part of the conversation
  • Strategies for meeting global capacity demand
  • Developing markets in the EMEA
Feb 1211:10
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Update from Aqua Comms

Keynotes
Feb 1211:20
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England Cable

Keynotes
Dag Aanensen, CTO, NO-UK Com AS
Feb 1211:40
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Feb 1212:20
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Roundtables on Technology, Strategy & Innovation in the Subsea Cable Industry

Keynotes
Feb 1214:20
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The evolution of subsea business models

Track 1 (Commercial)
- Is the traditional consortium model still viable?- What are we learning from current carrier-cloud/content provider partnerships?- Choosing the best partners for a new cable build
Jamil Al Koussa, Sr. Manager Submarine Cables & Capacity, Omantel
John Boutal, SVP Operations, CenturyLink
Feb 1214:20
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Revolutionising network design and operations with SDN & NFV

Track 2 (Technical)
- Improving and streamlining network management with SDN- Making network operating systems more agile and intelligent- Architectures for network automation
Feb 1214:20
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Technology advancements affecting installation & maintenance

Track 3 (Operational)
- Enhanced role of big data technologies- How is data gathering changing cable operations?- How advances in marine survey technologies are improving route planning- Improving cable lifespan with proactive protection
Feb 1215:20
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The evolving role of the data centre

Track 1 (Commercial)
- The symbiotic relationship beween the data centre and subsea cable industries- How CDNs are changing the structure of the subsea cable industry- The impact of connecting DCs on cable route planning- Can we expect to see investment from DCs in new cables?- The financial implications of landing cables directly in DCs- Is it possible to repeat the Marseille model in other regions?
Feb 1215:20
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How open networks are changing the market

Track 2 (Technical)
- Business & technology opportunities of open networks- Monetising open networks- Impact of open networks on operators and vendors
Feb 1215:20
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Installation & maintenance best practices

Track 3 (Operational)
- Strategies for achieving more efficient maintenance models- Driving down the costs of installation and maintenance- Identifying and overcoming the key challenges of installation and maintenance
Feb 1216:50
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What will future subsea networks look like?

Keynotes
  • Improving network designs to meet future needs
  • Building more resilient networks
  • The technologies changing the future of subsea networks, e.g. SDN & NFV, AI, blockchain
  • Network architectures of the future

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Feb 1309:10
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New players, new landscapes: How disruptors are shaping the future of the subsea cable industry

Keynotes
  • What will the next 5 years bring for subsea communications?
  • Who will be the next big players?
  • The impact of new players on traditional business models
Feb 1310:30
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Building tomorrow's subsea cable workforce

Keynotes
Addressing key issues facing the industry including skills development, diversity, addressing the gender balance, attracting new and young talent and workplace transformation
Feb 1311:30
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News in Brief updates

Keynotes
Quick-fire cable project updates from the EMEA region.
Feb 1312:30
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Roundtables on Technology, Strategy & Innovation in the Subsea Cable Industry

Keynotes
Feb 1314:20
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Current state of finance & investment for the submarine cable industry

Track 1 (Commercial)
- Innovative financing structures for new projects- Sources of funding- Building the business case for new cable builds- The impact of investment from OTTs - is this enough for a project to succeed?
Feb 1314:20
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Innovative strategies for upgrading existing capacity

Track 2 (Technical)
- Technologies for cable upgrades- To upgrade or retire?- Limitations to cable upgrades?- The potential role of data in planning cable upgrades
Rab Paramothayan, Director, Gibtelecom
Feb 1315:20
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Addressing the regulatory challenges of a developing industry

Track 1 (Commercial)
- Recognising subsea cables as critical infrastructure- The impact of national security concerns- Permitting challenges- Environmental concerns- Co-existence and cooperation on the seabed with other industries
Feb 1315:20
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Mitigating the security risks & challenges of submarine cables

Track 2 (Technical)
- Addressing security risks and concerns- Data privacy challenges- The need for a collaborative approach to security- Existing and future security solutions
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