London, 12 - 13 February 2019

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Feb 1208:50
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Feb 1209:00
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Feb 1209:10
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Presentation from Cinia

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Ari-Jussi Knaapila, President And Chief Executive Officer, Cinia Oy
Feb 1209:20
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“Transition at Transatlantic” TAT 2.0

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Feb 1209:30
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Making waves: Emerging strategies & opportunities in the subsea cable industry

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  • 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
Feb 1211:10
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England Cable

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Dag Aanensen, Chief Technology Officer, NO-UK Com AS
Feb 1211:20
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Feb 1211:30
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Feb 1211:40
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Feb 1211:50
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Update from Seaborn Networks

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Andy Bax, Chief Operating Officer, Seaborn Networks
Feb 1212:20
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Roundtables on Technology, Strategy & Innovation in the Subsea Cable Industry

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Addressing the challenges of building cables in developing markets
John Tibbles, Owner, J.T.I.C
Submarine power and data networks - living in harmony?
The readiness of the cable installation and maintenance supply chain to respond to market demand and expectation
Chris Sturgeon, Managing Director, Red Penguin
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
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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The evolving contribution of marine cable maintenance in subsea network resilience

Track 3 (Operational)
- Changes to the current models of maintenance- Balancing the requirements of different cable owners- New innovations in maintenance- What are the consequences of changing maintenance models?
Feb 1215:00
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Key tests on submarine links

Track 3 (Operational)
This presentation will focus on two test requirements for submarine links related to installation and potentially the maintenance of links. The main aspects covered are the concept of G(Generalised)-OSNR and of recommended test times to obtain more reliable results when testing traffic over submarine links.
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, vendors and data centres
Feb 1215:20
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Best practices in submarine cable installation

Track 3 (Operational)
- Identifying and overcoming the key challenges of installation- Strategies for driving down the costs of cable installation- Improving and developing methodologies
Feb 1216:50
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What will future subsea networks look like?

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  • 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 1308:55
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Introductory remarks

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Chris Kelly, Editor, Total Telecom
Feb 1309:00
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Feb 1309:10
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Presentation from Seaborn Networks

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Andy Bax, Chief Operating Officer, Seaborn Networks
Feb 1309:20
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Presentation from WIOCC

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Chris Wood, Chief Executive Officer, WIOCC
Feb 1309:30
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Presentation from Facebook

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Steve Grubb, Global Optical Architect, Facebook
Feb 1309:40
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Presentation from Sea-Me-We-5 Consortium

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Feb 1309:50
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New players, new landscapes: How disruptors are shaping the future of the subsea cable industry

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  • 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
Andy Bax, Chief Operating Officer, Seaborn Networks
Chris Wood, Chief Executive Officer, WIOCC
Steve Grubb, Global Optical Architect, Facebook
Feb 1310:30
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Building tomorrow's subsea cable workforce

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Addressing key issues facing the industry including skills development, diversity, addressing the gender balance, attracting new and young talent and workplace transformation
Moderator: Amy Marks, Chief Executive Officer, XSite Modular
Naaz Bax, Head of Marketing - Events, Seaborn Networks
Feb 1311:30
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Update on Marseille & New Jersey

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Mike Hollands, Director, Market Development And Strategy, Interxion
Feb 1311:40
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Eastern Light

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Fredrik Hane, Founder, Eastern Light
Feb 1311:50
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Octopus Cable

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Sunil Tagare, Founder & CEO, OpenCables,Inc
Feb 1312:10
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PANEL

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Moderator: Isabelle Paradis, President, Hot Telecom
Feb 1312:30
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Roundtables on Technology, Strategy & Innovation in the Subsea Cable Industry

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How can carriers compete with OTTs?
Sunil Tagare, Founder & CEO, OpenCables,Inc
How do we build the subsea workforce of the future?
The new players reshaping the submarine cable industry
Chris Kelly, Editor, Total Telecom
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?
Moderator: Andrew Lipman, Partner, Morgan Lewis and Bockius Llp
Alessandro Boninsegna, Managing Director, Tiger Infrastructure Partners Lp
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
Feb 1315:00
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Atlantic Submarine Cable Platform; a Smart, Green & Blue Approach

Track 1 (Commercial)
Feb 1315:00
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Presentation on submarine cable security

Track 2 (Technical)
Feb 1315:10
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Mitigating the security risks & challenges of submarine cables

Track 2 (Technical)
- Addressing security risks and concerns- The need for a collaborative approach to security- Existing and future security solutions
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
Andrew Lipman, Partner, Morgan Lewis and Bockius Llp
Christine Cabau Woehrel, Chief Executive Officer, Marseille Fos Port Authority - France
Steve Dawe, Chairman, European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)
last published: 16/Jan/19 14:35 GMT