20 - 21 February 2018, Hilton Tower Bridge, London


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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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
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, T ata Communications


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
Timothy Passingham, VP Wholesale, Colt Technology Services
Moderator: Elaine Stafford, Managing Partner, DRG Undersea Consulting


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.


Submarine Networks World Europe 2018 prospectus


Speakers Include

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    Senior Director of Global Network Acquisition Group
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    Jukka-Pekka Joensuu
    Executive Advisor
    Cinia Group Oy
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    Larry Schwartz
    Chairman & CEO
    Seaborn Networks
    Nigel Bayliff at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Nigel Bayliff
    Chief Executive Officer
    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
  • Chris Wood at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Chris Wood
    Chief Executive Officer
    Pal Beres at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Pal Beres
    Market Development Director
    Türk Telekom International HU Kft.
  • Timothy Passingham at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Timothy Passingham
    VP Wholesale
    Colt Technology Services
    Elaine Stafford at Submarine Networks World Europe 2018
    Elaine Stafford
    Managing Partner
    DRG Undersea Consulting



Find Your Inspiration in London
20 - 21 February 2018