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Virtual, 29 September 2021 - 1 October 2021

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Sep 2915:55
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Opening Remarks

Keynotes
Jonathan Drape-Comyn, Producer, Submarine Networks WorldSingapore
Sep 2916:00
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Consortium Case Study: DARE Cable System

Strategy
Farhan Mohamed Bouh, Strategic Lead, Submarine Cables, Djibouti TelecomDjibouti
Sep 2916:00
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MALBEC Cable System – RFS Open Cables in 2021

Technology
Philippe Perrier, CTO, GlobenetUnited States
Sep 2916:00
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Natitua system – logistics, construction and installation in the South Pacific

Operations & Maintenance
Helelany Ly, Project Manager, Submarine Cables, Office Des Postes And TelecommunicationFrench Polynesia
Sep 2916:30
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PANEL Consortiums - An unsustainable model in an era of urgency?

Strategy
Moderator: Jose Troncoso, Project Manager, Ocean Specialists IncUnited States
Farhan Mohamed Bouh, Strategic Lead, Submarine Cables, Djibouti TelecomDjibouti
Praveen Agarwal, SVP, Business Head, India, SAARC & APAC, Airtel BusinessIndia
Hasan Zainal, Head of International Capacity, BatelcoBahrain
Hiromitsu Todokoro, Senior Advisor, Submarine Cables, KDDI CorporationJapan
Luiz Fuschini, CEO, AURORA CableUnited States
Sep 2916:30
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PANEL Open cables = Open future

Technology
Moderator: Steve Dawe, Chairman, European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)United Kingdom
Bill Marra, CCO, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Sidheeque Machingal, Senior Director, Carrier & Wholesale Planning, Etisalat Carrier & WholesaleUnited Arab Emirates
Steve Maddocks, Director, International Networks, AARNetAustralia
Christos Holevas, Associate Director, Network Development, Submarine Cables,, Tata CommunicationsUnited Kingdom
David Ross, Co-Founder, Confluence NetworksUnited States
Sep 2916:30
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PANEL Operations and Maintenance - Reacting to unprecedented change in 2020

Operations & Maintenance
Moderator: John Hibbard, CEO, Hibbard ConsultingAustralia
Constantinos Papas, Development of Cable Facilities and Products, CYTACyprus
Ponparis Gurdsapsri, Submarine System Program Manager, Planning & Implementation, True CorporationThailand
Saku Yoshimatsu, Senior Manager, Network Services, NTT Ltd.Japan
Zarrar Khan, Chief Business Services Officer, Pakistan Telecommunications Company LimitedPakistan
Panagiota Bosdogianni, CTO, OTEGlobeGreece
Sep 2917:30
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Fortifying PH global connectivity towards becoming ASEAN’s next digital hub

Operations & Maintenance
Victor N. Aliwalas, Strategic Advisor, PLDT EnterprisePhilippines
Sep 2917:30
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Open cable architecture: Standardization or greater flexibility?

Technology
Jean Francois Baget, Senior Manager, Technical Marketing, Alcatel Submarine NetworksItaly
Sep 2917:30
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Providing high quality connectivity in extreme environments – An update on building the IRIS cable system to Iceland

Strategy
Thorvadur Sveinsson, CEO, FariceIceland
Sep 2918:00
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Connectivity to hosting, the next generation

Operations & Maintenance
Derek Cassidy, Senior Optical Specialist, Submarine Technologies, BTIreland
Sep 2918:00
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From traditional to open cable systems: The SMW-5 approach

Technology
Pal Beres, Market and Commercial Development Director, SEA-ME-WE-5Hungary
Mukhtar Embong, Chairman of the PG Sub-Committee, SEA-ME-WE-5Malaysia
Mohamad Hairi Hussin, Chairman of the O&MSC Sub-Committee, SEA-ME-WE-5Malaysia
Wei Guo Chang, Chairman of the Management Committee, SEA-ME-WE-5China
Sep 2918:00
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ICPC Update

Strategy
Graham Evans, Managing Director/Vice Chairman, EGS Survey Group and ICPCSingapore
Sep 2918:30
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PANEL Meeting the critical demand for greater connectivity

Operations & Maintenance
Moderator: Michael Ruddy, Director Of International Research, Terabit Consulting Inc.United States
Artur Mendes, VP Sales, Angola CablesAngola
Steve Orlando, CEO, Seaborn NetworksUnited States
Dave Pearson, Managing Director, Global Sales, RTI CableAustralia
Takahiro Sumimoto, CEO, Pacific CrossingUnited States
Fergus Innes, SVP, crosslake fibreIreland
Sep 2918:30
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PANEL Potential, performance and capacity without limits for subsea open cables

Technology
Moderator: Julian Rawle, Principal, Julian Rawle ConsultingUnited States
Vincent Gatineau, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, EllaLinkFrance
Olivier Courtois, Director of Product Strategy, Management and Marketing, Alcatel Submarine NetworksFrance
Wolfgang Moench, Senior Product Line Manager, Optical Field Test Portfolio, VIAVI SolutionsGermany
Haitham Zahran, Vice President, EMEA, Subsea Cable Systems, PCCW GlobalUnited Arab Emirates
Nancy Sun, Director, Technical Solutions Departmennt, HMN technologiesChina
Geoff Bennett, Director of Solutions and Technology, infineraUnited Kingdom
Sep 2918:30
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PANEL The importance of cable security and infrastructure to owners AND national security

Strategy
Moderator: Kent Bressie, Partner And Head Of International Practice, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLPUnited States
Alasdair Wilkie, CTO, Marine, Digicel GroupSaint Lucia
Daniel Simis, Strategic Project Management, BezeqIsrael
Mike Constable, CSO, HMN technologiesSingapore
German Villarroel Opazo, International Accounts, Submarine Cables, Grupo GTDChile
Oscar Ondo, Director General, GITGEEquatorial Guinea
Richard Marshall, Chairman, Board of Directors, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Sep 2919:30
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Applications for Seismic Monitoring and Visibility

Technology
Sushin Suresan Adackaconam, Senior Product Manager, CiscoUnited States
Luca Della Chiesa, Principal Engineer, CiscoItaly
Markus Weber, Director, Product Management, CiscoGermany
Sep 2920:00
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PANEL Who is driving, and what is next, in the evolution of the subsea cable industry

Keynotes
Moderator: Elaine Stafford, Managing Partner, DRG Undersea ConsultingUnited States
Ricardo Orcero, Network Investments, EMEA, Submarine Cables, FacebookSpain
Jean-Luc Vuillemin, EVP, International Networks, ORANGEFrance
Russ Matulich, CEO, RTI CableUnited States
Sep 2921:00
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Return of the Exiles: Celebrating 150 years of Submarine Cables

Keynotes
Julia Twomlow, CEO, Creative Director, PK Porthcurno, Museum of Global CommunicationsUnited Kingdom
Sep 2921:30
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Platinum Sponsor Presentation - Performance factors in Submarine Networks: An update for 2021

Keynotes
Michael Guess, VP, Product Management, Subsea, InfineraUnited States
Sep 2922:00
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Global Project Showcase - Southern Cross NEXT

Keynotes
Craige Sloots, Director, Sales & Marketing, Southern Cross Cable NetworkAustralia
Sep 2922:10
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Global Project Showcase - HARP Cable System

Keynotes
Ola Khaled, Senior Manager, International Business Development, Telecom EgyptEgypt
Sep 2922:20
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Global Project Showcase - IAX/IEX Cable Systems

Keynotes
Adrian Moss, Head Submarine Cable Investments, Reliance JioUnited Kingdom
Sep 2922:30
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Global Project Showcase - Oman Australia Cable

Keynotes
Jim Clarke, CEO, SUB.COAustralia
Sep 2922:40
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Global Project Showcase - TEAS Cable System

Keynotes
Greg Varisco, CEO, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Sep 2922:50
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Global Project Showcase - Bifrost Cable System

Keynotes
Nanang Hendarno, CTO, TelinIndonesia

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Sep 3016:00
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Evolution of wet plant technology: Repeatered systems

Technology
Jean Francois Baget, Senior Manager, Technical Marketing, Alcatel Submarine NetworksItaly
Sep 3016:00
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Implementing affordable connectivity in isolated countries

Strategy
Yoonee Jeong, Senior Digital Tech Specialist, ADB
Sep 3016:00
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We Host the Cable City PoPs. We Land the Cables!

Data Centre
Mike Ng, Vice President, Product And Service Development, SUNeVisionHong Kong
Sep 3016:30
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PANEL Financing a new decade of submarine cables

Strategy
Moderator: Paul Lam, Policy & Strategy Officer, Digital & Technology, Asian Infrastructure Investment BankChina
Aurélien Vigano, VP Int'l Transmission Network, ORANGEFrance
Giuseppe Sini, Head International Business Unit, Chairman, AAE-1 Cable System, RetelitItaly
Nicole Shamier, Chief Economist, St Helena GovernmentSaint Helena
Nigel Bayliff, CEO, Aqua CommsIreland
Mohamed El Dahshory, Director, Global Projects & Submarine Cable Development, Telecom EgyptEgypt
Arthur Tang, Vice President & Head of International Business & Wholesale, StarhubSingapore
Sep 3016:30
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PANEL More than just a data centre – driving development at the PoP

Data Centre
Moderator: Vinay Nagpal, President, InterGlobixUnited States
Gavin Rea, Chief Technical Officer, Gulf Bridge International (GBI)Qatar
Mike Hollands, Senior Director, Market Development, Interxion: A Digital Realty CompanyUnited Kingdom
Erick Contag, Executive Chairman, GlobenetUnited States
Steve Maddocks, Director, International Networks, AARNetAustralia
Mabua Lesego Mabua, CEO, Botswana Fibre NetworksBotswana
Sep 3016:30
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PANEL New infrastructure = New technology

Technology
Moderator: Bruce Howe, Research Professor, Joint Task Force for SMART Cables and University of Hawaii at ManoaUnited States
Fredrik Hane, Founder, Eastern LightSweden
Ik Icard, Chief Strategy Officer, Far North DigitalUnited States
Toby Williams, Head Of Infrastructure Investment, euNetworksUnited Kingdom
Peter Zwinkels, Sales VP, infineraThe Netherlands
Rob Wcislo, Vice President, Global Network Infrastructure, EXA InfrastructureUnited States
Sep 3017:30
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Is co-location a dying business?

Data Centre
Bjorn Vik, Co-Founder, N0r5ke Communication Services AS / N0r5ke Fibre ASNorway
Sep 3017:30
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Taking cables to the Edge: Connecting Europe & Latin America

Strategy
Philippe Dumont, CEO, EllaLinkFrance
Sep 3017:30
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Traditional cables vs SDM? More wavelengths, capacity & efficiency

Technology
Leslie Cao, Senior Director, Network Solutions Department, HMN technologiesChina
Sep 3018:00
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Changes in subsea cables: An industry driven by the fusion of clouds & networks

Strategy
Donald (Yijun) Tan, CEO, China Telecom GlobalChina
Sep 3018:00
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Creating subsea cables that provide mega-capacity and even bigger resilience

Technology
Jesus Romero, COO, Converge ICTPhilippines
Sep 3018:00
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Marseille: Today, the world’s 9th internet hub. Tomorrow, what’s next?

Data Centre
Fabrice Coquio, Managing Director, France, Interxion: A Digital Realty CompanyFrance
Sep 3018:30
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PANEL Building cables on every continent: Differences, commonalities & experiences

Strategy
Moderator: Eric Handa, CEO, APTelecomUnited States
Chris Bayly, CCO, Aqua CommsIreland
Joseph Chidiac, Head of Global Wholesale Sales - Greater China & Oceania, TelstraAustralia
Carlos Casado, Head of EMEA Sales, Telxius CableSpain
Mac McHale, Chief Revenue Officer, QuintillionUnited States
Gavin Rea, Chief Technical Officer, Gulf Bridge International (GBI)Qatar
Arlene Mae Jallorina, Vice President, International Facilities Investments, Globe TelecomPhilippines
Sep 3018:30
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PANEL From design to RFS... Getting it right 101

Technology
Moderator: Lynsey Thomas, Director, Subsea Networks LtdUnited Kingdom
Andy Hudson, CNO, Aqua CommsUnited Kingdom
Maja Summers, Senior, Submarine Commercial Manager, Subsea Infrastructure & Partnerships, Vodafone Carrier ServicesUnited Kingdom
Andrew Hankins, Head of Architecture & Strategic Engineering, TelstraHong Kong
German Villarroel Opazo, International Accounts, Submarine Cables, Grupo GTDChile
Steve Grubb, Global Optical Architecture, FacebookUnited States
Sep 3018:30
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PANEL Why carrier-neutral colocation data centres are here now AND the future

Data Centre
Moderator: Sean Bergin, Co-Founder And President, APTelecomCambodia
Vinay Nagpal, President, InterGlobixUnited States
Fiona Lau, CCO, Executive Director, SUNeVisionHong Kong
Alex Vaxmonsky, Director, Ecosystem Development, EquinixUnited States
Pal Beres, Market and Commercial Development Director, SEA-ME-WE-5Hungary
Mustafa Burai, Wholesale, SudatelSudan
Derek Cassidy, Senior Optical Specialist, Submarine Technologies, BTIreland
Sep 3019:30
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New cable, new technology case study

Technology
Lucus Zhuang, Director, Sales, PEACE CableChina
Sep 3019:30
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PANEL Discussing the subsea regulatory landscape 2021

Strategy
Moderator: Mohamed Nasr, Assistant ICT Minister - Global Information Infrastructure, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, EgyptEgypt
José Barros, Senior Advisor, Submarine Cables, ANACOMPortugal
Aileen Chia, Deputy CEO, Connectivity Development & Regulation, Info-Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA)Singapore
MT Suen, Advisory Expert, Submarine Cable Planning, China mobile internationalChina
Thomas Küpper, Scientific And Technical Policy Officer, Broadband & Submarine Cables, European CommissionBelgium
Pierre Tremblay, Digital Infrastructure Leader, Sustainable InfrastructureUnited States
Sep 3019:30
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PANEL Location, Location, Location for new & sustainable data centres

Data Centre
Moderator: Joshua Au, Head, Data Centre, A STAR - Agency for Science Technology ad ResearchSingapore
Mattias Fridstrom, Vice President And Chief Evangelist, Telia Carrier ABSweden
Giuseppe Valentino, VP Product Management Backbone & Infrastructure Solutions, SparkleItaly
Peder Naerboe, Founder & Owner, Bulk InfrastructureNorway
Remi Galasso, CEO, HAWAIKINew Zealand
Dag Aanensen, CEO, Nordic ConsultingNorway
Sep 3020:30
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PANEL Connecting Island Nations

Keynotes
Moderator: Paul McCann, Managing Director, McCann Consulting InternationalAustralia
Ranulf Scarbrough, CEO, Avaroa Cable LimitedCook Islands
Nanang Hendarno, CTO, TelinIndonesia
Paul Komboi, CEO, PNG DataCo LimitedPapua New Guinea
Esther Garcés, CEO, IslalinkSpain
Alasdair Wilkie, CTO, Marine, Digicel GroupSaint Lucia
Sep 3021:30
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PANEL Lakes & Landlocked Countries

Keynotes
Moderator: Sean Bergin, Co-Founder And President, APTelecomCambodia
Ana Nakashidze, CEO, AzerTelecomAzerbaijan
Cengiz Oztelcan, CEO, Gulf Bridge International (GBI)Qatar
Mike Last, CMO, WIOCCUnited Kingdom
David Eurin, CEO, Liquid Sea, Liquid Intelligent TechnologiesUnited Kingdom
Mike Cunningham, CEO, crosslake fibreCanada
Sep 3022:30
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Presentation by TeleGeography: The mystery of international bandwidth demand

Keynotes
Alan Mauldin, Senior Research Director, TeleGeographyUnited States
Sep 3023:00
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The alternative model by RTI Cable – Accelerating international connectivity for a digital future

Keynotes
Russ Matulich, CEO, RTI CableUnited States
Dave Pearson, Managing Director, Global Sales, RTI CableAustralia
last published: 29/Sep/21 02:25 GMT

 

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