Agenda

Singapore, 7 - 8 September 2022

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Sep 79:00
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Guest Speaker Welcome & Opening Remarks

Keynote
Aileen Chia, Deputy Chief Executive (Connectivity Development & Regulation), Director-General (Telecoms & Post), Singapore IMDASingapore
Sep 79:20
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Keynote Panel: Welcome to HYPERSCALE – the new future of the trans-ocean submarine cable?

Keynote
Moderator: Sean Bergin, President, APTelecomCambodia
Bevan Slattery, Founder, SUBCO/HyperOneAustralia
Chris Wood, Chief Executive Officer, WIOCCKenya
Paul Abfalter, Head of North Asia & Global Wholesale, TelstraHong Kong
Laurie MIller, President & Chief Executive Officer, Southern Cross Cable NetworkBermuda
Sep 710:20
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Title Sponsor Presentation: Instrumenting existing subsea cables for seismic detection

Keynote
Antti Kankkunen, VP, Subsea PLM, InfineraUnited States
Sep 711:10
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Guest Presentation: Economic Indicators and Future of the Submarine Cable Industry

Keynote
Alan Mauldin, Research Director, TeleGeographyUnited States
Sep 711:30
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Platinum Sponsor Presentation:

Keynote
Steve Alexander, Senior Vice President And Chief Technology Officer, Ciena LimitedUnited States
Sep 711:50
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Global Projects Showcase

Keynote
Norman Albi, Chief Executive Officer, Medusa Submarine Cable SystemSpain
Anthony Callanan, CTO, Inligo NetworksAustralia
John Hibbard, Chairman, Galapagos Cable SystemsAustralia
Remi Galasso, Chief Executive Officer, HawaikiNew Zealand
Meng Fai Yue, Chairperson of the Management Committee, SEA-ME-WE-6Singapore
Sep 712:50
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The Neutral Triangle

Keynote
Masahiro Soma, Chief Technology Officer, RTI CableUnited States
Sep 714:00
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Building a cable in the world’s most environmentally sensitive area

Operations & Maintenance
John Hibbard, Chairman, Galapagos Cable SystemsAustralia
Sep 714:00
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More than ‘just’ a cable? The importance of submarine cables to economic and social development

Strategy
Tony Mosley, Director of Business Development, Ocean Specialists Inc.United States
Sep 714:00
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Open Cable Case Study:

Technology
Greg Varisco, Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Sep 714:20
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Bigger is better – upgrading open cable technology for the MEGA cable market

Technology
Steve Grubb, Global Optical Architecture, MetaUnited States
Sep 714:20
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Delivering advanced marine installation to support increasing data demands

Operations & Maintenance
Mick Green, VP Engineering, Datawave Networks LtdCyprus
Sep 714:20
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From improbable to possible: How an Indigenous Nation is bringing new Trans-Pacific cables to Washington state

Strategy
Joel Ogren, Chief Executive Officer, Assured CommunicationsUnited States
Tyson Johnston, Head of Development, OCFT, Quinault Indian NationUnited States
Sep 714:40
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Panel: Never let a crisis go to waste… Sourcing people, logistics and regional differences – what have we learnt and what is the new normal?

Operations & Maintenance
Moderator: Paul McCann, Managing Director, McCann Consulting InternationalAustralia
Gavin Tully, Managing Partner, Pioneer ConsultingUnited States
Mike Constable, CSO, HMN technologiesSingapore
Andrew Hankins, Head of Architecture & Strategic Engineering, TelstraHong Kong
Benny Choo, EVP, RTI CablesSingapore
Sep 714:40
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Panel: The Open Cable model - does the traditional full turnkey model still exist?

Technology
Moderator: Ashutosh Bhargava, VP, Subsea Telecom, Prysmian GroupSingapore
Weiguo Chang, Director, Network Planning and Product Development, China Telecom GlobalChina
Owen Bryant, Head of Global Infrastructure, VodafoneUnited Kingdom
Ian Clarke, VP, Global Submarine Sales, CienaUnited Kingdom
Peter Zwinkels, VP, Global Sales Subsea, InfineraNetherlands
Sep 714:40
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Panel: The rebirth of wholesale and the growth of capacity… the future of wholesale is bright…. Right?

Strategy
Moderator: Isabelle Paradis, President, HOT TELECOMCanada
Praveen Agarwal, SVP, Business Head, Airtel BusinessIndia
Arthur Tang, Vice President and Head, International Business and Wholesale, StarHubSingapore
Fergus Innes, CCO, Crosslake FibreIreland
Chris Bayly, CCO, Aqua CommsUnited Kingdom
Sep 715:40
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Expanding inwards – PoP, capacity considerations and connecting landlocked countries

Operations & Maintenance
Pal Beres, VP Strategic Projects, AzerTelecomAzerbaijan
Sep 715:40
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ICPC Update

Strategy
Graham Evans, Chairman, ICPCSingapore
Sep 716:00
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Activation and monitoring for complex networks

Technology
Arun Balaji V.N., Technical Architect, NMSWorks Software (P) LtdIndia
Sep 716:00
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Expansion and Progress of the PEACE Cable System

Operations & Maintenance
Yap Beng Hwee, VP of PCIN Link System PTE LTD, PEACE CableSingapore
Sep 716:20
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Panel: Challenges away from traditional cable routes

Operations & Maintenance
Moderator: Alasdair Wilkie, CTO, Marine, Digicel GroupSaint Lucia
Vincent Gatineau, CSMO, EllaLinkIreland
Yasutoshi Kikuchi, Managing Executive Officer & CTO, Arteria Networks CorporationJapan
Aurélien Vigano, VP International Transmission Networks, OrangeFrance
Sep 716:20
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Panel: Reliability, bandwidth demand and outage prevention – why testing and measurement is the backbone of your subsea cable

Technology
Moderator: Sabah AlKubaisy, Senior Advisor of Telecommunications & Technology, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of BahrainBahrain
Bill Marra, Chief Commercial Officer, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Ciaran Delaney, Chief Operating Officer, EXA InfrastructureUnited Kingdom
Darwin Evans, Director, Product Line Management, CienaCanada
Gavin Rea, Chief Technical Officer, Gulf Bridge International (GBI)Qatar
Sep 716:20
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Panel: Submarine cables as a critical asset and a matter of national security

Strategy
Moderator: Laurent Campagne, Senior Consultant, AQESTFrance
Remi Galasso, Chief Executive Officer, HawaikiNew Zealand
Rick Sofield, National Security Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLPUnited States
Bjorn Vik, Co-Founder, N0r5ke Fibre ASNorway
Xiaolei Wu, EVP, China Telecom GlobalChina

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Sep 89:15
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SubOptic Presentation: A year of growth and a look at what’s ahead for the SubOptic Association

Keynote
Paul Gabla, President, SubOptic AssociationFrance
Sep 89:30
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Keynote Panel: “Blown out of the water”- in an increasingly OTT dominated market, what is the future for independent operators?

Keynote
Moderator: Eric Handa, Chief Executive Officer, APTelecomUnited States
Nigel Bayliff, Chief Executive Officer, Aqua CommsIreland
Dave Pearson, Managing Director, Global Sales, RTI CableAustralia
Rosalind Thomas, Managing Director And Chief Executive Officer, SAEx InternationalMauritius
Brian Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Inligo NetworksAustralia
Geir Holmer, Chief Executive Officer, SkagenfiberNorway
Sep 810:10
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Keynote Panel: Protecting the population? Submarine cables for environmental sensing

Keynote
Moderator: Bruce Howe, Research Professor, Univeristy of Hawaii at ManoaUnited States
Sushin Suresan Adackaconam, Optical Systems Product Management - Lead, CiscoUnited States
Giuseppe Valentino, VP Backbone & Infrastructure Solutions - Product Management, SparkleItaly
Sally Low, Program Manager, Network Acquisition and Submarine Focus, GoogleSingapore
Sep 811:40
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CLS extreme conditions case study:

Data Centre & CLS
Matt Peterson, Chief Technology Officer, QuintillionUnited States
Sep 812:00
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A customer-centric investment model for new cable builds

Strategy
Jarrod Nink, Chief Executive Officer - Wholesale and International, VocusAustralia
Sep 812:00
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Looking outside the box to optimize connectivity for long-term CLS solutions

Data Centre & CLS
Sabah AlKubaisy, Senior Advisor of Telecommunications & Technology, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of BahrainBahrain
Sep 812:00
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The introduction of optical fibre switching technology to the subsea market

Technology
Leslie Cao, Senior Director, Network Solutions Department, HMN technologiesChina
Sep 812:20
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Panel: Investment and asset management strategies from private equity, banks and the emergence of digital infrastructure funds

Strategy
Moderator: Julian Rawle, Principal, Julian Rawle ConsultingUnited States
Yoonee Jeong, Senior Digital Technology Specialist, ADBUnited Arab Emirates
Thor Johnsen, Head of Digital Infrastructure, Triple PointUnited Kingdom
Bertrand Guiot, Managing Director, Head of Real Assets and Investment Banking, SEA & Head of Infrastructure Fund Coverage, APAC, NatixisSingapore
Mike Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer, Crosslake FibreCanada
Sep 812:20
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Panel: Is the CLS no longer critical infrastructure?

Data Centre & CLS
Moderator: Joel Ogren, Chief Executive Officer, Assured CommunicationsUnited States
Arlene Mae Jallorina, VP Strategic Infrastructure Investments, Globe TelecomPhilippines
Haitham Zahran, Vice President, EMEA Subsea Cable Systems, PCCW GlobalUnited Arab Emirates
Brian Lavallée, Senior Director, Product Marketing, CienaCanada
Sep 812:20
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Panel: The race to lower latency for higher capacity… how far can we push it?

Technology
Moderator: Bertrand Clesca, Director of Client Solutions, Pioneer ConsultingUnited States
Panagiota Bosdogianni, CTO, OTEGlobeGreece
Chongguang Ma, VP Global Sales – MEA, HMN Technologies Co., Ltd.China
Jean-François Baget, Product Line Manager Submerged Equipment, Alcatel Submarine NetworksFrance
Diego Matas, Chief Operating Officer, EllaLinkSpain
Sep 814:00
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Regulation to optimize retail market entry through cable pricing

Strategy
John De Ridder, Telecommunications Economist, DeRidder Consulting PLCAustralia
Sep 814:20
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European partnerships and regulation post-Brexit

Strategy
Peter Fisk, Executive Committee Member, European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)United Kingdom
Sep 814:20
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Smart topology design for submarine networks

Technology
Olivier Courtois, Director of Product Strategy, Management and Marketing, Alcatel Submarine NetworksFrance
Sep 814:20
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The benefits of strategic alignment between Subsea Cables and Data Centres

Data Centre & CLS
Mike Hollands, Senior Director Market Development, Digital RealtyUnited Kingdom
Wilfried Dudink, Director Strategy & Development – Network Service Providers, Digital RealtyUnited Kingdom
Sep 814:40
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Panel: Smart, Sustainable, Hyperscale – the data centre of 2022…

Data Centre & CLS
Moderator: Vinay Nagpal, President, InterGlobixUnited States
Joshua Au, Singapore Chapter Lead, Infrastructure MasonsSingapore
Zvika Caspy, EVP Sales Europe, SparkleIsrael
Sep 814:40
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Panel: Where do we go from here? Is the industry treading water or are there new network design concepts on the horizon?

Technology
Moderator: Aki Uljas, Senior Partner, Cambridge Management ConsultingUnited Kingdom
Fredrik Hane, Chief Operating Officer, Eastern LightSweden
Mark Wickham, Chief Executive Officer, Datawave Networks LtdCyprus
Antti Kankkunen, VP, Subsea PLM, InfineraUnited States
Sep 814:40
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Permitting 101: Ensuring Compliant Connectivity in the Middle East and African Regions

Strategy
Hasnain Ali, Director of Permitting & Regulatory Affairs, Pioneer ConsultingUnited States
Sep 815:00
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India Landings Simplified: Licensing, Permitting & Regulation

Strategy
Amit Vyas, CEO, Saltwater Cables Pvt LtdIndia
Sep 815:40
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DC Case Study

Data Centre & CLS
Yonggang Wen, Co-Director, STDCTSingapore
Sep 815:40
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Protecting your subsea cable from growing cyber threats

Technology
Bjorn Vik, Co-Founder, N0r5ke Fibre ASNorway
Sep 815:40
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The paradigm for creating a new open-access connectivity node in the BalkanMed region

Strategy
George Psyrris, Managing Director, GRID TelecomGreece
Sep 816:00
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Preventing rather than reacting to a security breach

Technology
Katie Bristow Myers, Senior Corporate Counsel, Microsoft CorporationUnited States
Sep 816:00
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Sustainable Data Centres: Award Winning River Cooling - Marseille

Data Centre & CLS
Claire Chadourne, Marketing Director, Interxion: A Digital Realty CompanyFrance
Sep 816:00
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Where is the next hot subsea cable market?

Strategy
Michael Ruddy, Director Of International Research, Terabit Consulting Inc.United States
Sep 816:20
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Panel: Creating a more sustainable internet through subsea cables and data centre partnerships

Data Centre & CLS
Moderator: Daniel Ropski, PMO Lead - Global Data Centre Programme - APAC, ArcadisSingapore
Farhan Mohamed Bouh, Strategy Lead, Djibouti TelecomDjibouti
Takeshi Kawasaki, Director - Network Services, NTT LimitedJapan
Sami Slim, Chief Executive Officer, Telehouse FranceFrance
Mustafa Burai, Senior Manager, Wholesale & Carrier Services, SudatelSudan
Sep 816:20
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Panel: Fishing, shipping, earthquakes – physical threats haven’t changed but how are cables more secure now than they ever have been?

Technology
Moderator: Graham Evans, Chairman, ICPCSingapore
Steve Maddocks, Director, International, AARNetAustralia
Hugh McGarry, Projects and Strategy Director, Solomon Islands Submarine Cable CompanySolomon Islands
Giuseppe Valentino, VP Backbone & Infrastructure Solutions - Product Management, SparkleItaly
Andy Lumsden, Principle - Engineering & Operations, TelstraSingapore
Sep 816:20
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Panel: Where and why for the next subsea cables?

Strategy
Moderator: Paul McCann, Managing Director, McCann Consulting InternationalAustralia
Adrian Moss, Submarine Cable Investments, JioUnited Kingdom
Javier Hector Lloret, Senior Expert, Submarine Cables & Capacity, OmantelOman
Carlos Casado Gallardo, Business Development Director (USA&EMEA), TelxiusSpain
Damien Bertrand, Chief Operating Officer, Medusa Submarine Cable SystemSpain
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