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THE CAPACITY ASIA 2017 AGENDA

WELCOME PARTY: Monday 11 DECEMBER 2017

7:00pm - 8:30pm 
THE CAPACITY ASIA 2017 WELCOME PARTY

Join our official Capacity Asia 2017 Welcome Party offering the perfect opportunity to welcome familiar clients and make some brand new connections in a fun packed evening. 

Where? 
The Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong

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DAY ONE: Tuesday 12 December 2017

08:00am 
WELCOME BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

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08:00am
REGISTRATION 

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09:05am 
WELCOME TO HONG KONG OPENING REMARKS

MORNING KEYNOTES
NEXT GENERATION DIGITAL SERVICES

09:10am
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: UP INTO THE CLOUD: AN UPDATE ON CLOUD SERVICE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

Kathy Lee, Head of North Asia, GOOGLE CLOUD

09:30am 
RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DRIVEN BY OTT VIDEO SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY

Wenfeng Liu, VP, IQIYI 

9:50am 
ADAPTING YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR NEXT GENERATION SERVICES

Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL

10:10am 
FROM NETWORK TO PLATFORM PROVIDER: THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE CARRIER FOR A CHANGING CUSTOMER BASE 

Moderator:
 Rob Van den Dam, Global Telecoms Industry Leader & VP, IBM

Diarmid Massey, VP, Sales Asia-Pacific, EQUINIX

Ellie Sweeney, Executive Director, Global Sales, TELSTRA

10:50am 
MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

Join all delegates for the perfect opportunity to recharge after a morning of business meetings and conference sessions.

FUTURE CONTENT SERVICES
2017’s EXCLUSIVE CONTENT INSIGHTS

11:20am
CASE STUDY 1
NEW FACES OF CONTENT: THE CHANGING BROADCASTING LANDSCAPE

Todd Miller, CEO, CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT

11:50am
CASE STUDY 2

2 YEARS ON: AN INSIGHT INTO THE MOMENTUM OF HOOQ

Peter Bithos, CEO, HOOQ

12:20pm
LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK

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REGIONAL CARRIER CASE STUDIES

2:00pm 
BIGGER AND BETTER: 2017’s UPDATE ON NEW SUBMARINE CABLE PROJECTS AND LAUNCHES

Tristan Thibodeaux, Research Analyst, TELEGEOGRAPHY

2:20pm
ASIA CABLE PANEL DISCUSSION

Leonardo Cerciello, VP Sales Asia, Africa and Middle East, SPARKLE

3:00pm 
DISSECTING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA: IS IT STILL A GREENFIELD

Moderator: Damien Dujacquier, Senior Partner, Singapore, Head of Telecom, Media and Technology, South-East Asia, ROLAND BERGER
Manoj Paul, MD - India, GPX INDIA PVT LTD
Katrina Luna-Abelarde, First VP – International & Carrier Business Group, PLDT & Smart, President & CEO – PLDT Global Corporation, PLDT
Jean-Philippe Gauvrit, Market CFO Asia Pacific and Japan, NOKIA

3:40pm 
AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

Catch up with colleagues and meet plenty of new faces with 5 star local cuisine served to all Capacity Asia 2017 delegates

NAVIGATING THE FUTURE CHALLENGES FOR WHOLESALE

4:10pm
FROM NETWORK TO PLATFORM PROVIDER: NAVIGATING THE CARRIER’S ROAD TO NETWORK VIRTUALISATION 

Anup Changaroth, Asia CTO, CIENA
Masato Hoshino, VP, Asia Market Developments, COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES 
James Lai, VP of Product & Business Development, HGC

4:50pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: SERVICING THE CONTENT ON DEMAND REVOLUTION: HOW TO ENSURE CUSTOMER QUALITY

Jerry Chung, Regional Head of Southeast Asia, CDNETWORKS 
Taka Hayakawa, Director, Worldwide Production and Sales International Dept., FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK
Martin Koppel, CEO, FORTUMO 
Shabir Momin, MD & CTO, ZENGATV

5:30pm
EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION

Wind down after a long day of meeting clients and forming new business partnerships with drinks, food and entertainment for all Capacity Asia 2017 delegates

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DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY 13 DECEMBER 2017

8:30am 
REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAK

SECURITY 101

9:30am 
CYBER SECURITY: MAINTAINING CUSTOMER TRUST IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Ricky Chau, VP of Asia-Pacific Region, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS
Michael Wheeler, EVP of Global IP Network Business Unit, NTT COMMUNICATIONS

10:15am
MAINTAING SECURITY IN A HYBRID CLOUD SERVICE

Speaker to be announced soon

10:50am
MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

Join all delegates for the perfect opportunity to recharge after a morning of business meetings and conference sessions.

THE CHANGING ROLE OF CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDERS AND DATA CENTRES

11:40am
AN OUTCOME DRIVEN APPROCH TO SD-WAN

Michael Wood, VP of Marketing, VELOCLOUD

11:30am
THE CARRIER’S ROLE IN CLOUD ADOPTION: HOW TO MAINTAIN THE COMPETITVE EDGE IN DELIVERING TO TODAY’S ENTERPRISE

Wing-Dar Ker, President, 21VIANET GROUP
Tom Brightbill, Regional Director of Solutions Engineering, CLOUDFLARE
Carl Roberts, CCO, EPSILON
Bill Lambertson, Global Cloud and network Leader, IBM TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES 
Josh Munro, EVP – APAC, MEGAPORT
Joe Zhu, Founder & CEO, ZENLAYER

12:40pm
FROM SECURITY TO SCALABILITY: UNDERSTANDING THE KEY METRICS TO CREATING A LEADING DATA CENTRE

Speakers to be announced soon

1:10pm
LUNCH AND NETWORKING

I3 FORUM WORKSHOP

2:00pm

THE NEW I3FORUM - COLLABORATE TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

Philippe Millet, Chair, I3FORUM and Head, Technical Strategy, ORANGE LABS NETWORKS

2:15pm

COLLABORATION AND INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION

Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL

2:30pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: ON UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS & THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL CARRIERS

Moderator: Carlos Dasilva, VP Products and Business Operations, PCCW Global

Kat Luna-Abelarde, FVP & Head, International & Carrier Business, & President, PLDT GLOBAL

Peter Quinlan, Vice President, UCC Product Management, TATA COMMUNICATIONS

3:10pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: IOT & THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL CARRIERS

Moderator: Cedric Mauvielle, AVP Product Strategy, PCCW GLOBAL

3:50pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: NEXT STEPS FOR IPX: VOLTE AND RCS AND BEYOND?

Moderator: Christian Michaud, SVP, Usage Based Services, Voice & Mobility, TATA COMMUNICATIONS

Sutton Cheung, Chief Technology Officer, CITIC 

5:00pm
CAPACITY ASIA 2017 CLOSING PARTY

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