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A LOOK BACK AT 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 & 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 ASIA-PACIFIC

Osmond Ng, Customer Engineer, Asia, GOOGLE CLOUD

09:30am 
CAPACITY MANAGEMENT DRIVEN BY OTT VIDEO SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Wenfeng Liu, VP, IQIYI 

9:50am 
ADAPTING YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR NEXT GENERATION SERVICES

Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL

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

Moderator: Rob Van den Dam, Global Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment (TME) Industry Leader, IBM
Diarmid Massey, SVP, Sales Asia-Pacific, EQUINIX
Ellie Sweeney, Executive Director, Global Sales, TELSTRA

10:50am 
MORNING COFFEE & 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

Andy Chang, SVP of Ad Sales, Marketing and Original Productions, CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT (CTE)

11:45am
CASE STUDY 2
: 2 YEARS ON: AN INSIGHT INTO THE MOMENTUM OF HOOQ

Chris  Lipman, VP of Customer Experience, HOOQ 

12:15pm
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
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING THE ASIA-PACIFIC CABLE MARKET

 Moderator: Jason Mcgee-Abe, Editor, CAPACITY MAGAZINE

Alice Au, VP for Global Wholesale, CHINA UNICOM GLOBAL
Leonardo Cerciello, VP Sales Asia, Africa and Middle East, SPARKLE

2:50pm 
PANEL DISCUSSION: DISSECTING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA: IS IT STILL A GREENFIELD MARKET?

Moderator: Damien Dujacquier, Senior Partner, ROLAND BERGER
Manoj Paul, MD, India, GPX GLOBAL SYSTEMS
Katrina Luna-Abelarde, VP & Head International & Carrier Business, PLDT
Jean-Philippe Gauvrit, CFO Asia Pacific & Japan, NOKIA

3:40m 
AFTERNOON COFFEE & 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 

Moderator: Rob Van den Dam, Global Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment (TME) Industry Leader, IBM
Anup Changaroth, Senior Director, Business Development & Solutions, CIENA
Masato Hoshino, VP, Asia Market Developments, COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Ravindran Mahalingam, SVP, EMEA Region, HGC

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

 Moderator: Jason Mcgee-Abe, Editor, CAPACITY MAGAZINE
Jerry Chung, Regional Head, Southeast Asia, CDNETWORK GROUP
Taka Hayakawa, Director, Worldwide Production & Business Development, FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK
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

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8:30am

BREAKFAST & NETWORKING BREAK

SECURITY 101

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

Moderator: Anwar McEntee, Cybersecurity Specialist, BT Security AMEA, BT GLOBAL SERVICES
Cat So, Country Manager, DARKTRACE
Dr Ricky Chau, VP, Enterprise Sales Asia-Pacific, CENTURYLINK
Michael Wheeler, EVP, Global IP Network, NTT COMMUNICATIONS

10:15am
EVOLVING CLOUD MARKET IN REGION AND BEYOND

Joe Han, EVP, CHINA TELECOM GLOBAL

10:45am
MORNING COFFEE & 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 APPROACH TO SD-WAN

Rohan Naggi, Director, Technical Marketing, VELOCLOUD

12:00pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE CARRIER’S ROLE IN CLOUD ADOPTION: HOW TO MAINTAIN THE COMPETITIVE EDGE IN DELIVERING TO TODAY’S ENTERPRISE

Moderator: Carl Roberts, CCO, EPSILON
Tom Brightbill, Solutions Engineer Manager, CLOUDFLARE
Bill Lambertson, Global Cloud & Network Leader, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment Industries, IBM
Joe Zhu, Founder & CEO, ZENLAYER

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

Moderator: Philip Hu, MD - North Asia, UPTIME INSTITUTE
Thomas Lam, General Manager, AEM TECHNOLOGY
Jun Cheng, SVP, CHINA UNICOM GLOBAL 
Damon Reid, Group Director, Asia-Pacific, GLOBAL SWITCH
Ben Kuochuan Chu, CTO, SUNRISE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CO. LTD 

1:10pm
LUNCH & NETWORKING

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I3 FORUM WORKSHOP

2:00pm

THE NEW I3FORUM - COLLABORATE TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

Philippe Millet, Founder & Chair, I3FORUM & Head, Technical Strategy, ORANGE LABS NETWORKS

2:20pm

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: COLLABORATION AND INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION

Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL

2:40pm

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

Moderator: Carlos Dasilva, VP Products & Business Operations, PCCW Global
Katrina Luna-Abelarde, VP & Head International & Carrier Business, PLDT
Peter Quinlan, VP, UCC Product Management, TATA COMMUNICATIONS
Nadya Melic, GM, Connectivity & Platforms, TELSTRA

3:30pm

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

Moderator: Christian Michaud, SVP, Usage Based Services, Voice & Mobility, TATA COMMUNICATIONS
Sutton Cheung, CTO, CITIC TELECOM INTERNATIONAL
Ravindran Mahalingam, SVP, EMEA Region, HGC
Cedric Mauvielle, AVP, Product Strategy, PCCW GLOBAL
John Sullivan, Head of Global Voice & Mobility, TELSTRA

5:00pm
CAPACITY ASIA 2017 CLOSING PARTY

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