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DAY TWO: TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER

 

 

9:00am - 10:00am

 

NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

 

10:00am - 11:00am

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: A CONVERSATION ON CONTENT – HOW DO WE FUTURE PROOF FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONTENT CONSUMPTION?  

 

It has been predicted that in the next 10 years, next-generation media technologies, wearables and IoT related advances will create important new opportunities for content and application providers to deliver highly innovative, in some cases disruptive, services over the internet. Yet what does the road map look like to this connected future?


Moderator: Dr. Judy Reed Smith, Chairperson & CEO, ATLANTIC-ACM
Stephan Schroeder
, VP Internet & Transport, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS
Matt George, Senior Manager, Field Development EMEA, EQUINIX
Amar Khan,
Network Strategy, FACEBOOK
Maarten Büchli, Director, Network Planning & Acquisition, MICROSOFT
Igor Smirnoff
, CCO, PRESSREADER.COM

11:00am - 11:30am

 

COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

Sponsored by Telenor

 

 

11:30am - 12:30pm

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: SDN – THE THREE LETTERS RE-DEFINING THE FUTURE OF CARRIER SERVICES? 
 
A world no longer dependent on switches, routers and other physical gear, is the aim of the SDN-game and while the conversation has been had over many years (with some carriers claiming to have having deployed it over 15 years ago), where does the industry currently stand on SDN deployment?


Moderator:
Mary Stanhope, VP Marketing, GLOBAL CAPACITY
Rajiv Datta, CTO, COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Eduardo Guardincerri
, VP Product Marketing, TELEFONICA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE 
Angus Flett, VP of Enterprise Products Connectivity, Security and Wholesale, VODAFONE CARRIER SERVICES

 

12:30pm - 2:00pm

 

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Sponsored by Colt

 

3:15pm - 3:45pm 

COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

2:00pm - 4:30pm

 

SPECIAL FOCUS SESSIONS: ADVANCING WOMEN IN TELCO

 

This year’s “Advancing Women in Telco” will explore some of the elements that are still posing challenges to diversity in the workplace. Each subject matter will be a moderator-led discussion, with a recap at the end of the session for all participants. We will then proceed with a panel discussion from the industry’s international leaders.

 

2:00pm - ROUNDTABLES:

 

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: UNDERSTANDING THE STEPS TO CREATING AN EFFECTIVE S.T.E.M OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Moderator:  Mary Stanhope, VP Marketing, GLOBAL CAPACITY 

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: MENTORSHIP: A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT TO THE TOP


Moderator
: Mardia van der Walt, SVP International Carrier Sales & Solutions, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS 

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: COMPANY CULTURE – THE BIGGEST HURDLE TO DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE?


Moderator
Michelle Bourque, SVP Product, Marketing and Access Strategy, BCE NEXXIA – A BELL CANADA COMPANY 


We have a limited number of spaces on the roundtable, if you would like to reserve your space, please email your RSVP to camela.cuison@capacitymedia.com.

2:45pm - PANEL DISCUSSION: ADVANCING WOMEN IN TELCO 

Moderator:
Karin Kollenz-Quetard, PhD, Professor of Strategy, EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
Catherine Birkett, CFO, INTEROUTE
Sean Rutter, Managing Director, KWR
Gagun Gahir, Manager, Carrier Voice ServicesTELSTRA 
Benoit Janin, CEO, ZANTEL



3:30pm - ADVANCING WOMEN IN TELCO RECEPTION

 

4:30pm - 6:00pm

 

CLOSING DRINKS RECEPTION

 

Wind-down and recharge for the last day of Capacity Europe with canapes and a drink. Socialise with peers in a stress-free setting.

 

Sponsored by Interoute






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