Capacity Conferences
NOW IN ITS
17TH YEAR

DAY ONE: Wednesday 6 September 2017


08:00
Registration & networking breakfast


MORNING KEYNOTES

NEXT GENERATION SERVICES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION CUSTOMER


09:00am
Welcome address 


09:05am
PRESENTATION: TRENDSETTING SPOTLIGHT: THE FUTURE OF TELECOMS &MEDIA

Bodie W. Francis, Manager Global Edge Operations, GOOGLE


09:20am
PRESENTATION: HONORARY SPOKESMAN: MAKING THE RIGHT INVESTMENTS

Jack Waters, CTO, ZAYO


09:35am

PRESENTATION: SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING: DRIVERS &OPPORTUNITIES

Dennis Elwell, Group VP, VERIZON PARTNER SOLUTIONS


9:55am
PRESENTATION: MAKING THE EDGE A REALITY: LOCALISING PHOENIX

Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Architect &VP of Innovation, EDGECONNEX


10:10am
Coffee break & Networking Break

Take a break from your business meetings and conference sessions,and grab a coffee to recharge for the rest of the day.


10:10am
THE BUYERS’ CLUB “MEET &GREET”

With a dedicated area during the coffee break,The Buyers’ Club will offer an opportunity for the leaders in the North American ecosystem to make the most of the new tailor-made meeting service,exclusive to Capacity North America.

Make sure your schedule is jam packed with all your capacity partners and email camela.cuison@capacitymedia.com for further details on how to opt in to this service.


FUTURE CLOUD SERVICES


10:50am
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE DATA CENTRE

Moderator: Jason Mcgee-Abe, Editor, CAPACITY MAGAZINE
Nitin Rao, VP - InfrastructureCLOUDFLARE
Ben Hedges, CEO, LINX AMERICA
Richard A Steenbergen, CTO, PACKETFABRIC


11:50am
PANEL DISCUSSION: MEETING CLOUD CONNECTIVITY REQUIREMENTS TO SERVICE NEXT GENERATION ENTERPRISES


In partnership with:

Moderator: David McCullough,Cloud Strategy Director,Americas, MEGAPORT

Jeffrey August,Physical Infrastructure, DROPBOX

Mary Stanhope, SVP Global Marketing, GLOBAL CAPACITY

Gina Nomellini, CMO, GTT 

Lu Heng, CEO, LARUS CLOUD SERVICES LIMITED 
Grant Kirkwood, Founder & CTO, UNITAS GLOBAL
Ujjval Karihaloo, VP of Product Management, VONAGE


12:50pm
Lunch & networking

Join all attendees at lunch for a chance to catch up with colleagues and plan for the afternoon ahead.



2:00pm

Business card exchange


2:05pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE FUTURE OF MOBILE TV BROADCASTING 

Moderator: Andrew D. Lipman, Partner, MORGAN,LEWIS &BOCKIUS LLP
Andrea Boetti, VP of Global Business Development & Sales, FORTUMO
Micah Gelman, Director of Video, WASHINGTON POST

2:45pm 

HOW TO STAY AHEAD IN THE CONTENT DELIVERY GAME

Ryan Korte, Principal Architect - Content & Media Development, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS


3:15pm
Afternoon coffee & networking break

Take a break from your business meetings and conference sessions,and grab a coffee to recharge for the rest of the day


3:45pm
THE CONTENT CORNER’S “MEET &GREET”


With a dedicated area during the coffee break,The “Meet &Greet” will offer an opportunity for the leaders in the North American ecosystem to make the most of the new tailor-made meeting service,exclusive to Capacity North America.

Capacity North America sponsors will be offered the opportunity to set up pre-arranged meetings with content providers representing TV broadcasters,online streaming services,gaming companies and OTTs. Please contact camela.cuison@capacitymedia.comfor more information on this newly introduced service.


4:10pm
QUICK FIRE CASE STUDIES

CASE STUDY A: TRAFFIC CONTROL – THE OPEN SOURCE CDN

Jan van Doorn, Distinguished Engineer, COMCAST CABLE

CASE STUDY B: WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES IN NEXT-GEN TV SERVICES?

Mitch Weinraub, Director – Product Development, AIRTV


4:45pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: NAVIGATING THE MIGRATION TO IP


In partnership with:

Moderator: Jason Thibeault, Executive Director, STREAMING VIDEO ALLIANCE 

Dwight C. Rees, VP,Carrier SalesAKAMAI 

Rob Dillon, Digital Operations Manager, TRIBUNE MEDIA
Jeff Weber, CEO, ZONETV


5:30pm
Evening drinks reception

Toast the successes of Day One and newly found business partners at the official Capacity North America drink reception. More details on food and entertainment to follow!


DAY TWO: Thursday 7 September 2017



9:00am
Networking breakfast


NETWORK SECURITY


10:00am
BREAKFAST BRIEFING: THE FUTURE OF NETWORK SECURITY

Leonardo Amor Vicente,Head of Security,Infrastructures &Security, TELEFONICA



10:45am
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPANDING YOUR NETWORK CONNECTIVITY IN THE USA &CANADA
Moderator: Jeff Brown, Carrier Solutions, WINDSTREAM
Ivan Mihaljevic, President, BCE NEXXIA - A BELL CANADA COMPANY

Yujie Wei, Senior manager of network planning & construction, CHINA TELECOM AMERICA

Dan Maynard, Vice President, INTEGRA OPTICS
Thane Storck, Group VP,Carrier Services, SPECTRUM ENTERPRISE
Sally O’Brien, Director,International Service Group, SPRINT



EXPANDING YOUR NETWORK REACH IN NORTH AMERICAN


11:45am
Morning coffee & networking break

Take a break from your business meetings and conference sessions,and grab a coffee to recharge for the rest of the day


11:45am
CHANNEL PARTNER “MEET &GREET”

With a dedicated area during the coffee break,meet with channel partners and discover a range of different technologies,services and products available which will help carriers further monetize their networks.

Make sure your schedule is jam packed with all your capacity partners and email camela.cuison@capacitymedia.comfor further details on how to opt in to this service.


12:30pm
PRESENTATION: HOW TO BEST DISTRIBUTE YOUR CLOUD NETWORK AND SOLUTION

Jim Fagan, Director,Cloud Practice, TELSTRA




1:00pm
Lunch &networking

Join all attendees at the final lunch for chance to review the conference and business meetings with colleagues and meet some new industry peers.


2:30pm
End of Capacity North America



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