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THE BIG KEYNOTE DEBATES


DAY ONE: Tuesday 18 October 2016


8:30am - 10.00am
REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

10:00am - 11:00am 

THE BIG KEYNOTE DEBATE: THE FUTURE OF WHOLESALE TELECOMS IN RUSSIA

Russia’s leading carriers will take to the stage to debate and share with Capacity Russia & CIS attendees insights, strategies and resolutions on the following:

  • How have concerns around payments and decreasing margin levels affected businesses?
  • Should Russian telecom companies wait out the currency crisis, or should they start investing in local infrastructure?
  • As network expansions are being undertaken in Russia, will this create opportunities for local companies?
  • How is the shift from wholesale traffic to resale traffic impacting Russian operators?
  • Will Brexit affect relations between Russia, the UK and Europe?
  • How are Russian carriers increasing connectivity in the Caucasus and Middle East, in particular Iran?
  • What are the latest updates on Asia-Europe projects including DREAM, TEA and Eurasia Highway?


Moderator: Sergey Shavkunov, Executive Director, J’SON & PARTNERS CONSULTING

Valeriy Ovsyannikov, Head of International Carrier Relations, VIMPELCOM
Oxana Maguliy, Head of International Carrier Relations, MEGAFON
Natalia Kryuchkova, Wholesale Business Director, ROSTELECOM
Sergey Yakovlev, Head of Wholesale, COMPANY TTK



11:00am - 11:45am 

PANEL DISCUSSION: FACILITATING INTERNATIONAL WHOLESALE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS

Join leading international carriers for a candid discussion on voice, data, peering and submarine/terrestrial business in Russia and the CIS.

Moderator: Sergey Shavkunov, Executive Director, J’SON & PARTNERS CONSULTING
Renzo Ravaglia, EVP Service Provider, INTEROUTE
Paolo Ficini, Head of Sales Eastern Europe, SPARKLE
Marcin Raczkiewicz, Regional Director, Central & Eastern Europe, TATA COMMUNICATIONS

11:45am - 1:00pm
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY


1:00pm - 2:30pm
NETWORKING LUNCH

Sponsored by Brilliant Telecom


2:30pm - 5:00pm
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY


5:00pm
EVENING FUNCTION

Conclude the first day of Capacity Russia & CIS by enjoying a relaxing drink with your peers and take advantage of the evening drinks reception by following up with your meetings conducted throughout the day.


7:30pm
BEELINE PARTY

Beeline is hosting the official 
Capacity Russia & CIS networking party. Hosted at an exclusive venue with a theme to add fun to the proceedings, this not to be missed party will deliver a memorable evening with clients and your carrier partners.



DAY TWO: Wednesday 19 October 2016


8:30am - 9.30am
NETWORKING BREAKFAST


9:30am - 10.30am
CDN BREAKFAST BRIEFING

Russian, CIS and international carriers will be invited to join content delivery network providers and OTTs for an informal breakfast briefing. The briefing will help facilitate important discussions on developing and selling new services including the resale of CDN services by telecom operators. 

Participating companies included CDNVIDEO, NGENIX, YANDEX, CHINA UNICOM EUROPE, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS, INTEROUTE & SPARKLE.


10:30am - 11:30am 
THE BIG KEYNOTE DEBATE: EVALUATING PARTNERSHIP AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THS CIS

Hear from Tier 1 CIS carriers as they discuss their plans to grow international voice and data wholesale in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. Topics up for debate include:

  • Which CIS markets are showing the biggest growth in international wholesale agreements?
  • What regulatory challenges need to be overcome to facilitate wholesale trading between the CIS and international markets?
  • To what extent is the economic situation in Russia influencing local and international business development in the CIS?

Moderator: Jonathan Hjembo, Senior Analyst, TELEGEOGRAPHY
Andrey Khan, CEO, KAZTRANSCOM
Gareth Evers, International Wholesale Director, KAZTRANSCOM

Hosted by Kaztranscom

11:30am - 12:30pm
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY


12:30pm - 1:30pm
NETWORKING LUNCH


1:30pm
CLOSE OF CAPACITY RUSSIA & CIS 2016


For more information on speaking engagements at Capacity Russia & CIS 2018, please contact Vanessa Barbe on +44 (0)20 7779 7275 or email vanessa.barbe@capacitymedia.com

 



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