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A look back at the Capacity India & SAARC 2018 agenda

Pre-Event: Tuesday, 6 February 2018

7:00pm

Welcome Drinks & DINNER Reception                                     
hosted by
Airtel Business

 

 

Day One: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 – Carrier Community Trends

8:00am

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST

9:30am

Capacity Media Welcome

9:35am

official opening of Capacity India & Saarc

presentations
Taking advantage of the changing dynamics of the indian telecoms

9:45am

Eric Gillenwater, VP & Business Head - US & Europe, bharti airtel

10:00am

Bill Barney, CEO, RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS & GLOBAL CLOUD XCHANGE

10:15am

Panel Discussion
international perceptions of the subcontinent - telco investment climate & Growth strategies

Moderator: Rohan Dhamija, Partner, Director Head - Middle East & India (South Asia), Consulting, analysys mason

Binod Sriwastav, Head of Sales, India & South Asia for Service Provider Segment, TATA COMMUNICATIONS
MP Sunil, SVP - VCS Business India, VODAFONE

11:00am

Coffee & Networking Break

11:55am

Panel Discussion
new connections for the Saarc region – how planned submarine and terrestrial projects are aiming to shake up the industry

Moderator: Aditya Rao, Partner, PWC
Abu Saeed Khan, Head of Government Relations and External Affairs, adN Telecom
Alok Shukla, VP, Head Data Products, BHARTI AIRTEL
Arunachalam Kandasamy, Founder & CEO, Indian Ocean Xchange – IOX

12:40pm

Networking Lunch

2:10pm

Panel Discussion
CREATING a new hub for cloud services – india’s potential to expand its regional and global reach

Moderator: Bharat Bhargava, Partner, Advisory Services (Performance Improvement), EY
Piyush Somani
, Founder & CEO,
ESDS
Manoj Paul
, Managing Director,
GPX INDIA
Vidya K
, Business Head,
NXTRA DATA


3:00pm

Coffee & Networking Break

3:40pm

Panel Discussion
Content delivery in an on-demand age – the way to future-proofing service quality

Sunil Nair, COO, ALTBALAJI
Martin Levy
, Network Strategy, CLOUDFLARE

Michael Smith, Director of APAC Interconnection, Netflix

4:25pm

Panel Discussion
monetising the messaging potential – a2p innovations and strategies

Robert Rose, Chief Strategy Officer, GMS
Harsha Solanki
, Managing Director, India,
infobip
Deshbandhu Bansal
, AVP and Head of Business Development,
mahindra comviva

5:10pm

drinks reception

 

 

Day Two: Thursday, 8 February 2018 – Peering Forum

8:45am

Networking Breakfast

10:00am

Capacity media welcome

10:05am

presentation
Introduction to the Peering Day

Ajai Kumar, Secretary, APIX

10:15am

presentation
keynote address by the Ispai

Rajesh Chharia, President, ISPAI

10:45am

presentation
Peering basics

Marco Brandstaetter, Regional Director Middle East & Africa, De-cix

11:00am

coffee & networking break

11:30am

presentation
Interconnection Landscape in India

Frank P Orlowski
, VP Corporate Development, Mumbai Ix

12:00pm

presentation
Introduction to PeeringDB

Arnold Nipper, Executive Board Member,
PeeringDB

12:15pm

presentation
Top 3 lessons from a decade in Indian Peering

Raunak Maheshwari, Director,
EXTREME IX

12:30pm

networking lunch 

2:00pm

presentation
a unique use case for Peering in India

Michael Bellion, CEO,
mara Systems

2:10pm

Panel Discussion
Indian Peering

Moderator: Marco Brandstaetter, Regional Director Middle East & Africa, De-cix

Sushma  Mishra, General Manager, BSNL
Manoj Paul, Managing Director, GPX INDIA

2:40pm

presentation
PEERING & IXP PERSONALS, PART 2

3:00pm

Coffee & extended networking

4:00pm

end of capacity india & Saarc 2018

 

 

 

 

 



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