Subsea EMEA: Agenda
Subsea EMEA 2018
09-11 July 2018 | France Marseille
REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST
THE EMEA: FUELLING THE INTERNATIONAL SUBSEA MARKET WITH NEW ROUTES, NEW INNOVATIONS & NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Identifying future routes through the EMEA and their offerings to the regional & international telecoms market
Serving the unserved – what markets are lacking connectivity & who is looking to rectify this with new routes?
Legacy networks – how critical is it to upgrade & modernise these cables in order for them to cope under growing bandwidth demands?
As the subsea cable boom continues to gain momentum, how will new technologies and advances such as 5G & the Subsea Internet of Things help steer the industry into the digital age?
The Nordics – an emerging European subsea cable terminal hub?
COFFEE & NETWORKING
CABLE UPDATES - NEW CABLES LAUNCHING IN 2018/2019
THE NEW CONSORTIUM – FOREVER ALTERING THE TRADITIONAL SUBSEA CABLE BUSINESS MODEL?
Are we set to see the end of the operator dominated cable consortium as content & cloud giants play an ever more pivotal role in new cable builds?
Identifying key takeaways from recent carrier & content/cloud partnerships and how we can apply these to similar future projects
How are the likes of AWS, Facebook, Google & Microsoft set to encourage other companies with high capacity demands to invest in their own networks?
Predicting what the submarine cable consortium of tomorrow will look like
1:30pm – 1:50pm
SDM1 - more details to follow
Olivier Courtois, Director, Product Strategy & Marketing, ALCATEL SUBMARINE NETWORKS
1:50pm – 2:00pm
BOOSTING BANDWIDTH THROUGH NEXT GENERATION DESIGN CAPACITIES
Ying SUN, Senior Director of Solution Department, HUAWEI MARINE NETWORKS
2:00pm – 2:10pm
SQUEEZING BLOOD FROM THE SANDS
In this showcase we explain the array of techniques that can be used to squeeze out the last life blood of the internet – which is, of course, optical capacity – from the sand that makes up the optical fiber.
Geoff Bennett, Director of Solutions & Technology, INFINERA
2:10pm – 2:20pm
CHANGING DESIGN PARADIGMS TO ACHIEVE MAXIMUM CABLE CAPACITY
Dr. Lara Garrett, Director of System Engineering, TE SUBCOM
2:20pm – 2:30pm
EXTENDING SUBSEA CABLE CAPABILITIES THROUGH SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKS
Mike Kennedy, Head of International Carriers, COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
COFFEE AND NETWORKING
INTERCONNECTION-RICH DATA CENTRES – BRINGING THE DIGITAL EDGE TO THE SUBSEA CABLE
Identifying the key interconnection points for cables to land for subsea cable optimisation and seamless traffic flow
What does the roadmap look like for take-up of direct connection into data centres for submarine cables in developing regions?
Analysing the cost factor – what costs are incurred through terminating in data centres over the traditional cable landing stations
How are data centres moving to the edge allowing subsea networks to become more dynamic and prepared for the capacity demands put upon them?
Ensuring transparency about the potential risks – what are they and how can we mitigate them?
EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION
FORMULATING A FINANCING METHOD FOR SUBSEA CABLE MODEL OPTIMISATION
Why do some financing structures work better for certain markets and routes than others?
Can there ever be a ‘one solution fits all’ & if so what would that look like?
Examining fundamental prerequisites for financers
A review of financing models and how they worked effectively for their cable build
Maximising revenue whilst covering the risk – how can you reach a subsea cable build equilibrium?
COFFEE AND NETWORKING
CABLE UPDATES - UPDATES ON CABLES SYSTEMS IN OPERATION
EUROPEAN COMMISSION ADDRESS: REALISING A DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET THROUGH EXPANDING HIGH-CAPACITY INFRASTRUCTURE
EVADING HOT WATERS – SECURING SUBSEA INFRASTRUCTURE FROM ATTACK
The evolving threat – how are the risks changing as global economies mature & become more reliant on international connectivity?
The distribution of accountability – where do the responsibilities in security lie?
Identifying collaborative initiatives in hardening network infrastructure
Research & Development – how confident is the industry on recent developments in potential future security solutions?
END OF SUBSEA EMEA 2018
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