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09:00 - 10:10
Keynote Session

09:00 - 09:10
Words of welcome
Speaker:
Venkatesan Babu, President, FTTH Council Asia-Pacific

09:10 - 09:20
Welcome address
Speaker:
Yang Lixiang, Director General, Bureau of Economic Information of Wuhan
09:20 - 09:30
Welcome address
Speaker:
Zhuang Dan, President, YOFC
09:30 - 09:50
5G & Next Generation FTTx Technologies boost broadband development in China
Speaker:
Li Ao, Chief of Research, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology
09:30 - 09:50
5G & Next Generation FTTx Technologies boost broadband development in China
Speaker:
Raadjkoermar Matai, Chief Scientist Optical Fibre, YOFC
09:50 - 10:10
How the Chinese fiber supply chain is preparing to support the next wave of global network deployment
Speaker:
Raadjkoermar Matai, Chief Scientist Optical Fibre, YOFC
09:50 - 10:10
How the Chinese fiber supply chain is preparing to support the next wave of global network deployment
Speaker:
Raadjkoermar Matai, Chief Scientist Optical Fibre, YOFC

10:50 - 11:10
Highlight Presentation: Fiber Landscape and need for 10x tech in India

10:50 - 11:10
Highlight Presentation: Fiber Landscape and need for 10x tech in India
Speaker:
Gulzar Azad, Country Head Connectivity, Google India

11:10 - 12:30
Session 2: The role of converged FTTx networks in 5G roll out

11:10 - 11:30
Speaker:
Junshi Gao, Professorate Senior Engineer, Director of Division of Optical Communications, China Mobile Group Design Institute

11:30 - 11:50
Speaker:
Wang Guangquan, Director of Network Tech Research Department and Professor-level Senior Engineer, China Unicom Research Institute
11:50 - 12:10
Speaker:
Puneet Garg, CTO, MyRepublic Indonesia

14:10 - 15:50
Session 3: FTTH Deployment Insights

Speaker:
Roland Montagne, Principal Analyst, IDATE DigiWorld

14:10 - 14:30
Speaker:
Li Yunbo, Professor Level Senior Engineer and Senior Transmission Network Researcher, China Mobile Research Institute

14:30 - 14:50
The future direction of Access Network Facilities
Speaker:
Kohei Oda, Section Chief, Strategic Plant Planning Department Network Business Headquarters, NTT East
14:50 - 15:10
Speaker:
Jesus Romero, COO, Converge ICT
15:10 - 15:30
Invisible indoor fiber cabling solution
Speaker:
Golden Huang, Sales & Marketing Manager – China OCS Carrier, Corning
15:30 - 15:50
Accelerating Fixed Broadband in Multi Case Area
Speaker:
Gunadi Dwi Hantoro, VP R&D, PT Telekom Akses

16:40 - 17:40
Session 4: Improving the urban environment with FTTx as an enabler of Smart Cities

Smart City session that unites municipal leaders and technology companies to explain the benefits of a fiber power connected city and how they can be implemented.
-       What are the deep fiber requirements of sensor networks that enable IoT functionality and Smart City capabilities?
-       The benefits of Smart City investments to a municipality (Parking sensors, traffic flow, safety and security, waste management, energy consumption)
-       Engaging local government and voters by outlining the benefits to citizens of a Smart City from improved traffic flow, security and utility control
-       How can carriers, municipal leaders and technology companies coordinate to create seamless digital ecosystems?

16:40 - 17:00
Speaker:
Lei Zhu, Senior Expert of Data Communication Business Unit, YOFC

17:00 - 17:20
Speaker:
Agnès Le Meil, Consultant, Media-Telecom Business Unit, IDATE DigiWorld
17:20 - 17:40
Speaker:
Ashish Gangrade, Government Advisory, Partner/ Business Advisory Services, BDO

09:00 - 10:00
Session 5: Global market expert insights

 



09:00 - 09:20
World optical fiber and cable market dynamics
Speaker:
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

09:20 - 09:40
Challenges of Network Convergence
Speaker:
Jan Schindler, Market Intelligence Manager, Telecom Business/Telecom Solutions, Prysmian Group
09:40 - 10:00
Global FTTH Panorama
Speaker:
Roland Montagne, Principal Analyst, IDATE DigiWorld

10:30 - 12:10
Session 6: Technical perspectives from world optical network manufacturing leaders

Optical fiber manufacturers and telecom network technology providers share their perspectives and latest innovations:
-          New types of optical fiber
-          Passive optical network technology
-          New single mode fibre product and its application
-          The demand and application of silicon photonics in the future telecommunication



10:30 - 10:50
Optical fiber & cable solutions for data center and 5G
Speaker:
Zhuang Xiong, Professor-level Senior Engineer, DM of Telecommunication Business Unit Product Line, YOFC

10:50 - 11:10
Fiber And Cable Solution For Next Generation Access Networks
Speaker:
Chen Hao, Commercial Technology Manager - Optical Fiber and Cable, Corning
11:10 - 11:30
How 5G will drive growth and innovation for all participants
Speaker:
Shirley Xu, Asia Marketing Manager of Fiber Optic Materials, DSM Functional Materials
11:30 - 11:50
5G Done Right
Speaker:
Raymond Lai, Technical Director, EXFO Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
11:50 - 12:10
5G and access networks
Speaker:
Wu Qisheng, Director, Access Network Product Line, HUAWEI Technologies Co., Ltd

13:30 - 13:50
Highlight presentation

13:30 - 13:50
Highlight Presentation
Speaker:
Claudio DeSanti, Chairman of the P802.3cs ‘Super-PON’ Task Force, IEEE, United States

13:50 - 14:50
Session 7: Designing Policy to enable network advancement

A policymaker and regulator panel will allow government representatives from across APAC to share strategies that encouraged and sped-up fiber deployment and created effective, competitive telecom markets.
-       Unleashing the economic benefits of being a technology leader in 5G deployment and eliminating the digital divide across APAC
-       How has fiber deployment led to economic advantage? How can government facilitate and support private sector investment?
-       Eliminating regulatory barriers that inhibit carriers or other investors in deep fiber, restrict digital services or monetization mechanisms
-       Encouraging voluntary sharing of deep fiber and associated communications infrastructure such as trenches, conduit, rights of way and cell sites to enable effective deployment

13:50 - 14:10
Speaker:
Gulzar Azad, Country Head Connectivity, Google India

14:10 - 14:30
Speaker:
Vu The Binh, Vice President and Secretary General, Vietnam Internet Association
14:30 - 14:50
Speaker:
Alan Silor, Assistant Secretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

15:20 - 16:40
Session 8: Further FTTH Deployment Insights

15:20 - 15:50
Speaker:
Keshav Nepal, CEO, WorldLink

15:40 - 16:00
Speaker:
Akter Ul Alam, Chief Strategy Officer, Fiber @ Home
16:00 - 16:20
Speaker:
Sokvantha Youk, Head of Engineering, EZECOM
16:20 - 16:40
Speaker:
K. Vicknarajah, Deputy General Manager/ Access Network Planning, Sri Lanka Telecom

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