Amazon, Facebook, Telstra and over 600 decision makers from the global subsea communications industry to gather in Singapore

  • Posted by Gwenda Wong
  • September 11, 2018 8:40 AM BST
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SINGAPORE:Submarine Networks World – the world’s leading annual submarine communications conference – returns for its 21st edition this month from 24 – 26 September at Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore. This year is the largest edition of the conference with over 600 industry leaders from across 300 organisations around the world expected to attend.

SINGAPORE:Submarine Networks World – the world’s leading annual submarine communications conference – returns for its 21st edition this month from 24 – 26 September at Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore. 

This year is the largest edition of the conference with over 600 industry leaders from across 300 organisations around the world expected to attend.

This year’s theme, “EVOLVING ECOSYSTEMS” has been selected to reflect the vigour, innovation and change that is observed in the industry right now. Over the two days, over 100 expert speakers will share their insights in this forward-looking programme. Here’s a sample of the speakers:

-          Shara Evans, Technology Futurist and Founder & CEO, Market Clarity

-          Dave Crowley, Chief Technical Advisor, Microsoft

-          Tim Stuch, Global Optical Architect, Facebook

-          Linette Lee, Chairperson, SJC2 Management Committee; Director, Submarine Cable Investments, Singtel

-          Nigel Bayliff, Chief Executive Officer, Aqua Comms

-          Steve Alexander, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Ciena

-          Paul Abfalter, Head of North Asia & Global Wholesale, Telstra

-          Erick Contag, Executive Chairman, GlobeNet

New cable projects will also be featured with roundtable discussions and poster sessions. Some projects include:

-          HAVEFRUE/AEC 2

-          Hong Kong – Americas

-          JUPITER

-          HAWAIKI

-          Southeast Asia-Japan 2

-          South Atlantic Express

With this year’s event set to be the largest edition yet, confirmed companies in attendance include senior representatives from Amazon, Facebook, Ciena, Microsoft, Telstra, Huawei Marine, Saudi Telecom Company, Vocus Communications and more.

Apart from the two-day plenary conference taking place 25-26 September, there will also be pre-conference activities held on 24th September, which include two half-day masterclasses and a site visit to Singtel Data Centre.

For more information, visit www.terrapinn.com/subnets.

 

ABOUT THIS EVENT
Submarine Networks World 2018

Pre-Conference Day: 24 September 2018

Plenary Conference: 25 – 26 September 2018
Conference Programme Start: 08:50 am (Registration begins at 8:00AM on both days)
Venue: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Website: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/submarine-networks-world

Press registration for the conference is compulsory. To schedule for speaker/sponsor interviews, kindly submit your request in advanced. Interviews are subjected to speaker/sponsor’s agreement. Final issuance of press passes is subject to Terrapinn's discretion.  For your press pass and other requests, please contact the following:

Gwenda Wong

Marketing Manager
gwenda.wong@terrapinn.com

About Terrapinn
Terrapinn is a business media company. Its products are trade exhibitions, conferences, training solutions and electronic and print publications. For more information, please visit www.terrapinn.com

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