Event: 16–19 Jan 2011 Honolulu, Hawaii; Pacific Telecommunications Council 2011, Connecting Life 24/7

02 China, 03 Economy, 03 India, Commerce, Commercial Intelligence, Corporations, Geospatial, Mobile, Technologies
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PTC’11: Connecting Life 24/7

will examine how telecom is changed and challenged by always-connected users with new requirements and preferences, the transformation of the value chain, changing regulatory concerns, and new demands for high-performance infrastructure.

PTC’11 Program Highlights

Monday, 17 January 2011

Carrier Transformation
Ihab Tarazi, VP, Global Network Planning, Verizon, USA
Joe Weinman, Communications, Media, and Entertainment, Hewlett-Packard (HP), USA
A Conversation with…
Vincent Paquet, Product Manager, Google Voice, Google, Inc., USA
A Conversation with…
Mark Dankberg, CEO & Chairman, ViaSat, Inc., USA
Data Centers
Jarrett Appleby, CMO, Equinix, USA
A Conversation with…
Scott Puopolo, VP, Global Service Provider Practice, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), Cisco, USA
Mobile Impacts
Vivek Jhamb, CEO – Carrier Business, Vodafone, India
Suresh Sidhu, Chief Officer, Enterprise & Global, Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka
Shaping the Telecommunications Future: National Broadband Policies
Blair Levin, Communications & Society Fellow, Aspen Institute, USA
Masaaki Sakamaki, President, MCS Advisory LLC, Japan
Hongren Zhou, Executive Vice Chairman, Advisory Committee for State Informatization, People’s Republic of China
Featured Session 1: Wholesale Featured Session 2: Satellite Broadband: The Asian Perspective
Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW Global, Hong Kong SAR, China Adrian Ballintine, CEO, NewSat, Australia
Stephen Ho, CEO, CPCNet, Hong Kong SAR, China Nongluck Phinainitisart, President, Thaicom, Thailand
Will Hughs, President & CEO, Telstra International – Americas, USA Mark Rigolle, CEO, O3b, USA
Neil Montefiore, CEO, StarHub Ltd., Singapore William Wade, CEO, AsiaSat, Hong Kong SAR, China

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Green Telecoms
David Suzuki, Co-Founder, David Suzuki Foundation, Canada
Challenges for Fixed Network Service Providers
Barry Tishgart, VP & GM, Wholesale, Comcast, USA
Broadband Developments
Graham Mitchell, CEO, Crown Fibre Holdings Ltd., New Zealand
David Storrie, CEO, Nucleus Connect, Singapore
Content Providers / Network Requirements
Vijay Gill, Senior Manager, Architecture and Engineering, Google, Inc., USA
Reza Hajebi, Head, Infrastructure Technologies and Strategies Group, Yahoo!, USA
Dan Williams, Network Engineering Manager, Facebook, USA
International Providers
Bill Barney, CEO, Pacnet, Hong Kong SAR, China
Virat Patel, Managing Director, Venture Consulting, Singapore
Enterprise Services
Drew Kelton, President, Enterprise Services, Bharti Airtel Ltd., India
Diarmid Massey, VP, Carrier Services-Global Markets, Cable&Wireless Worldwide, Singapore
Video and Gaming: Just Entertainment… Or Serious Business?
Helmut Angst, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Deutsche Telekom North America, USA
Erick Contag, COO, GlobeNet, USA
Justin McAleer, Director, Strategy and Business Development, TeliaSonera International Carrier, Sweden
Mark Taylor, VP, Product Delivery and Strategy, Content Markets, Level 3 Communications, USA
Featured Session 3: Emerging Economies/New Players’ Market Featured Session 4: Submarine Cable Developments in the Pacific
Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC, Kenya Kent Bressie, Partner, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, USA
More participants to be announced…. Bruce Howe, Professor, University of Hawai’i, Manoa, USA
Michael Rieger, VP, Tyco Electronics SubSea Communications LLC, USA
Mark Rushworth, CEO, Pacific Fibre, New Zealand


Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Future of the Internet
Blair Levin, Communications & Society Fellow, Aspen Institute, USA
Robert Pepper, VP, Global Technology Policy, Cisco, USA
Craig Walker, Entrepreneur in Residence, Google Ventures, USA


Visit www.ptc.org/ptc11 for more information.