Learn About Future of Spectrum-Based Internet Access Across South Asia

The preliminary program for Spectrum Futures, to be held in Singapore Sept. 10-11, 2015, features a wide range of subject matter experts from the regulatory, infrastructure and ISP segments of the ecosystem. 

Learn more at www.spectrumfutures.org

Spectrum Futures Program 2015

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Location: M Hotel, Banquet Suite, Level 10



08.00 - 08.10 Welcome & Opening Remarks

Welcome Remarks:
Stephen Ho, President & Chairman, Board of Governors, Pacific Telecommunications Council

Convener:
Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures


08.10 - 08.30 Keynote: A World You Won’t Recognize


08.30 - 09.20 Everything You Thought You Knew Will Change
40 min panel + 10 min interstitial time
Julie Garcia Welch, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Southeast Asia & Pacific, Qualcomm Incorporated, Hong Kong
Anup Changaroth, Director, Portfolio Marketing, Asia Pacific, Ciena, Singapore


09.20 - 10.00 New Developments in Spectrum Sharing
25 min interview + 15 min interstitial time
Johan Adler, VP, Government and Industry Relations, South East Asia and Oceania, Ericsson, Thailand
Heikki Kokkinen, CEO, Co-founder, Fairspectrum, Finland


10.00 - 10.15 Break


10.15 - 11.15 Dynamic Spectrum: Current Issues
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
H Sama Nwana, Executive Director, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, United Kingdom
Jeffrey Yan, Director, Technology Policy, Microsoft Corporation, Singapore
Rajan Mathews, Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India, India


11.15 - 12.15 TV White Spaces Points the Way
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
Peter Stanforth, CTO and Co-founder, Spectrum Bridge, Inc., USA
Apurva Mody, Chairman, WhiteSpace Alliance, USA


12.15 - 13.15 Lunch


13.15 - 14.15 The New Satellite Roles
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
Cyril Annarella, Executive Director, Kacific Broadband Satellites, Singapore
Vern Fotheringham, Executive Chairman, V-Satcast, LLC, USA


14.15 - 15.15 Will Internet of Things Change Everything?
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
Robert Pepper, VP, Global Technology Policy, Cisco, USA
Haris Kremo, Researcher, Toyota InfoTechnology Center Co., Ltd., Japan


15.15 - 15.30 Break


15.30 - 16.30 Rural Access is the Issue
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
Rekha Jain, Professor and Executive Chair, IIMA-IDEA Telecom Centre of Excellence, India
Vaibhav Magow, Regional Sales Director Asia Pacific, Hughes Network Systems, India


16.30 - 17.15 No Backhaul, No Access: What Can We Do?
45 min TBA (e.g. workshop, presentations etc.)
Michael Rieger, VP, TE SubCom, USA
Sean Bergin, President, APTelecom, Thailand





Evening Reception

Location: M Hotel, Anson III & IV, Level 2


18.30 - 20.30 Evening Reception





Friday, 11 September 2015

Location: M Hotel, Banquet Suite, Level 10


08.00 - 08.10 Welcome & Opening Remarks

Welcome Remarks:
Stephen Ho, President & Chairman, Board of Governors, Pacific Telecommunications Council
Convener:
Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures


08.10 - 09.00 Our Biggest Internet Access Challenges
40 min panel + 10 min interstitial time
Abdul Samad, Member Compliance & Enforcement, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Pakistan
Ibu Woro, Senior Technology Advisor to the Minister for Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia
Peter Dunn, Head of Practice, Cullen International, Belgium
Louis Casambre, Undersecretary, Information and Communications Technology Office, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines


09.00 - 10.00 The Network is the Computer, the Data Center, the OS
45 min panel + 15 min interstitial time
Bill Barney, CEO, Reliance Communications & Global Cloud Xchange, Hong Kong


10.00 - 10.15 Break


10.15 - 11.00 Dynamic Spectrum: Today and Tomorrow
          45 min TBA (e.g. workshop, presentations etc.)


11.00 - 12.00 The Spectrum Roadmap: Pay Attention to These Trends
45 min TBA (e.g. workshop, presentations etc.) + 15 min interstitial


12.00 - 13.00 Lunch



Regulators-Only Symposium

Location: M Hotel, TBA


13.00 - 14.00 What We Think About What We Have Heard


14.00 - 15.00 Rural Internet Access: Our Plan to Solve the Problem


15.00 - 15.15 Break


15.15 - 16.00 Top Internet Issues We Face: Spectrum, Business Models and
Core Networks



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