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Morning Plenaries
Conference Day 1:23 May 2017
MORNING PLENARY
8.00am Registration
8.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures

9.00am

Opening Keynote:Connecting with Every Person on the Planet

Christopher Weasler, Global Head of Spectrum Policy and Connectivity Planning, Facebook

9.30am

The Growing Importance of Cloud in ICT: Opportunities and Challenges in Asian Emerging Markets

  • Greater business opportunities brought about by well-established mobile networks
  • Prevalence of broadband and its convergence into other technologies at an unprecedented rate (for e.g. smart cities (Indonesia) / coinless nations (India) made possible by internet connectivity)
  • Increasing cloud services infrastructure resulting in media content and commerce as key drivers in emerging markets

Jerry Chung, Head of Southeast Asia & Pacific, CDNetworks

10.00am

Thought Leaders Panel:Diversifying Your Business Model Through Creative Partnerships, Strategic Collaborations, and Disruptive Innovations

  • Improving network capabilities to support different qualities of content delivery experience, seeking more valuable and applied service packages with suitable marketing models
  • How the changing landscape of telco industry will open up new partnerships and collaboration
  • Spectrum and connectivity planning to compete sustainably in the IoT world
  • How to hop onto new businesses such as (mobile money, OTT)? What are the relevant and commercially viable diversification strategies to apply?

Panellists:
TVT Chari, CFO, Celcom Axiata
Kireeti Kompella, CTO- JDI , Juniper Networks
Christopher Weasler, Global Head of Spectrum Policy and Connectivity Planning, Facebook
Mike van den Bergh, CMO, PCCW Global
Rohit Talwar, Futurist, CEO of Fast Future

Moderator: Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures

10.40am Morning Break and Refreshment
Conference Day 2:24 May 2017
MORNING PLENARY
8.00am Registration
8.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Tony Poulos, Founder, Disruptive.Asia

9.00am

Opening Keynote:

Tan Kiat How, CEO, IMDA

9.15am

Visionary Address:Artificial Intelligence vs. Genuine Stupidity – Navigating Exponential Technologies to Create a Very Human Future

  • How AI and other disruptive technologies could drive exponential change and reshape our world
  • Digital Transformation and the risks to differentiation
  • How to secure a positive future for people in the new world order

Rohit Talwar, Futurist, CEO of Fast Future

9.45am

City SMARTup: New Tools to Build Wiser and More Competitive Cities
We are now certainly facing a new era of smart city development. More cities are adopting the philosophy and citizens are becoming the main stakeholder in the process. All the long, costly and hard path taken by the pioneers can be now effectively shortcut. What are you waiting for? Let’s SMARTup! This session will cover 4 preeminent trends, and illustrated with some global cases:

  • Rethinking the Smart City Pitch
  • Smart City Concept Design
  • “Appsation” Reconnecting with Citizens
  • Attracting and Promoting ICT Pilot Projects

Dr. Renato De Castro, International Advisor, World e-Governments Organisation of Cities & Local Governments

10.10am

Regulatory Leadership Panel: What’s Ticking in Their Mind

  • The Gig economy and how to deal with obsolete regulations and the dawn of governmental collaboration within government
  • Connecting the unconnected – Where are they? And how can they be connected?
  • A regulator’s role to foster innovation; how can spectrum allocation improve; do we build infrastructure or incentivise services growth
  • Addressing Cyber-security; privacy and/or protection concerns in the hyper-connected ecosystem

Panellists:
Aileen Chia, Director General, IMDA Singapore

Katherine Yi-ning Chen, Commissioner, National Communications Commission, Taiwan

Moderator: Andy Haire, Founder and Chairman, AJH Communications

10.40am Morning Break and Refreshment
Conference Day 1 (23 May)

Conference Day 1 – 23 May 2017
BROADBAND
New Business Models for Telecoms
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures

11.00am

Leapfrogging into the Digital Business – Crafting Services that Matters to the New Age Connected User

  • Ascertaining your digital roadmap on how to rethink customer experience, disrupt business models and expand unknown territories
  • Integrating customer-facing activities with data analytics and business intelligence to deliver and match the advancing customer demands
  • Implementing a more agile approach to the development of new technologies to continuously adapt to telco’s evolving business requirements

Panellists:
Wing Lee, CEO, YTL Communications Sdn Bhd
Joachim Horn, Chief Technology and Information Advisor, PLDT
Sundi Balu, CIO, Global Enterprise &Services and International, Telstra
Mahmoud Dasser, VP, Partnership and Marketing, VADS (Part of TM Group)

Moderator: Mohit Gidwani, Principal – Telecom, Media and Technology, Roland Berger

11.50am

A Nationwide 4G Leapfrog – Learning is Anywhere, Anytime

  • How YTL has built a nationwide all-IP 4G network to drive country level digital transformation and leapfrog in Malaysia
  • Deploying the first nationwide LTE network with VoLTE using deepest 4G spectrum capacity with 80MHz
  • Showcasing the largest digital cloud infrastructure to support learning transformation for all public schools

Wing Lee, CEO, YTL Communications Sdn Bhd

12.20pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Will 2017 Be Another Breakthrough Year for WiFi Technology?

  • How to achieve the potential of future wireless technology?
  • Supporting network densification and content consumption as users weave social, mixed reality and mobility
  • Making Wi-Fi technology sustainable and affordable – addressing operator’s needs to deliver comprehensive solutions at reduced operational costs

Jon Walkenhorst, CTO – Connected Home, Technicolor
David Zsolt, General Manager – Product Engineering Home, Telstra

2.00pm

Beyond Breaking Even – How Can You Devise the Right 4G LTE Monetisation Strategy?

  • How will the emergence of 5G impact 4G’s Capex and ROI recovery?
  • Maximising corporate assets that carriers hold as well as its commercialization and applications in different verticals
  • Moving customers up the pricing tier before price decline to capture and upsell mobile-integrated services
  • Strengthening partnerships with OTT players to provide content-rich media and infotainment to the millennial consumer via premium bundled service

RESERVED FOR HUAWEI

2.30pm

Revolutionising Indosat Ooredoo’s Operational Efficiency: What A “Network Operation” Should Look Like?

  • Recollecting the Indosat Ooredoo’s experience with 80+ million subscribership in 2016 -What are the key findings and gaps to be considered?
  • Re-evaluation of core business of telcos today as it has now become a legacy and needs refreshed strategies
  • Anticipating and adopting changing trends in business models, market expansion and VAS development for the connected future

Achmad Abimanyu, Group Head Network Operation, Indosat Ooredoo

3.00pm Afternoon Break
3.20pm

Beyond Maturing:A Collaborative Approach for the Japan FTTH Market

  • Growth and market trends, stagnation but what’s next?
  • Boosting consumer market penetration with the “Collaboration Model”
  • Crafting various network services to meet the emerging demands of industries, and corporate customers
  • Strengthening FTTH provision to encourage stronger partnerships with mobile operator and wifi providers

Eiichi Sato, Division General Manager, NTT East Japan

3.50pm

Improving Connectivity Worldwide:Dynamic Spectrum Access
Dynamic spectrum access involves technologies that enable wireless users to share access to spectrum while protecting incumbent users. This allows a dramatically more efficient and intensive use of spectrum, and makes the spectrum battles of the past largely irrelevant.This session will address:

  • Challenges facing Asia and the rest of the world, including universal access to broadband, addressing wireless data consumption, and enabling the Internet of Things.
  • How a robust dynamic spectrum access technology ecosystem will help governments, businesses and communities to deliver affordable broadband access in the busiest cities and most remote regions.

Kalpak Gude, President, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

4.20pm

RESERVED for HUAWEI

4.50pm

Optical Fiber Infrastructure for Combined Business, Residential, Base Stations, and IoT Apps

Senior Representative, FTTH Council Asia-Pacific

5.20pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
5.30pm End of Conference Day 1

Conference Day 1 – 23 May 2017
SECURITY OF THINGS
Threat-proofing the Future with Agility and Resilience
Track Sponsor:
10.50am Welcome Note by IEEE
Dr Jim Prendergast, COO/Executive Director, IEEE
10.55am Chairman’s Welcome Address
11.00am

Singapore Cyber Threat Landscape
The always-evolving cyber threat landscape compounds the challenge for all cyber security professionals tasked to protect their organisations and even nations. This presentation will cover the cyber threats Singapore faces, and outlines the national effort by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore in safeguarding the country against such threats.

Ho Ka Wei, Director – National Cyber Threat Analysis Centre, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

11.30am

The Contribution of the UNGGE to Global Cyber Security

Mohamed Abulkheir, Ambassador, Egyptian Embassy of Singapore

12.00pm

Reserved for Sponsor

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Thwarting Attackers: Defending Against Growing Security Sophistication while Managing Complexity
Every day business networks face new threats from cybersecurity attacks intended to compromise valuable information. The Asia Pacific Region is a key piece of the threat landscape because of its massive infrastructure, growing population and presence of high-profile attacks. Technology vendors are continually introducing new niche products to limit unauthorized access and protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data—but more solutions can create more complexity and costs. Organizations face the challenge of increasing their IT security budgets and headcounts so they can acquire, deploy and manage these new products. In this presentation, attendees will learn:

  • Managing evolving threats with a network-based and tiered solutions approach, reducing overall costs and complexity
  • Adhering to regulatory and industry compliance standards
  • Managing headcount and budgets when evaluating new security and threat intelligence solutions

Ricky Chau, Vice President Asia Pacific, Level 3 Communications

2.00pm

Current Threats, Appropriate Defenses for Now and the Future:Lessons Learned from Japan, APEC, EU, North and South America

  • Sharing analytics of data monitored and analysed in the Cyber Security Trend Annual Report (CSTAR)
  • Leveraging on NRIS Secure Technologies and Information Security Report, this report will target targeting information security or information systems of over 3000 listed companies globally

Eiji Fukushima, Division Head – Business Development, Nomura Research Institute

2.30pm

Liquid Defence™ – The Evolution of Cyber Defence
Digitisation, deep learning AI and enhanced IoT has created new security vulnerabilities for contemporary cyber criminals to exploit. Hear how this revolutionary self-healing and self-optimising solution, uses asymmetrically defending strategy to protect organisations from the increasingly unpredictable cyber threats and how the original method of Continuous Monitoring can be enhanced to empower Security Automation, Continuous Auditing and Security Intelligence sharing.

Professor Yu Chien Siang, Chief Innovation Officer, Certis Cisco

3.00pm

Afternoon Break

3.20pm

Detecting Compromised IoT devices

  • How IoT devices can be identified in the network flow traffic of an organization
  • Detecting compromised IoT devices based on their abnormal network traffic behaviour

Professor Yuval Elovici, Research Director of iTrust, SUTD

3.50pm

Fighting Back Against APTs

  • Unique traits of advanced persistent threats (APTs)
  • Key challenges with detection and prevention of APTs
  • How to couple secure data removal with data retention policies to minimize exposure to APTs

Richard Stiennon, Chief Strategy Officer, Blancco Technology Group

4.20pm

Rethinking Security in the IoT Era

  • We need to re-think at how we look at security in the IoT era where there will be potentially more vulnerabilities due to the massive number of devices expected to be online
  • There will be privacy issues with increased centralization of data and growing diversity of non-human agents
  • A collaborative security approach should be taken to preserve opportunities promised by the IoT era and build confidence in systems, applications, services and networks

Rajnesh Singh, Regional Director for Asia-Pacific, The Internet Society

4.50pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
5.00pm End of Conference Day 1

Conference Day 1 – 23 May 2017
SATCOMM
Empowering Satellite:Connecting Unlimited Possibilities
11.00am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Kevin French, Publisher, talkSatellite

11.15am

Opening Keynote:TBA

Gregg Daffner, President, APSCC

11.30am

Satellite C-Suite Forum:Keeping the Promise of HTS and its Commercial Value

  • Identifying key commercial attributes and business models to gain a stronger industry foothold
  • Is HTS what it promises to be? Learning from success stories and identifying pitfalls of HTS deployements
  • Cost-effectively expand cellular backhaul and enterprise networks with HTS
  • Enabling operators to enhance the reach and power of their networks and provide benefits to the end users

Panellists:
Paiboon Panuwattanawong, Chief Executive Officer, Thaicom
Deepak Mathur, SVP – Commercial, Asia-Pacific and Middle East, SES
Thomas Choi, Chief Executive Officer, ABS
Thomas Van den Driessche, CEO, Newtec
Andrew Jordan, CEO, AsiaSat
Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President APAC Sales, Intelsat

Moderator: Jose Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Uncovering the LEO-GEO Link – Commercialisation of the 78-Satellite Constellation

  • Delivering secure broadband links to corporate and global networks
  • Harnessing the efficiency of Ka-band broadband with low-latency, and high-speed secured links
  • Serving applications that are highly secure without traveling over third-party networks
  • Discovering the commercial capabilities and operational efficiencies of LEO Satellite

Mark Rigolle, Chief Executive Officer, LEOSAT

2.00pm

Growing the VSAT Potential:Deep-diving on Cellular Backhaul Capabilities

  • Setting the tone:The Shifting mind set of operators and visions for cellular backhauling in 2017
  • Harnessing VSAT’s technology and capabilities as essential integrator for greater market growth and expansion
  • Monetising from emergence of new LEO/MEO constellations and affordable space segment cost, cellular backhauling as part of go-to-market strategy

Stephane Palomba, VP Global Cellular Services, Speedcast

2.30pm

Seizing Growth Opportunities in IoT and M2M Market – How will this Revamp the Role of the Satellite Industry?

  • Harvesting economies of scale from IoT and 5G networks by increasing accessibility to satellite services with complementary technologies and hybrid solutions
  • Dissecting the key benefits that SDN/NFV technologies and how it can bring into satellite communications towards 5G evolution
  • Positioning SDN/NFV as central technology enablers – Innovating enterprise agility using satellite network and advanced network resources management techniques.

Panellists:
Tim Last, Tim Last, Vice President & GM, IOT Line of Business, Iridium
Stephane Palomba, VP Global Cellular Services – Enterprise and Emerging Markets, SpeedCast
John Huddle, Senior Director Market Development – Media/Energy/Mining, Thuraya
Ramesh Ramaswamy, SVP and GM – International Division, Hughes Network System Bryan McGuirk, Chief Commercial Officer, Globecomm Systems

Moderator: David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF

3.10pm

Afternoon Break

3.30pm

A Reimagined Take Off:Aeronautical Satellite Applications and its Ongoing Evolution

  • Monetising from satellite applications and inflight connectivity:Differentiating between freemium against pay-as-you-use business models
  • Servicing aeronautical demand for satellite applications in aircraft operations with readily available technology, support and capabilities
  • Understanding key drivers related to security, accessibility and ease of use when installing in-flight entertainment platform

David Bruner, Vice President of Global Communications Services, Panasonic Avionics

4.00pm

How is IP and Hybrid Networks Changing the Satellite Industry of Tomorrow?

  • How will content delivery network evolve over time?
  • Where are the key areas and industries for future investments and growth?
  • Tackling growing customer expectations in VoD with more aggressive business models to attract and retain customers

Panellists:
Ramesh Ramaswamy, SVP and GM – International Division, Hughes Network System
Todd McDonell, VP – Global Government Solutions, Inmarsat

Moderator: Jose Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

4.40pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.45pm End of Conference Day 1

Conference Day 1 – 23 May 2017
SMART CITIES
Transforming Future City Livelihood and Sustainability
Track Sponsor:
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Scott Dunn, Vice President, Growth & Strategy (Southeast Asia), AECOM

11.00am

Moving Towards a Sustainable Holistic Vision:What It Takes to Make a Smart City?

  • Encapsulating the government’s vision in shaping a smart city
  • Managing the uphill challenge – What are the building blocks of smart cities?
  • Smart city is NOT a destination! It’s all about connecting all things in the urbanised ecosystem

Panellists:
Dr Er. Johnny Wong, Group Director, Building & Research Institute (BRI), Housing & Development Board (HDB)
Tan Kok Yam, Deputy Secretary, Strategy Group and Head, Smart Nation Programme Office, Singapore
Prof Agachai Sumalee, Director – Smart City Research Center, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang
Craig Price, Senior Vice President, International Projects – HKT Global Development Services, PCCW Global
Dr. Renato De Castro, International Advisor, World e-Governments Organisation of Cities & Local Governments

Moderator: Rohit Talwar, Futurist, CEO of Fast Future

11.40am

Reserved Session

Senior Representative, ST MIcroelectronics

12.10pm

The Stages of Becoming a Smart City

  • What are the challenges in developing it?
  • Developing the right resource planning for city development
  • Considering the structural and safety implications of city planning

Carl Piva, VP Strategic Programs, TM Forum

12.40pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.40pm

Plugging in the Right Financing Model to Support City Development and Infrastructure

  • Strengthening technical capacities and internal organisation to ensure a balanced partnership
  • Developing a feasible and sustainable financing model for city development and improvement
  • Drawing the difference between funding in Asia versus globally
  • Managing governance challenges in planning regulations, policy financing policies and legal issue when driving smart cities initiatives

Allard M Nooy, CEO, InfraCo Asia
Marie Lam-Frendo, Associate Director, PPP Advisory, Atkins Acuity

2.10pm

Fostering a Culture of Data Sharing and Analytics in the Interconnected City

  • Unlocking the power of open data platform:Deploying and interoperate services from smart cities
  • Deploying smart sensor networks:Harvesting accumulated data for various beneficial application domains
  • Maximising big data for effective analysis and utilisation within urbanising and developing nodes

Amos Tan, Director (Smart Nation Solutions and Applications), GovTech Singapore

2.40pm

Realising Iskandar Malaysia’s Vision through a Smart City Framework

  • What is Iskandar Malaysia’s Smart City Framework all about
  • Piecing building blocks of the Smart City Framework in support of the Iskandar Malaysia vision
  • Showcasing key smart city projects and challenges to learn from

Maimunah Jaffar, Head, Planning &Compliance, Iskandar Regional Development Authority

3.10pm Afternoon Break
3.30pm

Intelligence in Aggregate:Engaging Citizen Participation for Successful Smart Cities

  • Choosing the right technologies to enable civic participation in smart cities programs
  • Interaction design patterns for public digital experiences
  • Engaging citizens with augmented reality, IoT and other emerging technologies

Dietrich Ayala, Developer Evangelist, Mozilla Corporation

4.00pm

Challenges of building Smart Cities in Developing Countries:Strategies in India
Major challenges are mobilizing and channelizing of large finance through public-private-partnership, need of up-grading the existing infrastructure to meet 24×7 demand and regular moving of rural poor people to urban areas in search of jobs. Some of the main strategies in India while building smart cites are promoting opportunity and liveability for the citizens, stopping wastages and leakage in government services, use of latest technology to improve city services and promoting solar energy.

Narinder Chhibber, Secretary General, Pacific Telecommunications Council India Foundation

4.30pm

ChallengesHome Mesh – The Next Step in Home Networkin

  • How can Home Mesh help increase efficiency within a Smart Home? How can we connect smart devices and systems that are of benefit to everyone? How do we ensure consumers and businesses alike benefit?
  • Maximising existing infrastructure to support the ever-increasing demand for reliable, secure, and high-performance connectivity
  • Showcasing the G.hn. – our future backbone infrastructure needs, capable of extending Wi-Fi coverage and performance throughout homes, businesses, and MDU’s, which can support the ultimate in-home broadband experience
  • Creating a true hybrid network over any available medium – Extending connectivity than further before towards next generation home networking

Yuqing, Home Grid Forum
Chen Wei, Vice President, Zowee Technologies Co Ltd

5.00pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
5.10pm End of Conference Day 1

Conference Day 1 – 23 May 2017
IOT
Connecting The Universe of Things
Track Sponsor
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Akhil Behl, Architecture and Business Strategy Director, Juniper Networks

11.00am

A Bold New IoT Conversation

  • Realising the full potential of artificial intelligence through automated translation and functional integration
  • Demanding Amazon Alexa-like capabilities for enterprise, industrial and commercial applications
  • Accelerating future productivity with IoT as interactions become more conversational and context becomes king

Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist &Technology Evangelist, Greenwave Systems

11.30am

Self-Driving Networks:A Vision for the Next Generation of Network Operations

  • How can the lessons learned from self-driving cars be applied to networking?
  • What are the key technologies that enable self-driving networks?
  • How can AI (ML) be effectively used in networks, and what benefits can we expect?
  • How can we possibly operate, scale and secure IoT networks?

Kireeti Kompella, CTO- JDI , Juniper Networks

12.00pm

Crunching Down to Business:Monetising the Internet of Things

  • Getting Past the Hype – Where can money be made from the Industry of Things?
  • How capex will impact the bottom line and what are the effective measures to reap from ROI?
  • Gaining market insight across various segments towards building an IoT ecosystem for sustainable business operations

Andrew Milroy, SVP – Information & Communication Technologies, Frost & Sullivan

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Advancing with Energy Digitalisation: Uncovering Big Data, Automation and its Benefits

  • Optimized planning and operations of energy networks in cities
  • Metering and demand response solutions
  • Intelligent buildings and energy efficiency
  • Community energy systems and future business models

Edwin Lerch, Head of System Dynamics, Siemens AG

2.00pm

Strategic Mobility: Business and Nation Building \Transformation with IoT in Asia Pacific

  • What are the opportunities within the IoT ecosystem
  • How organisations can leverage mobile connected technologies to create a strategic path to IoT
  • How IoT devices for automation “supports” the triple bottom line

2.45pm

Sensing the Good, Bad and Ugly:Empowering Sensors with Agility and Vigilance

  • Powering sensors on devises and objects to enhance and step up real-time data collection, processing and information aggregation
  • Understanding business cases for deploying sensors at device, communication route, and database level – How is this different in SMEs vs Large Corporations?
  • Improving power-scavenging technologies for sensors that convert energy, emissions, and pressure difference to replace conventional batteries

Mikael Lindholm, Vice President – IoT, Telenor Group IoT

3.15pm Afternoon Break
3.45pm

Security – A Missing Link for Connected Devices
Security in IoT products and services cannot be ignored and will apply to all elements of the solution as well as all stages of connected devices’ life cycle. Choosing the right security solution is dependent on the evolution of security features and services in the solution’s device, connectivity, and cloud technologies. This session will provide:

  • A holistic view of the IoT security market, including a snapshot of the threat environment
  • A review of security at each point in the value chain
  • Key partner considerations

Steve Oetegenn, President, Verimatrix

4.15pm

Insecurity of Things: Legal Implications for Telecommunications, Healthcare and Retail
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 highlighted the Internet of Things as a global trend that brings growing cyber risks. The increased connections and cyber dependency, by and between people and machines, create an insecurity of things and challenge traditional notions of privacy. Interconnected consequences ranging from cyber security breaches to privacy violations can translate into legal liabilities and damage reputation. In this session, we will explore:-

  • Legal and regulatory issues in cyber security and data protection
  • Recent cases in telecommunications, healthcare and retail
  • Developments in Singapore and the region

Jack Ow, Partner – Intellectual Property & Technology, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP

4.45pm

Plotting a Path to Realising IoT Benefits for Aged and Health Care Communities

Indronil Sen, Principal (APAC) – IoT, Big Data and Advanced Analytics, ibb Consulting Group

4.30pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.40pm End of Conference Day 1
Conference Day 2 (24 May)

Conference Day 2 – 24 May 2017
BROADBAND
Convergence and 5G – New Services and Opportunities
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Robin Mersh, CEO, The Broadband Forum

11.00am

Experience Sharing: World’s First Implementation of Cloud-Based Radio Access Network

  • Turning mobile communication functions into Virtual Machines (VM) to be implemented on general-purpose servers, and integrated within the cloud
  • Using Cloud RAN, a more efficient network configuration to accelerate 5G network innovation that evolves beyond All IP toward All IT
  • Paving the way towards 5G, scalability and flexibility to meet the future data demands of customers, as well as maximizing operational efficiency

Sandeep Girotra, Senior Vice President – Asia Pacific and Japan, Nokia
Sungho Jo, Director, Head of 5G Tech Lab – R&D, SK Telecom

11.30pm

Cellular Mobile Networks: How Satellite Can Potentially Serve in 5G Network Rollout?

  • Reaching unconnected areas that terrestrial infrastructures such as fiber and microwaves is unable to reach and can only be served by satellite
  • Showcasing new business models on how to upgrade and expand your cellular network coverage quickly with limited capital expenditure
  • Case studies of successful deployments of 2G/3G/4G cellular backhaul over satellite in both developed and developing countries in Asia will be shown

Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President APAC Sales, Intelsat

12.00pm

Network 2020 – Forecasting the Future With Insights to Prepare for the 5G Revolution in APAC

  • How fast is mobile data traffic growing (globally and in APAC countries from 2016 – 2021)?
  • What is the impact of various mobile devices/connections (smartphones, tablets, PCs, and M2M) on traffic? What shifts are taking place between the various device/connection types?
  • Why do IoE applications place new demands on mobile networks and how can 5G help?
  • How has 4G adoption changed the mobile landscape and what does the 5G transition/disruption mean for mobile networks (infrastructure, regulatory, customer experience)?
  • What role does WiFi play in providing a comprehensive mobile strategy for carriers and their subscribers?
  • What are the resulting technological and architectural implications from these changes?

Dirk Wolter, Managing Director – Mobile Network Technologies (APAC Region), Cisco Systems

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

RESERVED FOR HUAWEI

2.00pm

The Future of the Global Network: IoT, Smart Cities, and 5G delivered via Next-Generation Space and Ground Infrastructure

  • The future ubiquitous connectivity requirements in the form of hybrid networks
  • Smarts introduced to deliver the expected performance to each application, indistinguishable over which physical network
  • Main application drivers in a 5G world

Dr. Ashok Rao, Vice President – Product Development, O3b Networks

2.30pm

The Business End of NFV and Enabling the 5G Revolution

  • How are operators going to migrate from legacy to software driven networks?
  • What opportunities are driving broadband operators to develop software driven services?
  • What are the major technical and business barriers to large deployments of NFV / SDN based services?

Robin Mersh, CEO, The Broadband Forum

3.00pm Afternoon Coffee Break
Combined Afternoon Plenary Session (For Broadband and IoT Track Attendees)
<<Proceed to Level 4 Main Plenary Hall>>
3.30pm

3GPP RAN standards for 5G

  • Revealing the accelerated 5G timeline
  • Understanding potential opportunities ahead of the 5G-driven ecosystem expansion
  • Highlights on standards for the Internet-of-Things (NB IoT/MTC/EC-GSM standards)

Philippe Reininger, 3GPP RAN WG3 Chairman, 3GPP

4.00pm

Closing Combined Plenary Panel: How Will 5G Power The Future of IoT/ M2M

Panelists:
Dirk Wolter, Managing Director – Mobile Network Technologies (APAC Region), Cisco Systems
Sandeep Girotra, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, Nokia
Robert Le Busque, Regional MD – Australia, New Zealand and India, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Andrew Scott, Director – Technology, Telstra

Moderator: John Tanner, Editor, Disruptive.Asia

4.45pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.50pm End of Conference Day 2

Conference Day 2 – 24 May 2017
SECURITY OF THINGS
Threat-proofing the Future with Agility and Resilience
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Akhil Behl, Architecture and Business Strategy Director, Juniper Networks

11.00am

Combatting the Know and Unknowns: Accelerating with AI and Automated Threat Investigations

RESERVED FOR SPONSOR

11.20am

The New Era of Cyber-Threats: The Shift to Self-Learning, Self-Defending Networks

  • How new machine learning and mathematics are automating advanced cyber defense
  • Why 100% network visibility allows you to detect threats as they happen, or before they happen
  • How smart prioritization and visualization of threats allows for better resource allocation and lower risk
  • Real-world examples of unknown threats detected by ‘immune system’ technology

Stanley Hsu, Country Manager – South Asia, Darktrace

11.50pm

Grappling with the Internet of Things, Disruptive Technology, Cloud of Things and Data Privacy
Corporate businesses are embracing this digital age with new disruptive technologies, leveraging on the Internet of Things, and cloud solutions. A common thread across all these initiatives is the need to collect and comprehend vast amounts of data, some of which could be personally identifiable information. How do all these square with individuals’ growing concern over the privacy of their personal data and the ability to secure such data in this age of ‘data-terrorism’?

Steve Tan, Partner, Deputy Head – Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Rajah & Tann LLP

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

IT Security Trends in Thailand: Towards Thailand 4.0
With “Digital Economy: Thailand 4.0” and its revision on its national e-payment policy is set to transform and the national ICT infrastructure and will create many new IT projects and opportunities both in the government and private sectors. This session will discuss how emerging technologies, cloud and big data, and IoT sets the scene for radical change in Thailand. It will also touch upon the need to establish IT Security policies, on aspects such as technology, awareness and human resources, and how Thailand is reacting and evolving in this space.

Dr. Thanachart Numnonda, CEO and Founder, IMC Institute, Thailand

2.00pm

Defending Industrial Control Networks in Asia Pacific Region

  • Key technical and business risks for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
  • Best practices and unique differences for protecting ICS
  • Case study for protecting energy systems

TO BE ADVISED

2.30pm

Cyber-Physical System Security from a Control Theory Perspective
The concept of Cyber-Physical System (CPS) refers to the embedding of sensing, communication, control and computation into the physical spaces. This talk focuses on analysing the security vulnerabilities of CPS and proposing countermeasures from a control theory perspective, in hope to provide an additional layer of protection for the CPS besides the traditional cyber security based solutions.

Prof Mo Yilin, Assistant Professor – School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

3.00pm

Afternoon Break

3.30pm

Securing mission-critical networks in Asia Pacific region

  • What exactly are mission-critical networks?
  • Security landscape of mission-critical networks in the Asia Pacific region
  • Quantum cryptography as a future-proof solution to ensure high security of mission-critical networks

Dr. Majid Foodeei, Head of Product Management and Support, KEYMILE Group

4.00pm

Fake CEO Fraud Defrauded
Fake CEO scams are on the rise. More often than not, the transferred money is deposited from the target bank accounts within minutes, and the victim organizations are left with the damage.
This talk discusses the psychology behind fake president scams, guides through recent, prominent cases and proposes solutions both to prevent such scams and to mitigate ongoing scams.

Florian Lukavsky, Director, SEC Consult Singapore

4.30pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.40pm End of Conference Day 2

Conference Day 2 – 24 May 2017
DIGITAL TALENT ANALYTICS
Optimising Business Efficiencies and Workforce Productivity through Talent Analytics
10.50am Chairman’s Welcome Address
11.00am

Evolution of the HR Role within the Organization in Modern Times

  • ‘War for talent’, ‘Big Data’, ‘Millennials’…what comes next?
  • Traditions meet future – handicap or strength?
  • Do we need more or less HR?

Oliver Grohmann, Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources, LG Electronics

11.30am

Human Capital Analytics in Action – Moving from Talk to Action

  • Improving retention and productivity through implementing human capital analytics programmes
  • Implementation of 2 human capital analytics projects at DBS
  • Aim, methodology, key findings and lessons learnt after new implementations
  • What are the key considerations organisations should look out for when starting their human capital analytics journey

Grace Yip, Chief Operating Officer of Group HR, DBS Bank

12.00pm

From R&D to L&D: How Learning and Development is Key to the Success of Rebooting and Upskilling the Workforce

  • Using analytics to enhance training and development and boost employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Role of TechSkills Accelerator in organisational development
  • Creating a culture of continuous learning and development for all employees
  • Training in future skills to reboot and upskill the internal talent pool
  • Training and growing talents to maximise their potential and also workplace productivity
  • Devising measurable and actionable employee training and development programs to maximise employee productivity and performance

Panelists:
Soumee De, Senior Vice President, Regional HR APAC-EMEA, Citibank
Damien Yee, Chief Learning Officer, CXS
Senior Representative, Job Central Malaysia
Fong Tuan Chen, Director, Human Resources, B Braun Asia Pacific
Karina R. Cuello, Director Learning and Development Asia Pacific, JLL

12.40pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.40pm

Creating An Effective People Analytics Approach

  • How workforce analytics supports Merck’s strategic business and people agenda
  • Merck’s workforce analytics journey
  • Empowering Merck’s leaders to make agile and informed organization and people decision through workforce analytics

Alexis Saussinan, Global Head of Organizational Development and Innovation, Merck KGaA

2.10pm

Leverage Typical Shared Service Competencies and Then Elevate to Ground Zero to Push Value for the Org – Shared Services 2.0

  • Shared service operations evolution at Reliance Industries Limited
  • Transition roadmap to Digital and SSO 2.0
  • Integrating data management systems, human capital management system with overall business systems

Piyush Gupta, Senior Executive Vice President, Head- Group Shared Services and Business Operations Center, Reliance Industries Limited

2.40pm

Building Robust Data Infrastructure to Kickstart Analytics

  • Developing the data-driven and evidence-based mindset in HR decisions
  • Combining internal data with technology tools to establish a data-driven analytics culture
  • Overcoming internal and external data silos
  • Ensuring data accuracy, data governance and data quality
  • Improving collaboration between management and HR to create clear goals and objectives to ensure that the right data is collected to achieve the desired results

Philippa Penfold, Senior HR Manager, Infosys Consulting

3.10pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3.30pm

Analytics and Talent Management: Acquisition, Retention and ROI

  • Outsourcing vs in-house talent analytics
  • Improving the interview and recruitment process with analytics
  • Identifying the best people to spearhead business initiatives
  • Recruiting, nurturing and promoting best employees to increase engagement and productivity, in alignment with company mission
  • Making sense of employee data to quickly identify dissatisfied staff and employ remedies
  • Identifying high flight-risk employees in advance and predicting attrition rates
  • Retaining best talents for the long term to boost company growth

Fong Tuan Chen, Director, Human Resources, B Braun Asia Pacific

4.00pm

Aligning Digital Talent Analytics with Overall Business Strategy

  • Identifying key strategic workforce concerns
  • Implementing people analytics with top business objectives in mind, developing actionable insights and inculcating analytical thinking in the decision-making process
  • Using people analytics to address real business challenges like sales productivity, risk, growth and customer retention and satisfaction
  • Leveraging HR and people data to derive new insights into the current workforce and also insights about the business as a whole

RESERVED

3.10pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
3.50pm End of Conference Day 2

Conference Day 2 – 24 May 2017
DIGITAL ENTERPRISE
Mastering Enterprise Digital Transformation
Track Sponsor
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Malikkhan Kotadia, Fintech Mentor and Author

11.00am

Multitasking for the Multiplier Effect: Managing Multiple Cloud Services

  • Exploring the rationale behind deploying a single cloud or multiple clouds
  • Securing connectivity to multiple clouds
  • Facilitating data exchange between multiple clouds
  • Deciding who should have access to which data

RESERVED FOR HUAWEI

11.30am

Towards Data-Driven Digital Dominance

  • Creating and managing an integrated centralised digital system
  • Overcoming digital silos and data silos
  • Collecting and merging big data from multiple digital platforms
  • Integrating multiple data sources into an effective data management system
  • Organising and correlating structured, semi-structured and non-structured big data for actionable insights

Pang Mei Yee, Vice President, Head of Innovations, Asia Pacific, DHL

12.00pm

Keeping It Real, Keeping It Relevant: Transforming Data into Actionable Intelligence in Real Time

  • Implementing stream analytics for data coming in very fast in real time
  • Gathering valuable and real time insights for targeted business strategies
  • Reducing latency in big data analytics

Steve Van Wyk, Head of Business Analytics: APJ, SAP

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Digital Procurement – Real Time Data into Procurement Day2Day Business

  • Integrating Virtual Procurement Rooms to enable external Suppliers, Business Stakeholders and Customer Operations to utilize real time Digital Data
  • Embracing Analytics to achieve next generation Benchmarking, Spend, Supplier and Category real time, big data driven KPIs
  • Fostering Supplier Innovation by utilizing an OpenUp Supplier Ecosystem, including promotion of Start Up Entries into Cooperate Environment

Gernot Dobida, VP Services Procurement Operations, Nokia

2.00pm

Data Value Creation within the Enterprise and the Ecosystem

  • Generating new revenue streams from raw enterprise data
  • Sharing big data and analytics assets across business units to drive additional value
  • Establishing a data-driven culture to enhance communication and collaboration within the enterprise
  • Partnering with external parties and leveraging both internal and external data
  • Working alongside instead of against security and privacy regulations

John Berns, Senior Vice President, Head of Data Science, Lazada Group

2.30pm

Panel Discussion: It’s All About The Customers

  • Analysing customer data to better understand and serve customers
  • Enhancing customer digital interactions and ensuring excellent customer experience in real time
  • Creating personalised and relevant customer engagements

Panellists:
Pang Mei Yee, Vice President, Head of Innovations, Asia Pacific, DHL
Jurgen Meerschaege, Senior Vice President, Head of Operational Analytics & Decision Support, DBS Bank

Moderator:
Rod Strother, Vice President, Digital Transformation, Starhub

3.10pm

Afternoon Break

3.30pm

Bridging Artificial Intelligence and Real Intelligence

  • Using machine learning and cognitive computing to analyse trends, patterns and anomalies and formulate business decisions
  • Digitalising the decision-action process: basing business decisions on machines instead of people
  • Automating decisions to action and enhancing user experience
  • Evolving contact centres, advanced chatbots and digital personal assistants to improve customer interactions and enhance overall experience

Evangeline Leong, CEO & Founder, Kobe Global Technologies Pte Ltd
Eng Ching Kooi, Executive- Cognitive & Analytic Solution, IBM

4.00pm

Transforming the Business with Enterprise Communication 4.0 – How To Manage This?

  • Facing the truth of employee collaboration behavioral gaps in the office
  • Finding out the missing part of digital transformation before enabling mobile first
  • What is Enterprise Comm 4.0 and how it can help enterprises be truly agile
  • The practice of Enterprise Comm 4.0 with hybrid structure at Acer

James Sha, General Manager, Acer Cloud Technology

4.30pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.40pm End of Conference Day 2

Conference Day 2 – 24 May
SMART CITIES
Transforming Future City Livelihood and Sustainability
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Anthony Lim, Director, Cloud Security Alliance

11.00am

Global City Panel: Challenging the Next Frontier of Smart Urban Nodes

  • Discussing the political barriers to developing smart cities, what are the legal issues and
  • Ironing out practical procurement setbacks in city development initiatives to optimise and manage escalating project costs
  • Achieving citizen involvement and buy-in to bring sustainability in future cities
  • Grooming smart citizens: Identifying key socio-economic factors, cultures, mind-sets and vision for a vibrant city

Panellists:
Mikael Lindholm, VP IoT at Telenor Group IoT, Telenor Connexion
Saibal D. Chowdhury, CEO and Co-Founder, Urbanetic
Carl Piva, VP Strategic Programs, TM Forum

Moderator: To be advised

12.00pm

Implementing Mobility-as-a-Service

  • Advent of new technologies enabling disruptions in many industries. The disruption in the transport sector has only just begun.
  • The introduction of Autonomous Vehicles is one such example
  • Instead of the traditional choices of public and private transport, commuters are looking for integrated transport services

Colin Lim, Managing Director, SMRT Services

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Advancing Cities of the Future with Smart Energy Management

  • Grid Optimization and Management Distributed Energy Resources and Grid Integration
  • Utilising energy information to efficiently balance energy supply and demand
  • Addresssing key energy and resource management challenges which individuals and enterprises face daily
  • Enhancing smart sensors, meters in transmission and distribution for energy efficiencies and smart savings

Steffen Endler, SVP – Strategy & Business Excellence for South-East Asia, Siemens

2.00pm

Sustainable City Architecture, Design and Urban Infrastructure Development

  • Articulating smart design and related architectural challenges when dealing with city spatial development and management
  • Navigating with integrated analytics and geographic landscaping when masterplanning different types of cities
  • Designing urban nodes whilst considering changing coastlines, flood zones & aging infrastructures

Scott Dunn, Vice President, Growth & Strategy (Southeast Asia), AECOM

2.30pm

Smart Healthcare Fireside Chat: Transforming The Future of Integrated Healthcare Platform For Efficient Patient Delivery

  • Embracing the changing face of healthcare: Revolutionary trends and new-age patient and medical technologies
  • Integrating Healthcare IT for Efficient Patient Delivery in Hospitals
  • Streamlining Healthcare Services in Asia through Digital Innovation and Smart Technology

TO BE ADVISED

3.00pm Afternoon Break
3.30pm

Tackling City Sustainability, Connectivity and Profitability

  • Partnering with city stakeholders and communities to tackle urban challenges
  • Enabling industry integration and smart convergence – Are we there yet?
  • Building an ecosystem of partners for strong city growth – Encompassing the city as a customer

Saibal D. Chowdhury, CEO and Co-Founder, Urbanetic

4.00pm

FTTH Council Asia Pacific View on Smart Cities

  • Reviewing the Asia FTTH Smart Cities Rankings
  • FTTH Council APAC: Debunking the Smart Cities Definition
  • Deep fibre penetration and its development in Asia to support city growth
  • Fibre as a utility in powering smart cities

Steve Foster, Chair, Smart Cities Committee, FTTH Council Asia Pacific

4.30pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.40pm End of Conference Day 2

Conference Day 2 – 24 May 2017
IOT
Connecting The Universe of Things
10.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Sherrie Huang, Research Programme Head, Asia-Pacific, Analysys Mason

11.00am

Breaking the Silos and Transforming Your Business with IoT

  • Identifying the shifting roles and stakeholder partnerships in the business value chain
  • Where IoT initiatives are driving revenue now? What real industrial opportunities lie ahead for businesses in the next 5 years?
  • What would be political view in the context of IoT?

Panellists:
Niilo Fredrikson, Executive Vice President, Comptel
Roswell Wolff, President APAC, SIGFOX
Walter Fang, EVP – President of Strategic and Marketing Alliance, iSoftStone
Robert Le Busque, Regional MD – Australia, New Zealand and India, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Praveen Rajan, Chief Digital Officer, Digi Telecommunications

Moderator: Toby Ruckert, CEO, Unified Inbox

12.00pm

Innovation Showcase: The Internet of Things and the Telecom Industry — How IoT Offerings Can Benefit Communications Service Providers (CSP)

  • Changing old-school industries to new service industries – Harnessing business “cents” from the Internet of Everything
  • Advancing the data intelligences capabilities of IoT to drive future industrial internet opportunities and economic growth
  • Capturing IoT mind share and market share through advancing competition, customer experience, supply chain, new hybrid business models and revenue streams

Steven Deskovic, Director Asia Pacific – Telecommunications, IBM

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Fastermind™- AI for the Digital Telco: The Next Curve of Customer Engagement

  • Why AI will be the next game changer in customer engagement?
  • Power of personalization and automation – Why does it pay off?
  • How to know the Best Next Engagement before the moment is at hand?

Niilo Fredrikson, Executive Vice President, Comptel

2.00pm

Digital Trust: A Wake Up Call for IoT Ecosystem Players
Consumer trust will be the big game changer in the digital economy and might be a unique opportunity for telcos to position themselves as trusted third parties, boasting both strong brand equity that consumers trust, and their advanced capabilities in security tools. The session will in particular focus on Asian countries, addressing amongst others:

  • How comfortable consumers feel with several types of organizations to handle their personal data
  • Consumers’ biggest concerns about sharing personal information
  • Actions to build digital trust as a prerequisite for those wanting to leverage the IoT business and technology opportunities

Rob van den Dam, Global Telecommunications Industry Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value, Netherlands

2.30pm

Intelligent Production and Manufacturing: Can Your Manufacturing Organisation Compete?

  • Collaborating with global networks and gain real-time visibility into your operations with software for manufacturing
  • Connecting your top floor to the shop floor: Automating production processes to enable product variants with a lot size of one
  • Improving the manufacturing user experience (UX): Processing orders and operations through a single, role-specific workspace
  • Integrating your supply chain management and production processes with your core business software

Ashish Pujari, ‎General Manager and VP – Supply Chain APJ, SAP

3.00pm Afternoon Coffee Break
Combined Afternoon Plenary Session (For Broadband and IoT Track Attendees)
<<Proceed to Level 4 Main Plenary Hall>>
3.30pm

3GPP RAN standards for 5G

  • Revealing the accelerated 5G timeline
  • Understanding potential opportunities ahead of the 5G-driven ecosystem expansion
  • Highlights on standards for the Internet-of-Things (NB IoT/MTC/EC-GSM standards)

Philippe Reininger, 3GPP RAN WG3 Chairman, 3GPP

4.00pm

Closing Combined Plenary Panel: How Will 5G Power The Future of IoT/ M2M

Panelists:
Dirk Wolter, Managing Director – Mobile Network Technologies (APAC Region), Cisco Systems
Sandeep Girotra, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, Nokia
Robert Le Busque, Regional MD – Australia, New Zealand and India, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Andrew Scott, Director – Technology, Telstra

Moderator: John Tanner, Editor, Disruptive.Asia

4.45pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.50pm End of Conference Day 2
Conference Day 3 (25 May)

Conference Day 3 – 25 May 2017
BROADBAND
Accelerating Innovations for Networks
8.50am

Chairman’s Welcome Address

Andy Haire, Founder and Chairman, AJH Communications

9.00am

Software Defined Networking Over a Satellite-Enabled Network: Customer Success Stories

  • The benefits of SDN in a hybrid satellite-enabled network, today and in the future
  • SDN in beyond the developed world
  • A customer success story in 2017

JP Hemingway, Chief Marketing Officer, O3b Networks

9.30am

Orchestrating Network Services in the Cloud Age

  • Understanding the limitations of the current operating networks and upside opportunities for new network-oriented services and markets that will benefit the business
  • Enabling with SDN and NFV to make SP’s new network more programmable, agile and elastic in an open, multivendor environment
  • Providing an overview of global market trends and opportunities, with real life deployment case studies of SDN/NFV and associated business outcomes

Sanjeev Mervana, Senior Director – Cloud, Infrastructure, & Business Solutions for SP, Cisco

10.00am

Cloud, SDN, And Security Complications: Why Should You Worry?

  • Navigating the various models of SDNs to position cloud services and realize advantages of cloud computing
  • Monitoring network security through expanded use of virtualization and cloud-based security services – How flexible and diverse can you go?
  • Considering tools and processes for network security operations automation to align with Agile development and DevOps processes
  • Leveraging data from SDN and NV platforms with key analytics functionality to improve network security management

Ajay Sunder, Vice President – Information & Communication Technologies, Frost & Sullivan

10.30am Morning Break and Refreshment
11.00am

The Three A’s of the Future of Media Networks: Agile, Assured and Aware

  • Outline why future media networks in Asia and across the globe will need to provide the agility of a software defined network with the assurance that can only be achieved from guaranteed service isolation
  • Provide examples of what an agile and assured media network with guaranteed service isolation looks like
  • Demonstrate why this type of network will offer new paths to cost cutting and efficiency, and enable network owners to automate services

Martin Karlsson, CTO & Vice President Product Portfolio of Net Insight

11.30am

Dynamic Third Network Services for the Digital Economy and Hyper-connected World

  • Enterprise business drivers for on-demand, agile, automated, cloud-connected connectivity services
  • Enabling services innovation by leveraging the global Carrier Ethernet services footprint, adding LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration), SDN and NFV
  • Dynamic services development: Not a greenfield play – protecting investments through a practical roadmap
  • LSO and the pending impact on operator wholesale businesses

Nan Chen, President, MEF

12.00pm

The Future Evolution of SD-WAN – What is the Impact of Deployment to the Organisation, Processes and Tools of a Business?

  • Detecting the fastest path from source to destination in real-time and dynamically re-route packet flows across links to improve performance
  • Providing intelligent path control that steers traffic based on application
  • Dynamic services development: Not a greenfield play – protecting investments through a practical roadmap
  • Taking advantage of hybrid network models and augmenting your enterprise WAN with less-expensive internet curcuits
  • Ensuring network availability with SD-WAN that can adapt to changing conditions via automation

Akhil Behl, Architecture and Business Strategy Director, Juniper Networks

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.45pm

Bridging the Chasm from Physical Networks to NFV – The Need for Hybrid Network Active Assurance
This talk discusses learnings from early implementers of NFV and the following new capabilities being adopted to provide a safe introduction of NFV and bridge the chasm of the hybrid network:

  • Instant certification – a highly automated, repeatable and streamlined way to quickly validate and certify NFV and service roll outs
  • “Pro”Active Assurance – a proactive approach to spin-up active test agents anywhere across your physical, virtual & hybrid networks to continuously verify health, performance & service quality
  • Actionable intelligence – contextualize network and test data to provide end-to-end quality and performance visibility and utilize predictive analytics to enable proactive and focused testing

Ross Cassan, Director of Product Marketing – Mobility Infrastructure, Spirent

2.15pm

Consequences of SDN&NFV for Lawful Interception

  • Lawful interception is a mandatory requirement for providers of public telecommunication services
  • The change to SDN/NFV-based network has significant consequences on lawful interception
  • This presentation details the impact of SND/FNV on lawful interception from a technical, regulatory and standards perspective

Rudolf Winschuh, Key Account Manager, Utimaco

2.45pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
3.00pm Afternoon Tea Break
3.30pm End of Conference Day 3

Conference Day 3 – 25 May 2017
SECURITY GOVERNANCE
FULL DAY WORKSHOP
Who should attend:
C-Level Executives/ MDs/ SVPs/ VPs/ GMs/ Directors & Heads from:

  • Cloud Networking
  • Cyberphysical security
  • Enterprise Solutions / Security
  • Big Data
  • Analytics and Intelligence
  • Business Analytics
  • Risk Management
  • Information Technology
  • Compliance
  • Crisis / Disaster/ Emergency Management
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Network Security
  • Product Management
  • Information Security
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Centres
  • IT Applications
  • Security Engineering
9.00am Opening and Welcome Remarks from Workshop Leader
9.30am

Morning Workshop Session Outline: To be advised

10.30am

Morning Break and Refreshment

11.00am

Morning Workshop Session 2

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Afternoon Workshop Session Outline: Ethical Hacking
This session will consider the principles of Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing and will outline some of the techniques used by practitioners. The session will also discuss some of the issues that managers should be aware of when commissioning such tests.

  • Principles of ethical hacking/penetration testing
  • Typical techniques
  • Understanding results
  • Establishing rules of engagement

Dr Paul Haskell-Dowland, Associate Dean for Computing and Security, Edith-Cowan University

3.00pm

Afternoon Coffee Break

3.30pm

Afternoon Workshop Session Outline: Forensic Computing
Forensic computing is a topic which is often only considered as a component of incident response. However, in order to allow for the efficient and effective response, it is critical that forensic computing is considered in the implementation of IT infrastructure and embedded into business processes. In this talk Peter will discuss the key considerations for forensic computing throughout the entire forensic lifecycle, from preparation through to evidence preparation and ongoing monitoring.

Peter Hannay, Lecturer, Edith-Cowan University

4.30pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.40pm

End of Conference Day 3

Conference Day 3 – 25 May 2017
DIGITAL TALENT ANALYTICS
Optimising Business Efficiencies and Workforce Productivity through Talent Analytics
8.50am Chairman’s Welcome Address
Asha Hemrajani, Principal Consultant, The Business Evaluation Centre
9.00am

Making Human Capital Analytics Work – Measuring the ROI of Human Capital Processes and Outcomes

Asha Hemrajani, Principal Consultant, The Business Evaluation Centre

9.30am

Implementing Successful Predictive Talent Analytics

  • Using existing employee data to ascertain employee current performance and predict future performance
  • Gaining insights at a broad organisational level, identifying specific employees’ behaviours and making individual predictions
  • Manpower forecasting based on data for current and future manpower needs
  • Plugging in current talent and skills gaps and predict future gaps to ensure optimum employee performance and high customer satisfaction

Anuradha Purbey, HR Director, Aviva

10.00am

Data Visualisation and Storytelling: How Talent Analytics Quantifies Insights For Senior Management Decision Making

  • Using data storytelling to engage multiple stakeholders
  • Enhancing data visualisation to envisage current and future workforce trends that can help in business decisions
  • Presenting correlated and integrated data engagingly and effectively to board members and senior management to optimize the business

Bill Lee, Managing Director, Azendian

10.30am Morning Break and Refreshment
11.00am

Showcase Presentation 1

RESERVED

Showcase Presentation 2

RESERVED

11.30am

Integrating Multiple Data Sources Across All Business Functions

  • Overcoming the challenge of disparate and disjointed data
  • Establishing an integrated data collection and management system to assemble, analyse and synthesise all the available information
  • Envisioning a common strategy and linkage between departments to facilitate data sharing and data analytics
  • Overcoming the challenge of not having the right infrastructure and technical capabilities
  • Leveraging data from diverse sources to gain more holistic and accurate insights to create practical plans of action

Balaji Rajamani, IT Enterprise Architect, Tetra Pak

12.00pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm Half-day Workshop

Using Data Analytics for Talent Management
Session I: Workshop Objectives:

  • Introduction to People Analytics
  • Broaden the use of analytics into all areas of HR and the organisation to solve business challenges and achieve desired business outcomes

Arun Sundar, Chief Strategy Officer, Trustsphere

2.45pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3.15pm Half-day Workshop Continued

Using Data Analytics for Talent Management
Session II: Workshop Objectives:

  • Utilising data to make informed and accurate decisions around talent management
  • Connecting talent management strategies and initiatives to business impact and organizational growth

Greg Newman, Product Manager, People Analytics, TrustSphere

4.20pm Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.30pm End of Conference Day 3

Conference Day 3 – 25 May 2017
DIGITAL ENTERPRISE
Mastering Enterprise Digital Transformation
Track Sponsor
8.50am Chairman’s Welcome Address
9.00am

Just How Good Is Cloud For My Business?

  • Finding the right an end-to-end support partner to embark on a holistic digital transformation journey
  • Enabling VADS Cloud as an end-to-end business solution that gives you that would give them the flexibility
  • Safeguarding your cloud with constant monitoring, safe back-up and automatic updates hosted on a highly secure data centre
  • Lowering your overall capex cost from IT, to software licensing and hardware costs with an integrated cloud system which is flexible to grow with your business

Mahmoud Dasser, VP, Partnership and Marketing, VADS (Part of TM Group)

9.30am

It’s Cloudy Up Here – Where’s My Data?

  • Transferring and managing enterprise data in the cloud
  • Creating data warehouses in the cloud
  • Understanding the flow of data from cloud applications to the enterprise mainframe and back to maintain data accuracy and ensure good customer experience

RESERVED SESSION

10.00am

The Future of Data Centres: Evolution with the Digital and Cloud Trends

  • What are the essential parameters to optimise for data centres of the future
  • How digitalisation and the cloud are shaping the trends in data centres
  • How the enablers may be disrupted by the trend of consolidation to cloud, which is cannibalising the traditional ICT value chain

Wai Meng Wong, CEO, Keppel Data Centres

10.30am Morning Break and Refreshment
11.00am

Stuck in Transit: IoT Connectivity is More Complex than Riding a Bus

  • Various aspects of data connectivity in the modern enterprise
  • The life-cycle of a Thing: the challenge and how to address it
  • A word on IoT ecosystems and data ownership

Oliver Meili, Head of IoT Development and Operations, Bosch Software Innovations

11.45am

Keeping Up With The Cloudashians: The Evolution of IT, CTOs and CIOs

  • IT as the integrator of different cloud solutions, involving networks, platforms, infrastructure, software as a service
  • Choosing the right cloud models and managing budget, IT manpower limits and business requirements
  • Utilising the cloud to enable management to make real-time business decisions

RESERVED SESSION

12.30pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm

Enterprise Leaders: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go

  • Transforming legacy systems and adopting new platforms to meet new business challenges in the digital sphere
  • Using funnelling to integrate different streams of IT, marketing and customer service to streamline business processes and maximise efficiency
  • Continuously integrate change and digital transformation without disrupting business performance across multiple departments with multiple stakeholders

Dr. Bernard Leong, Head of Digital Services, Singapore Post

2.00pm

Mixing It Up: Amalgamating Data Centres, Cloud, Big Data and IoT

  • Transforming data centres from a traditional and centralised IT infrastructure into a service-oriented and economically efficient internal cloud
  • Boosting data centre capabilities (scale, functionality, storage and processing capacity) to allow big data analytics and IoT to develop
  • Ensuring the provision of packaged services in data centres to enhance speed and connectivity

Moderator:
Lim May-Ann, Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association

Panellists:
Bernie Trudel, Asia Cloud Computing Association
Richard Koh, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft, Singapore
Mark Diekmann, General Manager, Global Infrastructure Services, AMEA, CSC
Amit Dhupkar, Head of Group Technology, Singapore Post

2.50pm

Afternoon Break

3.20pm

I Know What You Did Last Summer, and This Summer and the Next: Harnessing the Power of Predictive Analytics

  • Analysing current data sets to anticipate market changes, consumer behaviour and improve the responsiveness of business systems
  • Evolving from descriptive to predictive and prescriptive analytics
  • Utilising targeted analytics to drive targeted business decisions specific to the subject(s) in question

Mario Vinasco, Data Scientist, Marketing Analytics, Facebook

3.50pm

Managing An All Star Digital Team – New Coaching, Player Development and Star Player Techniques to Transform and Win

  • Establishing digital teams and digital champions to foster digital innovation
  • Empowering employees to adopt digital technologies – overcoming problems of skills, readiness and generation gap
  • Best practices for internal collaboration and communication for effective cross-functional teams

Adam Good, Chief Digital Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network

4.10pm Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
4.20pm End of Conference Day 3

*Programme is correct as at press time. The Organiser reserves the right to amend the programme as deemed necessary without prior notice