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The PTC Annual Conference is a place/venue for speakers to educate and provide industry knowledge and insights; it is NOT to be used as a platform for individual or organizational commercial and/or marketing purposes.
Proposals will be evaluated on its relevance and merit to PTC’21: New Realities. To increase the likelihood of being selected, please note the following:
Proposal submission deadline is 24 July 2020.
Please be advised that the PTC Annual Conference only accepts proposals for the highest-ranking executive of the organization. Multiple submissions from the same organization are likely to be rejected.
DO NOT submit commercial or product promotions. Any marketing proposal submitted will not be considered.
Eight modules, each delivered as a 90-minute live webinar presentation. (60-minutes of lecture followed by 30-minutes of instructor Q&As and peer structured discussions.)
Introduction to Telecom: Key Trends and Changes in Business Models
Provides an overview of the global telecom industry business drivers, with special emphasis on key business challenges faced by C-level executives.
5G and Beyond
A closer look at mobile and wireless segments of the industry as they relate to fixed networks and overall business models.
Pipes to Platforms: Cloud and Data Centers
Examines the role and importance of cloud computing and data centers in relationship to the connectivity business.
Your Career, Your Ladder
Explains how your skills, tasks, and knowledge will change as you move up the ladder to the C-Suite.
Doing Well While Doing Good
Examines C-level challenges of balancing the interests of many stakeholders: owners, managers, employees, customers, partners, and society.
How Would You Do It?
A workshop allowing participants to grapple with C-level issues of revenue, competition, customer demand changes, cost, innovation challenges, and social responsibilities.
OTT: Opportunity or Threat?
Over the top apps and services sometimes compete with, but can complement, connectivity provider strategies. What are the key challenges and opportunities?
The Connectivity Business in an Internet Era
Understand how changes in regulation, consumer demand, technology, and the Internet shape the connectivity business.
PIONEERING TECHNOLOGIES: HOW ARE THEY BREAKING THE MOLD OF LEGACY SUBSEA INFRASTRUCTURE?
Keith Shaw, VP Business Development EMEA, Equinix, Netherlands
WHAT IS 5G ALL ABOUT, AND WHY DO YOU CARE?
Gary Kim, Content Developer, IP Carrier, USA
WHAT UNIQUE CHALLENGES WILL YOU FACE IN MOVING TOWARDS A NEXT-GEN FUTURE?
Sean Bergin, Co-Founder & President, APTelecom, Cambodia
GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT
Eric Handa, Co-Founder & CEO, APTelecom, USA
THAILAND INTERNET PEERING ENVIRONMENT
Ubonpan Chuenchom, VP of International Business Development, CAT Telecom, Thailand
EVOLUTION OF OTTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON TRADITIONAL REVENUE STREAMS: OPPORTUNITY OR THREAT?
Tony Mosley, Director, Business Operations, Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI), Guam
CAPACITY PROCUREMENT: YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Eric Green, Senior Consultant, Cambridge Management Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom and Grant Kirkwood, Founder & CTO, Unitas Global, USA
USING LINKEDIN TO LOVE A CAREER IN TELECOMS
Russell Lundberg, CTO, Intelefy, LLC, and Bangkok Beach Telecom, Thailand
“Vision” is both the “act of sensing” present reality and the “power to anticipate that which may come to be.” At PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond, we will not only investigate multiple dimensions of the telecommunications sector, technologies, applications, and benefits in 2020, but also explore trends and discontinuities in the years beyond. 2020 will be an eventful year, with 8K and 5G rollouts gaining steam; further developments in AI, blockchain, AR and VR; an exponentially increasing set of “things” being deployed globally measuring in the tens of billions on its way to a trillion things; computing migrating to the edge; and an increasing number of people coming online, even as the global population continues to grow. At the nexus of all of these: subsea, satellite, wireline and wireless networks, and data center and interconnection facilities connecting them, growing in double digit percentages for the foreseeable future. At PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond, we will bring into focus what otherwise would be a blur of disruptive technologies, emerging applications, shifting regulatory policies, dynamically-changing cultural norms, and new business models.
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