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08:50 - 10:00
Keynote Session

Xiao Wei, President, Futong Group

08:50 - 09:20
Keynote presentation 1: The future of China’s internet
Wu Hequan, President, Internet Society of China

09:20 - 09:40
Keynote presentation 2: Entering the era of 5G
Lu Linli, Head of Product Development, Nokia Shanghai Bell
09:40 - 10:00
Keynote presentation 3: CRU View on world optical fibre and cable market trends
Richard Mack, Principal Consultant, CRU Group

10:30 - 12:20
China’s optical fibre and cable leadership

  • Opportunities and challenges of global fiber optic cable producers in the future
  • New preform capacity; if the short/medium supply could meet the demand?
  • Current domestic and export feature. What role will Chinese producers play in the global export market in the future?
  • What are the long-term strategies to meet the demand from super broadband and 5G networks?

Wang Baoping, Chief Editor, The People s Post and Telecommunication News

10:30 - 10:45
Xiao Wei, President, Futong Group

10:45 - 11:00
Zhuang Dan, President, YOFC
11:00 - 11:15
Qian Jianlin, Executive President, Hengtong Group
11:15 - 11:30
Ge Jun, President, Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies Co., Ltd.
11:30 - 11:45
Xue Chi, President, ZTT
11:45 - 12:20
Panel discussion

13:50 - 15:00
Update from Chinese Carriers

Carriers, Infrastructure and broadcasting companies’ demand forecast

How do network operators implementing the "broadband China" strategy and other optical fiber related network construction?

How does the value chain evolve in the telecommunications industry? The relationship between telecom operators, network service providers, and data centers?

13:50 - 14:10
Senior representative, China Mobile
14:10 - 14:30
Zhang Chengliang, Vice President of Beijing Research Institute, China Mobile Research Institute
14:30 - 14:50
Senior representative, China Unicom
14:50 - 15:00
Panel discussion

15:50 - 17:00
Global fibre network market perspectives

15:50 - 15:50
CRU View: Supply and demand dynamics of optical fibre
Yuya Pan, Senior Consultant, CRU Group

15:50 - 16:10
FTTH Deployment Outlook
Roland Montagne, Business Development Director, Broadband & FTTx Principal Analyst, IDATE DigiWorld
16:10 - 16:30
Demand towards Gigabit Broadband Connectivity
Jan Schindler, Manager, Market Intelligence, Prysmian

09:00 - 10:20
Game changing trends in fibre deployment

09:00 - 09:20
5G Infrastructure Insights

Senior representative, China Tower

09:20 - 09:40
Analysis of future network structures

Senior representative, HUAWEI Technology Co. Ltd.

09:40 - 10:00
Road to 5G, built on fibre
Ankit Agarwal, CEO, Telecom Products, Sterlite Technologies Limited
10:00 - 10:20
How 5G will drive growth and innovation for all participants on the value chain
Jun Liu, Global Marketing Manager, DSM

11:00 - 12:20
New fibre and cable types

  • New trends of optical fibre developments
  • How will the innovation of optical fiber and cable technology affect the market?
  • How will producers improve the quality of optical cables to match network development and high performance applications?
  • How producers R&D dept. should focus on in order to maximize the value of optical fibre and cable?

11:00 - 11:20
New cable types for 5G
Zhang Liyong, Vice President, Futong Research Institute

11:20 - 11:40
The next generation of fibre to be developed
Yoshinori Yamamoto, Assistant General Manager, Optical Fibre & Cable Divisions, Sumitomo
11:40 - 12:00
5G and innovative fiber solutions
Chen Hao, Senior Market Development Manager, Corning
12:00 - 12:20
Key technology of telecommunication cable in the Smart gas pipelines

Senior representative, SDGI Optical Network Technologies

14:20 - 16:00
Technical perspectives from world optical fibre and cable manufacturing leaders

14:20 - 14:40

Senior representative, YOFC

14:40 - 15:00

Senior representative, ZTT

15:00 - 15:20

Senior representative, Hengtong

15:20 - 15:40

Senior representative, FiberHome

15:40 - 16:00
RFID in the optical cable resource management system

Senior representative, Tongding

16:20 - 17:20
Innovations in fibre, cable and materials production, logistics and recycling

  • What are the advances in preform production?
  • What new fibre and cable testing procedures will impact cable production?

Harry Prunk, Executive Board, SIKORA AG
Barry Gill, Director of Sales, Photon Kinetics
Bendix De Meulemeester, Director Marketing & Management Systems, Umicore