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08:30 - 09:40
Keynote Session

08:30 - 08:50
Words of welcome

Governor or Vice Governor of Hubei Province, China


08:50 - 09:15
The Wonderful World of Silica
Speaker:
Sir David Payne, Director of the Optoelectronic Research Centre, University of Southampton
09:15 - 09:40
Speaker:
Zhuang Dan, President, YOFC

10:20 - 12:00
China’s optical fibre and cable industry leadership

10:20 - 10:45
Speaker:
Xiao Wei, President, Futong Group

10:45 - 11:10
Speaker:
Ge Jun, President, Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies Co., Ltd.
11:10 - 11:35
Speaker:
Qian Jianlin, Executive President, Hengtong Group
11:35 - 12:00
Speaker:
Xue Chi, President, ZTT

13:20 - 15:00
Demand insights

13:20 - 13:40
Speaker:
Wei Leping, Chief Engineer, China Telecom

13:40 - 14:00
Speaker:
Li Han, Deputy Director, Network Department, China Mobile Research Institute
14:00 - 14:20
Speaker:
Wang Guangquan, Director of Network Technology Research Department, China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute
14:20 - 14:40
Speaker:
Lukman Adjam, Chairman, APJATEL

15:00 - 15:20
Highlight Presentation

Speaker to be confirmed, Donghu District, China

16:00 - 18:00
Global perspectives

16:20 - 16:40
CRU VIEW
Speaker:
Yuya Pan, Senior Consultant, CRU Group

16:40 - 17:00
Overview of international FTTx trends
Speaker:
Jan Schindler, Manager, Market Intelligence, Prysmian
17:00 - 17:20
Africa: the next opportunity?
Speaker:
Juanita Clark, CEO, FTTH Council Africa

18:00 - 22:00
Gala Dinner

Speaker:
Sir David Payne, Director of the Optoelectronic Research Centre, University of Southampton

09:00 - 11:00
The future of telecoms networks

09:00 - 09:20
Huawei’s vision for the 5G era

 

Speaker:
Wu Qisheng, , Huawei

09:20 - 09:40
5G: Potential challenges and opportunities for the fibre industry
Speaker:
Ankit Agarwal, Director, Telecom Products, Sterlite Technologies Limited
09:40 - 10:00
CRU VIEW
Speaker:
Richard Mack, Principal Consultant, CRU Group
10:00 - 10:20
Future network architecture insights
Speaker:
Huijun Sha, Greater China SSO Senior Manager, Viavi
10:20 - 10:40
Role of Satellites in a fiber connected world
Speaker:
Bendix De Meulemeester, Director Marketing & Management Systems, Umicore
10:40 - 11:00
IoT applications need more fiber
Speaker:
Pratik Shah, Global Technical Marketing Director of Fiber Optic Materials, DSM

11:30 - 13:10
Improvements in the manufacturing process

11:30 - 11:50
How can manufacturers create a smart and modern cable factory?
Speaker:
Zhang Chuandong, President, Shandong Pacific Optics Fiber and Cable Co., Ltd.

11:50 - 12:10
Intelligent Manufacturing

Speaker to be confirmed, YOFC, China

12:10 - 12:30
Impact of sophisticated online quality control on optical fibre drawing process
Speaker:
Harry Prunk, Executive Board, SIKORA AG
12:30 - 12:50
A balanced approach to automation
Speaker:
Barry Gill, Director of Sales, Photon Kinetics
12:50 - 13:10
Directions to keep optical fibre preform cost competitive
Speaker:
Akira Kinoshita, Business Manager, Shin-Etsu

14:30 - 15:30
New fibre types, cable designs and coatings

14:30 - 14:50
High density fibre optic products in Data Centers
Speaker:
Luo Qunfeng, General Manager, SDGI

14:50 - 15:10
Optical fiber technology
Speaker:
Raadj Matai, Chief Optical Fibre Scientist, YOFC
15:10 - 15:30
Fibre and cable innovation for future data center connection
Speaker:
Hao Chen, Market Development Manager, Corning

15:30 - 16:00
Highlight presentation: Opportunities and Challenges in Marine Cables

-          Clients & Requirements

-          Examples of project challenges

-          Future Opportunities



Speaker:
Jerry Brown, Technical Director, Hengtong Marine Cable Systems

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