8:00am - 9:00am : : Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am : : Opening Remarks by Co-Chairs, Dr. Hui Pan and Tara Giunta
9:15am - 10:30am
China Telecom Market Development : A View From the Top

Moderated by
Dr. Hui Pan . Chief Economist - IGI Group


Luis E. Fiallo

Managing Director for Marketing and Corporate Development
China Telecom USA

1. Transformation of China's Telecommunications Market

  • Progress in China's Telecommunications Market
  • Telecom Market Dynamics
  • New Applications And Services
  • China Telecom USA's Business

Ben Chen
Deputy General Manager
China Netcom (USA)


2. China Netcom's International Expansion Strategies

  • CNC's main internationalization strategy: Going Global
  • The opportunities for foreign investment in China
  • CNC's international expansion objectives
  • The creation of win-win partnerships

10:30am - 10:45am : : Networking Break
10:45am - 11:45am
China , the US and the World: Trade Dynamics

Moderated by
Tara Giunta . Partner - Paul Hastings


Scott Flicker
Paul Hastings

1. U.S. - China Trade Policy: Storm Clouds are Gathering

  • A survey of proposals pending in Congress to impose sanctions against China based on currency manipulation
  • Bush Administration initiatives on China trade
  • Highlights from the U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (May 22-23, 2007)

Jonathan McHale
Deputy Assistant

2. U.S. - China Trade Dynamics

  • China in the context of telecom liberalization globally
  • U.S. interests in the market for both services and equipment
  • Ongoing efforts to address priority market access barriers

11:45am - 12:45pm : : Networking Lunch
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Business Expansion Into China

Moderated by
Tara Giunta . Partner - Paul Hastings


Daniel Lovatt
Chief Executive Officer
PCCW Global


1. Business Expansion into China

  • Market trend and demand of incoming enterprise/customers to expand their business into China
  • How to select the right partner to grow your business into China
  • Chinese telecom service providers
  • PCCW Global's experience in China

Jacquelynn Ruff
Vice President
International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Verizon Communications

2. A Global Operator's View

  • Verizon's global services - focus on Asia
  • Plans for Trans-Pacific Express submarine cable
  • The enabling environment - international public policy trends affecting communications

1:45pm - 2:45pm
The Satellite, Mobile and New Media Revolution in China

Moderated by
Tara Giunta . Partner - Paul Hastings


Gonzalo de Dios
Regulatory Affairs& Assistant General Counsel


1. Regulatory Update - Satellite Communication Services in China

  • Legal and Regulatory Overview
  • Issues and Challenges Affecting a Growing Market
  • Confronting the Future – An Agenda for Change
  • The Terrestrial Wireless Threat to Satellite Services

Liu Bin
Principal Analyst, Internet and New Media
BDA (China) Ltd



2. China's Mobile Value-Added Services and New Media Markets

  • Innovative VAS services and applications
  • Mobile TV, mobile payment and advertising
  • Emerging online business models
  • Market update on 3G
  • Telecom market outlook in 2007-2008

2:45pm - 3:00pm : : Networking Break
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Convergence and Broadband Access: What to Anticipate

Moderated by
Dr. Hui Pan . Chief Economist - IGI Group

Ken Figueredo
Director of Consulting
Pyramid Research

1. Convergence in China – Fixed Network Perspectives

  • Operator Challenges
  • Network Investment Drivers
  • Regulation and Converged Services Landscape
  • Outlook for Triple play and IPTV

James Heath
Research Director, Broadband
Dittberner Associates


2. Broadband Market in China

  • Major Chinese Broadband Service Providers
    • China Netcom
    • China Telecom
    • China Tietong
    • Great Wall Broadband Networks
  • Analysis of China’s DSL, FTTx and IPTV Markets
  • Market positions of leading vendors:
    • Alcatel Shanghai Bell
    • Huawei
    • UT Starcom
    • ZTE
  • Forecast of Broadband Market Growth

Karl Weaver
Newport Technologies

3. The Greater China Mobile WiMAX Revolution

  • WiMAX Technologies and Chinese Market Specifics
  • Leading WiMAX Vendors Active in China, Taiwan, and South Korea
  • Samsung Strikes WiBro Deal in China
  • The Market Potential

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Science & Technology Development, Outsourcing and IPR

Moderated by
Michael Bednarek - Partner, Paul Hastings

Dr. Cong Cao
The Neil D. Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations and Commerce
State University of New York

1. China's Science & Technology Development Plan and
The Business Development Environment

  • China's Medium and Long-Term Plan for the Development of Science and Technology
  • Foreign Dependency and Indigenous Innovation
  • Foreign R&D in China
  • Telecom and High-Tech Equipment Exports
  • IPR protection: Problems and Progress

Jay Gullish
Futron Corporation

2. Outsourcing Strategies of Major Asian Countries

  • Overview of ICT strategies
  • China as outsourcing service provider and future purchaser
  • India's success in perspective
  • Case studies

5:15pm - 6:30pm : : Cocktail Reception
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