Conference Program
Sunday, January 15, 2006 • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Kahili Suite • Kalia Tower

OPENING REMARKS AND MARKET OVERVIEW


Stephen Tom
Executive Director
PTC
Biography

8:30 - 8:45am

Welcome from PTC

Everyone who has been to PTC knows there is no conference like it. It brings together the best minds, creating the most productive business buzz and provocative dialogue for social change in the global telecommunications community.



Dr. Hui Pan
Conference Chair
Chief Economist
IGI Group
Biography

8:45 - 9:00am

China's Telecom Market Development and Forecast

  • Major Market Development in Telecom anfd the Internet
  • Analysis of teh Chnaging Industry Structure
  • Key Players: Service Providers and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Market Forecast: 2006 and beyond . . .

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Prof. Tingjie Lü
Dean, School of Economics and Management
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT)
Biography

9:00 - 9:45am

Current Telecom Policy and the Future Prospects of 3G Mobile Communications in China

  • Shape of the Chinese Market: Telecom Law, Merger Proposals, and Network Upgrade Plans
  • Network Convergence and Its Impact on Market Competition
  • Telecom Investment Spending Priorities
  • Market Forecasts and the Future of 3G


Prof. Bin Zhang
Professor, School of Economics and Management
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT)
Biography

9:45 - 10:30am

3G and the Wireless Markets in China

  • Overview of the wireless market
  • 2G GSM and CDMA development
  • Leading mobile phone and equipment vendors in China
  • Mobile value-added services
  • Other advanced mobile technologies

COFFE BREAK (10:30-11:00am)


Prof. Yan Xu
Author of Chinese Telecommunications Policy;
Associate Professor, Department of Information and Systems Management,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School
Biography

11:00 - 11:30am

Close Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between Hong Kong and the Mainland - A Testing Bed for Overseas Telecom Investors

  • Overview of CEPA
  • Impact of CEPA on Foreign Investment in Telecom
  • Recent Case Studies


Xiaohua Zhao
Partner
Holland & Knight, LLP
Biography

11:30 - 12:00am

The Telecom Legal Environment

  • Brief Introduction of the new Legal Environment
  • Relevant New Rules and Regulators
  • Practical Implications for Foreign Companies
  • Predicted Future Development


Estelle Chen
Director of Marketing
Alcatel Asia Pacific
Biography

12:00 - 12:30am

Triple Play and IPTV in China and Asia Pacific

  • Current Market Environment
  • End User Requirements
  • Telecom Operator Activities
  • Content Provider Initiatives
  • Stategies for Triple Play Deployment

NETWORKING LUNCHEON (12:30-1:30pm)


Dr. Yanming Liu

President & Chief Executive Officer
Salira Systems, Inc.

Biography
 

1:30 - 2:00pm

Broadband Access Opportunities and Salira in China

  • Why China is Interesting
  • Salira in China
  • Passive Optical Networking
  • Customer Case Studies


Bob Whitman
Broadband Manager
Corning
Biography

2:00 - 2:30pm

FTTH Deployments in Asia: Market Drivers, Politics and Technology Choices

  • Global Broadband Deployment Studies
  • Worldwide FTTH Opportunities
  • China's FTTH Markets
  • The Impact of FTTH on Optical Fiber Demand


Nan Chen
VP of Marketing
Strix Systems
Biography

2:30 - 3:00pm

Wireless Packet Networking - 3rd Generation

  • WiMAX Technologies and Chinese Market Specifics
  • Leading Cities Adopting WiMAX
  • Wireless Packet Networking
  • The Market Potential


Stoyan Kenderov
Director, Business Development
Amdocs
Biography

3:00 - 3:30pm

The Chinese OSS/BSS Markets

  • China's OSS / BSS market overview
  • Requirements from new service offerings
  • Major foreign and domestic OSS / BSS software
    suppliers
  • Amdocs' experience in China


Ian Douglas
Director and General Manager, SB Submarine Systems, Director, Asia Pacific, Global Marine Systems
Biography

3:30 - 4:00pm

International Submarine network Connectivity in China

  • Key issues with regard to Routing Traffic Through Japan
  • Purchase of capacity from carriers in financial trouble (e.g. C2C, PC-1)
  • Key Routs for the Future and Who Will Control Them
  • How Resilient the current Interational Networks and What Downtime They Are Experiencing

CONFERENCE CLOSES (4:00pm)
 

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