Conference Program
SATURDAY - JANUARY 13, 2007
Kahili Suite, Kalia Tower

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration & Breakfast

Dr. Hui Pan
Conference Chair
Chief Economist
IGI Group
Biography

9:00am - 9:30am

China's Telecom Market Development and Forecast

  • Major Market Development in Telecom and the Internet
  • Analysis of the Changing Industry Structure
  • Key Players: Service Providers and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Market Forecast: 2007 and beyond . . .


Luis Fiallo
Managing Director for Marketing and Corporate Development
China Telecom USA
Biography

9:30am - 10:00am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Transformation of China's Telecommunications Market

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


Wei Wang
Vice President
Shanghai Symphony Telecom

10:00am - 10:30am

Telecom Services Market in Shanghai and China

  • Telecom Services Market



10:30am - 11:00am - Coffee Break

Jeanette Chan
Partner, China Practice Group Head
Paul, Weiss
Biography

11:00am - 11:30am

Recent TMT Policy and Regulation Developments in China

  • Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) policy update
  • IPTV Regulations
  • Private Equity in China: New Rules, New Models
  • The new mergers and acquisitions rules
  • Where is private equity in China headed


Brian Caskey
VP, Worldwide Marketing Advanced Technology
UTStarcom Inc.
Biography

11:30pm - 12:00pm

IPTV in Asia:
Lessons Learned from Real Deployments in China and Japan

  • The business issues, new technologies and network topologies required to successfully deploy IPTV in very-large-scale subscriber deployments
  • The manageability issues of a tiered IP-core architecture combined with dynamic, content distribution mechanisms, including content distribution protocols, streaming/compression technologies and set-top box requirements
  • Incorporating IPTV into a carrier's DSL and VoIP service offering in Japan

12:00pm - 1:30pm - Networking Luncheon (Served in the Hibiscus Suite, Kalia Tower)

Wai C. Chan
Sr. Program Manager
Product Engineering
Infosys Technologies
Biography
1:30pm - 2:00pm

The Chinese Telecom/IT Outsourcing Market and Infosys' Experience

  • China's Telecom Market Overview
  • Telecom Outsourcing Trends
  • Why Infosys
  • Infosys Product Engineering Service Offerings
  • Success Stories


Nan Chen
VP Product Management & Marketing, Strix Systems
President, MEF
Biography

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Wireless Cities Worldwide and in China

  • Wireless Mesh has Become One of the Fastest Growing Markets
  • Wireless Mesh Technologies
  • Worldwide Deployments Case Studies
  • China Wireless City Deployments


Karl Weaver
Principal
Newport Technologies
Biography
2:30pm - 3:00pm

The Global WiMax Revolution - A Greater China & India
  • Overview of Global WiMax Market and Technologies
  • WiMAX deployments in China and India
  • Wireless spectrum allocations
  • Key domestic and international players

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Coffee Break


Bill Bu
Executive Director
FTTH Engineering

R&D Center
Tsinghua University
Biography

3:30pm - 4:00pm

FTTH in China: Opportunities and Challenges
  • China Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Market Overview
  • Major Chinese Systems and Component Vendors
  • FTTH Trials and Deployments
  • Foreign Vendors' Experience in China


Cameron McCaskill
Vice President, Business Development
Intellon
Biography

4:00pm - 4:30pm

HomePlug Solutions for Asian Operators  

  • Intellon's "No New Wires" approach to broadband connectivity and IPTV content distribution
  • How to increase customer satisfaction, decrease customer cancellations and enable self-install for new broadband and IPTV services
  • Experience with PCCW and Chung Hwa Telecom in delivering IPTV services
  • Lessons learned from service provider deployments in Asia Deployment of Intellon's HomePlug ICs in China


Joe Cheng, Ph.D.
General Manager
Telcordia Technologies
 


Dr. Chi-Kuo Mao
Decision and Change Management Chair Professor and Dean
Management College
National Chiao-Tung University
Biography
 

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Transition to Next Generation Networks (NGN) in China and Asia

  • Issues facing service providers in network transformation
  • Chinese market situation in transition to NGN
  • Business and technical decisions by service providers
  • Telcordia's experience in China and Asia


Sergey Shavkunov, Ph.D.
Director Market Analysis
TransTeleCom
Biography    

5:00pm - 5:30pm

New Developments of High-Capacity Infrastructure from Europe to China
  • Capacity Demand between Europe - China in 2006-2010;
  • Main Drivers for Capacity Growth;
  • New players at terrestrial Europe - China routes;
  • Existing infrastructure and future potential.

SUNDAY - JANUARY 14, 2007
Kahili Suite, Kalia Tower


8:00am - 9:00am - Registration & Breakfast

Daniel Lovatt
Chief Executive Officer
PCCW Global
Biography
9:00am - 9:45am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
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


William So
Deputy Managing Director International Department
China Netcom Co. Ltd
Biography

9:45am - 10:30am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
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 - 11:00am - Coffee Break

Xiaohua (Sarah) Zhao

Partner
Akin Gump
Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Biography
11:00am - 11:30am

Issues Related to Foreign Investment in Chinese Telecom and Broadcasting Markets

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


Dongming Zhang
Research Director
BDA (China) Ltd.
Biography

11:30am - 12:00pm

Market Outlook for China's Mobile and Converged Telecom Industry

  • Prospects for China's Telecom Industry
  • Operator Competitive Landscape and 3G Licensing
  • Emerging Technologies, such as WiMax, NGN and Fixed Mobile Convergence
  • Emerging Business Models and Applications, focusing on wireless value-added service market

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Networking Luncheon (Served in the Nautilus Suite)

Barry M. Weinman
Chariman
DragonBridge Capital, LLC
Managing Director,
Allegis Capital
Biography
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Investing in China: A VC's Perspective
  • The communications markets in China
  • The investment environment
  • Opportunities for venture capital firms
  • DragonBridge's experience

 



Philip Takken
U.S. Senior Manager Telecommunications
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Biography

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Going Public in the USA: Strategies for Going Public in the USA
A Focus on Telecom and Technology Companies in the Asian Pacific Region Including China"
  • Reasons for going public in the US capital market
  • Consequences of going public in the US capital market
  • Summary of the IPO process and the role of parties involved
  • Overview of recent IPO activity in Asia
  • Overview of recent IPO activity in China
  • IPO activity of Chinese telecommunication and technology companies
  • Chinese IPO's and Global Capital Markets


Tara Giunta

Partner
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Biography

 

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Regulatory Issues and Challenges Facing Foreign Companies Investing in Telecom in the United States
  • Overview of US Telecom Regulatory Agencies
  • Regulations Concerning Foreign Investment in the US
  • Challenges Facing Foreign Companies
  • How to Enter the US Markets and Be Successful

2:30pm - Conference Concludes

 



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