Agenda

Conference and Workshop Program

9:00 Morning Workshop

Morning Workshop – 9:00 to 12:00

Topic: TBC

13:00 Afternoon Workshop

Afternoon Workshop – 13:00 to 16:00
Topic: TBC

09:00 Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Welcoming and Keynotes Speeches

09:30 Panel 1: The broadband vision and strategy for building the digital future in Egypt and MENA region.

The broadband vision and strategy for building the digital future in Egypt and MENA region 

The digital national strategy is based on the government vision in each country to build the ICT infrastructure as basis for the national digital transformation. Several countries in the MENA region have already initiated their national broadband networks policies as part of their digital vision and started implementation. High level panelists from MENA region and Egypt will discuss these initiatives and their roadmap for the digital future transformation.

10:30 Coffee Break

Coffee Break and Exhibition Networking

11:00 Session 2: The Broadband speed role in the digital economy development for citizens and businesses.

The Broadband speed role in the digital economy development for citizens and businesses.

With FTTH 100MB and beyond speed, this is just the start to enhance and improve the life of both the residential and business communities. This session will show how fibre technologies will guarantee the delivery of the digital services for the implementation of IoT, smart cities; data centers…(like e-Government, e-Learning, e-Health, e-Business??), to ensure a sustainable digital economy.

12:00 Session 3: The operator’s success stories and challenges in FTTH deployment and business case – Investments, network sharing

The operator’s success stories and challenges in FTTH deployment and business case – Investments, network sharing…

Financing FTTH networks is an important topic to develop the countries’ economies through creation of digital highways of information. The initiatives and the government’s role are crucial to find the best models and key players such as operators, municipalities and utilities with the best possible financing solutions to implement the national super-fast fibre networks. This session will showcase the success stories of the operators business models and the efficient ROI.

13:00 Lunch Break

Lunch  Break and Exhibition Networking

14:00 Session 4: The real estate development – building the digital future and connected cities – Case studies

The real estate development – building the digital future and connected cities – Case studies

While Fiber is becoming the access technology for compounds and gated communities and new communities in general, real estate developers are now embedding fiber technologies in their development plans. This session will show the real estate projects and plans in connecting every home with FTTH.

15:00 Session 5: Fixed and Mobile Broadband convergence, 5G and Smart Cities Voice of Industry

Fixed and Mobile Broadband convergence, 5G and Smart Cities Voice of Industry

Fixed and mobile operators are looking for more investments in Fibre to support their networks and 5G deployment and ensure continuous benefits beyond the homes. This session will showcase the latest trends and technologies as adopted today by the industry serving the broadband community with super fast connectivity.

16:15 Exhibition Break

Cocktail and Exhibition Networking – End of Day 1

09:30 FTTH MENA Market Panorama and Forecast

FTTH MENA Market Panorama and Forecast  

FTTH Council MENA will show the latest figures and forecast as conducted by its yearly FTTH market study. A global view of the FTTH market and figures will be presented

 

5G by FTTH – The 5G MENA Panorama

The FTTH Council MENA will present FTTH as enabler for 5G based on its latest 5G panorama and studies – What are the operators plans and strategies for combining 5G and FTTH deployment.

10:30 Coffee Break

Coffee Break and Exhibition Networking

11:00 Session 7: Role of FTTH in building the digital future cities

Role of FTTH in building the digital future cities

FTTH plays a major role in the digital transformation as basis for a sustainable infrastructure. This session will explore the fiber technological innovations in building the passive networks to enable smart interactions through IoT, M2M,…

12:00 Session 8: Fibre network design and architecture; deployment solutions and applications technologies

Fibre network design and architecture; deployment solutions and applications technologies

Fibre networks design and architecture is key for FTTH, FTTB, FTTA, FTTT…successful deployment using the right solutions and products to meet the challenges of the market and consumer needs to connect fiber to the homes and in the homes. This sessions whill show the design, the installation and the operation of the FTTH Networks.

13:00 Lunch Break

Lunch  Break and Exhibition Networking

14:00 Panel 9: How Fiber technologies and trends matter for the industry and the national economy

How Fiber technologies and trends matter for the industry and the national economy

The panel discusses Fiber technologies and trends which matter for example the impact of building next generation networks and IoT on various industries in the MENA region resulting in an high economic potential and how IoT is expected to bring benefits in manufacturing, utilities, health care and transport or other industries.

15:00 Exhibition Break

Closing wrap up followed by Cocktail in Exhibition area– End of Day 2

17:00 4th General Assembly 2019

4th General Assembly 2019

Members Closed Meeting