Welcome!

Netcracker's APAC Summit is strictly invitation only and will take place August 2–3, 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

Why Attend?
The Netcracker APAC Summit brings together the world's most innovative network operators to discuss their experiences and best practices in becoming digital service providers including Rupinder Goel, CIO, Tata Communications Ltd.; Mr. D. Wijeweera, CIO, Sri Lanka Telecom; James Gault, Director Global Product Delivery, BT and Jamal Najem, Senior Director – Business Transformation, Cogeco


The Summit gives you access to insightful presentations and workshops hosted by industry and subject matter experts that demonstrate how you can make an immediate difference to your organization by:

  • Executing, growing and managing a digital ecosystem.
  • Establishing truly omnichannel customer relationships.
  • Utilizing advanced analytics to improve decision-making.
  • Leveraging the full potential of the cloud.

Join us from August 2-3, 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for an excellent opportunity to learn from and network with colleagues across the industry. The Summit will give you new perspectives on how your peers are becoming more agile, proactive and customer-centric in order to increase revenue, streamline operations and improve overall experience. 

 


 

Schedule At-A-Glance 

Monday, August 1
Afternoon: Arrival to Kuala Lumpur 
6:00 PM: Event Registration
7:00 PM: Networking Evening With Industry Peers

Tuesday, August 2
7:00 AM: Breakfast
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM: Plenary Session & Workshops
6:00 PM: Hospitality Event + Dinner

Wednesday, August 3
7:00 AM: Breakfast
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM: Plenary Session & Workshops
5:00 PM: Departures
 

 

Agenda

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Monday, August 1

Start

 Finish

 Topic

6:00 pm 

7:00 pm

Registration

7:00 pm 

9:00 pm

Speed Networking: Getting to Know Your Industry Peers

Designed to quickly introduce you to a large number of industry peers in one powerful session, these meetings will initiate relationships that will last well beyond the summit.

 

Tuesday, August 2

Start

Finish

Topic

7:00 am 

8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am 

8:45 am

Welcome & Introductions

8:45 am 

9:30 am 

Netcracker Strategic Direction
Sanjay Mewada, VP Strategy, Netcracker

This session will provide an overview of Netcracker’s strategic direction, key goals that have been achieved over the past 12 months, as well as insights into future goals and objectives.

9:30 am 

10:15 am 

Keynote Address: Becoming a Digital Service Provider
James Gault, Director Global Products Delivery, BT

Hear directly from a Tier 1 European Service Provider just how it is transforming its technology platforms and business models to greatly improve customer experience while also reducing operational costs and expanding its digital offerings.

 

10:15 am 

10:30 am 

Break

10:30 am 

11:15 am 

Capturing the Emerging Business Services Opportunity
Cassidy Shield, VP Marketing, Netcracker 

The rising expectations of a new generation of digital workers, the shift of applications to the cloud, and the increasing reliance on the Internet of Things for both the introduction of new services as well as operational innovation is creating new opportunities for network operators to once again to play a key role in this huge digital shift. Netcracker will share a number of use cases that illustrate key requirements needed to capture the emerging business service opportunity

11:15 am 

12:00 pm 

Measuring Your Preparedness for the Digital Ecosystem
Sanjay Mewada, VP Strategy, Netcracker

This interactive session will dig into specific questions and areas of focus to assess your readiness for moving your business forward. From the consistency of your customer experience, to understanding how “zero touch” your service delivery is, this session will help you identify best practices to prepare your organization for the future.

12:00 pm 

1:00 pm 

Lunch

1:00 pm 

1:45 pm 

Delivering Large-Scale Digital Transformations
Bob Titus, VP Global Converged Solution, Netcracker

Netcracker has led some remarkable digital transformation projects to date involving a wide variety of global service providers. This session will detail how Netcracker uses what it has learned and how Netcracker’s people, methodologies and delivery commitment put the company in a prime spot to be the strategic partner of choice for global Tier 1 service providers.

 

1:45 pm 

2:30 pm 

Reimagining Your Business in a Connected World

Get a first-hand account from this leading Canadian Tier 1 operator on the importance of partnerships, open ecosystems and other criteria needed for successful digital transformation.

2:30 pm 

2:45 pm 

Break

         2:45 pm          3:15 pm

Sri Lanka Telecom Leverages Next-Generation Solutions to Accelerate Time to Market
Mr. D. Wijeweera, CIO, Sri Lanka Telecom

Sri Lanka Telecom will discuss how by consolidating and upgrading its’ rating, billing, mediation and interconnect solutions, it has become more responsive to evolving market conditions. The presenter will also highlight how these next-generation solutions are enabling the company to create a seamless, end-to-end revenue management process and accelerate time-to-market for new services, bundles and agreements.

3:15 pm 

4:00 pm 

 

NEC: Committed to APAC

Kok Quee Lim, MD, NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Deputy CEO, APAC (ASEAN sub-Region)

NEC will outline its commitment to and investment in the APAC region. This presentation will also discuss the value of the NEC/Netcracker relationship and what it means for your business. The session will overview the vast offerings available as well as the significant value-add created by the combined NEC/Netcracker portfolio.

4:00 pm 

5:00 pm 

Capturing the Emerging Business Services Opportunity
Kevin Freeman, Business Solution Executive, Netcracker

The rising expectations of new digital workers, the migration of applications to the cloud and the increasing reliance on the internet of things is creating new opportunities for network operators to play a key role in the ongoing digital shift. Netcracker will share a number of use cases that illustrate key requirements needed to capture the emerging opportunity of providing business services.

4:00 pm 

5:00 pm 

Customer Q & A

6:00 pm 

10:00 pm 

Networking Event & Dinner

 

Wednesday, August 3

Start

Finish

Topic

7:00 am

8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am

9:15 am

Netcracker Solutions Roadmap: Next-Generation Systems
Cassidy Shield, VP Marketing, Netcracker

This session will outline the Netcracker solution strategy and provide insights and visibility into the company's past and present roadmap.

 

9:15 am

9:45 am

OSS/BSS of the Future: The Changes You Need to Make Now
Rupinder Goel, CIO, Tata Communications Ltd.
Sanjay Mewada, VP Strategy, Netcracker

This group discussion will center on the specific changes you need to make in your organization today in order to take full advantage of SDN and NFV. We will explore how to move from integrated systems to orchestrated services and discuss the new architectural approaches that are needed to support the new agile reality.

9:45 pm

10:00 pm

Break and Demo Set-up

10:00 am 

11:00 am 

DEMO: Next-Gen OSS - The Single Solution for Managing Your Network Infrastructure
As you expand your network and customer base, you will require powerful, scalable and flexible OSS that can accommodate evolving technologies and increasingly complex networks. You need to be ready for the cloud and fully prepared to handle a hybrid network as more network functions are virtualized. This demonstration will showcase how various users can solve problems and perform service design, network management and resource inventory tasks from a single, unified platform. Netcracker’s OSS gives you an end-to-end view of resource allocation as well as the flexibility of a technology-agnostic framework and serves as a single point of truth for your entire network infrastructure.

11:00 pm 

12:00 pm 

DEMO: The Best of BSS - Defining How You Sell and Enable Business Growth
In this demonstration you will experience the entire customer journey—for both residential and enterprise customers—from the onboarding process to maintaining personalized relationships. Throughout the journey you will see how sales users progress from lead-to-cash on a single, end-to-end platform. At the heart of the solution lies the product catalog which allows providers to define what and how they sell to their customers. Throughout this demonstration, you will see highlights of Netcracker’s latest and greatest capabilities that address upcoming industry trends.

12:00 pm 

1:30 pm 

Lunch

1:30 pm

2:15 pm

DEMO: Virtualization – Improving Agility and Introducing New Revenue Opportunities

The promises of using virtualized technologies to open new revenue streams and deliver services faster to customers are well known. This demonstration will show that successfully deploying vCPE for enterprise customers or implementing transport SDN and ensuring that all components cooperate in hybrid environments enable service providers to deliver a better customer experience, regardless of how customers access the network.

2:15 pm 

2:45 pm 

Focus Your Operation Forward: Building an Agile Operation at Scale
Vasile Radoaca, CTO of SDN & NFV Solutions

In order to fully enjoy the benefits of shortening the time it takes to bring digital services to market, virtualization must happen at scale. Solutions focused solely on technology won’t be enough. This session will outline how to move to an Agile service development model and how to ensure your teams stay on task and look at the business value of network changes instead of getting caught up in the velocity of a technology story.

2:45 pm 

3:00 pm 

Break

3:00 pm 

3:30 pm 

Focus Your Organization Forward: Are You Organizationally Prepared to Move Forward?
Pascal Coutier, VP Consulting & System Integration, Netcracker

The adoption of SDN/NFV suffers from complex issues related to the presence of organizational silos, the lack of business processes and the lack of critical skill sets. People are the key ingredient to success and this presentation will call out the importance of strategic partners that provide a single point of accountability to reduce risks when adopting SDN/NFV.

3:30 pm 

4:00 pm 

Managed Services: Improve the Evolution of Your Service Levels
Jason DeLuca, VP Managed Services, Netcracker

This session will provide an overview on how to build a comprehensive program to set up and transition into a managed services model. From early engagement, resource retention and transition, to the successful execution of all three phases of a build-operate-transfer, learn how to leverage managed services in order to reap the benefits of efficiency, repeatability and auditability within your organization.

4:00 pm

4:45 pm

Customer Q & A

4:45 pm 

5:00 pm 

Closing Remarks


 

 

Networking Opportunities

In addition to highly innovative and interactive content driven sessions throughout the summit, there will be numerous opportunities to network with colleagues and friends, both old and new including:

  • Breakfasts; lunch and networking breaks
  • Speed Networking: Getting to Know Your Industry Peers
  • APAC Summit Dinner

 

Venue & Hotel Information

Hilton Kuala Lumpur
3 Jalan Stesen Sentral
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50470
Phone: +60 3-2264 2264

Check-in — 3:00 PM
Check-out — 12:00 PM

Accommodation

Netcracker will provide 2 nights accommodation with breakfast. Please note that all incidentals must be settled by each guest upon departure.*

For more information please contact Charlotte Trull

* Including but not limited to bar; mini-bar; dry-cleaning; pay-per-view; spa and room-service charges

 

Ground Transportation

The Hilton Kuala Lumpur hotel is located in the heart of Malaysia's capital city and next to the Kuala Lumpur Sentral railway station. Getting to the Hilton should take only 28 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and only 33 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 via a direct high-speed train (KLIA Ekspres). Various transportation rates are listed below.

Type

Typical Minimum Charge

Limousine

350 MYR

KLIA Ekspres Rail

55 MYR

Taxi

170 MYR

 

Registration

We look forward to seeing you in Kuala Lumpur!


Contact

For additional information or questions, please contact Charlotte Trull  at charlotte.trull@netcracker.com or call +1 781-392-5445.

 

 

Register Now
August 2-3, 2016
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
3 Jalan Stesen Sentral
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50470
Phone: +60 3-2264 2264