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SubOptic 2013

SubOptic 2016  will be held in Dubai from the      18th - 21st April 2016, hosted by E Marine. More information will be posted as it becomes available!

Final Programme for SubOptic 2013! 

A Short Video of What You Missed!

Organisations who attended SubOptic 2013 as of April 19th, 2013

Edited Versions of the three Keynote Speeches can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Matt Ridley
Ed Parsons
Emmanuel Desurvire

Conference Theme

The theme for SubOptic 2013 was ‘From Ocean to Cloud’ which covered not only the traditional topics that our regular conference attendees look forward to, but also new areas such as the impact mobile data generated by the smart phones and tablets have had on our networks, to how value from your investment, operator and service delivery and much more could be achieved.

The seven topic areas below chosen by the SubOptic 2013 Programme Committee, were based upon the experience from previous events. Papers for oral and poster presentation in these topic areas were presented based upon the submissions made.

1. The Market Place

2. Project Development and Implementation

3. Marine Services and Operations

4. Network Architecture and Design

5. Equipment and Component Technologies

6. Network Operations and Carrier Services

7. Special Markets

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Media Partners         

Capacity Magazine               
Submarine Telecoms Forum
Ocean News & Technology
Offshore Source

Partner Events 

The Papers and Presentations from SubOptic 2013 are now freely available on our Archive Section - Help Yourselves!

The lists of SubOptic 2013 Sponsors and Exhibitors are shown below:

List of Sponsors
List of Exhibitors

SubOptic 2016 Preliminary Timetable of Activities is shown for information below:

Sept 2014:      SubOptic 2016 Launched
Dec 2014:       Sale of Sponsorship Opportunities, Exhibition Booths and Hospitality Rooms opens
May 2015:      Call for Papers Issued
Sept 2015:      Deadline for Submitting Executive Summary's of papers to be offered for presentation
Nov 2015:       Registration Opens
Dec 2015:       Authors advised whether their proposals have been accepted.
Jan 2016:       Final Programme Issued
Apr 2016:      SubOptic 2016 opens in Dubai from 18th to 21st April.

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SubOptic News

PTC15 - Sunday Morning Workshop on Submarine Cable Systems: Jan 18th 2015
Posted on Saturday, October 11, 2014
SubOptic are pleased to announce that for the third year running they will be helping to organise the popular Sunday morning workshop on submarine cable systems.

SubOptic launch a new initiative: Extending the Working Life of Submarine Cable Systems
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Many submarine cable systems approaching 15 years in service will soon be reaching key decision points around rebuilding or upgrading and extending the system. With the capability of many optical amplier based systems to accommodate bandwidth upgrades, and with systems traditionally being designed with a 25 year lifespan, it is timely to review the realistic lifespan of a typical system.

SubOptic 2016 dates announced by E-marine as event gathers momentum to take place in Dubai
Posted on Thursday, August 14, 2014
Momentum is gathering in the lead up to SubOptic 2016 - the premier conference for the global submarine cable industry - as hosts E-marine, the principal provider of submarine cable solutions in the Middle East, announces the event will take place from the 18th to 21st of April 2016 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai UAE. This will be the first time the event has taken place in the Middle East in its 30 y