SubOptic 2023, the industry-renowned submarine telecoms conference, will take place on March 13-16, in Bangkok, Thailand.  It’s likely well over 500 people will attend the 4-day triennial event, which is the longest-running and most comprehensive conference series in the world for the submarine cable industry. DRG is looking forward to catching up with everyone.

This year’s conference, Navigating the Open Seas – Collaboration on our Critical Infrastructure, will offer a packed agenda featuring masterclasses, networking opportunities, exhibitions and much more.

The 7 key themes of the 2023 conference include:

  • Networks of the Future
  • Wet Technology, Oil & Gas
  • Regulatory, Legal and Security
  • Commercial and Funding
  • Dry Technology, Cloud and Network Operations
  • Marine Operations, Advancements, Cable Protection
  • Clean Green Submarine, Protecting and Connecting People and the Planet

These themes will be interwoven throughout the conference’s classes, roundtables, panel discussions and poster presentations.

The 2023 Keynote Speakers include Urs Hölzle, Senior VP of Technical Infrastructure at Google who will speak on Tuesday, March 14th and Thomas E. Abell, Chief of Digital Technology for Development at Asian Development Bank on Wednesday, March 15th.

In addition to the formal presentations, there will be several key opportunities through the event to network, including a Welcome Reception, Poster Sessions & Drinks Networking Reception and a Gala Dinner.

SubOptic will be held in the state-of-the-art True Icon Hall located in Bangkok’s spectacular ICONSIAM. The ICONSIAM is located on the shore of the Chao Phraya River, with access to some of Bangkok’s finest hotels and tourist attractions.

For more information on SubOptic 2023 and to register, please visit the SubOptic website.

We hope to see you in Bangkok!