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There is still time! The deadline for submission of an abstract for a paper or poster for SubOptic 2010 has been extended until 21 September 2009. Submit an abstract now!

Join industry colleagues and experts from around the world, and world-class keynote speakers, at SubOptic 2010. Three world-class Keynote Speakers have now been confirmed for the premier conference of the undersea communications community, SubOptic 2010, to be held in Yokohama, Japan from 11 to 14 May 2010:

Yoshio Utsumi Honorary Doctor of Laws; La Bourgeoisie d'honneur de Genève Ex-Deputy Minister of Telecommunications of Japan (1998-1999) Ex-Secretary General of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) (1999-2006) President of Japan Telecommunications Engineering and Consultancy Service (JTEC); Visiting Professor of Waseda University; Advisor to Toyota InfoTechnology Center

Michael Jones Chief Technology Advocate, Google

Jeffrey Cole Director of the Center for the Digital Future; Founder and Director of the World Internet Project; Research Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California (USC)

And be part of this event by submitting an abstract for a paper or poster presentation ! Visit our website www.suboptic.org click on the SubOptic 2010 button and follow the instructions under the “Call for Papers” heading. Full details of the Keynote Speakers and the event itself can be found in this SubOptic 2010 Brochure.

About SubOptic SubOptic 2010 is the seventh in the series of conferences, the first being held in 1986. The conference covers all aspects of the submarine cable business & markets – from commercial, sales & support functions (legal, finance, regulatory etc) to hardware design, engineering and R&D, and on to marine activities (pre-build survey etc, project implementation, and maintenance).

SubOptic is a non-profit, non-incorporated international organization, which is steered and sponsored by leading members of the telecommunications industry. Its activities are open to every level of the industry, including those who manufacture cable systems and their components to purchasers of cable networks, purchasers of system capacity, business analysts, regulators, financiers and investors.