ISPANZ 2022 Annual Conference


TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 27TH JULY 2022 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

AT Area Events, 1 O’Reily Avenue, Wellington


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9:00amISPANZ AGMMembers only
9:40amMeet / Greet / Coffee
9:50amWelcome, Housekeeping, Gold Sponsor IntroISPANZ President, Mark Frater
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10:10amMorning Tea
10:30amMinisterial keynote addressHon David Clark, Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications
11:00amCommerce Commission – current initiativesBrendan Dempsey, Principal Advisor, Telecommunications, Commerce Commission
11:30amRadio spectrum managementDaniel O’Grady, Manager, Radio Spectrum Policy and Planning, MBIE
12:00pmSatellites – An opportunity or a threat?Michael Twist, Sales & Marketing Manager, Gravity Internet
1:30pmThe future for the TCFPaul Brislen, CEO, TCF
2:00pmHawaiki & Datagrid updateHamid Maani, Head of Global Sales, BW Digital Ltd
2:30pmGetting connectivity to rural NZCaitlin Metz, The Rural Connectivity Group
3:00pmAfternoon tea
3:25pmCyber Security Considerations for ISPsSeeby Woodhouse, CEO, Voyager Internet
3:55pmSouthern Cross CableBrian Smith, Engineering Services Manager, Southern Cross Cable Network
4:25pmISPANZ update & activitiesDavid Haynes, CEO, ISPANZ
4:35pmClosing remarksISPANZ President, Mark Frater
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