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The Other Side of Communication: Guardians of Global Connectivity

Monday, 24 April 2017

Ryan Wopschall (until 2016, a member of the Executive Committee of the ICPC) discusses the technology and infrastructure that is integral to present day connectivity and communication: without submarine fiber optic cables, the world would be a very different, and disconnected place. He examines the key actors and innovations that have brought the technology to where it is today, and the international regimes that have been tasked with its protection.

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Volume 41:1; Winter 2017.

2017 ICPC Plenary: 25-27 April

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

ICPC's 50th Plenary was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from 25-27 April 2017 in the Radisson Montevideo Hotel. The event's theme was "Unmissable insights and challenges in submarine cable planning, installation, protection and maintenance."

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