2017 ICPC Plenary: 25-27 April
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
ICPC's 50th Plenary will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay from 25-27 April 2017 in the Radisson Montevideo Hotel. The event's theme will be "Unmissable insights and challenges in submarine cable planning, installation, protection and maintenance."
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.