Session Type Title Presenter Company
Market Focus Utilizing foundries to scale hybrid electro-optic polymer modulators Dr. Michael Lebby, CEO  and Dr. John Zyskind, VP Engineering Lightwave Logic Inc
Market Focus Silicon Photonics Technologies Supporting Wide Range of Telecom and Data Center Applications Rang-Chen Yu, Sr. Vice President SiFotonics Technologies
Market Focus Thin-film Lithium Niobate, a commercially viable, scalable, and low power modulator solution for high-speed applications Christian Reimer, PhD  Head of Product, Co-Founder HyperLight Corporation
Market Focus Low loss PICs: From fast prototyping to high volumes Michael Geiselmann, Managing Director LIGENTEC
Market Focus High-speed testing for PICs Iñigo Artundo, CEO VLC Photonics (A Hitachi Group Company)
Market Focus Advanced InP DFB Laser Sources for Silicon Photonics Hybrid Integration Andy McKee,  CTO Sivers Photonics
Market Focus Fibre Innovations for Scale and Sustainability Roshene McCool, Senior Market & Technology Development Manager Corning Incorporated



Session Type Title Presenter Company
Market Focus Next Generation Coherent Interfaces: Standardized Pluggable vs Proprietary Multi-haul Tom Williams  Sr. Director of Marketing Acacia, now part of Cisco
Market Focus Optical I/O technology to meet future demands of AI Terry Thorn, VP of Commercial Operations Ayar Labs
Market Focus CW-WDM MSA:   Specifications for Multi-Wavelength Advanced Integrated Optics Chris Cole, Chair CW-WDM MSA
Market Focus Solving Technical and Operational Challenges in pushing Coherent to the Edge Dave Welch, PhD.  Founder and Chief Innovation Officer Infinera
Market Focus Title: Open optical networks: reality and ambition Gert Grammel, Chair of OOPT-PSE Working Group  Juniper Networks / Telecominfraproject
Market Focus The ever ongoing discussion on CPO and why coherent is likely going to make it into (some) datacenter soon Sven Otte, , Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Sicoya
Market Focus Data Center Networks – evolving to CPO or advancing pluggables Lisa Huff, Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Components Omdia
Market Focus Full opto-electronic compliance testing of PIC-based transceivers in manufacturing Aldo Gutierrez, Product Line Manager EXFO



Session Type Title Presenter Company
Market Focus The fracturing of 400ZR: Opportunities for coherent pluggables beyond DCI Scott Wilkinson, Lead Analyst Cignal AI
Market Focus Addressing the Edge Computing / Data Center Infrastructure Market with Coherent Optical SoCs Harald Graber, Chief Commercial Officer Effect Photonics
Market Focus Addressing Intra-Datacenter Bandwidth Challenges with Coherent Technology Eric Maniloff, Systems Architect Ciena Corp
Market Focus pluggable transceivers Andy Bechtelsheim, Chairman, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder  Arista
Market Focus 800G and 1.6T Upgrade Cycles for Datacom: Continued Significance of Direct-Detection Vipul Bhatt, VP Marketing, Datacom Vertical Coherent
Market Focus CMIS – Management control of Optical Modules Gary Nicholl, Cisco, OIF Board Member OIF
Market Focus Fiber to the room: Bring Gigabit per second to everywhere in the premises Maxim Kuschnerov  Director of the Optical and Quantum Communications Laboratory, Munich, Germany Huawei Technologies



Session Type Title Presenter Company
Market Focus New optics for 5G and beyond Frank Chang, Chief Engineer and CTO Source Photonics
Market Focus Advanced ROADM Architectures with Ultrahigh-resolution Telemetry for High-Mix Wavelength Services Dr. Jack Jian Xu  Title: Vice President Marketing, Telecom Vertical Coherent
Market Focus Evolution of Optical Connectivity to 3.2T Xi Wang, Vice President of Optical DSP Business Unit Marvell
Market Focus Coherent optics in client pluggable form factor enable IP-over-DWDM in disaggregated transport networks Dr. Gert Sarlet,Director of Product Management Coherent
Market Focus Deployment of 400ZR and the ongoing OIF work to define 800ZR/LR Karl Gass, OIF PLL Optical Chair OIF



Session Type Title Presenter Company
Market Focus A Concept for Network Planning in Partially Disaggregated Open Optical Networks Stefan Melin Telia (Schweden)
Market Focus Satellite Communication Dr. Sanjai Parthasarathi, Chief Marketing Officer Coherent
Market Focus SDN requirements for vendor agnostic partially disaggregated networks (unavailable) Edward James Echeverry Zuleta. Senior Technical Expert Telefonica CTIO
Market Focus Compact Multi Lambda Fiber Coupling solutions for future Chip on board and Co-Packaged Optics applications Dirk Götzl  Manager RF Electronic Huber + Suhner Cubeoptics AG
Market Focus 3D Sensing: Practical New Apps Beyond Handsets Mark Lutkowitz, Principal FibreReality, LLC
Market Focus 980nm VCSELs: New standard in automotive Dr. Joseph Pankert, VP Product Management and Rubén Pérez-Aranda , CTO, KDPOF TRUMPF Photonic Components

Product Focus

Session Type Title Company Speaker
Product Focus The Growing Need for Tunable Lasers: Focus on Metro, DCI and Access Networks Effect Photonics Joost Verberk, Director of Product Management
Product Focus Extending Coherent to the Edge with XR Optics Infinera Fady Masoud, Director, Solutions Marketing
Product Focus State of play of FTTH roll out in Europe FTTH Council Europe Vincent Garnier, Director General
Product Focus ECOC Exhibition Industry Awards Announcements ECOC TV
Product Focus Testing essentials for your MPO system EXFO Alfonso Domesi, EMEA Business Development Manager
Product Focus Avicena’s LightBundle GaN microLEDs on Silicon enable ultra-low Energy Interconnects for Chip-to-Chip Communications Avicena Chris Pfistner  Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Product Focus Latest innovations and optical fibre benefits in the automotive and industrial sector KDPOF Carlos Pardo – CEO at
Product Focus PAM4 SR and AOC solution in HPC and data center Optomind Inc. Yung Son, CTO and CMO,
Product Focus 112G/224G-PAM4 connectivity – inside and outside the optical module Yamaichi Electronics David Binder, Business Development Manager, Data Networking