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Monday 23 September – Morning

Topic:  Datacenters: Optics in Cloud Computing
11:0011:30Switch/router pluggable coherent modules for 400G ZR applicationRadha NagarajanInphi
11:3512:05Leveraging 400 GbE to enable 800GMark NowellCisco
12:1012:40Moving Optics InsideBrad BoothMicrosoft
12:4513:15Design Considerations for 400G and 800G board mount opticsHugues TournierCiena
13:2013:50Data Center and Optical Network Innovation: Enabling the 5G EcosystemBeate HoehneKeysight
13:5514:25The Co-packaged ConundrumAdit NarasimhaMolex

Monday 23 September – Afternoon

Topic: Fibre Access
14:3015:00The State of Fibre and key market trendsKees de WaardFTTH Council
15:0515:35NG PON and 5GEd HarsteadNokia
15:4016:10Innovation in Digital Sub-Carrier Technology: Redefining Optical Network ArchitecturesDavid WelchInfinera
16:1516:45Challenges in 5G Optical Interfaces and ModulesManish MehtaSource Photonics

Tuesday  24 September – Guest Session

Topic: Disaggregated Transport Networks
09:4510:15The Disaggregated Transport NetworkVictor Lopez AlvarezTIP (Telecom Infra Project)

Tuesday  24 September – Morning Session

Topic: Photonics integration and digital silicon photonics
10:2010:50The Market for High Speed Optical CommunicationsLisa HuffOvum
10:5511:25Integrated Silicon Photonics for Future Datacenter ApplicationsThomas LiljebergIntel
11:3012:00Polymer modulators with >50GHz performance for power consumption reduction at 400, 800, and 1600 Gbaud aggregated dataratesMichael LebbyLightwave Logic
12:0512:35Innovative integrated photonics for green supercomputingDi LiangHewlett Packard Enterprise
12:4013:10Photonic Integration Opportunities for Next-Generation Coherent High-Capacity SystemsMartin GuyCiena
13:1513:45Next Generation Coherent – Beyond transport networksTom WilliamsAcacia Communications

Tuesday 24 September – Afternoon

Topic:  Service and content provider optical transmission
13:5014:20What does the cross-over from pluggable modules to co-packaged optics mean for industry?Martin ZirngiblFinisar
14:2514:55Market Segmentation and Business Analysis of 400G+ Coherent Transceivers from DCI to SubseaTimothy MunksIHS Markit
15:0015:30Deployment of the 400ZR EcosystemKarl GassOIF
15:3516:05Beyond 400G – the challenge of testing the link, transmission and servicesPaul BrooksViavi Solutions
16:1016:40Maximizing Network Operations Efficiency with Optical IntelligenceDr. Christopher JanzHuawei Technologies

Wednesday  25 September – Morning

Topic: New markets 
10:2010:50Measuring Vehicle speed, density and road conditions using standard telecom fiber carrying high speed data trafficGlenn WellbrockVerizon
10:5511:25Photonic Innovations Enabling Transformational Megatrends in Consumer, Automotive and Life Sciences Markets: Challenges and OpportunitiesSanjai ParthasarathiII-VI
11:3012:00Demand for lasers used for 3D sensing in smartphones and automotive lidarPauline RigbyLightcounting
12:0512:35High-Volume applications of 3D sensing in consumer and automotive marketsRobert Blum, Tony Pearson,
Brandon Collings and
Michael Watts
12:4013:10Multi-core fiber: does it make sense and where?Sergei MakovejsCorning
13:1513:45Distributed Fibre Sensing for Protecting Linear Infrastructure Assets and Critical Optical Communication NetworksAndrew HallOptasense

Wednesday  25 September – Afternoon

Topic: Optical Network Agility/Software Defined Networks 
13:5014:20Advances in Telefonica’s optical disaggregated networks programVictor LopezTelefonica
14:2514:55The Many Reasons for Today’s Growth of ROADM NetworksBrandon CollingsLumentum
15:0015:30Designing for flexibility and scalable capacity in optical networksAndre RichterVPIphotonics

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