Market Focus Timetable 2021

The excellent Market Focus presentations at this year’s ECOC Exhibition in Bordeaux will be re-released and available to watch online at our Virtual Catch Up in November so you can catch up on any of the sessions you may have missed.

Start planning your time at the event and browse the full timetable for this year’s Market Focus. Details about each session can be found on our Session Information page.

Monday 1st November

Topic:  PIC and SiPh/Datacenters/Optics in Cloud computing
11:0011:30Adoption of Silicon Photonics accelerated in 2018-2020Vladimir Kozlov, Founder and CEOLightCounting
11:3512:05Integrated Silicon Photonics for High-Bandwidth Data Center ConnectivityScott Schube, Sr. Director of Strategic MarketingIntel
12:1012:40Advancing integrated photonics with electro-optic polymer modulatorsMichael LebbyLightwave Logic Inc
12:4513:15Optical I/O for Chip-to-Chip CommunicationsHugo Saleh, VP of Marketing and Business Development; Managing Director Ayar Labs UK LtdAyar Labs UK Ltd
13:2013:50Optics in Cloud Computing -> 100G/400/800 GbE opticsDr Sven Otte, CEO, FounderSicoya
13:5514:25Novel LED based parallel optical interconnects with 10Tbps/mm2 @ < 0.5pJ/bit for chip-to-chip communicationsChristoph Pfistner, Marketing & Business DevelopmentAvicena
14:3015:00The evolution and challenges to 800g optics and beyondFrank ChangSource Photonics
15:0515:35The Road to 800G and BeyondAndreas BechtolsheimArista
15:4016:10Post Moore Data Center Networks for 800GbE/1.6TbERadha Nagarajan, SVP & CTO, Optical and Copper Connectivity Business GroupMarvell
16:1516:45Deployment of 400ZR and the ongoing OIF Work to Define 800ZR/LRJosef Berger, Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. and OIF RepresentativeOIF

Tuesday 2nd November

Topic: Optical Transmision (SDN/Network Agility)/Fibre Access (5G/cable/PON/FTTX)
10:2010:50Readiness of 50G-PON in terms of technology, standard and ecosystemJunwei Li, Senior Expert on Optical AccessChina Mobile
10:5511:25Emerging Industrial Manufacturing Requirements Including Private 5G Communications, IIoT Sensors, and SecurityEPIC – European Photonics Industry ConsortiumTracey Vanik, Head of Photonics Market Research
11:3012:00Can Optical keep up with evolving RAN requirements. ?Peter Finn, Strategic Head of Product LiEricsson Telecommunicazioni SpA
12:0512:35Self-tuning Bidirectional 50GBASE-ER Optical Transceiver based on Temperature Control and Silica-based Comb FilterSpark XuQXP Technologies Inc
12:4013:10Fiber vs. IAB in 5G x-haulStéphane Téral, Chief AnalystLightCounting Market Research
13:1513:45Routed Optical NetworkingLorenzo Ghioni, Director of Product ManagementCisco
13:5014:20Extending OpenROADM to the Network EdgeRaj Nagarajan, Product Line ManagerLumentum
14:2514:55High capacity pathways – Fiber innovations for a connected futureRoshene McCool, Market & Technology Development ManagerCorning

Wednesday 3rd November

Topic:  New technologies & systems/New markets/New Packaging platforms
09:4510:15Optical Communications for Satellite Networking:  From Free Space Optics to Optics in Space !Sanjai Parthasarathi, Chief Marketing OfficerII-VI
10:2010:50High volume integrated Silicon Photonics for next generation LiDAR and other sensing applicationsRobert Blum, Sr. Director of Marketing and New BusinessIntel
10:5511:25Extending Coherent to the Edge – How and Why Now?Dave Welch, Founder and Chief Innovation OfficerInfinera
11:3012:00Next steps in coherent interface standardizationTom Williams, Director of MarketingAcacia, now part of Cisco
12:0512:35A New Specification for Multi-Wavelength Optical Laser Sources for Advanced Integrated OpticsChris Cole, Chair, CW-WDM MSA; Advisor, II-VI IncorporatedCW-WDM MSA
12:4013:10Integrated lithium-niobate electro-optic platform, an emerging solution enabling a wide range of high speed and power efficient applicationsMian Zhang, Ph.D, CEO and FounderHyperLight Corporation
13:1513:45Photonics integration and digital silicon photonics, Optoelectronic integration trends and applicationsBrad Booth, Chairman and President, COBO and Principal Engineer, MicrosoftConsortium for On-Board Optics
13:5014:20Co-Packaged Optics: The OIF’s Work to Standardize Higher Integration Levels for Next-Generation Data Center SystemsJeff Hutchins, Ranovus, Director, CTO OfficeOIF
14:2514:55Data center optics – 400G and above rollout and the promise of co-packaged opticsLisa Huff, CDCMP®, Senior Principal AnalystOmida
15:0015:30OSFP-XD vs Co-Packaged OpticsMark Lutkowitz, PrincipalfibeReality, LLC