Monday Morning – Components/ICs/PICs/fiber

DayStartFinishTitleCompanySpeaker
Monday 19th12:0012:20Utilizing foundries to scale hybrid electro-optic polymer modulatorsLightwave Logic IncDr. Michael Lebby, CEO  and Dr. John Zyskind, VP Engineering
Monday 19th12:2512:45Silicon Photonics Technologies Supporting Wide Range of Telecom and Data Center ApplicationsSiFotonics TechnologiesRang-Chen Yu, Sr. Vice President
Monday 19th12:5013:10Thin-film Lithium Niobate, a commercially viable, scalable, and low power modulator solution for high-speed applicationsHyperLight CorporationChristian Reimer, PhD  Head of Product, Co-Founder
Monday 19th13:1513:35Low loss PICs: From fast prototyping to high volumesLIGENTECMichael Geiselmann, Managing Director
Monday 19th13:4014:00High-speed testing for PICsVLC Photonics (a Hitachi group company)Iñigo Artundo, CEO
Monday 19th14:0514:25Advanced InP DFB Laser Sources for Silicon Photonics Hybrid IntegrationSivers PhotonicsAndy McKee,  CTO
Monday 19th14:3014:50Fibre Innovations for Scale and SustainabilityCorning IncorporatedRoshene McCool, Senior Market & Technology Development Manager

Tuesday Morning – Modules/sub-systems/connectors/line-cards

DayStartFinishTitleCompanySpeaker
Tuesday 20th10:0010:25Next Generation Coherent Interfaces: Standardized Pluggable vs Proprietary Multi-haulAcacia, now part of CiscoTom Williams  Sr. Director of Marketing
Tuesday 20th10:3010:50Optical I/O technology to meet future demands of AIAyar LabsTerry Thorn, VP of Commercial Operations
Tuesday 20th10:5511:15CW-WDM MSA:   Specifications for Multi-Wavelength Advanced Integrated OpticsCW-WDM MSAChris Cole, Chair
Tuesday 20th11:2011:40Solving Technical and Operational Challenges in pushing Coherent to the EdgeInfineraDave Welch, PhD.  Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Tuesday 20th11:4512:05Title: Open optical networks: reality and ambition Juniper Networks / TelecominfraprojectGert Grammel, Chair of OOPT-PSE Working Group
Tuesday 20th12:2512:45The ever ongoing discussion on CPO and why coherent is likely going to make it into (some) datacenter soonSicoyaSven Otte, , Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder,
Tuesday 20th12:5013:10Data Center Networks – evolving to CPO or advancing pluggablesOmdiaLisa Huff, Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Components
Tuesday 20th13:1513:35Full opto-electronic compliance testing of PIC-based transceivers in manufacturingEXFOAldo Gutierrez, Product Line Manager

Tuesday Afternoon – Networking/systems/DC/disaggregatedsolutions/software / Modules/sub-systems/connectors/line-cards

DayStartFinishTitleCompanySpeaker
Tuesday 20th14:0514:25The fracturing of 400ZR: Opportunities for coherent pluggables beyond DCICignal AIScott Wilkinson, Lead Analyst
Tuesday 20th14:3014:50Addressing the Edge Computing / Data Center Infrastructure Market with Coherent Optical SoCsEffect PhotonicsHarald Graber, Chief Commercial Officer
Tuesday 20th14:5515:15Addressing Intra-Datacenter Bandwidth Challenges with Coherent TechnologyCiena Corp.Eric Maniloff, Systems Architect
Tuesday 20th15:2015:40pluggable transceiversAristaAndy Bechtelsheim, Chairman, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder
Tuesday 20th15:4516:05800G and 1.6T Upgrade Cycles for Datacom: Continued Significance of Direct-DetectionII-VI Inc.Vipul Bhatt, VP Marketing, Datacom Vertical
Tuesday 20th16:1016:30CMIS – Management control of Optical ModulesOIFGary Nicholl, Cisco, OIF Board Member
Tuesday 20th16:3516:55Fiber to the room: Bring Gigabit per second to everywhere in the premisesHuawei TechnologiesMaxim Kuschnerov  Director of the Optical and Quantum Communications Laboratory, Munich, Germany

Wednesday Morning – Networking/systems/DC/disaggregatedsolutions/software

DayStartFinishTitleCompanySpeaker
Wednesday 21st09:5010:15New optics for 5G and beyondSource PhotonicsFrank Chang, Chief Engineer and CTO
Wednesday 21st10:2010:40Advanced ROADM Architectures with Ultrahigh-resolution Telemetry for High-Mix Wavelength ServicesII-VI Inc.Dr. Jack Jian Xu  Title: Vice President Marketing, Telecom Vertical
Wednesday 21st10:4511:05Evolution of Optical Connectivity to 3.2TMarvellXi Wang, Vice President of Optical DSP Business Unit
Wednesday 21st11:1011:30Convergence of Optical satellite systems and terrestrial OTN.Laser Light CompaniesRobert “Bob” Brumley, CEO,
Wednesday 21st11:3511:55Coherent optics in client pluggable form factor enable IP-over-DWDM in disaggregated transport networks.II-VI Inc.Dr. Gert Sarlet,Director of Product Management
Wednesday 21st12:0012:25Deployment of 400ZR and the ongoing OIF work to define 800ZR/LROIFKarl Gass, OIF PLL Optical Chair

Wednesday Afternoon – Service providers/media/social companies and New and emerging technologies

DayStartFinishTitleCompanySpeaker
Wednesday 21st13:1013:30A Concept for Network Planning in Partially Disaggregated Open Optical NetworksTelia (Schweden)Stefan Melin
Wednesday 21st13:3513:55Satellite CommunicationII-VI Inc.Dr. Sanjai Parthasarathi, Chief Marketing Officer
Wednesday 21st14:0014:20SDN REQUIREMENTS FOR VENDOR AGNOSTIC PARTIALLY DISAGGREGATED NETWORKSTelefonica CTIOEdward James Echeverry Zuleta. Senior Technical Expert
Wednesday 21st14:2514:45Compact Multi Lambda Fiber Coupling solutions for future Chip on board and Co-Packaged Optics applicationsHuber + Suhner Cubeoptics AGDirk Götzl  Manager RF Electronic
Wednesday 21st14:5015:103D Sensing: Practical New Apps Beyond HandsetsfibeReality, LLCMark Lutkowitz, Principal
Wednesday 21st15:1515:35980nm VCSELs: New standard in automotiveTRUMPF Photonic ComponentsDr. Joseph Pankert, VP Product Management and Rubén Pérez-Aranda , CTO, KDPOF