The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

This three-day series of panel discussions engages the latest application topics and business issues in the field of optical communications.  Presentations and panel sessions feature esteemed guest speakers from industry, research and the investment community.

N5 Network Operator Summit and MarketWatch Sub-Committee Chair:

Lisa Huff, Ovum, USA

Tuesday, 05 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel I: State of the Industry Panel – Analysts

Moderator: Ron Kline, Director, Market and Competitive Insights, Ciena, USA

Tuesday, 05 March
12:30 - 14:00

Panel II: Market Projections for Wireline and Wireless Technologies to Support 5G

Moderator: Karen Matthews, Technology and Market Development Manager, Corning Inc., USA

Tuesday, 05 March
14:30 - 16:00

Panel III: High Capacity Long Distance Optical Transport: Challenges and Business Reality

Moderator: Jimmy Yu, Vice President, Dell'Oro Group Inc., USA

Wednesday, 06 March
15:30 - 17:00

Panel IV: Optical Fiber Plant Infrastructure - Technologies and Markets

Moderator: Lisa Huff, Principal Analyst, Ovum, USA

Thursday, 07 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel V: What's After 400G Ethernet Inside the Data Center?

Moderator: Arlon Martin, Senior Director, Marketing, Samtec, USA

Thursday, 07 March
12:30 - 14:00

Panel VI: Optical Network Management Using Cognitive Systems - Reality or Hype?

Moderator: Tad Hofmeister, Network Architect, Google, USA

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