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:

Frank Chang, Inphi Corporation, USA

 
Sponsored by:
Huawei

Tuesday, 13 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel I: State of the Industry - Analyst Panel
Cedric Lam, Engineering Director, Google, USA

Tuesday, 13 March
12:30 - 14:00

Panel II: Optical Bearer Technologies for 5G Networks

Lisa Huff, Principal Analyst, Discerning Analytics, USA

 

Tuesday, 13 March
14:30 - 16:00

Panel III: Challenges and Solutions for Delivering 400G+ Client and Line Side Optics
Andrew Schmitt, Founder, Cignal AI, USA

Wednesday, 14 March
15:30 - 17:00

Panel IV: High Capacity, Long Distance Transport: Innovation vs. Reality
Tiejun Xia, DMTS, Verizon Communications, USA

Thursday, 15 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel V: Software Innovations in the Next-generation Optical Transport
Osamu Ishida, SVP, GM of Electronics Device BU, NTT Electronics Corporation, Japan

Thursday, 15 March
12:30 - 14:00

Panel VI: IP and Optical Integration: Physical or Control/Management Plane?
Sterling Perrin, Industry Analyst and Consultant, Heavy Reading, USA

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