The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Show Floor Schedule

Tuesday
5 March
Theater I Theater II Theater III
  Exhibit Hall Open 10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 10:30   Interoperability – The Foundation of Ethernet Success
Ethernet Alliance
10:15-11:15
Product Showcase

Optical Intelligence

Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00 Market Watch Panel I: State of the Industry - Analysts 
10:30-12:30
11:00 - 11:30 Simplifying Transport Network Operations with Declarative, Vendor-neutral Configuration Management
OpenConfig
11:00-12:30
11:30 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:30 Data Center Summit: The importance of “Open Transport” DCI Innovations in the Evolution of Metro and Long-Haul Optical Networks
11:45-13:45
12:30 - 13:00 Market Watch Panel II: Market Projections for Wireline and Wireless Technologies to Support 5G
12:30-14:00
Smart Cities Connect Future Community
IEEE Smart Cities Technical Communites
12:45 - 14:15
13:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30   Automating the Shift to 400G: Innovations in Packet Optical Integration  
Session sponsored by Juniper
14:00-17:00
14:30 - 15:00 Market Watch Panel III: High Capacity Long Distance Optical Transport:  Challenges and Business Reality
14:30-16:00
The Disaggregated Transport Network
Telecom Infra Project (TIP)
14:30 - 15:30
15:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 16:00 Innovation Opportunities in Transport Networks from Network Analytics and Machine-Learning
IEEE Future Directions
15:45-17:00
16:00 - 16:30  
16:30 - 17:00 
Wednesday
6 March
Theater I Theater II Theater III
  Exhibit Hall Open 10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 10:30   COBO Ecosystem: Post Specifications Release
COBO
10:15-11:45

Product Showcase

High Speed Transport and Ultralow Latency Optical Network

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00 Network Operator Summit Keynote 
10:30-11:00
11:00 - 11:30 Network Operator Summit Panel I: The Access Network - Next Generation PON, Mobile and Cable Network Upgrades
11:00-12:30
Product Showcase

Next Generation 200G/400G PAM4 Optical Interconnects Break the Barrier of Future Datacenter Bandwidths

ColorChip

11:00–11:30

11:30 - 12:00 Product Showcase

How to patent AI and software related inventions in Europe?

European Patent Office
11:30–12:00
12:00 - 12:30 Defining Key Areas for Industry Roadmap Development
ON2020
12:00-14:00

Product Showcase

Performance Improvements of Multi-mode Fiber for Next Generation 100+ Gb/s Data-communications

YOFC

 12:00–12:30

12:30 - 13:00   Product Showcase

Converged Networks for 5G RAN and Broadband Services

Xilinx, Inc.

12:30–13:00

13:00 - 13:30 Product Showcase

Evolution and Productization of PAM4 Technology with In-house Serdes for Wireline Applications

Xilinx, Inc.
13:00–13:30
13:30 - 14:00 Network Operator Summit Panel II: 5G Applications and Networks: Real-World Operator Case Studies 
13:30-15:00
Next-Generation Coherent Architectures – Pluggable vs Multi-haul, a Knockout or a Draw?
Session Sponsored by Acacia Communications
​13:30-14:30
14:00 - 14:30

Standardization Update on Last Mile Delivery Networks, OTN Beyond 100G and Coherent Optics Interoperability​
ITU

14:15 - 15:15

14:30 - 15:00  
15:00 - 15:30      
15:30 - 16:00 Market Watch Panel IV: Optical Fiber Plant Infrastructure - Technologies and Markets 
15:30-17:00
Innovations with Machine Learning in Optical Networks Drive Process Automation
 15:30-17:00
AIM Photonics Executive Symposium: Building the Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Ecosystem for the 21st Century
AIM Photonics
15:30 - 17:00
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 - 17:00 
Thursday
7 March
Theater I Theater II Theater III
  Exhibit Hall Open 10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 10:30    400ZR Specification Update
OIF
10:15-11:15
Product Showcase

Network Transformation and Huawei Optical Network 2.0

Huawei Technologies USA, Inc.
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00 Market Watch Panel V: What's After 400G Ethernet Inside the Data Center?
10:30-12:00
11:00 - 11:30 The Path to Open, Interoperable Optical Networking
OIF
11:15-12:15
POF Symposium
POFTO
11:00 - 13:00
11:30 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:30    
12:30 - 13:00 Market Watch Panel VI: Optical Network Management Using Cognitive Systems - Reality or Hype?
12:30-14:00
How Centralized Should Centralized SDN Control and Orchestration be?
12:45-14:15
13:00 - 13:30 Line Side 100Gb/s DWDM Network Solutions – Debating the Options
13:15-14:15
13:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30  
14:30 - 15:00   High-Volume Applications of 3-D Sensing in Consumer and Automotive Markets
14:30-16:00
Telecom Infra Project (TIP)

14:30- 16:00

15:00 - 15:30  
15:30 - 16:00  
16:00 - 16:30      
16:30 - 17:00       

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