• Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

2022 Show Floor Programs

The three exhibit hall theaters feature presentations by experts from major global brands and key industry organizations. Get high-level perspectives on hot topics like intra and inter data center connectivity, infrastructure and machine learning/automation. Learn about the state of the industry, emerging trends and recommended courses of action for how to tackle today’s toughest business challenges.

N5 Network Operator Summit and Market Watch Sub-Committee Chair:
Andrew Schmitt, Cignal AI, USA

2022 Industry Program Chair
Scott Wilkinson, Cignal AI, USA

Intra and Inter Data Center Connectivity

Deployment of 400ZR and the Ongoing OIF Work to Define 800ZR/LR

Open ZR+: Enabling High-performance Router-based Optics

What Makes Ethernet, Ethernet?


Market Watch

Panel I: State of the Industry

Panel II: The Path to Co-packaged Optics for Switching Applications

Panel III: Building the Ecosystem for Converged IP/Optical Networks - Beyond 400G Pluggables

Panel IV: The Role of Optics in Future Machine Learning Architectures

Panel V: Evolution of Coherent Transceiver Architectures for Specific Applications

Panel VI: Building the Next Generation 3.2T Transceiver

Network Infrastructure

Building Open & Disaggregated Networks (TIP)

Evolution of Optics for Mobile (MOPA)

OpenROADM Demo Updates and Demo

The Edge Cloud: Descending Cloud – Ascending Edge, and What it Means for Optical Networks

Network Operator Summit

Panel I: Operator Investment Directions for FTTH and Access Networks

Panel II: Using Disaggregation as a Strategy to Modernize the Network

Access Networks

F5G Update: Emerging Use Cases and Demonstrations

The Converged Mobile Xhaul and FTTH Fiber Access Opportunity

The Future of PON: 25G or 50G?

Data Center Summit

Panel I: Scaling Datacenter Interconnect

Panel II: Solving the Challenge of Moving Datacenters to the Network Edge

Optical Systems and Components

Beyond 400G – IEEE Update on Progress Towards 800 GbE and 1.6 TbE

An OIF Update on Electrical Rates: 112G Technical Closure and the Latest Progress for 224G

Hollow Core Fiber - Ready for Prime Time?


Standard and Industry Group Updates

AIM Photonics and the Next PIC Generation

DARPA Photonics Programs