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 Market Watch Sub-Committee Chair:

Andrew Schmitt, Cignal AI, USA

Tuesday, 08 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel I: State of the Industry

Moderator: To be determined

Tuesday, 08 March
12:30 - 14:00

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

Moderator: Robert Blum, Intel Corp., USA

Tuesday, 08 March
14:30 - 16:00

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

Moderator: Helen Xenos, Ciena Corp., USA

Wednesday, 09 March
15:30 - 17:00

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

Moderator: Ryohei Urata, Google LLC, USA

Thursday, 10 March
10:30 - 12:00

Panel V: Evolution of Coherent Transceiver Architectures for Specific Applications

Moderator: Donyel Jones-Williams, Cisco Systems Inc., USA

Thursday, 10 March
12:30 - 14:00

Panel VI: Building the Next Generation 3.2T Transceiver

Moderator: Lian Qin, Marvell, USA