• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Technology Showcase: Bringing Order to Chaos – OIF – Part 1

Wednesday, 08 March, 15:00 – 15:30

Theater III

Join this dynamic session with Stephen Hardy, editorial director of Lightwave, and a panel of industry analysts and OIF experts as they discuss how OIF has helped bring order to a chaotic marketplace over the past 25 years and debate the challenges ahead for OIF and the optical networking industry.

Presented By



Stephen Hardy, Editorial Director, Lightwave, USA


Karl Gass, Physical & Link Layer Working Group Optical Vice Chair, OIF, USA

Vladimir Kozlov, Founder and CEO, LightCounting, USA

Sterling Perrin, Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Networks and Transport, Heavy Reading, USA

Nathan Tracy, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair, PLL; TE Connectivity, USA

Alan Weckel, Founder and Technology Analyst, 650 Group, USA