The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2019 Panels

The panels provide an interactive learning environment and are open to all conference registrants. Similar to invited and tutorial speakers, panel topics and organizers are chosen through a highly selective nominations process.

Optical and RF Photonic Signal Processing Based on Frequency Combs
Organizers: Maurizio Burla, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; José Azaña, INRS-Energie Materiaux et Telecom, Canada​

Space Photonics: Disruptive Satellite Laser Communications and Astrophotonics
Organizers: Efstratios Kehayas, Gooch & Housego, UK; Sergio Leon-Saval, University of Sydney, Australia

PIC Foundry Commercial Access: Prospects and Challenges
Organizers: Jeroen Duis, PHIX Photonics Assembly, Netherlands; Dong Pan, Nano Photonics, USA

SDM Technology Solutions for Next Generation Submarine Transmission
Organizers: Takayuki Mizuno, NTT Network Innovation Labs, Japan; Lara Garrett, TE SubCom, USA

Beyond 400G for Hyperscale Data Centers
Organizers: Katharine Schmidtke, Facebook Inc., USA; Xiaoxia Wu, Juniper Networks Inc., USA

Network Infrastructure Virtualization and Network Slicing
Organizers: Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain; Reza Nejabati, University of Bristol, UK; Vishnu Shukla, Verizon Communications, USA

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