• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

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.

LiDAR Systems and Technologies with Integrated Photonics

Long Chen, Cisco, USA, Sylvie Menezo, SCINTIL Photonics, France, Milos Popovic, Boston University, USA, Shilong Pan, Nanjing Univ Aeronautics & Astronautics​, China

How can we start to consistently and quantitatively account for end-to-end power consumption, beginning with a focus on 100 meter datacenter links?

Trey Greer, NVIDIA, USA, Clint Schow, UCSB ECE, USA

Virtualization in optical networks: a reality check

Ricardo Martinez, Centre Tecn. Telecom. Catalunya (CTTC), Spain, Jamie Gaudette, Microsoft, USA, Annachiara Pagano, Telecom Italia, Italy

Advanced packaging technologies for optical modules

Omer Khayam, Google, USA, Joris Van Campenhout, IMEC, Belgium, Juthika Basak, Intel, USA, Molly Piels, Juniper Networks, USA

Roadmap for photonic AI accelerators

Volker Sorger, George Washington University, USA, Nikos Pleros, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Xian Xiao, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA, Glenn Bartolini, Verizon, USA

Towards Standardized PIC Testing: Challenges & Roadmaps

Patrick Lo, Advanced Micro Foundry, Singapore, Ashkan Seyedi, NVIDIA, USA, Wei Shi, Université Laval, Canada

Connectivity for beyond 5G: how can wireline and wireless optical access live up to the mobile expectations?

Jim Zou, ADVA, Germany, Albert Rafel, BT, UK, Baris Erkmen, HEDRON, USA, Frank Chang, Source Photonics, USA, Ke Wang, RMIT, Australia

Promises, Prospects and Challenges of VCSELs for Data Center Interconnects, Free-Space Communications, and Sensing

Connie Chang-Hasnain, Berxel Photonics, China, Hai-Feng Liu, HG Genuine, China, Jim Lott, Technical University Berlin, Germany, ​Fotini Karinou, Microsoft Research Ltd, UK

Optical fiber sensing: technology and emerging applications

Raja Ahmad, Cisco Systems, USA, Ting Wang, NEC, USA, Georg Rademacher, NICT, Japan, Mikael Mazur, Nokia Bell Labs, USA

1.6Tb/s+ Intra-DC Networks

Stephan Pachnicke, Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Germany, James Chien, Marvell Technology Inc., USA, Juthika Basak, Intel Corporation, USA