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

2022 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.

All times are Pacific Standard Time (UTC-08:00)

Monday, 07 March
14:00 - 16:00

Programmable Photonic Chips for Artificial Intelligence, Computing and Optical Networks

Organizers: David Marpaung, Universiteit Twente, Netherlands; Cheryl Sorace-Agaskar, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA

Tuesday, 08 March
14:00 - 16:00

Technologies for Breaking the Metro/Access Barrier

Organizers: Norman Swenson, Infinera, USA; Alberto Campos, Cablelabs, USA

Tuesday, 08 March
14:00 - 16:00

What are the Parallelization Technologies for Cost and Energy Efficient 1.6Tb Links?

Organizers: Tomoyuki Akiyama, Fujitsu Limited, Japan; Long Chen, Cisco Systems, USA; Gloria Hoefler, Pacific Biosciences, Inc., USA; Zuowei Shen, Google LLC, USA

Tuesday, 08 March
14:00 - 16:00

What is the Role of Machine Learning in Optical Access Networks?

Organizers: Michael Freiberger, Verizon Communications Inc., USA; Marco Ruffini, Univ. of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland; Junwen Zhang, Fudan Univ., China

Wednesday, 09 March
08:00 - 10:00

Optical Wireless Communications for Indoor Access Networks - Practical Solutions Beyond Table-top Demos

Organizers: Nan Chi, Fudan Univ., China; Thomas Clark, John Hopkins Univ., USA, Baris Erkmem, Google, USA

Wednesday, 09 March
08:00 - 10:30

Progress and Roadmap in Silicon Photonics Foundries and Supply Chains

Organizers: Omer Khayam, Google LLC, USA; Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs, UCSB, USA; Joris Van Campenhout, IMEC, Belgium

Wednesday, 09 March
14:00 - 16:00

The Role of Photonics for Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning at the Edge: What, Why and How?

Organizers: Hitesh Ballani, Microsoft Research Ltd., UK; Thomas Van Vaerenbergh, Hewlett Packard Ent., Belgium; S. J. Ben Yoo, Univ. of California Davis, USA; Xian Xiao, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA

Thursday, 10 March
08:00 - 10:00

Fiber Optic Sensor Technologies and Their Applications

Organizers: Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada; Yosuke Mizuno, Yokohama National Univ., Japan; Raja Ahmad, Molex, USA; John Ballato, Clemson University, USA

Thursday, 10 March
08:00 - 10:00

Has the Time Come for Coherent Optics in Access Networks? 

Organizers: Naveena Genay, Orange Labs Network, France; Dora van Veen, Nokia Corp., USA; Mu Xu, CableLabs, USA