The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2018 Panels

2018 Panels

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

Machine Learning and SDN: Towards Intelligent Data Centers
Organizers: Payman Samadi, Cornell Univ., USA
Flexible Grid Deployments
Organizers: Dave Boertjes, Ciena Corp., Canada; Mei Du, Tata Communications, USA
2020 Network Vision 5G and Optical Networking
Organizers: Douglas Freimuth, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA; Gee-Kung Chang, Georgia Inst. of Technology, USA; Christina Lim, Univ. of Melbourne, Australia; Rod Waterhouse, Pharad, LLC, USA
Near Term, Large Scale Fiber Deployments for Evolving Networks
Organizers: Danny Peterson, Verizon, USA; Alan McCurdy, OFS, Fiber Design & Simulation Group, USA; Jing Li, Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable, China
400G Optics for Hyperscale Data Centers
Organizers: Xiaoxia Wu, Juniper, USA; Kenneth Jackson, Sumitomo Electric, USA
Is the Lack of Resilience in Access Networks a Potential Showstopper for Future 5G Services?
Organizers: Thomas Pfeiffer, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany; Volker Jungnickel, Fraunhofer HHI, Germany

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