• 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

Symposia and Special Sessions


Monday, 25 March
08:00 - 12:30

Green Transformation: Where Do We Stand?

Organizers: Saifuddin Faruk, Bangor University, UK; Naveena Genay, Orange Labs, France ; Luca Valcarenghi, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy; Ting Wang, NEC Labs, USA

Wednesday, 27 March
14:00 - 18:30

Embracing Fiber Sensing: What’s the “Killer App” for Large-Scale Deployments?

Organizers: Ezra Ip, NEC, USA; Sander Jansen, Adtran, USA; Jeremie Renaudier, Nokia Bell Labs, France

Wednesday, 27 March
14:00 - 18:30

PICs for Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing: Challenges and Opportunities

Organizers: Eleni Diamanti, CNRS, France; Michael Kues, Univ. of Hannover, Germany; Cheryl Sorace-Agaskar, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA; Michael Vasilyev, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA; Jianwei Wang, Peking Univ., China; Rui Wang Univ. of Bristol, UK

Special Sessions

Monday, 25 March
14:00 - 16:00

Frontiers of Optical Network Architecture Summit

Organizers: Jun Shan Wey, Verizon, USA; Vincent Chan, MIT, USA

Tuesday, 26 March
14:00 - 16:00

Moore's Law: A Photonics Perspective for the Next Decade

Organizers: Di Che, Nokiia Bell Labs, USA; Paul Gunning, BT, UK; Kaida Kaeval, Tallinn Univ. of Technology, Estonia; Emerson Moura, Cisco Systems, Brazil