• Technical Conference:  30 March – 03 April 2025
  • Exhibition: 01 – 03 April 2025
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

2024 Tutorial Speakers

Devices, Optical Components, and Fiber

  • D1: Advanced Prototyping, Packaging and Integration

    Stefano Ruffini, Calnex Solutions, UK
    "Tight Sync" In Precision Time Protocol (PTP), Requirements and Impact at Optical Component Level

  • D2: Passive Components

    Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Photonic Lanterns, 3-D Waveguides, Multiplane Light Conversion, and Other Components That Enable Space-Division Multiplexing

  • D5: Fiber Devices, Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, and Nonlinear Waveguides

    Xiaoyi Bao, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Micro-Structured Fibers for Ultrasound and Acoustic Detection

Systems and Subsystems

  • S1: Datacom Subsystems and Systems

    Joseph Kahn, Stanford University, USA
    Probabilistic Shaping for Direct-Detection Optical Systems

  • S2: Subsystems for Transmission

    Lutz Lampe, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Probabilistic Shaping for Nonlinearity Mitigation

  • Hiroshi Yamazaki, NTT Device Technology Labs, Japan
    Electrical and Optical Multiplexing Technique for High Symbol Rate Signal Generation

  • S3: Transmission Systems

    Julia Larikova, Infinera Corporation, USA
    Practical Considerations for Ultra-Wideband Line System Development

  • S5: Free-space (FSO), Ranging (LiDAR), and Radio-over-fiber (RoF)

    Christina Lim, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Past and Future Development of Radio Over Fiber

Networks, Applications, and Access

  • N1: Advances in Development of Systems, Networks and Services

    Christian Rasmussen, Acacia Communications, Inc., USA
    10 Years of Coherent DWDM Pluggables: Past, Present and Future

  • N2: Optical Networking for Data Center and Computing Applications

    Dirk Englund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Compiling Deep Learning Tasks onto (Quantum-) Optical Systems

  • Hong Liu, Google LLC, USA
    Optical Architecture and Interconnection for Datacenter Networking and Machine Learning

  • N3: Architectures and Software-Defined Control for Metro and Core Networks

    Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain
    SDN Control of Multi-Band over SDM Optical Networks with Physical Layer Impairments

  • N4: Optical Access Networks for Fixed and Mobile Services

    Zhensheng Jia, CableLabs, USA
    Unlocking the Potential of Coherent Passive Optical Networks: Use Cases, Key Technologies, and Specification Development

  • Jun-ichi Kani, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, Japan
    Disaggregation and Virtualization for Future Access and Metro Networks

Quantum Devices, Systems and Networking

  • SCQ: Quantum Devices, Systems and Networking

    Xiongfeng Ma, Tsinghua University, China
    Recent Advances in Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

  • Christoph Marquardt, Max Planck Institute Science of Light, Germany
    Recent Developments in Quantum Key Distribution