This three-day series of panel discussions engages the latest application topics and business issues in the field of optical communications.  Presentations and panel sessions feature esteemed guest speakers from industry, research and the investment community.

N5 Network Operator Summit and Market Watch Sub-Committee Chair:

Loukas Paraschis, Infinera, USA

Tuesday, 08 June
10:30 - 12:00

Panel I: State of the Industry

Moderator: Tim Doiron, Infinera, USA

Tuesday, 08 June
14:30 - 16:00

Panel III: Terabit WDM Channels: Beyond 100GBaud Operation

Moderator: Andrew Schmitt, Cignal AI, USA

Wednesday, 09 June
15:30 - 17:00

Panel IV: Evolution to Coherent WDM Integration in Routers

Moderator: Helen Xenos, Ciena, Canada

Thursday, 10 June
10:30 - 12:00

Panel V: Next-gen Access Networks (Including Coherent Technology as an Alternative to Access Optics)

Moderator: Ed Harstead, Nokia, USA

Thursday, 10 June
12:30 - 14:00

Panel VI: Evolving Photonics Integration and Packaging

Moderator: Takashi Saida, NTT, Japan

Thursday, 10 June
14:30 - 16:00

Panel VII: Optical Interconnect and Computing for Scaling Machine Learning Systems

Moderator: Ryohei Urata, Google, USA

Friday, 11 June
11:30 - 13:00

Panel II: The Industrial Internet of Things, Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

Moderator: Karen I. Matthews, Digital Transformation, 5G, IoT and Industry 4.0 Innovation Leader, USA