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ECOC 2020 - Speakers

Sunday, December 6, 2020

1:30 p.m. CET
Robert Maher
Workshop 5: Photonics-Electronics Integration: Opportunities and Challenges for Signal Processing

Future Coherent Transponders that Incorporate Hardware/Signal Processing Co-design

Robert Maher — Director Optical System Architecture
2:00 p.m. CET
photo of Antonio Napoli Project Coordinator and Leader, Advanced Research Topics, OIF Representative
Workshop 1: Ultra-wideband Systems: Next Frontier of Research

Challenges and Potentialities of Wideband Optical Networks

Antonio Napoli — Project Coordinator and Leader, Advanced Research Topics, OIF Representative
2:50 p.m. CET
photo of Rui Morais Senior Systems Design Engineer
Workshop 3: If, How, and Where Is Artificial Intelligence Beneficial in Optical Networks and Interconnects?

Suitability, Requisites, and Challenges of Machine Learning in Multi-layer Optical Networks

Rui Morais — Senior Systems Design Engineer
4:30 p.m. CET
photo of Mehdi Torbatian — System Design Engineer
Workshop 9: Constellation Shaping – All Set for Maximizing Capacity?

Essential Ingredients of Practical Probabilistic Constellation Shaping

Mehdi Torbatian — System Design Engineer

Monday, December 7, 2020

9:30 a.m. and
7:30 p.m. CET
photo of Tobias Eriksson St. Optical Engineer
Virtual Event

Challenges in Coding, DSP and Parallel Operation of Quantum Key Distribution and Coherent Data Transmission

Tobias Eriksson — St. Optical Engineer

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

8:00 a.m. and
6:00 p.m. CET
Virtual Event

Disruption Cycles for Optical Networks: How Point to Multi-Point Coherent Optics Can Transform the Cost and Complexity of the Optical Network

Dr. Dave Welch — Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
8:50 a.m. and
6:50 p.m. CET
photo of Antonio Napoli Project Coordinator and Leader, Advanced Research Topics, OIF Representative
Virtual Event

S-, C- and L-Band Photonic Integrated Wavelength Selective Switch

Antonio Napoli — Project Coordinator and Leader, Advanced Research Topics, OIF Representative
9:30 a.m. and
7:30 p.m. CET
photo of Johan Bäck Director, Business Development
Virtual Event

CAPEX Savings Enabled by Point-to-Multipoint Coherent Pluggable Optics Using Digital Subcarrier Multiplexing in Metro Aggregation Networks

Johan Bäck — Director, Business Development
3:05 p.m. CET
Fady Masoud
Virtual Event

Product Focus: A Transformative Architecture with Point-to-Multipoint Optics (XR Optics)

Fady Masoud — Director, Solutions Marketing

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

9:30 a.m. and
7:30 p.m. CET
photo of Mohammad Reza Chitgarha Staff Hardware Development Engineer
Virtual Event

2 x 800 Gbps/Wave Coherent Optical Module Using a Monolithic InP Transceiver PIC

Mohammad Reza Chitgarha — Staff Hardware Development Engineer