Infinera OFC 2021 - Meet us at this virtual event starting on June 6
contact button contact button

Infinera at OFC 2021

Open Your Network to What's Possible

Join Infinera at OFC 2021 as we showcase the latest advancements in optical networking, from industry-leading open optical solutions that enable network operators to accelerate innovation and break free of vendor lock-in to next-generation pluggables that seamlessly address point-to-point and point-to-multipoint transport applications from the network edge to the core. Keep reading to find out more about our participation in this year’s virtual event.

Infinera at OFC – Speakers and Presenters

Below is a list of Infinera thought leaders addressing a broad range of industry trends and technologies at the OFC 2021 conference. Infinera’s David Heard, Dave Welch and Tim Doiron are also featured as part of the OSA 2021 OIDA Executive Forum. Learn more.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

5:00 a.m. -
7:30 a.m. PDT
Harald Bock image
Speaker

Cognitive Network Automation: How Smart Can Optical Transport Networks Be?

Harald Bock — Vice President, Network and Technology Strategy
5:00 a.m. -
7:30 a.m. PDT
Antonio Napoli image
Organizer

Will Multiband, Multidimensional, SDM Effectively Address the Need for Increased Network Capacity?

Antonio Napoli — Project Coordinator and Leader, Advanced Research Topics, OIF Representative
8:00 a.m. -
10:30 a.m. PDT
Dave Welch image
Speaker

Pluggable Coherent Technologies and Applications

Dave Welch — Founder, Chief Innovation Officer

Monday, June 7, 2021

5:00 a.m. -
7:00 a.m. PDT
Abhinava Sadasivarao image
Presenter

Adaptive Telemetry with Microservices and SONiC

Abhinava Sadasivarao — Principal Engineer, Systems Architecture
10:00 a.m. -
10:15 a.m. PDT
Joao Pedro image
1:00 p.m -
2:00 p.m. PDT
Han Sun image
Presenter

Performance Oriented DSP Design for Flexible Coherent Transmission for Data Center Networks

Han Henry Sun — Infinera Fellow, Coherent Technologies
3:00 p.m -
7:00 p.m. PDT
chris fludger image
Short Course

Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Transceivers

Chris Fludger — Head of DSP Development

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m. PDT
Tim Doiron image
Moderator

Panel I: State of the Industry

Tim Doiron — Sr. Director, Solution Marketing
10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m. PDT
Dave Welch image
Speaker

XR Optics – Applications and Network Benefits

Dave Welch — Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
11:45 a.m. -
1:45 p.m. PDT
Loukas Paraschis image
Moderator

Data Center Summit

Loukas Paraschis — Sr. Managing Director, Internet and Cloud Networks
2:00 p.m. -
4:00 p.m. PDT
Pierre Mertz image
2:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m. PDT
Rob Maher image
Speaker

Panel III: Terabit WDM Channels: Beyond 100 GBaud Operation

Robert Maher — Sr. Principal Engineer
6:00 p.m. -
6:15 p.m. PDT
Rob Maher image

Wedenesday, June 9, 2021

8:00 a.m. -
10:00 a.m. PDT
Loukas Paraschis image
Organizer

Lessons Learned: Networks 2020 Status and Next Steps

Loukas Paraschis — Sr. Managing Director, Internet and Cloud Networks
10:15 a.m. -
10:45 a.m. PDT
Loukas Paraschis image
Moderator

Network Operator Summit

Loukas Paraschis — Sr. Managing Director, Internet and Cloud Networks
10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m. PDT
Steve Sanders Image
Speaker

Optical Engines Evolution – 100 Gbaud and Beyond

Steve Sanders — VP, Optical Architecture

Thursday, June 10, 2021

11:00 a.m. -
12:00 p.m. PDT
Loukas Paraschis image
Presenter

Cloud Network Evolution Bandwidth Drivers

Loukas Paraschis — Sr. Managing Director, Internet and Cloud Networks

Friday, June 11, 2021

6:00 a.m. -
6:30 a.m. PDT
Mehrdad Ziari image
Presenter

High-Performance 100 Gbaud Coherent Photonic Modules

Mehrdad Ziari — Vice President, Hardware
11:00 a.m. -
11:15 a.m. PDT
Marc Stephens image
Presenter

Next Generation Field Trials and Standardization

Marc Stephens — Director, Systems Engineering
Optical Line system with animated city

More Open Optical Videos

Video: 800G - Getting More Capacity Over Longer Distances
accent icon
Video

800G: Getting More Capacity Over Longer Distances

800G generation optics deliver the capacity needed to meet growing bandwidth demand for network operators from metro to submarine network applications.

XR Optics
accent icon
Video

XR Optics: Redefining How Optical Networks Are Built

Innovative Point-toMultipoint Coherent that Slashes Aggregation Network TCO

Infinera insights title page
accent icon
Video

Infinera Insights: Open Optical Networking


Open optical networking provides network operators with more choice and enables each function to innovate at its own pace.

Art Nichols
accent icon
Video

Record-setting 800G Transmission in the Windstream Network

Windstream discusses 800G technology and economics and the completion of a live network trial that successfully achieved 800G single-wavelength transmission over 730 Km.

Video

Allo Technology's Nationwide Open Optical Network Leverages Infinera's GX Series

Allo Technology’s Nationwide Open Optical Network Leverages Infinera’s GX Series

Related Resources

accent icon
Blog

The Long Road to Open Optical Networks

accent icon
Blog

Is Your Optical Network Ready for Open and Disaggregated?

accent icon
Webinar

Defining and Delivering Open Optical Networking with CignalAI, Infinera. and Telefónica

accent icon
 

More Information on Open Optical Networking

Need More Information

Contact us to learn how the innovation and intelligence of Infinera networks can provide amazing experiences for your customers and your business.