Infinera OFC 2022 - Meet us at this event starting on March 6
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Infinera at OFC 2022

Open for Innovation

Open your network to what's possible with industry-leading 800G, revolutionary coherent pluggables, and open network automation.

Join Infinera at OFC 2022 as we showcase the industry's best optical systems and engines that help operators cost-effectively scale their core, metro, and access networks, and a suite of open automation solutions that enable seamless and efficient multi-vendor operations. Keep reading to find out more about our participation in this year's event.

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High-end Coherent Engines


Simply the best optical engine available on the market
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Coherent Pluggable Engines


Industry-leading and game-changing coherent pluggable solutions
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Open Optical
Platforms


Industry's most flexible multi-application compact modular platform
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Open Optical
Automation


Cloud-based modular solutions for the operation of open optical networks

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 2022 conference. Infinera’s David Heard, Azmina Somani, and Tim Doiron are also featured as part of the 2022 Optica Executive Forum. Learn more.

Sunday, March 6, 2022

1:00 p.m. -
3:30 p.m. PST
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Speaker

Time to face the cost per bit “crunch”: trends and expectations for the next decade

Stefan Voll — Vice President Product Management
4:00 p.m. -
5:30 p.m. PST
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4:00 p.m. -
5:30 p.m. PST
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Monday, March 7, 2022

8:00 a.m. -
12:30 p.m. PST
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Organizer

Reflections on the Pandemic

Chris Fludger — Head of DSP Development
9:00 a.m. -
9:15 a.m. PST
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1:30 p.m. -
5:30 p.m. PST
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Instructor

Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Transceivers

Chris Fludger — Head of DSP Development

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m. PST
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Moderator

Panel I: State of the Industry

Tim Doiron — Sr. Director, Solution Marketing
12:30 p.m. -
1:30 p.m. PST
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PANELIST

Edge Compute – What It Means for the Optical Network

Dave Welch — Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
2:00 p.m. -
4:00 p.m. PST
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Technologies for Breaking the Metro/Access Barrier

Dave Welch — Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
4:30 p.m. -
5:00 p.m. PST
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Digital Subcarriers: A Universal Technology for Next Generation Optical Networks

Dave Welch — Founder, Chief Innovation Officer

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

8:40 a.m. -
9:00 a.m. PST
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11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m. PST
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Future of Coherent Optical Engines

Tom Burns — General Manager, Optical Modules and Coherent Solutions Group
11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m. PST
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Future of Coherent Optical Engines

Azmina Somani — SVP of Engineering, Optical Modules & Coherent Solutions Group
2:00 p.m. -
2:15 p.m. PST
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2:00 p.m. -
6:30 p.m. PST
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Organizer

Network Evolution & Adaptation To Environmental Change

Chris Fludger — Head of DSP Development
2:45 p.m. -
3:00 p.m. PST
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Optimal Pay-As-You-Grow Deployment on S+C+L Multi-band Systems

André Souza — Systems Design Engineer
3:00 p.m. -
3:15 p.m. PST
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3:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m. PST
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Modeling of Fiber Nonlinearity in Wideband Transmission

Daniel Semrau — Coherent Optical Systems Architect

Thursday, March 10, 2022

8:15 a.m. -
8:30 a.m. PST
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Video: 800G - Getting More Capacity Over Longer Distances
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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.

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XR Optics: Redefining How Optical Networks Are Built

Innovative point-to-multipoint coherent slashes aggregation network TCO.

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Infinera Insights: Open Optical Networking


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

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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.

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

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

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