Congress Special Events
General Session with Plenary Speakers
Monday, 14 July, 08:30 - 10:00
Monte Carolo & St. Tropez
Applications of Integrated Photonics Technology - From Optical Interconnects to Neurophotonics, Yurii Vlasov; IBM Research, USA
Abstract: The IBM Silicon Nanophotonics technology enables cost-efficient optical links that connect racks, modules, and chips together with ultra-low power single-die optical transceivers. I will give an overview of its historical development, technology differentiators, current status and a roadmap.
Signal Processing ASICs for Optical Fiber Communications,
Norman L. Swenson; ClariPhy, USA
Abstract: Signal processing for optical communications has made tremendous strides in the last decade. This talk gives an overview on recent progress in this area, focusing on commercially available ASICs and ongoing research to advance the state of the art.
For more information about Plenary speakers, visit the Plenary page.
Congress Reception and Exhibit
Monday, 14 July, 18:00 - 19:30
Join your fellow attendees for the Congress Reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guest.
SPPCom Symposium: Machine Learning Concepts in Optical Communication Systems
Tuesday, 15 July, 10:30 - 12:30
The goal of this symposium is to bridge the gap between researchers working in the areas of optical communication and machine learning. More specifically, the symposium will address powerful statistical signal processing methods, used by the machine learning community, and link them to current problems in optical communications. For more details about this event visit the Symposium webpage
Joint Poster Sessions
Tuesday, 15 July
, 13:30 - 15:00
Posters are an integral part of the technical program and offer a unique networking opportunity, where presenters can discuss their results one-to-one with interested parties. Each author is provided with a board on which to display the summary and results of his or her paper.
Congress Panel Session & Networking Event
Tuesday, 15 July, 19:00 - 20:30
Details on this event will be available shortly.