The Hon. Mike Rogers
of Michigan, Chairman, House Intelligence Committee
Panel: U.S. Government Programs and Their Impact on Industry:
(Exclusive OIDA Members-Only)
Hear key representatives from government agencies give updates on program goals and upcoming issues relevant to the optics and photonics industry. Key topics include: cybersecurity, the NNMI initiative, and other public-private partnerships. What do agencies need from industry? What will be the next big initiatives in government? What is the best role for the National Photonics Initiative? Attend this exclusive OIDA members-only session to ask questions directly of agency representatives during this open discussion.
Program Director, National Science Foundation
, Deputy Director, U.S. Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
, Infinera Fellow, Infinera
, Deputy Director, Microsystems Technology Office, DARPA/MTO
Session 1 - OIDA’s Overview of the Optics & Photonics Market in 2013 & Beyond:
Receive an overview of the industry, with a special focus on the optical communications market. Speakers will summarize OIDA's recent market and roadmapping studies, reports, advocacy efforts, and an update on the National Photonics Initiative and advocacy efforts and provide guidance on how to best use this information in your own business planning.
Senior Advisor, Engineering & Applications, OIDA
, Vice President & Practice Leader, Ovum
, Business Technology Director, Optical Fiber, Corning
Keynote Speaker I:
The Hon. Lee Terry
of Nebraska, Chairman, Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee
Session 2 - Hot Topics in Optical Communications:
Get high-level takes from industry luminaries on hot topics in optical communications, and how they will impact system and component suppliers. The topics include:
The bandwidth crunch and Big Data
Session 3 - Industry Landscapes: Regional Perspectives on Markets and Public-Private Partnerships:
Chris Doerr, Director of Integrated Photonics, Acacia Communications
Mark Nowell, Senior Director Engineering, CTO, Cisco
Keynote Speaker II:
Bob Flanagan, Managing Director, Head of Technology Hardware Banking, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
What lessons can be learned from recent trends in key established and emerging markets for the communications and photonics industries? What can be learned about public-private partnerships done in different regions? Speakers from three world regions will answer these and other questions about how R&D investment is leveraged in different ways.
Jorge Salomao Pereira,
President & CEO, Padtec
, Department Head, Fraunhofer HHI
, Project Manager, Dept. of Network Technology, China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI)
Session 4 - Lessons from OIDA Roadmapping in Optical Communications: Critical Information You Can Use:
A panel of industry experts will provide a synthesis of recent OIDA roadmapping efforts and where they stand with other industry roadmapping and standards efforts. Where is there progress? What needs to be corrected? Where is the greatest potential for partnerships?
, Infinera Fellow, Infinera
Principal Engineer, Brocade Communication Systems, Inc.
, Principal Analyst, Components, Ovum