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02 June 2021 – 03 June 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Program

Event Sponsors

Infinera   

Cisco

Keysight Technologies   

MRSI Mycronic 

OIDA Executive Forum is a 2-day program featuring keynote sessions, panel presentations,                                                                                                       a business fireside chat and optional meet the speaker networking opportunities.

Wednesday, 2 June   Thursday, 3 June   View Session Descriptions   View Speaker Details

This schedule is based on Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00).
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Wednesday, 02 June (all times EDT, UTC - 04:00)

9:45 - 10:00

Welcome Remarks & Opening Comments

  • Liz Rogan, OSA
  • Tom Hausken, OSA
10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Presentation: The Growing Facebook Network: Connecting the Planet

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10:30 - 11:30

Panel 1: Will Open and Disaggregated Optical Networking Change the Service Provider Landscape?

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11:30 - 12:00

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Panel 1: Meet the Speakers

  • Stephen Hardy, Lightwave and Broadband Technology Report
  • Mattias Fridström, Telia Carrier
  • Ron Johnson, Cisco Systems
  • Nariman Yousefi, Inphi

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11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:30

Panel 2: The Next Big Things – Pushing the Boundaries of Optical Communications

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13:30 - 14:00

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Panel 2: Meet the Speakers

  • Jörg-Peter Elbers, ADVA
  • Gang Cheng, Baidu
  • Andrew Feldman, Cerebras Systems
  • Mahesh Kallahalla, Google Stadia
  • William King, Subspace
  • Ed Tiedemann, Qualcomm

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13:30

Closing Remarks

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Thursday, 03 June (all times EDT, UTC - 04:00)

9:45 - 10:00

Welcome Remarks & Opening Comments

  • Tom Hausken, OSA
10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Presentation: An Edge-y Discussion on Cloud-Scale Networks 

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10:30 - 11:30

Panel 3: What is Going on at the Edge?

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11:30 - 12:00

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Panel 3: Meet the Speakers

  • Tim Doiron, Infinera
  • Cole Crawford, Vapor IO
  • Chih-Lin I, China Mobile
  • David Welch, Infinera
  • Glenn Wellbrock, Verizon

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11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:15

Business Fireside Chat

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13:15 - 13:45

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Business Fireside Chat: Meet the Speakers

  • Natarajan ‘Subu’ Subrahmanyan, AO Asset Management
  • Giovanni Barbarossa, II-VI Incorporated
  • Alexis Bjorlin, Broadcom
  • Bill Gartner, Cisco Systems
  • David Heard, Infinera
  • Matt Murphy, Marvell Technology

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13:15

Closing Remarks