OSA 5G Summit 2019

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The 2019 program included:

Day 1: 16 October

08:00 - 08:30: Welcome

Liz Rogan
Elizabeth Rogan
CEO, The Optical Society

08:30 - 9:30:  Update on the 5G Ecosystem: 5G Case Uses, Trends and Technologies

Tiberiu Grigoriu
Tiberiu Grigoriu
Director of Business Strategy, Nokia

9:30 - 10:30: 5G Evolution: Challenges and Opportunities

Qi Bi
Qi Bi
China Telecom

10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00: Fiber-Wireless Integration and Networking (FiWIN) Progresses

Gee-Kung Chang
Gee-Kung Chang
Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 - 13:00: Networking Lunch

13:00 - 14:00: RF Technologies: Transmitters, Receivers, Microwave, Millimeter Wave, and Propagation 

Yves Baeyens
Yves Baeyens
Director Analog ASIC's Research Group, Nokia Bell Labs
Shariar Shahramian
Shahriar Shahramian
Department Head, mm-Wave ASIC Research, Nokia Bell Labs

14:00 - 14:30: Coffee Break

14:30 - 15:30: Optical Technologies for 5G, Part 1: Overview of 5G-Oriented Optical Communications, Advances in Core Networks, Advances in Optical Access Networks (PONs) to Support 5G

Xiang Liu
Xiang Liu
Senior Director and Distinguished Scientist, Futurewei

15:30 - 16:30: Optical Technologies for 5G, Part 2: 25G/50G/100G Pluggable Optical Transceivers for 5G X-Haul, Advances in Data-Center Optics and How They May Help 5G Optics, Smart WDM Transceivers with Self-Wavelength Alignment for 5G

Vipul Bhatt
Vipul Bhatt
Senior Director of Strategic Marketing, II-VI (formerly Finisar)

16:30-18:30: Networking Reception


Day 2: 17 October

08:00 - 08:30: Breakfast

08:30 - 09:30: Optical Technologies for 5G, Part 3: Enabling DML and EML Chip Technologies for 5G X-haul, 10G and 25Gb/s Tunable SFP+ Solutions and Features for Fronthaul, Core Network Readiness for 5G

Brandon Collings
Brandon Collings
Chief Technology Officer, Lumentum

09:30-10:30: Optical Technologies for 5G, Part 4: Advances in Metro Networks (such as G.Metro) to Support 5G, Advances in Time-Sensitive Networking to Achieve High Synchronization for 5G, Global Optical Network Standards Developments to Better Support 5G

Jörg-Peter Elbers
Jörg-Peter Elbers
Senior Vice President Advanced Technology, Standards and IPR, ADVA Optical Networking

10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00: Virtualized and Open RAN for Next Generation 5G Networks

Durga Satapathy
Bharat Raman
Manager, Technology Strategy, Sprint

12:00 - 13:00: Networking Lunch

13:00 - 14:00: Expert Panel Discussion

Aref Chowdhury
Moderator: Aref Chowdhury
Chief Technology Officer Optics, Nokia

14:00 - 14:30: Wrap Up