04 August 2020 – 06 August 2020 OSA Virtual Event - (UTC - 00:00)

Schedule

 

All sessions will be 90 minutes long broken down into two 45 minute blocks that will include a lecture, group exercise, and a summary.

TUESDAY – 4 August 

Speaker: Jean Christophe Antona, Alcatel Submarine Networks
Topic: Pre-SDM
Day 1 Slides

Start time: 9:00 EDT
Lecture Session #1 - Predicting Physical Performance in Subsea Networks
Breakout Session - Calculate OSNR of transatlantic fiber pair.

Break: 9:45 - 10:00 EDT

Lecture Session #2 - Predicting Achievable Capacities in Subsea Networks
Breakout Session - Estimate capacity of transatlantic fiber pair, starting from the previous OSNR estimates

Coffee Break Online: 10:45-11 EDT

End Time: 11:00 EDT

WEDNESDAY – 5 August 

Speaker: Pascal Pecci, Alcatel Submarine Networks
Topic: SDM
Day 2 Slides

Start Time: 9:00 EDT 
Lecture Session #1 - SDM Introduction 
Breakout Session - Study of a transatlantic trunk with traditional approach (3FPs) and SDM ones (4 and 6 FPs)

Break: 9:45 - 10:00 EDT

Lecture Session #2 - SDM Products and FP Switching
Breakout Session - Study of a half Pb/s cable with 8, 16 and 24 FPs

Coffee Break Online: 10:45-11 EDT

End Time: 11:00 EDT

THURSDAY – 6 August 

Speaker: Mattia Cantono, Google
Topic: Post SDM
Day 3 Slides

Start Time: 9:00 EDT
Lecture Session #1 - Building Highly Available Subsea Networks
Breakout Session - Calculate cable availability with 1cut/year and MTTR 1week (2/2, 3/3, 4/4)

Break: 9:45 - 10:00 EDT

Lecture Session #2 - What is Next for Subsea Cables?
Question & Answer Session

Start Time: 10:30 EDT
Chat with the Experts and Special Guest Vint Cerf, Google and Jayne Stowell, Google

End Time: 11:30 EDT