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About this series: 

 

Join our bi-monthly webinar series, "Optical Networks toward 2030 (ON2030)," where we delve into the key aspects shaping the future of optical networks. Explore critical topics such as energy efficiency, reliability, sustainability, efficient ecosystem scaling, and future-proof solutions. Engage with industry experts and thought leaders as we navigate the technological landscape to ensure that optical networks of tomorrow are resilient, sustainable, and ready for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a newcomer to the field, this series promises to expand your knowledge and keep you at the forefront of exciting groundbreaking optical innovations. 

Summary:

The "Optical Networks" webinar series offers a deep dive into the past, present, and future of optical technology. With a focus on optical modules and networks, this series covers a wide spectrum of topics, from their historical development to the most recent innovations. Industry experts and thought leaders will share their insights, providing you with the knowledge needed to excel in this dynamic field.

This series is a must-attend for professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts seeking to stay on top of the rapidly evolving world of intelligent optical modules and networks. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your understanding and explore the exciting possibilities of optical technology. Join us for this illuminating journey, and be part of the optical revolution.

Highlights: 

- Update on key advances in international optical network standards (ITU-T, IEEE, OIF and BBF etc.)

- Optical Network Architecture 

- P2MP

- Optical end-to-end networks ROADM, etc. 

- Optical mesh networks 

- Resilient Data Center Interconnect 

- Data center optics 

- Minimizing power and cost 

- Growth through AI 

- Advanced Optical Transceivers/Pluggables 

- Smart Modules and Smart Networks 

- Advanced Telemetry and Sensing 

- Converged Infrastructures 

- Management of Next Generation Networks and Diverse Infrastructures 

Upcoming Webinar:

 

Hosts:

 

David Hillerkuss

On Demand Programming: 


26 June, 2024

Intra-Data-Center Optics-Emerging Applications and Technology Trends 


 

PDFs: 

Intra Data Center Optics Emerging Applicaitons and Technology Trends.pdf

Speakers:

Chris Cole (Parallax Group) , Ben Lee (Nvidia), Peter Winzer (Nubis Communicaitons)

Moderators:
David Hillerkuss (Chair of the Photonics and Opto-Electronics Division on the Optica Board of Meetings) 

Description of the webinar:

We are thrilled to announce that our workshop on Intra-Data-Center Optics: Emerging Applications and Technology Trends is now OnDemand!   300+ industry professionals attended live, this overwhelming response highlights the significance of the topics covered, from low-power-consumption and low-latency optical transceivers to the latest advancements in optical switching.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Speakers: Chris Cole (Parallax Group), Ben Lee (Nvidia), and Peter Winzer (Nubis Communications) Hosted by David Hillerkuss (Infinera)
  • Cutting-Edge Optical Transceivers: Explore advancements in 1.6Tb/s transceivers and beyond.
  • Optical Switching Innovations: Discover how new switching technologies are revolutionizing data center operations.
  • Emerging Applications: Learn about the critical role of optics in AI, ML, edge computing, and more.
  • Future Trends: Gain insights into power efficiency, photonics integration, and cost reduction strategies.

 

 

24 April, 2024

High-speed inter-data-center optics (400G/800G/1.6T ZR/ZR +)



24 April 9:00-10:00 EST 

PDFs: 

ON2030_Webinar_1_-_Q_A_and_Takeaway_(2024-04-24)_1

ON2030_Webinar_1_-_Combined_Presentations_(2024-04-24)

Speakers:

Jeff Rahn (Meta), Ian Betty (Ciena), Tom Williams (Cisco),  & Paul Doolan (Infinera) 

Moderators:
David Hillerkuss (Chair of the Photonics and Opto-Electronics Division on the Optica Board of Meetings) and Xiang Liu (Fellow of OSA and IEEE)

Description of the webinar:
This webinar will delve into the cutting-edge technologies revolutionizing connectivity between data centers. In this session, our expert speakers will explore the latest advancements, emerging trends, and practical applications in high-speed optical networking, empowering organizations to achieve unprecedented speed, efficiency, and reliability in their data transfer processes. Whether you're a seasoned IT professional, a technology enthusiast, or a business leader seeking to optimize your infrastructure, this webinar is essential for staying ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of inter-data-center communication. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain valuable insights and strategies for maximizing the performance of your data networks. Reserve your spot today!

About the ON2030 webinar series:
Join our bi-monthly webinar series, "Optical Networks toward 2030 (ON2030)," where we delve into the key aspects shaping the future of optical networks. Explore critical topics such as energy efficiency, reliability, sustainability, efficient ecosystem scaling, and future-proof solutions. Engage with industry experts and thought leaders as we navigate the technological landscape to ensure that tomorrow's optical networks are resilient, sustainable, and ready for the challenges and opportunities. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a newcomer, this series promises to expand your knowledge and keep you at the forefront of exciting, groundbreaking optical innovations.

Organizing committee:
Montanez Genaro   - Chief of Employee and Membership Engagement Officer, Optica

David Hillerkuss     - Chair of the Photonics & Optoelectronics Division on the Optica Board of Meetings (affiliated with Infinera)

Albert Williams       - Director of Member Engagement, Optica

 

 

 

 

 
 
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