Past Speaking Engagements

CIOE 

Sept 5-8, 2018 – Shenzhen, China
Sept 6, 11:30am-12:05pm – Industry Invited Speech
Presenter: Cathy Liu, OIF Board Member, Broadcom


NGON & DCI Europe

June 26-28, 2018 – Nice, France
Tuesday, June 26, 10:00am-12:00pmOIF Workshop
Presenters: Dave Brown, Nokia, OIF President; Karl Gass, OIF PLL WG Vice Chair-Optical, Dave Ofelt, Juniper, OIF PLL WG Vice Chair – Protocol; Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair-Networking; Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF VP and Networking Interoperability WG Chair

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:40am-10:00amKeynote – OIF 2018 SDN T-API Interop Demo Read-Out
Presenter: Juan Pedro FernandezHead of Unit, Telefonica


OptiNet China 2018

June 13-14, 2018 – Beijing, China
Tuesday, June 13 – “OIF Interop – the Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN T-API
Presenter: Junjie Li, OIF Network Operator Working Group Chair, China Telecom


OFC 2018

Mar 13-15, 2018 – San Diego, CA, USA
Tuesday, Mar 13, Theater III – OIF Panel – Enabling the Key Applications for Transport SDN
Moderator: Dave Brown, OIF President, Nokia
Presenter: Lyndon Ong, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair-Networking, Ciena; Jonathan Sadler, OIF VP and Networking Interoperability WG Chair, Coriant; Ricard Vilalta, Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC, Spain).

Thursday, Mar 15, Theater II – OIF Panel – 400G Coherent: What Does it Mean to You?
Moderator: Karl Gass, OIF PLL WG Vice Chair-Optical
Presenters: Sudeep Bhoja, Inphi; Tad Hofmeister, OIF Board Member, Google; Winston Way, NeoPhotonics; Tom Williams, Acacia Communications


DesignCon 2018

Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018 – Santa Clara, CA, USA

Panel: CEI-112G: Every. Last. Thing. Matters.
Moderator: Nathan Tracy, OIF VP Marketing, TE Connectivity
Speakers: David Stauffer, OIF PLL WG Chair, Kandou Bus SA, Steve Sekel, OIF PLL Interop WG Chair, Keysight Technologies, Ed Frlan, OIF TC Vice Chair, Semtech


Knect 365 Next Generation Optical Networking USA

Oct 23-24, 2017 – San Francisco, CA, USA
Making Transport SDN a Reality
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, OIF MA&E Committe Co-Chair – Networking


Layer123 SDN NFV World Congress

Oct 9-10, 2017 – The Hague, Netherlands
Applications for Transport SDN Automation
Speaker: Abel Tong, Ciena, OIF Rep


OptiNet China 2017

June 13-14, 2017 – Beijing, People’s Republic of China
OIF Interop – the Key to Unlocking Benefits of SDN
Speaker: Junjie Li, OIF Board Member, China Telecom


L123 NFV World Congress 2017

May 2-5, 2017 – San Jose, CA
OIF Interop and NFV: The Transport API NFV Proof of Concept
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, OIF MA&E Co-Chair – Networking, Ciena


MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2017 mpls

March 21-24, 2017 – Paris, France

OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Speaker: Christoph Alter, OIF Carrier WG Rep, Orange


OFC 2017  ofc_2017

March 21-23, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA, USA

Expo Theater III
Enabling Next Generation Physical Layer  Solutions
Moderator: Steve Sekel, Keysight, OIF PLL Interoperability WG Chair
Panelists: Ed Frlan, Semtech, OIF Technical Committee Vice Chair – A CEI-56G Overview; Karl Gass, OIF PLL WG Optical Vice Chair – Accelerating Deployment of Coherent Optical Solutions; Tad Hofmeister, Google, OIF RepresentativeFlexE: Ethernet Adjacencies Sized as Needed

Expo Theater III
OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Moderator: Dave Brown, OIF President, Nokia
Panelists: Victor Lopez, Demo Participant, Telefonica, OIF Representative; Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair – Networking; Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF Board Member and Networking Interoperability WG Chair


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January 31-February 2, 2017 – Santa Clara, CA, USA

CEI-112G: The Next Wave of Electrical Interfaces
Moderator: Nathan Tracy, OIF VP Marketing, TE Connectivity
Panelists: Ed Frlan, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Chair, Semtech; Brian Holden, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair PLL, Kandou Bus; Tom Palkert, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Electrical, Macom;


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October 18-20, 2016 – London, UK

OIF Topic: Control Plane Interoperability – towards open optical networks
Speaker: Christophe Alter, OIF Carrier Working Group Rep, Orange


IIR Next Generation Optical Networking USAseries-logo-usa

October 11-12, 2016 – Palo Alto, CA, USA

OIF Topic: OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee co-chair, Ciena


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October 10-14, 2016 – The Hague, Netherlands

OIF Topic: OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Speaker: Christophe Alter, OIF Carrier Working Group Rep, Orange


EA TEF 2016 – The Road to Ethernet 2026

September 29, 2016 – Santa Clara, CA, USA
Panel: Ethernet Flexes Its Ports
Panelist: Tom Issenhuth, OIF Board Member, Microsoft

Panel: Are Standardized Ethernet Optics Obsolete
Panelist: Nathan Tracy, OIF Technical Committee Chair, TE Connectivity


ECOC – Market Focus 2016 ecoc 2016

September 20, 2016 – Dusseldorf, Germany
OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Speaker: Nathan Tracy, OIF Technical Committee Chair, TE Connectivity


IIR Next Generation Optical Networking Europe

June 28-July 1, 2016 – Nice, France

June 30, 2016 – 12:00pm-1:10pm
Session: Beyond 100G: Optimizing Capacity and Reach with ROADMS, Flexgrid and Super Channels
OIF Topic: Defining Requirements and Specifications for 400G & all Modulations – 200G, 300G, 500G etc.
Speaker: Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Optical

July 1, 2016 – 9:00am-10:45am
Session: Transport SDN & NFV – What Does It Mean for Optical Networking?
OIF Topic: Transport SDN Deployment – A Starter Kit
Speaker: Karl Gass, OIF


21st European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC)

June 1-3, 2016 – Lisbon, Portugal

Industrial Session on Transport SDN
OIF Topic: The Importance of Rich APIs in Transport SDN
Speaker: Jonathan Sadler, OIF Technical Committee Vice Chair and Interim Networking Interoperability Working Group Chair, Coriant


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April 19-22, 2016 – San Jose, CA, USA
Virtual Transport Network Services – a framework for transport network virtualization using SDN
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee co-chair, Ciena


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April 6-7, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Accelerating the Deployment of Practical, Programmable Transport Networks
Speaker: Juliano Rodrigues Fernandes deOliveira, OIF Carrier Working Group member, CPqD


FOE 2016 FOE

April 6-8, 2016 – Tokyo, Japan
Optical Module Points of Standardization
Speaker: Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Optical


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March 22-24, 2016 – Anaheim, CA, USA
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Expo Theater II
CEI-56G – Signal Integrity to the Forefront
Moderator: Nathan Tracy, TE Connectivity, OIF Technical Committee Chair
Panelists: Tom Palkert, Molex, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Electrical; Steve Sekel, Keysight Technologies, OIF Physical & Link Layer Interoperability Working Group Chair; Dave Stauffer, Kandou Bus, S.A., OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Chair

Expo Theater III
Transport SDN – Getting Down to Business
Moderator: Dave Brown, Nokia, OIF Vice President – Marketing
Panelists: Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair – Networking; Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF Technical Committee Vice Chair; Vishnu Shukla, Verizon, OIF Carrier Working Group Chair


Open Networking Summit 2016Print

March 14-17, 2016 – Santa Clara, CA, USA

Toolkit for Transport SDN Deployment
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee co-chair, Ciena


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December 8, 2015 – 4:15pm-6:00pm – San Diego, CA, USA
Gearing up for Transport SDN Deployment – a starter kit for early adopters
Moderator: Dave Brown, Alcatel-Lucent, OIF VP of Marketing
Panelists: Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair, Networking; Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF Technical Committee Co-Chair; Vishnu Shukla, Verizon, OIF Carrier Working Group Chair


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December 2, 2015 – 2:20pm-2:40pm – Palo Alto, CA, USA
Addressing the Interoperability Question
Speaker: Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair, Networking


ONF Webinar with OIF: Solving Interoperability & Operations Issues — The Guide to SDN for Optical Networks

December 2, 2015 – 10:00am-11:00am
Panelists: Dave Brown, Alcatel-Lucent and OIF VP of Marketing; Lyndon Ong, Ciena and OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair; Vishnu Shukla, Verizon, OIF Carrier Working Group Chair

Moderated by Roy Chua of SDxCentral.


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November 5, 2015 – 11:45am-12:45pm – Santa Clara, CA, USA
Data Center Interconnects Panel: The Plumbing Between & Inside Systems
Panelist: Tom Palkert, OIF PLL WG – Electrical, Vice Chair


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October 12-16, 2015 – Dusseldorf, Germany
Transport SDN Deployment Toolkit
OIF Panel: Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Co-Chair – Networking; Vishnu Shukla, Verizon, OIF Carrier Working Group Chair


IIR WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking USA

October 7, 2015 – Dallas, TX, USA
9:20am-9:40am
The OIF and Carrier SDN: Accelerating the Deployment of Practical, Programmable Transport Networks
Speaker: Dave Brown, Alcatel-Lucent, OIF VP of Marketing

10:05am-10.35am
The Big Debate: What Does the Optical Industry want to see from SDN and Virtualisation vs What can SDN & Virtualisation Industry Deliver to the Optical Industry?
Panelist: Dave Brown, Alcatel-Lucent, OIF VP of Marketing


ECOC 2015ecoc2015

Valencia, Spain
September 28, 2015 – 2:05pm-2:35pm – Market Focus Theater
OIF’s CEI 56G Interfaces – Key Building Blocks for Optics in Next Generation 400G Data Centers
Speaker: Ed Frlan, Semtech, OIF Physical and Link Layer Interoperability Working Group Chair

September 29, 2015 – 1:35pm-2:05pm – Market Focus Theater
Gearing up for transport-SDN deployment A starter kit for early adopters
Christophe Betoule, Orange and Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF Technical Committee Vice Chair


IIR WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking Europe

June 24, 2015 – Nice, France
Speaker: John McDonough, NEC, OIF Vice President


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June 9-10, 2015 – Chicago, IL, USA
OIF Workshop: Gearing Up For Transport SDN Deployment


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June 2-4, 2015 – Dallas, TX, USA
Panelist: Vishnu Shukla, Verizon, OIF President


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May 26-28, 2015 – Singapore
Recent Developments in Transport SDN
Speaker: Junjie Li, China Telecom, OIF Board Member


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Tokyo, Japan
April 9, 2015 – 1:30pm-4:00pm

Enabling 400Gb/s Data Center with OIF CEI-56G Electronic Interface Technologies
Speakers:
Nathan Tracy, TE Connectivity, OIF Technical Committee Chair;
Tom Palkert, MoSys, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Electrical Vice Chair