UPCOMING EVENTS

DesignCon 2023

January 31-February 2, 2023 – Santa Clara, CA

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 – 4:45pm-6:00pm PT – Ballroom D
OIF Panel – “Enabling Next Generation Co-Packaging Solutions
Moderator: Jeff Hutchins, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Co-Packaging Vice Chair and Board Member, Ranovus
Panelists: Kenneth Jackson, Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, USA; Yi Tang, Cisco; Nathan Tracy, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair PLL, TE Connectivity; Richard Ward, Astera Labs

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 – 4:00pm-5:15pm PT – Ballroom G
OIF Panel – “Enabling Next Generation Architectures: 224 Gbps Electrical Interfaces
Moderator: Nathan Tracy, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair PLL,TE Connectivity
Panelists: John Calvin, Keysight Technologies; Mike Klempa, OIF PLL Interoperability WG Chair, Alphawave Semi; Mike Li, OIF Board Member, Intel; Cathy Liu, OIF President, Broadcom Inc.


OFC 2023

March 7-9, 2023 – San Diego, CA
More info

Show Floor Program
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 – 1:00pm-2:00pm PT – Theater II
OIF Panel – Defining 800ZR and 800LR; An OIF Update
Moderator: Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group, Optical Vice Chair
Panelists: Josef Berger, Marvell; Sebastien Gareau, Ciena; Scott Wilkinson, Cignal AI; Tom Williams, Cisco Systems

Technology Showcase
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 – 3:00pm-4:00pm PT – Theater III
Bringing Order to Chaos – OIF

Join this dynamic session with Stephen Hardy, editorial director of Lightwave, and a panel of industry analysts and OIF experts as they discuss how OIF has helped bring order to a chaotic marketplace over the past 25 years and debate the challenges ahead for OIF and the optical networking industry.

Attendees will learn:
– How OIF’s member-driven model leverages collaboration and consensus to solve complex industry challenges
– What current and trending challenges are in play

Panelists:
Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Optical Vice Chair
Vladimir Kozlov, Founder and CEO, LightCounting
Sterling Perrin, Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Networks and Transport, Heavy Reading
Nathan Tracy, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair, PLL; Technologist, System Architecture Team and Manager of Industry Standards, TE Connectivity
Alan Weckel, Founder and Technology Analyst, 650 Group

Show Floor Program
Thursday, March 9, 2023 – 12:15pm-1:15pm PT – Theater II
OIF Panel – Enabling Next Generation Co-Packaging Solutions
Moderator: Jeff Hutchins, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Co-Packaging Vice Chair and Board Member, Ranovus
Panelists: Kenneth Jackson, Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, USA; Yi Tang, Cisco Systems; Nathan Tracy, OIF Market Awareness & Education Committee Co-Chair PLL, TE Connectivity; Richard Ward, Astera Labs


RECENT EVENTS

Fierce Telecom’s Optical Networking Summit

October 12 and 13, 2022 – Virtual Event
Oct 12, 2022
Keynote – “400ZR – A Success Story”
Presenter: Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Optical Vice Chair

Oct 13, 2022
Live Panel – “The Road Ahead – Disaggregation, Automation, 800G and Beyond”
Panelist: Dave Brown, OIF Director of Communication, Nokia


ECOC 2022
Stand #701

September 19-21, 2022 – Basel, Switzerland

Market Focus

September 20, 2022
Speaking slot: “CMIS – Management Control of Optical Modules”
Presenter: Gary Nicholl, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Management Co-Vice Chair and OIF Treasurer, Cisco Systems

September 21, 2022
Speaking slot: “Deployment of 400ZR and the Ongoing OIF Work to Define 800ZR/LR”
Presenter: Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Optical Vice Chair More info


Optinet China 2022

August 3, 2022
Speaking Slot – “Intelligent Optical Network Management and Operation”
Presenter: Qian Hu, OIF Network Operator WG Chair, China Telecom


NGON and DCI World

June 21-23, 2022
June 21, 2022
OIF Pre-Conference Workshop – OIF Project Updates
Presenters: Dave Brown, OIF Dir of Communications, Nokia; Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group – Optical Vice Chair
June 22, 2022
Keynote Moderated by Ian Redpath, Practive Leader, Omdia – Open Optical Networking and Disaggregation – A Requirement?
Panelist: Dave Brown, OIF Dir of Communications, Nokia