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Optical Networking Digital Symposium

May 26, 2020 - May 28, 2020

Optical Networking

Join Light Reading on Tuesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 28 for a two-day Digital Symposium on the future of Optical Networking.

Leading optical networking analysts from Heavy Reading, alongside industry experts and service provider executives, will discuss the most significant trends driving the future of optical networking. Key topics we’ll be covering include:

  • – Coherent 400G pluggables
  • – High-capacity DWDM systems
  • – Automated and programmable optical networks
  • – Open and disaggregated packet optical networks


Don’t miss The Coherent 400 Gbit/s Revolution Session at 12:30 pm ET on Thursday, May 28 sponsored by Acacia Communications.



Symposium sessions:

Day One, Tuesday, May 26:
12:00 p.m. ET: Nearing the Shannon Limit: High-Performance Optical Networking for the Next Decade
1:30 p.m. ET: Building Automated and Programmable Optical Networks

Day Two, Thursday, May 28:
11:00 a.m. ET: The Coherent 400 Gbit/s Revolution
12:30 p.m. ET: Open and Disaggregated Optical Networks: Reality Test

Symposium Speakers:
Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
Simon Stanley, Analyst-at-Large, Heavy Reading
Shawn Draper, VP Network Service Fulfillment, Engineering & Field Services, CenturyLink
Victor Lopez, Technology Expert, Telefonica

If you can’t attend the live sessions, register now and you will receive an email with a link to the recorded session directly after.



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