Invited Speakers

SUM 2024 Speakers

FS: Fiber Sensing using Deployed Telecom Networks

Invited Speakers

Simone Donadello, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, Italy
David Hill, Sintela, UK
Sander Janssen, Adtran, German
Valey Kamalov, Valey Kamalov LLC, USA
Martin Karrenbach, Seismics Unusual, USA
Sebastian Noe, ETH, Switzerland
Paul Ohodnicki, University of Pittsburg, USA
‪Nicola Piana Agostinetti, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Charlotte Rowe, Los Alamos National Labaratory, USA
Zack Spica, University of Michigan, USA
Herb Wang, University of Wisconsin, USA
Ethan Williams, University of Washington, USA


FONTS: Future Optical Networks and Transmission Systems

Invited Speakers
Yoshinari Awaji, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Florian Azendorf, Adtran, Meiningen, Germany
Ruby Bravo Ospina University of Campinas Brazil
Bill Corcoran, Monash University, Australia
Guilhem de Valicourt, Nubis Communications, USA
Gabriele Di Rosa, Adtran, Munich, Germany
Daniel J. Elson, KDDI Research, Japan
Filipe Ferreira, University College London, UK
Vladimir Gordienko, Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies – AiPT, UK
Fukutaro Hamaoka, NTT, Japan
Masahiko Jinno, Kagawa University, Japan
Tomoyuki Kato, Fujitsu, Japan
Martin Lavery, University of Glasgow, UK
Zhixin Liu, University College London (UCL), UK
Dan Marom, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Chigo Okonkwo, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
João Pedro, Infinera, Lisbon, Portugal
Luca Poti, National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT), Italy
Siddhart Ramachandran, Boston Univ., USA
Chris G. H. Roeloffze, LioniX International, Netherlands
Leslie Ann Rusch, LaVal University, Canada
Roland Ryf, Nokia Bell Labs, US
Eric Sillekens, University College London, UK
Radan Slavík, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
Shigehiro Takasaka, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Yuta Wakayama, KDDI Research, Japan


FSOC: Free Space Optical Communications for Next Generation Satellite Networks and Beyond

Invited Speakers
Francis Bennet
Adam Heiniger
Yannik Horst
Rainer Martini
Hayato Sano, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
Curt Schieler
Shiro Yamakawa, JAXA, Japan


OIIP: Optical Interconnects and Integrated Photonics for AI/ML/HPC Applications

Keynote Speaker
Yosuke Aragane, NTT, Japan

Invited Speakers
Rich Baca, Ciena, USA
John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Jose Castro, Panduit Corporation, USA
Takaaki Ishigure, Keio University, Japan
Ryan Latchman, Macom, USA
Bernard Lee, Senko Advanced Components, USA
Shinji Matsuo, NTT, Japan
J Metz, AMD, USA
Kazuya Nagashima, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Nikola Nedovic, Nvidia, USA
Christos Pappas, Aristotle University, Greece
Radek Roucka, Ayar Labs, USA
Bob Shine, Telescent, USA
Bassem Tossoun, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA


ROP: Reconfigurable Optics and Photonics

Keynote Speaker
Paul Prucnal Princeton University USA

Invited Speakers
Sengsong An, University of North Texas, USA
Wim Bogaerts, Ghent University-IMEC, Belgium
Dmitry Chigrin, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Tian Gu, MIT, USA
Sangyoon Han, Daegu Gyeongbuk Inst. of Sci. and Tech., Korea
Mo Li, University of Washington, USA
Cefe López, Institue of Materials Science of Madrid, Spain
Francesco Morichetti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Carlos Ríos, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Kyoungsik, Yu KAIST, Korea
Yuan Yuan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA


VMIP: Visible to Mid-IR Integrated Photonics for Quantum Technologies and Applications

Invited Speakers
Vladimir Aksyuk, NIST, USA
Robert Niffenegger, UMASS Amherst, USA
Scott Papp, NIST, USA

PSC 2024 SPEAKERS

FODC: Future Optical, Datacenter and Computing Networks and Their Enabling Devices

Invited Speakers:
Keren Bergman, Columbia University, USA
Budsara Boriboon, NICT, Japan
Fatima Gunning, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Di Liang, University of Michigan, USA
Jose Manuel Rivas Moscoso, Telefonica, Spain
Ken Tanizawa,Tamagawa University, Japan


FNPGA: From Neuromorphic Photonics to Generative AI Era

Invited Speakers:
Lorenzo De Marinis, Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Elena Goi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), China
Giulia Marcucci, University of Glasgow, UK


QTCN: Quantum Technologies for Computing and Networks

Invited Speakers:
Avik Dutt
Jelena Notaros, MIT, USA
Carsten Schuck University of Muenster, Germany
Hong Tang, Yale University, USA