Keynotes & Invited Speakers

Keynotes & Invited Speaker lists to be updated weekly as the conference is organized. Talk titles for each speaker are also to come. Check back later.

Keynote Speakers

Below is the list of Keynote Speakers per each conference topic. The Keynote Speakers will set the tone for each topic area and the technical meetings that coincide.

Next Generation High Speed Access Networks for New Emerging Services (Next Gen)

TBA

Quantum Integrated Photonics (QIP)

TBA

Physics and Applications of Semiconductor Laser Dynamics (PASLD)

– Gaeta Alexander, Columbia University, USA
– Hui Cao, Yale University, USA
– Tien-Chang Lu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Mid-Infrared Optoelectronics in Silicon and Emerging Materials (MOSEM)

– Benjamin Eggleton, University of Sydney, Australia
– Richard Soref, University of Massachusetts, USA

Programmable Photonics (PP)

TBA

Invited Speakers

Below is the list of Invited Speakers who represent the topics approved by proposal. The Invited Speakers will share their innovative technical contributions and applications throughout the conference, addressing some of the most complex technologies in the photonics field.

Next Generation High Speed Access Networks for New Emerging Services (Next Gen)

– Thomas Pfeiffer, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
– Raimena Veisllari, Transpacket, Norway
– Zhensheng Jia, CableLabs, USA
– Domanic Lavery, University College London, United Kingdom
– Xin (Scott) Yin, IMEC/Ghent University, Belgium
– Naoki Suzuki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan
– Yuqing Jiao, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
– Randy Levensalor, CableLabs, USA
– Chun-Kit Chan, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
– Mike Emmendorfer, Arris, USA
– Pat Iannone, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
– Ton Koonen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
– Marina Thotthan, Nokia Bell Labs, USA

Quantum Integrated Photonics (QIP)

TBA

Physics and Applications of Semiconductor Laser Dynamics (PASLD)

– Sheng-Kwang Hwang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
– Stefen Breuer, TU Darmstadt, Germany
– Antonio Hurtado, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Mid-Infrared Optoelectronics in Silicon and Emerging Materials (MOSEM)

– Jifeng Liu, Dartmouth College, USA
– John Prineas, University of Iowa, USA
– Il-Sug Chung, UNIST, South Korea
– Tae Jun Seok, GIST, South Korea
– Graham Reed, University of Southampton, United Kingdon
– Fisher Yu, University of Arkansas, USA
– Brian Bennett, Office of Naval Research, USA
– Goran Maashanovich, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
– Ray Chen, University of Texas Austin, USA
– Huiyun Liu, University College London, United Kingdom
– Kyoungsik Yu, KAIST, South Korea
– Eric Tournie, Universite de Montpellier , France
– Osamu Nakatsuka, Nagoya University, Japan
– Simone Assali, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
-Takeshi Fujisawa, Hokkaido University, Japan
– Paul McIntyre, Stanford University, USA
– Giovanni Isella, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
– Greg Sun, University of Massachusetts, USA
– Sasan Fathpour, University of Central Florida, USA
– Alexei Tchelnokov, CEA, France
– Moritz Brehm, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
– Guo-En Chang, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan
– Giovanni Capellini, IHP, Italy
– Douglas Paul, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Programmable Photonics (PP)

– Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University, USA
– Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
– Andrea Melloni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
– Dirk Englund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
– John Bowers, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
– Wim Bogaerts, IMEC/Ghent University, Belgium
– Antonio Ribeiro, IMEC/Ghent University, Belgium
– Stefan Abel, IBM, Switzerland
– Graham Reed, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
– Josh Silverstone, Bristol University/Qontrol, United Kingdom
– Niels Quack, Ecole Polytechnique Fedetrale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland