Plenary, Keynote, Tutorial, & Invited Speakers

SPEAKERS

ROP – Reconfigurable Optics and Photonics

Plenary Speaker
Ray Beausoleil, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA

Tutorial Speaker
Ben Yoo, University of California, Davis, USA

Invited Speakers

Amir Arbabi, University of Massachusetts Amherst USA
Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
Ali Elshaari, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Hyun Jung Kim, NASA Langley Research Center, USA
Arka Majumdar, University of Washington, USA
Owen Miller, Yale University, USA
Roberto Osellame, IFN-CNR, Italy
Matteo Petrini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Junsuk Rho, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Carlos Rios Ocampo, University of Maryland, USA
Chris Roeloffzen, Lionix, Netherlands
Maxim Shcherbakov, University of California Irvine, USA
Ivan Sinev, ITMO University, Russia
Alexander Tait, Queen’s University, Canada
Lukas Van, Iseghem Ghent University, Belgium
Winnie Ye, Carleton University, Canada
Yifei Zhang, Shandong University, China
Linjie Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China


PSF – Portable Ultra Stable Frequency Sources and Applications

Invited Speakers
Daniel Blumenthal, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Martin Boyd, Vector Atomic, USA
Josue Davila-Rodriguez, Stable Laser Systems, USA
Leo Hollberg, Stanford, USA
Thomas Hudson, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
Matthew Hummon, NIST, USA
Ezra Ip, NEC Labs America, USA
Zhixin Liu, UCL, London, UK
Andrew Lord, BT Research, UK
Giuseppe Marra, NPL, UK
Antonio Mecozzi, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Eric Numkam Fokoua, University of Southampton, UK
Peter Rakich, Yale University, USA
Greg Rieker, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Kemal Shafak, Cycle GmbH, Germany
Laura Sinclair, NIST, USA
Kerry Vahala, Caltech, USA
Bo Wang, Tsinghua University, China
Fang Wei, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qing Ye, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


SIMP – Silicon-Integrated Mid-Infrared Photonics

Tutorial Speaker
Anu Agarwal, MIT, USA

Invited Speakers
Mahmoud Atalla, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Erik P. A. M. Bakkers, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Christopher Broderick, Tyndall National Institut, Ireland
Dan Buca, FZ Juelich, Germany
Giovanni Capellini, IHP – Leibniz-Institut für innovative Mikroelektronik, Germany
Stanley Cheung, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA
Moustafa El-Kurdi, C2N – CNRS, France
Carola Emminger, New Mexico State University, USA
Fabio Pezzoli, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Inga Anita Fischer, Brandenburg Univ. Tech. Cottbu, Germany
Sanghyeon Ki, KAIST, South Korea
Tianshu Li, Georgetown University, USA
Jifeng Liu, Dartmouth College, USA
Bahareh Marzban, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton, UK
Donguk Nam, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Greg Sun, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Alexei Tchelnokov, CEA-Leti, France
Madison Woodson, Freedom Photonics, USA
Shui-Qing (Fisher) Yu, University of Arkansas, USA


SQL – Semiconductor Quantum Light Sources and Their Applications

Keynote Speaker
David Burghoff, University of Notre Dame, USA
Meti Segev, Technion, Israel

Invited Speakers
Clarice D’Aiello, UCLA, USA
Sophia Economou, VirginiaTech, USA
Qin Gu, North Carolina State University, USA
Jennifer Hastie, University of Strathclyde, UK
Sven Höefling, University of Wursburg, Germany
Xiuling Li, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Héctor Moya-Cessa, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Mexico
Jesper Mork, DTU Fotonik, Denmark, Marco Saldutti, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Johan Peter Reithmaier, University of Kassel, Germany
Stephan Reitzenstein, TU Berlin, Germany
Blas Manuel Rodriguez Lara, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Matteo Schiavon, University of Paris, France
Cheng Shang, UC Santa Barbara, USA
Peter Smowton, Cardiff University, UK
Alfred U’Ren, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Mexico
Kerry Vahala, Caltech, USA
Weidong Zhou, University Texas at Arlington, USA
Val Zwiller, KTH, Sweden


SDM – Space Division Multiplexing

Tutorial Speaker
Roland Ryf, Nokia Bell Labs, USA

Invited Speakers
Cristian Antonelli, University of L’Aquilla, Italy
Aniceto Belmonte, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Guilhem de Valicourt, Nubis communications, USA
Tobias Fehenberger
Simon Gross, Macquarie University,  Australia
Hanzi Huang, Shanghai University, China
Dimitar Kroushkov, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, Germany
Peter Krummrich, TU Dortmund, Germany
Chenhui Li Eindhoven, University of Technology, Netherlands
Juhao Li, Peking University, China
Ruben Luis, NICT, Japan
Neethu Mariam Mathew, DTU, Denmark
Takashi Matsui, NTT, Japan
Mikael Mazur, Nokia, USA
Ben Puttnam, NICT, Japan
Darli Mello, University of Campinas, Brazil
Mickael Mounaix, The University of Queensland, Australia
Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, USA
Christoph Fullner, KIT, Germany
Kunimasa Saitoh, Hokkaido University, Japan
Thomas Schreiber, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
Jochen Schroeder, Chalmers, Sweden
Paolo Serena, University of Parma, Italy
Oleg Sinkin, Subcom, USA
Daiki Soma, KDDI Research, Japan
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Masanori Takahashi, Furukawa, Japan


TI – Terahertz Imaging: Progress, Challenges, and Applications

Keynote Speakers
Gregory Goltsman, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Russia
Hiroaki Minamide, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
Daniel Mittleman, Brown University, USA
Roberto Morandotti, INRS, Canada
Kosuke Murate, Nagoya University, Japan
Chiko Otani RIKEN, Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
Masayoshi Tonouchi, Osaka University, Japan
Miriam Vitiello, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy

Invited Speakers
José Azana, INRS, Canada
François Blanchard, ÉTS, Canada
Maria Burdanova, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
Enrique Castro-Camus, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C., Mexico
Quentin Chapdelaine, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, Maksim Skorobogatiy, Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Matteo Clerici, University of Glasgow, England
Hichem Guerboukha, Brown University, USA
Vadim Issakov, Infineon München / Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany
Jan Ornik Philipps, Universität Marburg, Germany
Tsuneyaki Ozaki, INRS, Canada
Dmitry Ponomarev, Institute of Ultra High Frequency Semiconductor Electronics, Russia
Akira Satou, Tohoku University, Japan
Denis Seletsky ,Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Ranjan Singh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Joo-Hiuk Son, University of Seoul South, Korea
Kevin Weatherill, Durham University, England
Anna Yaroslavsky, UMass Lowell, USA
Kirill Zaytsev, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, Nikita Chernomyrdin, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Marco Peccianti, Emergent Photonics Lab – University of Sussex, UK


UWB- Ultra-wideband Optical Fibre Communication Systems

Invited Speakers
Nicola Calabretta, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Uiara de Moura, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Ning Deng, Huawei, China
Takeshi Hoshida, Fujitsu, Japan
Mingming Tan, Aston University, UK
Takayuki Kobayashi, NTT, Japan
Ming-jun Li, Corning, USA
Vitaly Mikhailov, OFS, USA
Ben Puttnam, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Andre Richter, VPIphotonics, Germany
Gabriel Saavedra, University of Concepción, Chile
Nicola Sambo, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy
Daniel Semrau, Infinera, US
Matheus Sena, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany
Chester Shu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong HongKong, China
Emadreza Soltanian, University of Gent, Belgium
Mingming Tan, Aston University ,UK
Feng Tian, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Feng Wen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Tianhua Xu, University of Warwick, UK