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Events: Optica

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This schedule is based on Pacific Time (UTC - 07:00).

Tuesday 25, October

Please reach out to Optica Industry Staff (Industry@optica.org) for assistance in optional off-site visits. 

Wednesday 26, October

(all times PST, UTC - 07:00)

11:00 - 12:00

12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30

Dupont Innovation Tour

Lunch
Welcome Remarks

1:30 - 3:00

Session 1 — Perspectives from operators

 

Speakers:

  • Brad Booth, Microsoft

  • Hong Liu, Google

  • Katharine Schmidtke, Meta

  • John Shalf, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Craig Thompson, NVDIA

3:45 - 5:15

Session 2 — Needs of system integrators

Speakers:

  • Andreas (Andy) Bechtolsheim, Arista

  • Jeff Maki, Juniper

  • Radha Nagarajan, Marvell

  • David Welch, Infinera

3:00 - 3:45

Coffee Break

5:15 - 5:30

5:30 - 6:00

6:30 - 9:30

9:30 - 10:00

Wrap-up

Leave for dinner offsite (bus provided)

Reception and Dinner

Return to Dupont Innovation Center, hotel(s)

Thursday 27, October

(all times PT, UTC - 07:00)

7:30 - 8:30

Attendee Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00

Session 3 — Board-level solutions

Speakers:

  • Jean-Philippe Fricker, Cerebras Systems

  • Michael Hochberg, Luminous Computing

  • Thomas Liljeberg, Intel

  • Tom Mader, OpenLight

  • Rebecca Schaevitz, Broadcom

10:00 - 10:45 

Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:15

Session 4 — Making it happen at the component level

Speakers:

  • Aleksandra Boscovic, Corning

  • Richard Grzybowski, MACOM

  • Tom Marrapode, Molex

  • Jim Theodoras, HGGenuine

  • Mark Wade, Ayar Labs

12:15 - 12:30

Wrap-up

12:30 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00

Dupont Innovation Tour