Invited Speakers

  • Venkatesh Akella, UC Davis, USA
    “Scalable Hardware Acceleration of Graph
    Processing with Photonic Interconnects”
  • Paolo Bardella, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    “Integrated multi-band WSS: from design to performance evaluation”
  • Mohit Chamania, Google, Germany
    “Datacenter network control and management”
  • Xianfeng Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    “Lithium Niobate Thin Film integrated devices”
  • Vittorio Curri, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    “Challenges in Modeling and Controlling WDM Transmission in Multiband Optical Networks”
  • Pandelis Diamantopolous, NTT Device Technology Labs, Japan
    “Membrane Lasers for Ultra-High Speed Interconnects and Neuromorphic Photonics”
  • Thomas Ferreira de Lima, NEC Laboratories America, USA
    “Photonic Neural Networks for Low Latency Application”
  • Antonio Hurtado, University of Strathclyde, UK
    “VCSEL neuron/transfer printing”
  • Admela Jukan, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
    “Evolution of network control plane towards a functional IoT-edge-cloud continuum”
  • Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur, McGill University, Canada
    “Improved performance of topologically optimized designs for photonics in switching and computing”
  • Nikos Pleros, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    “Optics-Informed Neural Networks: converging photonics with Deep Learning”
  • Gunther Roelkens, Ghent University, Belgium
    “Photonic-interconnected GPU”
  • Nicola Sambo, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
    “Multiband Optical Networks Control and Provisioning”
  • Salvatore Spadaro, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain
    “Machine Learning-based actuation orchestration for inter-/intra-data center networks”
  • Matt Streshinsky, Enosemi, USA
    “Enabling the Next Generation of Photonics trough Design IP Reuse”
  • Kejiro Suzuki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
    “Large-Scale Silicon Photonics Switches for Future Datacenter Networks”
  • Takuo Tanemura, University of Tokyo, Japan
    “Photonic Integrated Unitary Converter Based on Multiplane Light Conversion for Optical Communications and Beyond”
  • Thomas Van Vaerenbergh, HPE, Belgium
    “Inverse design of vertical grating couplers for Si/SiN: experimental verification and enhanced ML-inspired design algorithms”
  • Kevin Williams, Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands
    “Hybrid photonic integration for optical switches”
  • George Zervas, UCL, UK
    “Optical switching and networking for distributed deep learning systems”
  • Pavlos Maniotis, IBM, USA
    “Co-packaged optics for Data Center and AI Supercomputer Networks: Exploring the Benefits through Simulations”

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