TOP Conference, February, London: Final call for speakers

Created December 16, 2021
News and Business

TOP Conference opens on February 14th in London. Join our expert speaker line up to share your research, insight or technologies.

The programme is in the final stages and there are just a few speaking slots remaining. The final call for speakers closes on 4th January so there is still time to submit your speaking proposal to the TOP Conference committee for consideration.

Speakers already confirmed for TOP Conference include:

  • Jake Kennard – KETS
  • Andrew Shields – Toshiba
  • Dr. Gerald Bonner – Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics
  • James Regan – EFFECT Photonics
  • Fotini Karinou – Microsoft
  • George Zervas – UCL
  • Andrew Lord – BT
  • Joost Verbeek – EFFECT Photonics
  • Sander Janssen – ADVA

There are still a limited number of speaking positions available, so if you have insight, research or a technology worth sharing, there is still time to submit. TOP is open to industry supply companies, technologists and academia.

Please send a 150 word summary of your presentation based on one of the topic areas below to, along with your company name and position by 4th January 2022.

Download the Call for Speakers Flyer

About TOP Conference

TOP is a brand new event for the optical communications industry, taking place from 14-15 February 2022 in London, UK.

Developed in conjunction with Optical Connections, the conference will provide excellent networking opportunities for optical and photonic component and systems manufacturers and developers, along with fibre infrastructure and data centre providers.  It will focus on the development and application of optics and photonics in telecommunications and data centres, along with presentations on photonic components and free-space optics.


TelecommunicationsTransceiver technologies for WDM transport
Optical amplifiers
Optical fibres
ROADM, WSS and filter technologies
DSP, high speed converters
Fibre access
Data CentresHigh density interconnects
Data centre switching
Parallel optics and active optical cables
Energy efficiency and green data centres
Photonics ComponentsPhotonic integration
Silicon photonics, InP, GaAs, polymer
Packaging solutions
Hybrid integration
Lasers, modulators, receiversfi lters
Filters and switches
Free Space OpticsSatellite and space optics
3D and sensing optics
Photonic devices for free space
Photonics for RAN5G optical interfaces and modules
Fibre to the antenna for 5G
Optical back/mid/front-haul for RAN
Quantum CommunicationsQuantum communications and networking
Sources, detectors and devices for quantum communication systems
QKD, quantum cryptography and field demonstrations
Quantum computing and quantum data centers



This article was written
by Optical Connections News Team