Optical Connections Webinar Series 2021

Optical Connections is pleased to announce our brand new webinar series for 2021. Developed in conjunction with the Market Focus Committee the webinar program continues with a live session ‘The Year Ahead – expert predictions’ taking place live in person at ECOC Exhibition on Tuesday 14th September.

Following the success of Optical Connections’ first webinar Close to the Edge: Fibre for any-haul in 5G access networks, we are pleased to announce topic for the next session in the series. The Year Ahead – expert predictions will be held on 14th September. Further details will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2021 webinar series features previous sessions which can be viewed on-demand including:

Upcoming webinars

Interested in speaking at our webinars?

The Optical Connections webinar series is a fantastic opportunity for 4 to 5 speakers within specific fields to come together to discuss the latest industry developments.

If you would like to be considered for a 12-15 minute live presentation in the webinar followed by an in-depth panel discussion with our webinar hosts (two Market Focus Committee members) please email webinars@opticalconnectionsnews.com with the following information:
• 100 word presentation proposal
• Company name
• Your name and job role
Deadline: 14th May

All entries will be reviewed and rated by our Committee and all accepted content will be published on our website, newsletters, social media and YouTube channels. We will also publish any associated white papers where relevant. Accepted author presentation participation fee: £750


Market Focus Advisory Committee

We are delighted to welcome the industry experts who make up the Market Focus Advisory Committee to Optical Connections. The Committee is the decision-making force behind the presentation selection process and includes representatives from across the optical communications space – telecom operators, system vendors and component manufacturers to industry analyst groups and independent industry bodies.

The experienced Committee includes: Michael Lebby from Lightwave Logic, Daryl Inniss from OFS, Glenn Wellbrock from Verizon, Frank Chang from Source Photonics, Wladek Forysiak of Aston University, Industry Consultant Pierpaolo Ghiggino,  Stephan Neidlinger from ADVA Optical Networking, and industry expert Bimal Nayar, from Network Rail.