Invited Speakers

The Invited Speakers listed below will share their innovative technical contributions and applications throughout the conference, addressing some of the most complex technologies in the photonics field.

TECHNOLOGIES

Nanophotonics (NANO)

Andrei Faraon, Caltech, USA
Yuebing Zheng, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Optical Micro / Nano Resonators and Devices (OMND)

Roberto Morandotti, INRS-EMT, Canada
Yun-Feng Xiao, Peking University, China

Semiconductor Lasers and Sources (SLS)

Gadi Eisenstein, Technion,  Israel
Takuro Fujii, NTT-Device Technology Lab, Japan
Maki Kushimoto, Nagoya University, Japan
Yasutomo Ota, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Photodetectors, Sensors and Systems (PSS)

Baile Chen, ShanghaiTech University, China
Sanjay Krishna, Ohio State University, USA
Gunther Roelkens, Ghent University, Belgium
Peter Schall, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jin-wei Shi, Taiwan National Central University, Taiwan

Nonlinear and Ultrafast Optics (NLUO)

Sergio Carbajo, Standford University, USA
Rachael Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Michel Piché, Laval University, Canada

Photonic Materials, Processes, Integration and Packaging (PPIP)

Lukas Chrostowski, University of British Columbia, Canada

APPLICATIONS

Optical Communications and Networks (OCN)

Uiara Celine de Moura, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Rongqing Hui, University of Kansas, USA
Koichi Maeda, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Michael Vasilyev, University of Texas, Arlington, USA
Olga Vassilieva, Fujitsu Network Communications, USA

Optical Fiber Technology (OFT)

Mikael Mazur, Chalmers, Sweden
Angela Seddon, Nottingham University, UK
Natalie Wheeler, ORC Southampton, UK

Optical Interconnects (OI)

Azita Emami, Caltech Electrical Engineering, USA
Joaquin Faneca, National Centre of Microelectronics in Barcelona, Spain
Periklis Petropoulos, University of Southampton, UK
Jeff Rahn, Facebook, USA

Quantum Photonic Information Technologies (QPIT)

To be announced.

Microwave Photonics - Avionics and Vehicular Fiber-Optics & Photonics (MWP-AVFOP)

Ivana Gasulla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Bryan Haas, Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Biophotonics and Optics (BIPO)

To be announced.

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA

Special Symposium on Deep Tissue Imaging and Quantum Sensing (SS DT-QS)

Yaron Bromberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Yumie Ono, Meiji University, Japan
Rakesh K. Singh, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India
Lei Tian, Boston University, USA

Special Symposia on Machine Learning and Photonics (SS on MLP)

Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA, USA

Special Symposium on Ultrafast Mid-infrared Laser Sources and Applications (SS UMLSA)

Jens Biegert, ICFO, Spain
Fedor Potemkin, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia