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Finisar Experts to Speak at 2019 OFC Conference and OIDA Executive Forum

22 Days ago

Thought-leaders to discuss Silicon Photonics, 400G for Hyperscale Data Centers, Coherent Optics, and 3D Sensing in Consumer and Automotive

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR)

What: Finisar, a global technology leader in optical communications, today announced a line-up of speakers at the OFC Conference and Exhibition. These thought-leaders will contribute to discussions about the current challenges and future of the optics industry.

Where: San Diego Convention Center in California, USA

When: March 3-7, 2019

Finisar Speakers include:  

  • Martin Zirngibl, Chief Technical Officer
    • OFC Workshop Panelist: High Noon: Silicon Photonics vs. the Rest of the World to be held on March 3rd at 1:00pm in room 6C;
    • OIDA Executive Forum Panelist: Panel 3: The Path to 400G and Beyond to be held on March 4th at 1:20pm at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, Indigo Ballroom;
    • OFC Panelist: High-volume applications of 3D sensing in consumer and automotive markets to be held on March 7th at 2:30pm in Theater II, Hall E;
  • Julie Eng, Executive Vice President and General Manager of 3D Sensing
    • OFC Invited Paper: Photonics for IoT and Sensing: Manufacturing, Packaging and Applications to be held on March 5th at 2:00pm in room 6C;
  • Chris Theis, Vice President of Quality
    • OFC Workshop Panelist: Datacenter Optics Reliability: Can We Standardize Requirements, and Can They be Relaxed Given Redundancies and <~5 Year Lifetimes? to be held on March 3rd at 1:00pm in room 6E;
  • Chris Cole, Vice President of Advanced Development
    • OFC Workshop Panelist: Will Coherent Optics Become a Reality for Intra-data Center Applications? to be held on March 3rd at 1:00pm in room 6F;
    • OFC Panelist: Defining Key Areas for Industry Roadmap Development to be held on March 6th at 12:00pm in Theater II, Hall E;
    • OFC Panelist: Beyond 400G for Hyperscale Data Centers to be held on March 7th at 8:00am in room 1;
  • Simon Poole, AO, Director of New Business Ventures
    • OSA Panelist: Career prospects in the Fiber Optics Industry to be held on March 4th at 12:30pm in Room 14A;
    • OFC Invited Speaker: Practical Patents and the Patent Process to be held on March 5th at 12:30pm in the Suzanne R. Nagel Lounge;
  • Frank Flens, Director of New Business and Technology
    • OFC Workshop Panelist: Which One Will Succeed in Data Center Applications, Multi-chip or Monolithic Integrated Optoelectronic Chip? to be held on March 3rd at 4:00pm in room 6E;
  • Gert Sarlet; Product Line Manager
    • OFC Panelist: Line Side 100Gb/s DWDM Network Solutions – Debating the Options to be held on March 7th at 1:15pm in Theater III, Hall G;
  • Stefano Camatel, Product Line Manager
    • OFC Workshop Panelist: High Noon: Silicon Photonics vs. the Rest of the World to be held on March 3rd at 1:00pm in room 6C;
  • Hanxing Shi, Senior Staff Engineer
    • OFC Workshop Organizer: Datacenter Optics Reliability: Can We Standardize Requirement and Can They be Relaxed Given Redundancies and <~5-Year Lifetimes? to be held on March 3rd at 1:00pm in room 6E;
  • Yasuhiro Matsui; Principal Engineer, Visiting Professor at Tohoku University
    • OFC Workshop Organizer: Which One Will Succeed in Data Center Applications, Multi-chip or Monolithic Integrated Optoelectronic Chip? to be held on March 3rd at 4:00pm in room 6E.

For more information about OFC, visit https://www.ofcconference.org/

About Finisar
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader in optical communications, providing components and subsystems to networking equipment manufacturers, data center operators, telecom service providers, consumer electronics and automotive companies.  Founded in 1988, Finisar designs products that meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth, data storage and 3D sensing subsystems. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. Visit our website at www.finisar.com.

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Victoria McDonald, Director of Corporate Communications, Finisar
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