Invited Speakers


  • Will Green (IBM), “Silicon photonics trace gas sensors for methane detection”
  • Gloria Hoefler (Infinera), “Large scale InP photonic integrated circuits (PICs”
  • Charles Baudot (STMicroelectronics), “High-speed Si transceiver for datacom applications”
  • Alan Scott (Honeywell), “A Compressive Sensing Integrated Fourier Raman Spectrometer”
  • Milan Mashanovitch (Freedom Photonics), “Novel high-performance lasers in InP”
  • Mark Wade (Ayar Labs), “Zero-change photonic integration for co-integration with CMOS electronics”
  • Michal Lipson (Columbia Univ.), “Next generation Silicon Photonics”
  • Delphine Marris-Morini (Univ. Paris-Sud), “Chip-scale integrated photonics for the mid-infrared”
  • Caterina Ciminelli (Polit. Bari), “Silicon photonics biosensors”
  • Tobias  Kippenberg (EPFL), “Optical frequency combs: technologies for generation and applications”
  • Wim Bogaerts (Univ. Gent), “Programmable photonic integrated circuits”
  • Jens Schmid (National Research Council, Canada), “Silicon photonics and subwavelength photonic structures/metamaterials”
  • Yasuhiko Arakawa (Univ. of Tokyo), “Quantum nanostructures and photonic devices”
  • Joyce Poon (Univ. Toronto), “Silicon photonics integration, VO2 photonics and neurophotonics”
  • Brian Corbett (Tyndall Institute), “Micro-transfer printing for advanced scalable hybrid photonic integration”
  • Weidong  Zhou (Univ. Texas Arlington), “Printed active hybrid photonic crystal devices for 3D integrated photonics”
  • Marc Sorel (Glasgow University), “Integrated orbital angular momentum devices”
  • Daoxin Dan (Zhejiang University), “Mode division multiplexing”
  • Pierre Berini (Univ. Ottawa), “Plasmonics for Integrated Optics”
  • Carsten Schuck (Univ. Munster), “Integrated quantum photonics”
  • Tomohiro Amemiya (Tokyo Institute of Technology), “Semiconductor membrane lasers”
  • Tin Komljenovic (UCSB), “Heterogeneous large-scale photonic integration for communications and beyond”
  • Jie Sun (Intel Corporation), "Silicon photonics phased arrays"
  • Gonzalo Wangüemert (Univ. Málaga), “Mid-infrared suspended waveguide platform & building blocks”
  • David Domenech (VLC), “PIX4life developments: the path towards a visible light photonic foundry”
  • Jaime García (Nanophotonics Tehcnology Center), "High sensitivity photonic configurations for biochemical detection"
  • Carlos Abellan (Quside), “Photonic integration of quantum random number generators”
  • Balpreet S. Ahluwalia (University of Norway), “Optical Functions and Lab-on-a-Chip for Microparticles and Biomedicine”
  • Guillermo Carpintero (Universidad Carlos III), “The future of THz integrated photonics”