Friday, July 26, 2019

7:15 am – 8:30 am

Exhibit opens / Breakfast

Continental breakfast buffet in the common area

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Workshop:  Key Layer 1 considerations to assure future migration success           

Lee Kellett – GM of The Light Brigade –  Accredited workshop earning 1 BICSI/CEC credit

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Keynote: Analysis of how future generations will drive the data tsunami

Dr. Julie Albright – Author and renowned digital sociologist

The Coming Data Tsunami in an Untethered World

Social behaviors, values, expectations, and demands are now driven by digital natives unhooking from previous generations and hyper-attaching to technologies pushing us closer to a digital tsunami. 

Renowned author and Digital Sociologist, Dr. Julie Albright, will provide a framework for understanding these changes and will outline the growing social trends which will impact consumer demand as digital immersion intensifies.

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Harmail Chatha – Sr. Director, Global Platform Operations, Nutanix

New architecture strategies improve density and power management

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Refreshment Break: Enjoy some light refreshments while networking with peers and colleagues

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Future data center infrastructure

Robert Dennelly – Director of PLM & Engineering, AFL Hyperscale

As data center technology races to keep pace with increasing demands, Bob Dennelly, Director of PLM and Engineering at AFL Hyperscale, will examine future challenges including speed, bandwidth, latency, density and power consumption, offering a fresh look at solutions focused around how fiber connectivity is being deployed and utilized to support a new generation of servers and switches. 

11:00 am – 11:45 am 

What is beyond 400G in the Data Center

Naoki Okada – Fujikura Fiber Cable Expert, Fujikura

What is the role of fiber technology in DC beyond 400G?

Okada-san, fiber cable expert at Fujikura, will discuss the future of fiber cables and technological developments that are set to transform how fiber cable is used in the future as we move from 400G to 3200G and beyond.  

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Integrated Transceivers in Next Generation Intra Datacenter Communication

Calvin Juang – Director of Advanced Technology, Centera Photonics

Optical pluggable transceiver technology has kept pace with core switch ASIC technology, providing cost effective, compatible bandwidth with ever increasing symbol rates and higher order modulation demands.  Meeting the demands of next generation hyper-scale datacenters – exponential bandwidth growth coupled with increasingly stringent power requirements – takes the challenge to the next level for the optical transceiver industry.  Mr. Juang will present the architectures and solutions that will satisfy these demanding, challenging and conflicting requirements.

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm 

Refreshment Break and Exhibition:

Enjoy lunch while networking with peers and colleagues. Exhibits in both Santa Clara and Monterey Carmel suites.

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Exhibition, and Book Signing:

Play the exhibition game for a chance to win a new iPad. Also Dr.Julie Albright will be signing copies of her latest book.

1:45 pm

Symposium Ends