Plenary Speakers

  • Roel Baets // University of Ghent (Belgium) // Silicon photonics (academic perspective)

  • Marko Loncar // Harvard University(USA) // Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonics

Keynote Speakers

  • Lionel Kimerling // MIT (USA) // Roadmapping of integrated photonics

  • Wolfram Pernice  // University of Münster (Germany)  // Phase change materials for neuromorphic computing

  • José Capmany Francoy // Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (Spain) // Programmable photonic integrated circuits

  • Christian Koos // Karlsruher  Institut   fuer  Technologie (Germ.)  // Hybrid photonic circuits: From high-speed communications to THz signal processing

  • Pavel Cheben // National Research Council (Canada)  // Metamaterial Group-IV Photonics

Invited Speakers

  • Mark Earnshaw // Nokia - Bell Labs (USA) // Challenges and opportunities in photonics/electronics co-packaging for next generation transceivers

  • Daoxin Dai // Zhejiang University (China) // High Performance Passive Silicon Photonics Building Blocks

  • Bert Jan Offrein // IBM Research - Zurich // Optical Neural Network

  • Gordon Keeler // Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (USA) // Integrated Photonics for Precision Beam Steering and Timing Applications

  • Camille Bres // EPFL (Switzerland) // Supercontinuum generation in SiN

  • Songtao Liu // University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) // Progress on monolithic quantum dot lasers and amplifiers

  • Andrew Rickman // Rockley Photonics (USA) // Silicon photonics (industrial perspective and ramp-up plans)

  • Jérome Faist // ETH Zurich (Switzerland) // Quantum cascade lasers

  • Laura Lechuga // Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Spain) // Optical biosensors

  • Raphael Van Laer // Stanford University (USA) // Integrated photonics meets integrated phononics: controlling phonons and photons at the wavelength scale

  • Tetsuya Mizumoto // Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) // Application of magneto-optic material to silicon photonic integrated circuits

  • Dvir Munk // Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University (Israel) // Surface acoustic wave-photonic devices in standard silicon-on-insulator

  • Dan-Xia Xu // National Research Council (Canada)  // Machine learning assisted design for integrated photonics

  • Skylar Deckoff-Jones  // MIT (USA) // 2-D material photonic integration