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Photonics Workshop & Social Networking Event

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Photonics Workshop & Social Networking Event 


Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans of Southern California (PSC-SC) is organizing a photonic workshop and social networking dinner in San Diego, California during OFC 2018.

Co-organizers: China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE), The Optical Society (OSA) 

Panel Workshop: 

Title: “Market Opportunities and its Challenges: the US and China Perspectives” 

Date: March 14th, 2018 (Wednesday) 5:00pm to 7:30pm (Workshop only)

Location: SDCC Room, 14A Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Fee: Free 


To serve our mission of bringing together photonics professionals, enhancing the communication and collaboration in the optical industry, PSC has been organizing technical and social events during OFC in the past 11 years. In OFC 2018, the panel of the PSC annual event consists of well-respected experts from service providers, network carriers and marketing analyst in the optical industry. The latest Data Center, Fiber Deep and Highspeed Access, and 5G Wireless technologies will be elaborated. The Market Opportunities and the Challenges will be discussed along with the technology trends and the business strategies among US, China and the rest of the world markets.

Workshop Schedule:

5:00pm to 5:30pm: Registration & Social Networking

5:30pm to 5:50pm: PSC/OSA Introduction/Acknowledgment 

        Presider: Genzao Zhang, President, PSC-SC

        Welcome remarks from:

-Elizabeth Rogan, CEO, OSA – The Optical Society

-Eric Yang, The Secretary General – CIOE

-Helen Wen Martinez – OFC China Office & Wen Global Solution

5:50pm to 7:00pm: Panel Presentation & Discussion:

Moderator: Subu Subrahmanyan, AO Asset Management


-Chengliang Zhang, VP, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute

-Don Frey, Principal Analyst, Transport and Routing, Ovum

-Terran Huang, Senior Network Architect, Tencent

-Rich Baca, Titel TBD, MSFT

-Zhensheng Jia, Distinguished Technologist, CableLabs

7:00pm to 7:20pm: Picture Taking Session

Post-panel Networking Dinner:

Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: Jasmine Seafood Restaurant, 4609 Covoy Street, San Diego. (858) 268-0888

Fee:  $35 (pre-registration), $40 (on-site) per person

For reservation please contact, Shirly Yi at shirly.yi@cioe.cn; Or Genzao Zhang at genzao_zhang@emcore.com or Mobile: 626-710-8788;  Cong Liu at liucong@usc.edu or Mobile: 213-509-3611; Howell Zhao at hzhao@bandweaver.com or Mobile: 805-616-7936

Or RSVP Here.

Organizing Committee:

Genzao Zhang, PSC-SC 2017-2018 President

Howell Zhao, PSC-SC 1st Vice President

Cedric Lam, PSC-SC 2nd Vice President

Norman Kwong/Genzao Zhang, PSC-SC Co-Treasurers

Jane Xiao/Cong Liu, PSC-SC Co-Secretaries

Shoa-Kai Liu, Steve Yao, Frank Chang, Jinghui Li, Hsu-Feng Chou, K.K. Wong and David Li, PSC-SC Advisors