TEF 2021: The Road Ahead

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January 25-29, 2021

Format: Daily webinars take place Monday through Friday at 1 pm PT on the ON24 Platform

The Ethernet Alliance flagship Technology Exploration Forum (TEF) is back in 2021, COVID style. TEF 2021: The Road Ahead will take place during the week of January 25 with a series of webinars happening daily at 1 pm PT. Throughout the week presenters and panelists will explore the next generation of Ethernet rates, from market drivers to networking innovations. Drawing key stakeholders from across diverse markets and sectors, TEF 2021: The Road Ahead agenda includes presentations and panel discussions focused on Ethernet developments throughout the next 10 years. To register for the webinar, click here!

TEF 2021 AGENDA – THE ROAD AHEAD:

Monday January 25th

Welcome remarks  РPeter Jones, Ethernet Alliance Chairman and Cisco Systems

Keynote Presentation – John D’Ambrosia, Chair of the IEEE 802.3 Study Group on “Beyond 400G”

Keynote presentation – Rakesh Chopra, Cisco Systems – “Looking Beyond 400G – A System Vendor Perspective”

Panel discussion – Market Need – The Next Rate

Moderator – Peter Jones, Ethernet Alliance Chairman and Cisco Systems

Panelists РSameh Boujelbene, Dell’Oro, David Ofelt, Juniper Networks, Vlad Kozlov, LightCounting

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Tuesday, January 26th

Panel discussion – New Applications Driving Higher Bandwidths

Moderator РNathan Tracy, Ethernet Alliance Board Member and TE Connectivity 

Panelists – Brad Booth, Microsoft, Tad Hofmeister, Google, Rob Stone, Facebook

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Wednesday, January 27th

Panel discussion – Beyond 100G Electrical

Moderator РChris Lyon, Ethernet Alliance President and Amphenol 

Panelists – Cathy Liu, Broadcom, Nathan Tracy, TE Connectivity and Ethernet Alliance Board Member, Ramin Farjad, Marvell, Dave Stauffer, OIF Representative

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Thursday, January 28th

Panel discussion –¬† Next Generation Optical Interfaces

Moderator РMark Nowell, Cisco Systems and Ethernet Alliance Advisory Board Chair 

Panelists РScott Schube, Intel,  Matt Traverso, Cisco Systems, David Lewis, Lumentum, Xinyuan Wang, Huawei

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Friday, January 29th

Panel discussion – Test & Measurement: Planning for Performance

Moderator РDavid J. Rodgers, Ethernet Alliance Events Chair and Teledyne LeCroy 

Panelists – John Calvin, Keysight Technologies, Steve Rumsby, Spirent, Francois Robitaille, EXFO

The detailed agenda and registration for this webinar will be released shortly.

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