Monday 13th December 2021

SIG-NGN is the Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks.

This meeting of the 6th meeting of the SIG was held virtually.


"Beyond 100G"

In this meeting we heard from NRENs that have deployed transmission technologies faster than 100G, from vendors on the variety of pluggable transceivers available for 400G, and from the research community on where faster transmission technologies are evolving.

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Agenda (all times are in CET)

Monday, 13 December 2021

TimeWhat's happening
15:45 - 16:00Get a coffee - Testing audio & video
16:00 - 16:05 ('5)

Introduction and welcome - Rob Evans (Jisc)

16:05 - 17:00 ('55)

What's happening in the field...stories from the front line beyond 100G

Host: Edoardo Martelli (CERN)

  • Smartoptics - Patrik von Matern

  • ESnet - Chris Tracy

  • GÉANT experiences with Infinera ICE6 - Guy Roberts

  • CESNET - Michal Hazlinsky 

  • SURF - Rob Smets

17:00 - 17:25 ('25)

Panel discussion / Q&A

Facilitator: Ivana Golub (PSNC)

During this panel discussions the facilitator addressed the presenters of the previous session with some challenging questions. Participants were able to also contribute / ask questions at the end of the panel.

17:25 - 17:30 ('5)

Wrap up, Feedback, Summary and Next Steps - Yatish Kumar (ESnet)

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