Important Dates

Final Submission Deadline:
Aug. 10  Aug. 25

Call For Papers

ACP/IPOC History

Plenary Speakers

DATE: 5/13/2020

Min Gu

University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

    Professor Gu is Executive Chancellor of the University Council and Distinguished Professor of University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. He was Distinguished Professor and Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor at RMIT University and a Laureate Fellow of the Australian Research Council. He is an author of four standard reference books and has over 500 publications in nano/biophotonics. He is an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering as well as Foreign Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He is also an elected fellow of the AIP, the OSA, the SPIE, the InstP, and the IEEE. He was President of the International Society of Optics within Life Sciences, Vice President of the Board of the International Commission for Optics (ICO) (Chair of the ICO Prize Committee) and a Director of the Board of the Optical Society of America (Chair of the International Council). He was awarded the Einstein Professorship, the W. H. (Beattie) Steel Medal, the Ian Wark Medal, the Boas Medal and the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation. Professor Gu is a winner of the 2019 Dennis Gabor Award of SPIE.

Dimitra Simeonidou

University of Bristol, UK

    Dimitra Simeonidou is a Full Professor at the University of Bristol, the Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute and the Director of Smart Internet Lab.
    Her research is focusing in the fields of high performance networks, programmable networks, wireless-optical convergence, 5G/B5G and smart city infrastructures. She is increasingly working with Social Sciences on topics of digital transformation for society and businesses. Dimitra has been the Technical Architect and the CTO of the smart city project Bristol Is Open. She is currently leading the Bristol City/Region 5G urban pilots. She is the author and co-author of over 600 publications, numerous patents and several major contributions to standards. She has been co-founder of two spin-out companies, the latest being the University of Bristol VC funded spin-out Zeetta Networks,, delivering SDN solutions for enterprise and emergency networks.
    Dimitra is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the IEEE and a Royal Society Wolfson Scholar.

Han Li

China Mobile, China

    Han Li graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and obtained his Ph.D in 2002. He is the chief expert of China Mobile and the deputy director of the China Mobile Research Institute. He has extensive knowledge of SPN, PTN, OTN, PON and synchronization technology, and has published more than 50 articles, 100 patents, and 200 ITU-T contributions. He is an editor of several ITU-T recommendations and IETF RFCs. He has rewarded the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress for three times, the silver prize of the Nation Patent Award for one time and the second prize of the Nation Patent Award for two times.

Bill Wang

Huawei, China

    Bill Wang is the Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Huawei Transmission & Access Product Line. He is currently responsible for the strategy planning and collaborations with industry and academic partners of Huawei’s optical network technologies and products. Prior to current position, Bill had been the director of the Huawei Optical Network research center and the direct of Huawei OSN8800 product. As a veteran with 20 years of experience in the optical industry, Bill has a deep insight of the global ICT trends, and extensive knowledge in bridging the technology development and commercial practice. 
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