Ciena Workshop



Tomorrow’s Submarine Networks – Ciena’s Vision of the Future


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Wednesday 18th May, 2pm – 7pm | Business Design Centre, London


Join Ciena for an opportunity to learn about submarine networks evolving towards being increasingly open automated, and scalable.

The workshop will commence at 2pm followed by a closing drinks reception for participants from 5pm. 

Spaces are limited so pre-registration is essential to guarantee your place.





Submarine Cable System Developments : How the latest submarine wetplant technical developments and future concepts being considered impact the SLTE market - Thomas Soerensen, Senior Consultant, Global Submarine Sales, Ciena


Extending Submarine Network over Terrestrial Systems, Regen vs Glass-through :  How to connect the terrestrial and submarine networks including considerations for protection, restoration, and C&L band as well as the impact of coherent plugs - Richard Norris, Senior Director, Global Submarine Engineering, Ciena


End-to-end Submarine Services : How new developments such as multi-bauds and spectrum sharing must be considered when planning services over end-to-end networks - Darwin Evans, Director, Product Line Management, Ciena


Software for Submarine Monitoring and Automation : Using SDN based enhanced capabilities for monitoring and problem analysis to automate end-to-end networks - Shaiju Cheruvathur, Senior Manager, Ciena




Thomas Soerensen
Senior Consultant, Global Submarine Sales

Richard Norris
Senior Director, Global Submarine Engineering

Darwin Evans
Director, Product Line Management

Shaiju Cheruvathur
Senior Manager


How to Attend


Sponsored by Ciena, this workshop is free to attend for attendees of Submarine Networks EMEA, but numbers will be limited.

Click the button below and fill in your details to apply for your pass.

Spaces are strictly limited, so sign up now!