SubNets EMEA - SubOptic

Through its working groups and collaborative approach to solving global subsea fiber optic industry challenges, SubOptic partners with industry-leading events to host educational programs and workshops for its working groups throughout the year. Don’t miss our President, Erick Contag deliver a keynote presentation about the SubOptic Association on Weds 19th February at 12.00.

The SubOptic Association is invested in the long-term success of the fiber-optic subsea communications industry, through participation in workforce development issues, fundraising and program development, working groups and educational partnerships.   We hope to see you at PTC20 in January, where our new President, Erick Contag, will lead a discussion by industry executives focused on “Meeting Global Demand with Critical Communications Infrastructure over the Next Decade” and several of our new SubOptic Working Groups will present posters on their team’s progress.

SubOptic Spotlight

SubOptic has launched its first in a series of online events under the title ‘SubOptic Spotlight’.  These ‘Spotlights’ will bring together top level executives and thought leaders from the global subsea telecommunications industry to  discuss the latest trends, news and challenges.

For our first series we address the impact of COVID-19 on the global subsea telecommunications industry and discuss the priorities, solutions and needs the industry is facing in this time of global crisis.

View past event recordings and register for upcoming events here.

SubOptic 2019, the tenth in the industry defining submarine telecoms conference series, was held in New Orleans USA on 8-11 April 2019. A triennial event, SubOptic is the longest running and most comprehensive conference series in the world for the submarine fiber industry. Ciena was the Host Sponsor for the conference and the SubOptic Association once again created an outstanding world-class program.

With 30 years of successful events, featuring presentations and discussions from the global industry’s leading experts, SubOptic 2019 continues to keep our promise of a conference produced “For the Industry, by the Industry.”

Further information is available at the event website