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March 03, 2011 05:00 ET

Finisar Chairman to Participate in Optical Components Market Panel at the 2011 OSA Executive Forum

Finisar Experts to Participate in OFC/NFOEC Workshops, Presentations and Panel Sessions

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR)

What:
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader in high-speed optical communications, today announced that Jerry Rawls, Finisar's Executive Chairman of the Board, will join a group of distinguished industry experts to present on the session, "Where is the Optical Components Market Going?" at the 2011 OSA Executive Forum. The panelists will discuss business structure opportunities, challenges and forecasts on how business models are expected to change over the next five years to sustain customer and technology trends. 

This year's Executive Forum will focus on the topic "Transforming Business Models and Networks." Held in conjunction with OFC/NFOEC, the Executive Forum is the premier event for optical communications executives.

Where:
Petree Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center

When:
Monday, March 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT

To Register:
Visit the OSA Executive Forum registration page

Also at the OFC/NFOEC conference, Finisar product and technology experts will present on a number of optical communications topics over the course of the event.

Panel Sessions:

  • 100G Technology and Deployment
    Rafik Ward, Vice President of Marketing
    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 515A

  • Tradeoffs and Drivers for Tunable/Colorless Networks
    Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia
    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 515A

  • What's Next for Optical Networking
    Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia
    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 406 A&B

Short Course:

  • SC239 Short-Reach Optical Interconnects
    Steve Joiner, Director of Engineering
    LA Convention Center, room to be announced on-site
    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Workshops:

  • Spectrally/Bit-Rate Flexible Optical Network Design and Operation
    Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, Finisar Australia
    Monday, March 7, 2011
    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 515A

  • Optical Start Ups - 10 Years After the Bubble
    Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, Finisar Australia
    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Expo Theater II

Invited Papers:

  • Bandwidth-flexible ROADMs as Network Elements
    Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, Finisar Australia; Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia; et al.
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 408A

  • Flexible and Grid-less Wavelength Selective Switch using LCOS Technology
    Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia; Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, Finisar Australia; et al.
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 406

Contributed Papers:

  • PDL and PMD Emulation with Control of Amplitude and Spectral Dependence to a Sub-Channel Level across the C-Band,
    Ian Clarke, Director of Engineering, Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, Finisar Australia; Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia; et al.
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    LA Convention Center, Room 406

About Finisar
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for telecommunications, networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit http://investor.finisar.com

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