January 2024

With great honor and excitement, I have been appointed the role of President for the years 2024-2025. I extend my deep appreciation to René-Jean Essiambre, of Nokia Bell Labs, for […]

June 2023

A lot has happened at the Society since my last column; from the launch of our new website to several major conferences and a renewed strategy on highlighting technical papers. […]

October 2022

I am starting my column on my way back from the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) that was held in Basel, Switzerland on September 18-22. The atmosphere was great […]

December 2022

The 2022 annual conference of the Society, the IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), was held in Vancouver, Canada, from the 13th to the 17th of November. The number of registrants was […]