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Telecom Briefing Notes #1
Homeland Security: Wireless Opportunities
September 18, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #2
Homeland Security: IT Local Optical Network Opportunities
October 30, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #4
Deploying Networks & Biometrics for Homeland Security
March 12, 2003
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #5
Implementing Metro & Access Ethernet:
Lessons Learned & Emerging Solutions

April 23, 2003
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #6
Telecommunications Reconstruction in Iraq
September 29, 2003
Washington, DC

Telecom Briefing Notes #9
VoIP Market Forum
June 11, 2004
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #10
RFID Technologies & Markets
September 21, 2004
Boston University School of Management, Boston, MA

Telecom Briefing Notes #11
Market Opportnities for FTTx
December 2, 2004
Burlington Marriott, Boston, MA

San Jose Briefings

Telecom Briefing Notes #3
Metro Ethernet & Access Oportunities
February 5, 2003
Wyndhamm San Jose, San Jose, CA

Executive Photonics Briefings

Burlington Briefings

Briefing Notes MA#1:
Intoduction to Optical Networks Market and Optical Network Opportunities in China and India
September 27, 2000 - Burlington, MA
Chairman:
Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting
Speakers: Paul Polishuk and Hui Pan, IGI Consulting

Briefing Notes MA#2:
Tunable Laser Technology: Overview of the Optical Network and the Tunable Laser Market
October 25, 2000, Burlington, MA Marriott Hotel
Chairman:
Kurt Linden, SPIRE Corp.
Speakers: Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting, Kurt Linden, SPIRE Corp, Thomas Dudley, Nortel / Cortek, Sean Hannam, Lucent Technologies Microelectronics Group, Steve Cooke, Consultant, HTC CSE, Cindana Turkatte, V.P of Marketing, Iolon, Dr Peter Kaiser, Chairman & Co-CEO, Santec Photonics Laboratories, Mr. F. Desforges, Photonetics, Mitchell Jones, Market Development, Micro E Systems

Briefing Notes MA#3
DWDM Devices
November 15, 2000 - Waltham, MA - The Westin Hotel
Chairman:
Robert Runk, Photonic Communication Consulting
Speakers: Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting; John D. Viggiano, Cierra Photonics; Dr. Emil Koteles, Metro Photonics; Dr. James McCamy, Corning; Frank Hiatt, Lightchip

Briefing Notes MA#4
Passive Optical Networks in the Access Market
December 6, 2000 - Boston, MA - Photonics Center at Boston University
Chairman:
Shawn Burke, Photonics Center at Boston University
Speakers: Dr. Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting; Don Fraser, Director, BU Photonics Center; Paul Shumate, LEOS; Frank McEvoy, US Bancorp; Michael Tattersall, Stratsoft; Costas Saravano, Corning Inc.;Scott Conner,Quantum Bridge Communications;John Gibbs, Marconi; Phil McCall, Terawave Communications; Chris Setty, Product Manger, World Wide Packets

Briefing Notes MA#5
Automation in Photonics
January 31, 2001 - Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Chairman:
Andre Shiron, Fraunhofer U.S.A -
Speakers: Dr. Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting; Andre Sharon, Fraunhofer U.S.A; Joe Fox, ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.; Dr. David Krohn, Consultant; Dr. Matt Goodman, Telecordia; Scott Jordan, Director, Nanopositioning Technologies, Polytec PI; Wayne Reynolds, United Service Resource Corp.Terry Caves, VP Manufacturing, Zenastra Photonics

Briefing Notes MA#6
Optical Switching
February 28, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Chairman:
Dr. Jack Tomlinson, JDS Uniphase
Speakers: Dr. Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting; Dr. Jack Tomlinson, JDS Uniphase; Dr. Janusz Bryzek, President & CEO, Transparent Optical, Inc.; David Bishop, Lucent Technologies Bell Labs; Tim Cahall, Trellis Photonics; Tim Dixon, VP Marketing, Calient Networks; Conrad Burke, OMM; Mark Zdeblick, K2 Optronics, Inc; Nitish Mandal, Tellium Inc.; Lindsay Austin, President & CEO, SpectraSwitch; Authur Holzknecht, VP, Etec, Inc.; Ken Garrett, JDS Uniphase; Andy Swiecki, VP of Sales & Marketing, IntelliSense Corporation

Briefing Notes MA#7
Optical Amplifiers
April 3, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers: Dr. Paul Polishuk, IGI Consulting; Wes Roberts - Technical Marketing Manager, Xtera Communications, Inc.; David Heatley, VP North America, Teem Photonics; Dr. Ian Clarke, IPG Photonics Corp.; Tim Waters, VP of Marketing & Business Development, Onetta, Inc; Jim Witham, VP of Marketing and Sales, Genoa; Kurt J. Linden, Axcel Photonics; Petter Wildhagen, Virtual Photonics

Briefing Notes MA#8
Fiber Bandwidth Glut - Fact or Fiction
(2-day event)
April 18 - 19, 2001
Hilton Boston Logan Airport, Boston, MA
Chairman:Dr. Hui Pan, Chief Economist, IGI Consulting
Speakers:
Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO,IGI Consulting; Robert Pepper, Chief, Office of Plans and Policy Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Andrew Odlyzko,Researcher/ Head of the Mathematics and Cryptography Research Department, AT&T Labs - Research; Tim Stronge,Director of Research,TeleGeography, Inc.; Mark Langley, Director, Senior Research AnalystCommunications Equipment Subsystems, Epoch Partners; Michael Grossi, Managing Director,Equity Ventures Adventis; Ron Vidal, Group VP, New Ventures and Investor Relations, Level 3 Communications Inc; Tom Soja, President,T Soja & Associates Inc.; Andy Kowalik, Director – Strategic Information,Tyco Submarine Systems Ltd.; Mool C. Singhi, Director Network Planning and Forecasting, Global Crossing; Rod Kuckro, Managing Editor, Bandwidth Market Report The McGraw-Hill Companies; Elena Curtis, VP IP Routed Band-X; Brent Wilkins, President,Chapel Hill Broadband; Steven Blumenthal, Sr. Vice President of Engineering. Genuity Inc.; Cathy Mason,Senior Vice President of Operations, Universal Access Inc; Todd Ruelle, President and CEO, Sonic Telecom Inc.; Nitish Mandal, Manager, Strategic Markets,Tellium Inc.

Briefing Notes MA#9
Integrated Photonics
April 25, 2001
Boston University Photonics Center, Boston, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Louay Eldada, CTO, Vice-Chairman,Telephotonics Inc; Jeff Schoenwald, Lynx Photonics Networks; Steffen Koehler, Marketing Director, Kymata; Dave Freihofer, Director of Marketing, Telephotonics Inc.

Briefing Notes MA#10
Free Space Optics - Where's the Market
May 9, 2001
Hilton Boston Logan Airport
Boston, MA
Chairman: Tony Carmona,
IGI Consulting
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Tony Carmona, Analyst, IGI Consulting; John Griffin, President & CEO, Lightpointe Communications; Todd Fernadez, Analyst, Epoch Partners; Steven R. Hane, VP of Business Development, Lightpointe Communications; Jonathan Amir, Director of Product Management, Optical Access; Dr. Stephan Mecherle, Chief Technical Officer, fSONA; Donnie Burt, VP of Advanced Technology, e-xpedient/CAVU

Briefing Notes MA#11
Optical Interconnection
May 23, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Chairman:
Dr. Gary Grimes, Lucent Technologies
Speakers: Dr. Hui Pan, Chief Economist, IGI Consulting; Dr. Gary Grimes, formerly Lucent Technologies now Avaya; Dr.Bruce Booth, Optical Cross Links; John Lambkin, Fibercomms Ltd.; Alexander Hagermann, President & CEO, Schott Communications Technologies, Inc.; William Lindsay, TeraConnect; Brian Patterson, Tyco Electronics/AMP

Briefing Notes MA#12
Automation II
June 26, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Dr. David Krohn, Consultant; Gregory Konezny, CFA, USbancorp Piper Jaffray; Andre Sharon, Executive Director, Fraunhofer USA; Randy Heyler, VP Photonics Packaging and Advanced Automation Systems Newport Corp.; Dr. Jason Eichenholz, Director of Applied Photonics ETEC, Inc.; Laurence Chin, VP of Sales and Marketing NEXT Fiber Systems/Intelligent Automation; Brian Lula, Polytech PI; David Henderson, Director of Product Development, Photonics Automation Burleigh Instruments, Inc.; Ernie Bancroft, Adept Technology; Daniel F. Crowley, Vice President, Sales, MRSI Group; James McEleny, kSaria, Corp

Briefing Notes MA#13
Unrepeatered Submarine Fiber Optic Systems - Opportunities for New Entrants
July 18, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:
Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Tom Soja, President, T. Soja & Associates; Dr. Hui Pan, Chief Econimist, IGI Consulting; Wolfgang Giebel, Managing Director, NSW, Germany - A Corning Cable Systems Company; Ron Eward, Ocean Design Inc.; Jane Bachynska, MPB Communications; Jerry Hobbs Jr. Corning Inc.; David Searle, Global Photon

Briefing Notes MA#14
Optical Networking Interoperability
July 25, 2001
Boston University Photonics Center, Boston, MA
Speakers: Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Mike Goldner, Senior Product Manager, Emperative; Kenneth Stephens, Bell South; Amy Copley, Senior Product Manager, Sycamore Networks; Bob Fisher, Universal Access

Briefing Notes MA#15
Optical Access Markets
August 29, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Scott Stevens, Corning Cable Systems; Chris Setty, Worldwide Networks; Dave Schaefer, CEO, Cogent Communications; Ron Young, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, Yipes Communications, Inc.; Jon Oltsik, VP, Marketing & Strategy, Giant Loop; Marty Borden, Principal Technologist, Atrica; Richard Goode, Senior Manager of Business Development, Lucent Technologies; Dev Gupta, CEO, Narad Networks; Mitchell Simcoe, Nortel Networks

Briefing Notes MA#16
Metro Optical Networks - When Will it Take Off?
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"The metro market Wars - 10 Gigabit ethernet takes on Sonet"
With the purchase of these proceedings.*
September 12 , 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Glenn Waldorf, UBS Warburg; Arlon Martin, Agility; Betsy Broihier, Progress Telecom; Andy Woodfin, Corning Inc.; Peeya Iwagoshi, LuxPath Networks; Yaki Luzon, Packet Light Networks ltd.; Andrew Vernon, Movaz Networks.; Eric Schmidt, Centerpoint Broadband Technologies Inc.; Emanuel Nacham, Lightscape Networks.

Briefing Notes MA#19
Optical Switching II
October 31, 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Jack Tominson, JDS Uniphase; Sudipta Sengupta, Tellium Optical Networking Systems; S. Mitra,TeraBurst Networks, Inc; Adam Dunstan, Avici Systems; J.C. Chiao, Chorum Technologies

Briefing Notes MA#21
Metro Optical Networks - When Will it Take Off?
December 5 , 2001
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Glenn Waldorf, UBS Warburg; Arlon Martin, Agility; Betsy Broihier, Progress Telecom; Andy Woodfin, Corning Inc.; Peeya Iwagoshi, LuxPath Networks; Yaki Luzon, Packet Light Networks ltd.; Andrew Vernon, Movaz Networks.; Eric Schmidt, Centerpoint Broadband Technologies Inc.; Emanuel Nacham, Lightscape Networks.

Briefing Notes MA#22
40G - When Wil it See the Light of Day?
January 30, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA
Speakers:Dr. Paul Polishuk, President and CEO, IGI Consulting; Benny Mikkelsen, Mintera; Ron Murphy, VP of Business Development, PhotonEx; Henry Yaffe, CEO, Yafo Networks; ; Esmerald Schwartz, Director of Marketing, Avici; Alan Huelsman, Director of InP Program, Vitesse's; Abhay Joshi, Discovery Semiconductors

Briefing Notes Tutorials MA#23
Photonics Crystals Tutorials
February 26, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Briefing Notes MA#23
Photonics Crystals - The Next Paradigm Shift for Optical Networks
February 27, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Briefing Notes MA#24
Tunable Optical Components - Technology, Applications, & Opportunities
April 10, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Briefing Notes MA#25
SANs Meet Optical Networks
May 22, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

Briefing Notes MA#26
Homeland Security & Optical Networks:
A New Opportunity

July 31, 2002
Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA

San Jose Briefings

Briefing Notes CA#1
Tunable Optical Components - Technology, Applications, & Opportunities
April 10, 2002
Wyndhamm San Jose, San Jose, CA

Briefing Notes CA#2
Optical Amplifiers: One Hundered Million Optical Amplifiers
June 26, 2002
Wyndhamm San Jose, San Jose, CA