Call for Speakers now open

If you have research or a technology worth sharing, you can now submit your proposal to the TOP Conference committee for consideration for a live presentation.

TOP is open to industry supply companies, technologists and academia.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please submit a 150 word summary of your presentation based on one of the topic areas below via our online form , along with your company name and position by 15th November 2023.

Download the Call for Speakers flyer

Please note, a speaker attendance fee (£150) will be required for accepted speakers to attend, this is to cover our catering costs.

If you have any queries about speaking at TOP Conference please contact us at


Interested in presenting a poster at TOP?

If you are a PhD student interested in sharing your latest results and networking with industrialists and academics at TOP, please send a 150-word summary of your poster based on one of the topic areas below to Deadline – 15th November 2023.

Download the Call for Posters flyer



Topic areas for TOP Conference

TelecommunicationsTransceiver technologies for WDM transport
Optical amplifiers
Optical fibres
ROADM, WSS and filter technologies
DSP, high speed converters
Fibre access
Data CentresHigh density interconnects
Data centre switching
Parallel optics and active optical cables
Energy efficiency and green data centres
Photonics ComponentsPhotonic integration
Silicon photonics, InP, GaAs, polymer
Packaging solutions
Hybrid integration
Lasers, modulators, receivers filters
Filters and switches
Free Space OpticsSatellite and space optics
3D and sensing optics
Photonic devices for free space
Photonics for RAN5G optical interfaces and modules
Fibre to the antenna for 5G
Optical back/mid/front-haul for RAN
Quantum CommunicationsQuantum communications and networking
Sources, detectors and devices for quantum communication systems
QKD, quantum cryptography and field demonstrations
Quantum computing and quantum data centers