Brian Lavellée, Ciena

SubOptic 2019, the premier event for the subsea telecommunications industry, will be held 8-11 April 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Ciena announced its role as host in early 2017 and recently commented. Hosting this event is more than a marketing opportunity for Ciena – they are dedicated to the industry and enthusiastically support SubOptic 2019.

With nearly 1,000 attendees expected from across the globe, this is the largest event for professionals in the sub-fiber optic industry. Ciena, the host, the programme committee and sponsors are coming together to ensure a top-notch event in 2019.

“Ciena views SubOptic 2019 as one of the most important industry events. It allows stakeholders to converge, meet and learn by sharing information and experiences related to the latest technology and businesses developments affecting a critical part of the global network infrastructure – Submarine networks. As such, Ciena is honored to host SubOptic 2019 and we look forward to helping promote the submarine network industry and its importance to all end-users, both man and machine, for business and consumer applications.” – Brian Lavellée, Sr. Director, Portfolio Solutions, Ciena

About SubOptic 2019

SubOptic 2019 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on 8-11 April. A triennial event, SubOptic is the longest running and most comprehensive conference series in the world for the submarine fiber industry. @suboptic2019 LinkedIn, @subopticcon Twitter, SubOpticCon Facebook and Instagram.

About Ciena

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a network strategy and technology company. Ciena translates best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch, consultative business model – with a relentless drive to create exceptional experiences measured by outcomes. For updates on Ciena, follow Twitter @Ciena,LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit