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OFC Daily Wrap - Tuesday

OFC Daily Wrap - Tuesday

By OFC Staff | Posted: 22 March 2016 1:12:23 PM
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Tuesday at OFC:


Anaheim Convention Center

800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California 92802

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Exhibit Hall A

Tuesday, 22 March
07:30 - 19:00

Wednesday, 23 March
07:00 - 17:00

Thursday, 24 March
07:30 - 17:00

Badges and conference materials can be picked up at Registration.

OFC Highlights: Tuesday

Coffee Break
07:30 - 08:00
Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom Foyer

Plenary Session
8:00 – 10:00 
Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom

10:00 – 17:00 
Exhibit Halls A – C

Poster Session Preview
12:00 – 14:00 
Exhibit Hall B

Awards Ceremony and Luncheon
12:00 – 14:00 
Hilton Anaheim, California C (additional fee may apply)

Technical Sessions
14:00 – 16:00 
[see schedule-at-a-glance]

Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30
Exhibit Halls A, B, C and Level 3 Foyer

Technical Sessions
16:30 – 18:30 
[see schedule-at-a-glance]

Conference Reception
18:30 - 21:30
Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom

Rump Session 
19:30 – 21:30 
Hilton Anaheim, California A

Integrated (Black Box) vs. Disaggregated (White Box) Networking

OFC Conference Receptions: Tonight

Exhibitor Appreciation Reception
17:30 – 19:00
Anaheim Convention Center, Grand Plaza

OFC exhibitors are invited to celebrate the opening of the show. Join your colleagues, customers and friends for drinks and appetizers. Exhibitor badge required for entry.

Conference Reception
18:30 – 21:30
Hilton Anaheim, Pacific Ballroom

Enjoy the live vocals of That Vibe Band, light Hors d’oeuvres and drinks with your friends and colleagues. Tickets for this event are included with all full conference registrations. Badges must be worn and are required to enter the reception. Short Course and Exhibits Pass Plus registrants must purchase a ticket. Tickets may be purchased at Registration for US $75.

Today’s Not-to-Miss Programming

Market Watch: State of the Industry — Analyst Panel
10:30 – 12:00
Exhibit Hall Theater I

The ‘State of the Industry’ analyst panel is one of the most highly attended panels at OFC; it is where industry and financial experts join together to give their perspectives on where they see the market headed in the next few years and share new research. The panel will cover the top trends in all industry markets and will be presented with a focus with specific calculations and reported market data points.

Market Watch: The Promising Market of 100G and Beyond Pluggable Devices — Talk With Experts
14:30 – 16:00
Exhibit Hall Theater I

With the increase in bandwidth demands on data networks to meet, an even more demanding market for advanced technology, 100G and all it promises to offer — faster optical channel rates, greater bandwidth efficiency, data center interconnectivity — has become a red-hot area of interest for network manufacturers. Pulling together a panel of top industry experts, this exhibit will seek to define and predict the potential of the 100G market.

Show Floor Session: Next Generation Data Center Optics
12:45 – 14:45
Exhibit Hall B, Theater III

Join Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management at Juniper Networks, as he explores hyper scale DC/Cloud growth trends and discuss its impact on the evolution of network infrastructures.

Show Floor Session: Optical Integration With DC & Cloud Hyper Scale Growth
14:00 – 15:00
Exhibit Hall B, Theater II

This special topics event will discuss the demands for optical technologies in data centers. The discussion will compare and contrast the needs and solutions for hyperscale and enterprise data center markets in next wave deployments of 25GbE and 100GbE, as well as the next generation based 50GbE, 400GbE and its possible derivatives (e.g., 200G).


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