2017 Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

Los Angeles Convention Center,
Los Angeles, California, US

2016 Show Floor Programs

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All OFC registrants can attend the educational programs presented in two theaters on the show floor. Topics range from business solutions to emerging technologies in the marketplace.
 

Other Exhibit Hall Programming Activities

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Theater II - Sponsored by Juniper Tuesday 3/22/16 Wednesday 3/23/16 Thursday 3/24/16
10:00 - 10:30     POF Symposium
10:30 - 11:00 CEI-56G - Signal Integrity COBO - What Is Is and Why Should You Care
11:00 - 11:30  
11:30 - 12:00  
12:00 - 12:30 Carrier Grade SDN  
12:30 - 13:00    
13:00 - 13:30   System Disaggregation in Next Generation Transport Networks  
13:30 - 14:00   IoT Industrial Deployment
14:00 - 14:30 Optical Integration with DC & Cloud Hyper Scale Growth  
14:30 - 15:00 The State of Ethernet Optics  
15:00 - 15:30 Multilayer SDN Programmability, Automation, and Analytics  
15:30 - 16:00    
16:00 - 16:30 Customer Voice Benefits in Deploying a Metro IP Transit Architecture Ethernet Fiber Optic Cabling Trends Hall closes at 4pm
16:30 - 17:00   
 
Theater III Tuesday 3/22/16 Wednesday 3/23/16 Thursday 3/24/16
10:00 - 10:30 Product Showcase: Evolution of the Cloud Edge
10:15 - 10:45
Product Showcase: PON Products for Giga Access
10:15 - 10:45
Product Showcase: Embracing T-SDN to Build up Transport Open Ecosystems
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30   Launching & Getting Funding for Start-up Companies Impact of Mega Data on the Industry Supply Chain
11:30 - 12:00  
12:00 - 12:30 Start Up Pavillion Presentations
12:00 - 12:45
Product Showcase: The Vision of Virtuoso Platform-Based Design Flow for Electronic/Photonic ICsTLE
12:30 - 13:00 Product Showcase: Photonics Integration Challenges and Trends: A Crossroads  
13:00 - 13:30 Next Generation Data Center Optics
12:45 - 14:45

 
Product Showcase: FlexE and Flexible Optical Transport with All Programmable FPGAS Understanding Optical Signal-to-Noise Ratio
13:30 - 14:00 Product Showcase: Realize Beyond 100G (B100G) Deployment with Xilinx All Programmable Muxponder Subsystems
14:00 - 14:30 Product Showcase: Achieving 400G and Beyond Compact NRZ-based Applications  
14:30 - 15:00 Product Showcase: The Role of Machine Learning, AI and Optimization in Orchestration in SDN/NFV Networks
15:00 - 15:30 Transport SDN - Getting Down to Business
14:45 - 15:45
Product Showcase: Next-Gen Digital Phase LCoS Product (1.2" 4K Backplane) Plan for WSS Application
15:30 - 16:00 Product Showcase: Integration of 40 1x12 Wavelength Selective Switches into a Compact Module Using a Single Digital LCOS Device
16:00 - 16:30 The LSO Progress Report: Multi-Operator Carrier Ethernet Service Understanding Back Reflectance  Hall closes at 4pm
16:30 - 17:00   
Wednesday, 
23 March
Theater I
SPS and Market Watch
Theater II Theater III
10:00     Product Showcase - PON products for Giga Access
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 Keynote: Network Function Virtualization-Hype or Reality? COBO - What It Is and Why Should You Care?  
11:00 Vertically Integrated WDM Platforms vs Open Line Systems Launching  & Getting Funding for Start-up Companies
11:30
12:00   Product Showcase - The Vision of the Virtuoso Platform-Based Design Flow for Electronic /Photonic ICsTLE
12:30     Product Showcase - Photonics Integration Challenges and Trends: A Crossroads
13:00   System Disaggregation in Next-Generation Transport Networks Product Showcase - FlexE and Flexible Optical Transport with All Programmable FPGAS
13:30 Optical Layer Flexibility with Next Generation ROADMs Product Showcase - Realize Beyond 100G (B100G) Deployment with Xilinx All Programmable Muxponder Subsystems
14:00   Product Showcase - Achieving 400G and Beyond Compact NRZ-based Applications
14:30 The State of Ethernet Optics Product Showcase - The Role of Machine Learning, AI and Optimization in Orchestration in SDN/NFV Networks
15:00   Product Showcase - Next-Gen Digital Phase LCoS Product (1.2” 4K Backplane) Plan for WSS Application
15:30 The Global Colocation of Market - Are Worlds Colliding?   Product Showcase - Integration of 40 1×12 Wavelength Selective Switches into a Compact Module Using a Single Digital LCOS Device
16:00 Ethernet Fiber Optic Cabling Trends Understanding Back Reflectance
16:30
Thursday, 
24 March 
Theater I
Market Watch
Theater II Theater III
10:00   POF Symposium
 
 
10:30 A Rational Assessment of 400G Ethernet
Product Showcase - Embracing T-SDN to Build up Transport Open Ecosystem
10:15 - 10:45
11:00 Impact of Mega Data on the Industry Supply Chain
11:30
12:00  
12:30 Sanity Check - Where are we on 25GE and 50GE?  
13:00   Understanding Optical Signal-to-Noise Ratio
13:30 IoT Industrial Deployment
14:00   OFC Expo Theater III Sponsored Session
14:30    
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