The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

Los Angeles Convention Center,
Los Angeles, California, USA

Show Floor Programming

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.

Programs currently scheduled for the Show Floor Theaters include:
2017 Show Floor Theater Program Chair: Steve Plote, Nokia, USA
 
Intra and Inter Data Center Connectivity
Data Center Summit: Next Generation Optical Technologies Inside the Data Center
On-board Optics - Challenges, Discoveries and the Path Forward
100G Serial Electrical to the Optical Module - OIF Debate
International Photonic Systems Roadmaps
 
Infrastructure Makeover and Networking
Dynamic Third Network Services for the Digital Economy and Hyper-connected World
The Fracturing and Burgeoning Ethernet Market
How will Fog Reshape Computing and Networking
Network Analytics, in the Next-Generation Optical Transport
OIF Interop - The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Open Packet DWDM

SDN and Open Source - SDN and Open Source Community Updates
Open Management and Monitoring of Multilayer Webscale and Carrier Networks
OCP, Transforming the Future of Data Centers
ONF Session
 
Other
POF Symposium
+ Packet Optical Solution Manager & BTI PMM (Commercially sponsored session)

See below for the schedule. Please continue to check back as sessions are being added.
 
Theater II: Sponsored by Juniper Tuesday 3/21/17 Wednesday 3/22/17 Thursday 3/23/17
10:00 - 10:30 OCP
Transforming the Future of Data Centers

10:15 - 11:45
COBO
On-board Optics - Challenges, Discoveries and the Path Forward
10:15 - 11:45
TIP
Open Packet DWDM

10:15 - 11:45
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:30 Data Center Summit
12:15 - 13:45
Open Config
Open Management and Monitoring of Multilayer Webscale and Carrier Networks
ONF Session
12:30 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:00 IEEE Big Data Initiative
Network Analytics in the Next-Generation Optical Transport

1:45 - 3:15
 
14:00 - 14:30 + Packet Optical Solution Manager & BTI PMM
Session Sponsored by Juniper
 
 
14:30 - 15:00  
15:00 - 15:30 Transport SDN: Commercial Applications, Solutions and Innovation Areas
15:30 - 16:00 IEEE Cloud Computing
How will Fog Reshape Computing and Networking
16:00 - 16:30 Hall closes at 16:00
16:30 - 17:00   
       
       
Theater III  Tuesday 3/21/17 Wednesday 3/22/17 Thursday 3/23/17
10:00 - 10:30 Product Showcase Huawei
10:15 - 10:45
Product Showcase Huawei
10:15 - 10:45
Product Showcase Huawei
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30 Ethernet Alliance
The Fracturing and Burgeoning Ethernet Market
Product Showcase Phoenix Software POFTA
POF Symposium

 
11:30 - 12:00 Product Showcase  - Jabil
12:00 - 12:30   Product Showcase
12:30 - 13:00 MEF
Dynamic Third Network Services for the Digital Economy and Hyper-connected World
Product Showcase
13:00 - 13:30 Product Showcase  
13:30 - 14:00   Product Showcase - Xilinx Technological Evolution of Next Generation Optical Cross Connect
14:00 - 14:30 100G Serial Electrical to the Optical Module - OIF Debate
13:45 - 14:45
Product Showcase - Xilinx
14:30 - 15:00 Product Showcase - ColorChip  
15:00 - 15:30 OIF Interop - The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN Product Showcase  
15:30 - 16:00 Product Showcase  
16:00 - 16:30 International Photonic Systems Roadmaps Product Showcase Hall closes at 16:00
16:30 - 17:00  Product Showcase  
 
Wednesday
23 March
Theater I
NOS and Market Watch
Theater II Theater III
10:00   COBO
On-board Optics - Challenges, Discoveries and the Path Forward
10:15 - 11:45
Product Showcase Huawei
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 Network Operators Summit Keynote
11:00 Panel I: Next-Generation Access and Metro – Where is the Money? Product Showcase Phoenix Software
11:30 Product Showcase - Jabil
12:00 Open Config
Open Management and Monitoring of Multilayer Webscale and Carrier Networks
Product Showcases
12:30   Product Showcases
13:00   Product Showcases
13:30 Panel II: Optical Mobile Network Access Product Showcase - Xilinx
14:00 IEEE Big Data Initiative
Network Analytics in Next-Generation Optical Transport

13:45 - 15:15
Product Showcase - Xilinx
14:30 Product Showcase - ColorChip
15:00   Product Showcases
15:30 Panel IV: Pluggable Optics - How is the Ecosystem and Value Chain Changing
15:30 - 17:00
IEEE Cloud Computing
How will Fog Reshape Computing and Networking
Product Showcases
16:00 Product Showcases
16:30 Product Showcases
 
Thursday
24 March
Theater I
Market Watch
Theater II Theater III
10:00   TIP
Open Packet DWDM

10:15 - 11:45
Product Showcase Huawei
10:15-10:45
10:30 Panel V: Photonic Integration Business Case – Reality Check
10:30 - 12:00
11:00 POFTA
POF Symposium
11:30
12:00   ONF Session
12:30 Panel VI: SDN and Optics – What is the Business Case?
12:30 - 14:00
13:00
13:30 Technological Evolution of Next Generation Optical Cross Connect
14:00    
14:30      
15:00   Transport SDN: Commercial Applications, Solutions and Innovation Areas  
15:30    
16:00 Hall closes at 16:00

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