The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2017 Show Floor Programs

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. Register for Exhibits Pass Plus and admission to these programs is free.

2017 Show Floor Theater Program Chair
Steve Plote, Nokia, USA

Programs in the Show Floor Theaters include:
View the schedule
 
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 (COBO)

Infrastructure Makeover and Networking
MEF's LSO Enables Third Network Services for Cloud Content and Service Providers (MEF)
The Fracturing and Burgeoning Ethernet Market (Ethernet Alliance)
How will Fog Reshape Computing and Networking (IEEE Cloud Computing)
Network Analytics, in the Next-Generation Optical Transport (IEEE Big Data)
OIF Interop - The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
Enabling Next Generation Physical Layer Solutions (OIF)

SDN and Open Source - SDN and Open Source Community Updates
Open Management and Monitoring of Multilayer Webscale and Carrier Networks (Open Config)
OCP, Transforming the Future of Data Centers
ONF: The Path Forward
Open Packet DWDM (TIP)
 
Other
International Photonic Systems Roadmaps
POF Symposium
Advancing Optical Interoperability in Open Networks (Commercially sponsored session)
AIM Photonics Technology Summit
Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) Workshop
2nd NG-PON2 Forum Workshop: The Momentum of NGPON2
ON2020 Workshop: Driving Innovative Optical Network Solutions

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: The Path Forward
12:30 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:00 IEEE Big Data Initiative
Network Analytics in the Next-Generation Optical Transport

13:45 - 15:15
 
14:00 - 14:30 Advancing Optical Interoperability in Open Networks
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

DWDM to the Edge

Huawei
10:15 - 10:45

Product Showcase

Innovative OTN Cluster Solution for Cloud Era Transport Networks
Huawei
10:15 - 10:45

Product Showcase
Huawei T-SDN OVPN Solution
Huawei
10:15 - 10:45
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30 Ethernet Alliance
The Fracturing and Burgeoning Ethernet Market

Product Showcase
Enhancing Photonic Integrated Circuits with Hybrid SOI & III-V Integration
Phoenix Software

POFTO
POF Symposium

 
11:30 - 12:00

Product Showcase

Challenges in Optoelectronic Integration for Datacom Applications
  Jabil AOC Technologies

12:00 - 12:30    
12:30 - 13:00 MEF
MEF's LSO Enables Dynamic Third Network Services for Cloud Content and Service Providers
 
13:00 - 13:30 Product Showcase
Industry’s Only All-in-One Spectral & Transport 100G Testing Solution
EXFO
 
13:30 - 14:00   Product Showcase
400GE from Hype to Reality
Xilinx, Inc.
Technological Evolution of Next Generation Optical Cross Connect
14:00 - 14:30 OIF
Enabling Next Generation Physical Layer Solutions
13:45 - 14:45
Product Showcase
400G P4 Programmable Packet Processing for NFV/SDN
Xilinx, Inc.
14:30 - 15:00

Product Showcase
Emerging Integrated Optics Based Solutions for Data Center Interconnect

ColorChip

 
15:00 - 15:30 OIF Interop - The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN Product Showcase
Optimizing TDECQ Stability in 28GBd and 56GBd PAM4 Optical Measurements
Tektronix, Inc.
 
15:30 - 16:00    
16:00 - 16:30 International Photonic Systems Roadmaps   Hall closes at 16:00
16:30 - 17:00     
 
Wednesday
22 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
23 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: The Path Forward
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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