The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

Los Angeles Convention Center,
Los Angeles, California, USA

Thursday, March 23, 11:00 - 13:00
Expo Theater III
Session organized by POFTO

Session Description

The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) will organize a POF Symposium during OFC 2017 that will cover recent developments in plastic optical fibers (POF) technology, applications, technical standards, industry progress and new markets. Speakers from around the world will review opportunities for POF in areas such as Gigabit POF, 4K/8K ultra high definition television (UHDTV), home networking, active optical cables, aerospace & automobile applications, POF sources & sensors, and high-temperature POF, among others.

Organizer and Program Chair

Hui Pan, Chief Economist, Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO), USA

As Chief Economist, Dr. Pan tracks the global telecom and POF market developments, and is responsible for all marketing and business development activities of the POF trade organization. POFTO strives to actively promote the proliferation of Plastic Optical Fiber systems serving both data communication and non-data markets. Pan has a PhD in economics from Northeastern University in the United States.


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