Program & Speakers

OFC attendees

OFC, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition, is the premier international event for the latest advances in optical communications and networking.

A High-Quality Technical Program

  • Covers recent progress in research (near- and long-term) and technology
  • Features invited presentations by experts in the field
  • Includes peer-reviewed technical presentations
  • Hear from luminaries in industry and academia
  • Presented in a variety of formats
    • 1 hour in-depth tutorials
    • Interactive workshops
    • Panel discussions
    • Half-day short courses (separate fee required)
    • In-depth symposia on hot topics

Comprehensive Peer Reviewed Presentations in Key Topic Areas

  • Optical Network Applications and Services
  • Network Technologies and Application
  • Optical Interconnection Networks
  • Fiber and Waveguide Based Devices: Amplifiers, Lasers, Sensors, and Performance Monitors
  • Optical Devices for Switching, Filtering, and Interconnects
  • FTTx Technologies, Deployment and Applications
  • Fiibers and Optical Propagation Effects
  • Optoelectronic Devices
  • Digital Transmission Systems
  • Transmission Subsystems and Network Element
  • Optical Processing and Analog Systems
  • Core Networks
  • Access Networks

2015 Hot Topics

  • Cloud and Data Center Networking
  • Bandwidth Exhaust (Space Division Multiplexing)
  • 100G/400G Network Design and Optimization
  • 1Tb and Beyond Optical Networking
  • Wavelength Agile Access Networks
  • Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • High-Speed Photonic Integration for Coherent Detection
  • Silicon Photonics/Integrated Photonics