2017 Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

Los Angeles Convention Center,
Los Angeles, California, US

Program & Speakers

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OFC, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition, 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

  • Active optical devices and photonic integrated circuits
  • Advances in deployable optical components, fibers and field installation equipment
  • Advances in deployable subsystems and system
  • Advanced in deployable networks and applications
  • Digital and electronic subsystems
  • Digital transmission systems
  • Dynamic software controlled and multilayer networks
  • Fiber and propagation physics
  • Fiber-optic and waveguide devices and sensors
  • Network architectures, techno-economics and design trade offs
  • Optical access networks and fixed mobile convergence
  • Optical and photonic subsystems
  • Optical devices, subsystems and networks for Datacom and Computercom
  • Passive optical devices for switching and filtering
  • Radio-over-fiber, microwave photonics, free-space and analog applications


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