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OFC—A Dynamic Global Gathering

OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals. For over 40 years, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward.

OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry. From technical presentations to the latest market trends and predictions, OFC is a one-stop-shop.

Get the Latest Technology, Products and Information

  • Optical Networking
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • SDN and Networks
  • Test and Measurement
  • Optical Packets
  • Optical Interconnects/Switches
  • 100Gb/s Hardware
  • WDM
  • Switches
  • ROADMs
  • VCSEL
  • Transport
  • Spatial Division Multiplexing
  • Integrated Photonics
  • FTTX

Who Should Attend

Company Category
  • Network/Communications Service Provider
  • Internet Service Provider
  • Content Provider
  • Data Center
  • Systems/Network Equipment Manufacturer
  • Components or Device Manufacturer 694
  • Test Equipment Manufacturer
  • Fiber and Cable Supplier
  • Enterprise
  • Government Agency
  • Investment/Venture Capital
  • Contract Manufacturer
  • Academia
Job Function
  • Executive Management (CEO, CFO, etc.)
  • Executive Technical (CTO, CIO, Chief Scientist)
  • R&D Director/Manager
  • Network/Systems Engineer
  • Network Architect
  • Researcher/Scientist
  • Marketing/Sales/Product Development Director/Manager
  • Professor/Educator
  • Purchasing Director/Manager
  • Student
  • Technician

OFC Fast Facts

  • 12,000+ attendees
  • 65+ countries represented
  • 550+ booths covering 300,000 sq. ft.
  • 800+ technical presentations
  • 40 years of industry leadership
  • Generating thousands of news articles each year, OFC reaches millions of people worldwide

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

Flexible Registration Options

It's all here for you—in one location. OFC offers flexible registration options that suit every schedule and budget. Attend the technical conference and exhibits/show floor programming, or just the exhibits/show floor programming with a free Exhibits Pass Plus.