• Technical Conference:  30 March – 03 April 2025
  • Exhibition: 01 – 03 April 2025
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

Exhibition & Theater Programs


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Exhibitor and Industry Programs

The Exhibition — A Showcase for New Products

Exhibiting companies present network equipment and software, active and passive components, test and manufacturing equipment, data center/IT products and cable and fiber. Compare and contrast vendors so you can make technology decisions in one place.

Show Floor Programs – The State of the Industry

Three show floor theaters feature presentations by experts from major global brands and key industry organizations. Get high-level takes on hot topics and market trends.

Data Center Summit

This program focuses on next generation optical technologies for intra and/or inter data center connectivity. Evolving data center requirements and challenges will be discussed as they pertain to equipment, technologies, applications and deployment scenarios.

Market Watch

This three-day series of panel discussions highlights the latest application topics and business issues in the field of optical communications. Presentations and panel sessions feature esteemed guest speakers from industry, research and the investment community.

Network Operator Summit

This dynamic program presents the inside perspective from network operators and service providers -- their issues, business drivers and how network requirements impact the future of the industry. Everyone in the supply chain, from equipment to component manufacturers, will want to hear what's next in meeting the demand of our industry's network operators.


OFCnet enables R&E and Industry to demonstrate products, concepts, solutions, research, and architectures in a live high-speed optical network connected to leading research and education networks worldwide. This increased focus on designing and building the next generation of Optical Networks will enable OFCnet to bring emerging technologies, Quantum networking, programmability, and network software applications for big data applications to the forefront of the industry.