• Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Exhibition & Show Floor Programs

Exhibitors and Business 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.
 

2022 Show Floor Programs

Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday
 

Tuesday 

Access Networks
The Converged Mobile Xhaul and FTTH Fiber Access Opportunity
The Future of PON: 25G or 50G?

Career Zone
OFC Career Zone Job Fair - Exhibition Hall - Booth 5135
How to (Re)Start Your Career in the Midst of a Pandemic - Part A
How to (Re)Start Your Career in the Midst of a Pandemic - Part B

Data Center Summit
Data Center Summit: Keynote: Market Forces Driving Future Data Center Interconnect Technologies
Panel I: Scaling Datacenter Interconnect
Panel II: Solving the Challenge of Moving Datacenters to the Network Edge

Market Watch
Beyond 400G Pluggables
Panel I: State of the Industry
Panel II: The Path to Co-packaged Optics for Switching Applications
Panel III: Building the Ecosystem for Converged IP/Optical Networks 

Optical Systems and Components
An OIF Update on Electrical Rates: 112G Technical Closure and the Latest Progress for 224G

Standard and Industry Group Updates
AIM Photonics and the Next PIC Generation
DARPA Photonics Programs

Other Programs
Multivendor Interoperability Demos
Conversation with the Plenary Speakers
 

Wednesday

Intra and Inter Data Center Connectivity 
Deployment of 400ZR and the Ongoing OIF Work to Define 800ZR/LR
What Makes Ethernet, Ethernet?

Career Zone
OFC Career Zone Job Fair - Exhibition Hall - Booth 5135
One-on-One Resume Review Services (15 minutes)
OFC Career Zone: Tools to Take Your Career to the Next Level
LinkedIn Presentation

Market Watch
Panel IV: The Role of Optics in Future Machine Learning Architectures

Network Infrastructure
Evolution of Optics for Mobile (MOPA)
OpenROADM Demo Updates and Demo

Network Operator Summit
Network Operator Summit: Keynote
Panel I: Operator Investment Directions for FTTH and Access Networks
Panel II: Using Disaggregation as a Strategy to Modernize the Network

Optical Systems and Components
Beyond 400G – IEEE Update on Progress Towards 800 GbE and 1.6 TbE

Technology Showcase
Technology Showcase: 400Gbps Post FEC BER and Jitter Tolerance Test
Technology Showcase: 2.4Tb SmartPHY: Solutions for Next Generation 2.4Tb+ Line Systems
Technology Showcase: The Future of Coherent Optical Engines
Technology Showcase: Optical Fiber Communication, a Key Enabler for O-RAN
Technology Showcase: Hybrid Integration Platform for Co-Packaged Photonics Using POET’s CMOS Based Optical Interposer

Space-Based Optical Communications – Unleashing the Potential of Space - Canceled

Other Programs
Multivendor Interoperability Demos 

Thursday

Access Networks
F5G Update: Emerging Use Cases and Demonstrations

Career Zone
OFC Career Zone Job Fair - Exhibition Hall - Booth 5135

Intra and Inter Data Center Connectivity 
Open ZR+: Enabling High-performance Router-based Optics

Market Watch
Panel V: Evolution of Coherent Transceiver Architectures for Specific Applications
Panel VI: Building the Next Generation 3.2T Transceiver

Network Infrastructure
Building Open & Disaggregated Networks (TIP)
The Edge Cloud: Descending Cloud – Ascending Edge, and What it Means for Optical Networks

Optical Systems and Components
Hollow Core Fiber - Ready for Prime Time?

Technology Showcase
Technology Showcase: Next Generation Opto-Electronic Devices – Measurement Challenges

Other Programs
Multivendor Interoperability Demos

 

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