• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

OIF: Energy Efficient Interfaces - Reining in Power Consumption Trends for Next-Generation

Thursday, 28 March, 13:45 – 14:45

Theater I

Session Description:

The current trajectory of the portion of data center power allocated to networking is unsustainable for next-generation data centers supporting a variety of applications, including AI/ML. Join this session to hear an OIF panel of industry experts discuss OIFs™ newest project, the Energy Efficient Interfaces Framework Project, which explores a variety of use cases as well as possible solutions to address this worrying trend. This complicated project is a joint effort across multiple OIF working tracks including the OIF™s Physical Layer Users Group which is identifying the various applications to address.

Organized by: 



Jeff Hutchins, OIF, United States

Yi Tang, CISCO, United States

Craig Thompson, NVIDIA, United States

Nathan Tracy, OIF President, United States