• Technical Conference:  30 March – 03 April 2025
  • Exhibition: 01 – 03 April 2025
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA
It's never too early to start planning your coverage for OFC 2021. This year's programming will cover the latest in machine learning/AI, neuromorphic computing and quantum communications. Mark your calendars for 06 – 10 June 2021, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA for a blended in-person and virtual format that will allow for additional pre-show planning and a more favorable and engaging OFC experience. 
OFC 2021 Plenary Update
The OFC 2021 Plenary speakers have been announced! Anchoring the week-long business and technical conversations are three visionaries representing industry and government. 
These distinguished speakers will discuss the evolution of networking, photonics and Artificial Intelligence and the deployment of edge cloud for rural environments. 
OFC Promo Video
Get a sneak peek at OFC 2021 - view it here.
Media are encouraged to link to the video in pre-show coverage. 
Media/Analyst Registration
This is the third in a series of newsletters that will include important information. Free registration for members of the media and analyst community, including full access to all OFC conference programming, will open soon. Don't worry if you have already submitted your online registration, we will process it when the system opens. 
OFC 2021 Health & Safety Practices
OFC Management will implement the latest recommendations from local government and health officials to mitigate risk of infection during the in-person conference and exhibition. Please check the OFC 2021 Frequently Asked Questions page often or visit ofcconference.org/cares for the current conference status and latest COVID-19 guidance.
OFC 2021 News Updates
Make sure to visit the OFC 2021 News page often for the latest news releases. 
Also, monitor the OFC 2021 website frequently for updates on confirmed Invited Speakers and Tutorial Speakers and content updates posted on the OFC blog including Casimer DeCusatis discussing one of our hot topics: Machine Learning
OFC Conference Archives
OFC 2020 registrants can view and download content from last year’s conference in our archives. This includes technical sessions, conference papers, videos and more!
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