Happy New Year from the OFC PR Team! OFC 2021 promises to be the premier venue to learn about new products and the latest technology and research advancements. Mark your calendars for the new conference and exhibition dates, 06 – 10 June 2021, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA. We will introduce a blended in-person and virtual format to allow for additional pre-show planning and a more favorable and engaging OFC experience. 
Media/Analyst Registration
This is the second 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 in February 2021. 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 FAQ often or visit ofcconference.org/cares for the current conference status and latest COVID-19 guidance.
OFC 2021 Sneak Peek!
Anchoring our week-long business and technical programming will be three global technology and research visionaries. Some of the hot topics that will be covered in this year's discussions include machine learning/AI, neuromorphic computing and quantum communications. Our plenary lineup will be announced in early February so stay tuned! 

Monitor the OFC 2021 website frequently for updates on confirmed Invited Speakers and Tutorial Speakers and content updates including this blog from Casimer DeCusatis on Quantum Computers, which provides a preview of an OFC symposium. 
OFC Promo Video
Learn about OFC 2021 in the promotional video - check it out here.
Media are encouraged to link to the video in pre-show coverage. 
OFC Conference Archives
Content available from OFC 2020 is available for viewing and download in our conference archives.This includes technical sessions, conference papers, videos and more!
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