The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Registration

Registration Area (2018)  

Attendee Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Registration Fees

Registration Types Before or On 4 February 2019 After 4 February 2019
Full Conference Registration Member US $672 US $798
Full Conference Registration Non-member US $843 US $980
Full Conference Registration Student Member US $197 US $278
Full Conference Registration Student Non-member US $237 US $359
Exhibits Pass Plus US $0 US $0
Short Course Only Each short course requires
a separate fee and ticket
 

 

Short Courses On or Before 4 February 2019 After 4 February 2019
Half-Day Lecture Short Course Member US $275 US $335
Half-Day Lecture Short Course Non-member                         US $350 US $410
Half-Day Hands-On Short Course Member US $335 US $385
Half-Day Hands-On Short Course Non-member US $410 US $480

Hands-On Member - SC 432

*Attendees will design a PIC that will actually be
fabricated and characterized

US $435 US $485

Hands-On Non-member - SC 432

*Attendes will design a PIC that will actually be
fabricated and characterized

US $510 US $580
Short Courses

A list of 2019 Short Courses can be found here.

Registration Types

For information on what is included with each registration type, please see descriptions below.

Full Conference 
  • Admission to all Workshops, Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Poster Sessions, and Exhibit Hall (Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Theaters, Product Showcases and OFC Career Zone
  • One copy each of the OFC 2019 Conference Program Book and USB, Postdeadline Papers Book and OFC Buyers’ Guide
  • Admission to the Conference Reception
Student 
  • Admission to all Workshops, Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Poster Sessions, and Exhibit Hall (Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Theaters, Product Showcases and OFC Career Zone
  • One copy each of the OFC 2019 Conference Program Book and USB, Postdeadline Papers Book and OFC Buyers’ Guide.
  • Admission to the Conference Reception

Note: Students must present proof of enrollment in the form of a current valid student ID or proof of current enrollment (e.g. official course schedule, proof of payment for classes, letter from adviser) when picking up badges or when registering on-site. Post-docs are not eligible to register for student rates.
 

Exhibits Pass Plus 
  • Admission into the Workshops, Plenary Session, and Exhibit Hall (Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Theaters, Product Showcases and OFC Career Zone
  • One copy of the OFC Buyers’ Guide
Short Course Registration
  • Admission to selected Short Course(s), Workshops, Plenary Session, and  Exhibit Hall (Market Watch, Network Operators Summit, Theaters, Product Showcases and OFC Career Zone
  • One copy of the OFC Buyers’ Guide
Press and Analysts 

Members of the press and analyst community who meet specific guidelines have access to:

  • Admission to all Workshops, Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Poster Sessions, and Exhibit Hall (Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Theaters, Product Showcases and OFC Career Zone)
  • One copy each of the OFC 2019 Conference Program Book and USB, Postdeadline Papers Book and OFC Buyers’ Guide
  • Admission to the Conference Reception 

Important Information

Advance Registration Deadline

Payment MUST be received with your registration form or with your on-line registration; NO Registration will be processed without payment. All payments must be in US dollars and drawn on a US bank. Registrations received after 23:59 EST (04.59 GMT), on Monday,4 February 2019, will be charged the on-site rate.


Confirmations

Upon receipt of your registration and payment, a confirmation letter will be e-mailed to each registrant within three (3) days. PAYMENT ISSUES WILL DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR REGISTRATION.


Badge Credentials

Your registration confirmation will include a barcode which you will scan on-site at the Express Registration Station in order to print your badge. Should you forget to bring the barcode with you, your badge can be obtained at the same Express Registration Counters. Please Note: NO BADGES WILL BE MAILED. Your technical badge represents value. As such, all technical badges can be replaced for a $25 badge reprint fee.


Policies and Terms of Registration

Reasonable policies and terms of registration have been established for OFC 2019. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants to OFC 2019 will be required to agree to these policies and terms as a condition of registration.


Privacy Policy

OFC and its sponsors respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting all information that you may choose to share with us. To further this commitment, we have adopted this Privacy Policy to guide how we collect, store and use the information you provide to us.


Payment

Credit cards are accepted (VISA, MasterCard and American Express). Payments made by check or money order must be made payable to The Optical Society in US dollars and drawn on a US bank. Payment must accompany your registration form in order to process your badge/ticket order. Forms received on or before Monday, 04 February 2019, 23:59 EST (04.59 GMT), next day) will be charged the pre-registration fee. Registrations received after Monday, 04 February 2019, 23:59. EST (04.59 GMT), next day) will automatically be charged the on-site registration fee.
 

Refund and Cancellation Policy

All requests for refunds must be received in writing by Monday, 18 February 2019. A US $75 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. All registrations received after Monday,18 February 2019 are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Mail
OFC 2019
CompuSystems
2651 Warrenville Rd Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Fax +1.708.344.4444 All requests for refunds must be made in writing. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.
Customer Service

For questions regarding registration, please contact the OFC Registration Customer Service via phone or email.
Phone: 855.326.8341 or 1.224.563.3121
email: OFC@compusystems.com

Code of Conduct

It is important to the success of this meeting that every attendee be treated with consideration and respect. Following is a summary of OFC’s Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy. The entire policy can be viewed at www.ofcconference.org/en-us/home/about/code-of-conduct.

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