• 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

Registration

 

Attendee Registration
 

Exhibitor Registration
 

    Exhibitor Personnel
Registration

In-Person Participation Registration Types and Rates

Full Conference

Access to all content (in-person, virtual or on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Poster Sessions, Symposia and Special Sessions, Panels, Workshops, Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Data Center Summit, Exhibition, Technology Showcases, Demo Zone, Show Floor Programs and Special Events. Also includes access to Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers. Short Courses are an additional fee.

 

Before or On
23 February

After
23 February

Full Conference – Member USD 756 USD 897
Full Conference – Non-Member USD 948 USD 1103
Full Conference – Student Member USD 222 USD 313
Full Conference – Student Non-Member USD 266 USD 405
Full Conference – Exhibitor Upgrade USD 756 USD 897

Exhibits Pass Plus

Access to the Exhibition, Plenary Session, Workshops, Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Data Center Summit, Technology Showcases, Poster Sessions on the Exhibit Floor and Show Floor Programs. Short Courses are an additional fee.

Exhibits Pass Plus   FREE
Exhibitor Booth Personnel   FREE

Short Courses 

Access to the registered Short Course and accompanying Short Course Notes.  View the list of available Short Courses. Access to the Plenary Session, Workshops and the Exhibition with Show Floor Programming is also included. 

 

Before or On
23 February

After
23 February
Half-Day Lecture – Member USD 292 USD 355
Half-Day Hands-On – Member USD 355 USD 408
Half-Day Lecture – Non-Member USD 372 USD 435
Half-Day Hands-On – Non-Member USD 435 USD 509
Half-Day Hands-On – Member (SC432 only*) USD 455 USD 508
Half-Day Hands-On – Non-Member (SC432 only*) USD 535 USD 609
*Attendees will design a PIC that will actually be fabricated and characterized in SC432.

Virtual Participation Registration Types and Rates

Virtual Conference

Access to select content (virtual and on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Network Operator Summit Keynote, Postdeadline Papers Session, Special Sessions, Panels, Workshops and Symposia. Also includes access to Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers. Virtual registration is not available for Short Courses.

  Before or On
23 February
After
23 February
Conference – Member USD 756 USD 897
Conference – Non-Member USD 948 USD 1103
Conference – Student Member USD 222 USD 313
Conference – Student Non-Member USD 266 USD 405

Important Information

Emerging Economies: Waivers

Optica, IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Photonics Society Members residing in Low- and Lower-Middle Income countries (as defined by the World Bank) are eligible for free, waived registration to OFC. Choose to attend in-person or participate online.

Optica and IEEE Members (In-Person or Virtual)  FREE

Health and Safety Practices

OFC follows the guidance of The Center for Disease Control (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases along with local requirements to meet safely. Proof of vaccination may be required. Requirements are subject to change.

For up-to-date information, please visit the OFC Health and Safety web page. 

Advance Registration Deadline

Payment MUST be received with your registration form or with your online 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 (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 23 February 2024, will be charged the regular rate.

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.

Code of Conduct

It is important to the success of this meeting that every attendee be treated with consideration and respect. Please review the Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy.

Badge Credentials (On-Site only)

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 USD 25 badge reprint fee.

Policies and Terms of Registration

Reasonable Event Policies and Terms have been established. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants to the Conference will be required to agree to these policies and terms as a condition of registration.

Privacy Policy

OFC and its co-sponsors respects the privacy rights of our 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, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club). Payments made by check or wire transfer must be made payable to Optica in US dollars (USD) and drawn on a US bank. Payment must accompany your registration form in order to process your registration order.

Change and Cancellation Policy

Virtual Full-Conference registrants can change to In-Person Full Conference participation at any time before or during the conference. The difference in the registration rate is assessed based on when the original registration was completed:

  • Register before/on 23 February: Receive the comparable early registration rate for In-Person participation.
  • Register after 23 February: Receive the comparable regular registration rate for In-Person participation.

Changes must be made by contacting Registration Customer Service.

In-Person Full Conference registrants can change to Virtual Full-Conference participation through Friday, 23 February 2024.

Changes must be made by contacting Registration Customer Service.

Cancelling a Registration

Refund requests must be received in writing by Friday, 1 March 2024. A processing service charge of USD 75 is assessed. Registrations completed after Friday, 1 March 2024 are NON-REFUNDABLE. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Your written request can be submitted by postal mail, email or fax.

Mail Email
OFC
c/o MCI USA | Dallas
6100 W Plano Pkwy #3500
Plano, Texas, 75093
USA
ofc@mcievents.com

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