The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

A Virtual Conference - Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-07:00)


Registration Sponsors





Virtual Registration Types and Rates

Full Conference

Access to all content including Technical Sessions, Plenary Session, Poster Sessions, Symposia and Special Sessions, Panels, Workshops, Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Data Center Summit, Virtual Exhibition, Technology Showcases and Special Events and Programs. Also includes access to Conference Papers and Postdeadline Papers. The Technical Digest Papers and ability to view recorded technical sessions on demand will be available for 60 days after the conference concludes. Short Courses are an additional fee.

Full Conference – Member

Full Conference – Non-Member

Full Conference – Student Member

Full Conference – Student Non-Member

Full Conference – Exhibitor

USD 375.00

USD 469.00

USD 110.00

USD 132.00

USD 375.00

Exhibits Pass Plus

Access to select content including the Virtual Exhibition, Plenary Session, Workshops, Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Data Center Summit, Technology Showcases and Special Events and Programs. Short Courses are an additional fee.

Exhibits Pass Plus

Exhibitor Booth Personnel

USD 0.00

USD 0.00

Short Course Only

Each Short Course offers a unique learning opportunity with focused instruction in real-time. They will not be recorded. Course registration includes accompanying Digital Short Course Notes. View the list of available Short Courses.

Half-Day Lecture – Member

Half-Day Hands-On – Member

Half-Day SC432 – Member*

Half-Day Lecture – Non-Member

Half-Day Hands-On – Non-Member

Half-Day SC432 – Non-Member*

USD 278.00

USD 338.00

USD 438.00

USD 354.00

USD 414.00

USD 514.00

* Participants design a PIC that will be fabricated and characterized.

Note: If you intend only to participate in an OFC Short Course, you should select the “Short Course Only” registration type.
However, keep in mind that Short Course Only participants can access the Virtual Exhibition, Plenary Session, Workshops, Market Watch, Network Operator Summit, Technology Showcases and Special Events and Programs.


Download the Attendee Registration Form pdf 

Important Information


All speakers must be registered by 23:59 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-04:00) on Friday, 28 May 2021.


Policies and Terms of Registration

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

Privacy Policy

OFC and its co-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.



Credit cards are accepted (VISA, MasterCard and American Express). Payments made by check or wire transfer 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 registration order. 


Refund and Cancellation Policy

All requests for refunds must be received in writing by Monday, 24 May 2021. A USD 76.00 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. All registrations received after Monday, 24 May 2021 are NON-REFUNDABLE. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.


OFC 2021
c/o CompuSystems, Inc.
2651 Warrenville Rd. Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515
email: ofc@csreg.zohodesk.comFax +1 708.344.4444

Registration Customer Service

For questions regarding registration, please contact the OFC Registration Customer Service team via phone or email. Support hours are 09:00 - 17:00 Central Daylight Time (CDT, UTC-5:00).
+1.855.225.1422 (Toll-Free) or +1 224.563.3121 (International)
Download the Registration Form pdf 

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.

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