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, 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 07 February 2022 After 07 February 2022
Full Conference – Member USD 686 USD 814
Full Conference – Non-Member USD 860 USD 1000
Full Conference – Student Member USD 201 USD 284
Full Conference – Student Non-Member USD 241 USD 367
Full Conference – Exhibitor Upgrade USD 686 USD 814

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 07 February 2022 After 07 February 2022
Half-Day Lecture – Member USD 278 USD 338
Half-Day Hands-On – Member USD 338 USD 389
Half-Day Lecture – Non-Member USD 354 USD 414
Half-Day Hands-On – Non-Member USD 414 USD 485

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.

  Before or On 07 February 2022 After 07 February 2022
Conference – Member USD 375 USD 446
Conference – Non-Member USD 469 USD 559
Conference – Student Member USD 110 USD 131
Conference – Student Non-Member USD 132 USD 157

Important Information

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 Monday, 07 February 2022, 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.

 

Health and Safety Practices 

OFC Management will implement the latest regulations, guidelines and health and safety recommendations issued by federal, state and local governments, the CDC and the event venue to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 or any other infection during the in-person conference and exhibition.  OFC Management may, in its discretion, implement further health and safety measures that it deems necessary and advisable. For up-to-date information, please visit www.ofcconference.org/cares.

 

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 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 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 07 February: Receive the comparable early registration rate for In-Person participation.
  • Register after 07 February: Receive the comparable regular registration rate for In-Person participation.

Note: Upgrade changes can be made on the registration website, by contacting Registration Customer Service or at the onsite Registration counter.

In-Person Full Conference registrants can change to Virtual Full-Conference participation through Monday, 21 February 2022. The refunded difference is based on when the original registration was completed and when the change request is submitted:

  • Register before/on 07 February and submit a change request before/on 07 February: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.
  • Register before/on 07 February and submit a change request after 07 February: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rate for In-Person participation and the regular registration rate for Virtual participation.
  • Register after 07 February and submit a change request after 07 February: Receive a refund for the difference between the regular registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.

Note: Downgrade changes must be made by contacting Registration Customer Service. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Cancelling a Registration

Refund requests must be received in writing by Monday, 21 February 2022. A processing service charge of USD 75 is assessed. Registrations completed after Monday, 21 February 2022 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.

By Mail Email Fax
OFC 2022
c/o CompuSystems, Inc.
2651 Warrenville Rd. Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515
ofc@csreg.zohodesk.com +1 708.344.4444

Registration Customer Service

For questions regarding registration, please contact the OFC Registration Customer Service team via phone or email:

+1 855.225.1422 (Toll-Free) or +1 224.563.3121 (International), ofc@csreg.zohodesk.com
Support hours are Monday through Friday 09:00 - 17:00 CST (UTC-06:00)