The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Registration

Registration Area (2018)  

Request 2020 OFC Notifications

 

Registration Opens October 2019.

 

Registration Fees

Registration Types   On or Before 10 February 2020         After 10 February 2020    
Full Conference Registration Member US$ 679    US$ 806
Full Conference Registration Non-member US$ 851    US$ 990
Full Conference Registration Student Member US$ 199    US$ 281
Full Conference Registration Student Non-member US$ 239    US$ 363
Exhibits Pass Plus US$ 0    US$ 0
Short Course Only Each short course requires
a separate fee and ticket
 

 

Short Courses   On or Before 10 February 2020         After 10 February 2020    
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 2020 Short Courses will be available at a later date.

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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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, 10 February 2020, 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 US$ 25 badge reprint fee.


Policies and Terms of Registration

Reasonable policies and terms of registration have been established for OFC 2020. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants to OFC 2020 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, 10 February 2020, 23:59 EST (03:59 GMT, next day) will be charged the pre-registration fee. Registrations received after Monday, 10 February 2020, 23:59 EST (03:59 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, 24 February 2020. A US$ 75 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. All registrations received after Monday, 24 February 2020 are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Mail
OFC 2020
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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