• Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA


Registration for
Exhibiting Companies Only

    Exhibitor Personnel Registration

Registration Types and Rates

Full Conference 

Access to all content (in-person, virtual or on demand) including the Plenary Session, Technical Sessions, Postdeadline Papers Session, Poster Sessions, Workshops, Symposia and Special Events. Also includes onsite access to the Exhibition, online Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 24 February 2023.

  Before or On 06 February 2023 After 06 February 2023
Member USD 720 USD 855
Non Member USD 903 USD 1050
Student Member USD 211 USD 298
Student Non Member                     USD 253 USD 385
Exhibitor Upgrade USD 720

USD 855

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


Exhibits Pass Plus (In-Person only)

Access to the Plenary Session, Workshops and the onsite Exhibition (includes Theater Programming and Poster Sessions).

Exhibits Pass Plus FREE
Exhibitor Booth Personnel FREE


Short Courses (In-Person only)

Each Short Course offers a unique learning opportunity with focused instruction in real-time. Short Course registration includes accompanying Short Course Notes.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 24 February 2023.

  Before or On 06 February 2023 After 06 February 2023
Half-Day Lecture Member USD 292 USD 355
Half-Day Lecture Non Member USD 372 USD 435
Half-Day Hands-On Member USD 355 USD 408
Half-Day Hands-On Non Member USD 435 USD 509
Thank you to our registration sponsors:

American Elements

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. Registrations received after 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Monday, 06 February 2023, will be charged the higher rate. Upon receipt of your registration and payment, a confirmation letter will be e-mailed to each registrant. PAYMENT ISSUES WILL DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR REGISTRATION. Note: All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 24 February 2023.

Health and Safety Requirements for In-Person Registrants

OFC follows the guidance of The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases along with local requirements to meet safely. Please see Health and Safety Practices.

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.


Only credit card payments are accepted (VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club) during online registration.

Payments made by check or wire transfer must be made payable to Optica in US dollars and drawn on a US bank. Payments must accompany your registration form in order to process your registration order. 

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.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancelling a Registration: Refund requests must be received in writing by Tuesday, 21 February 2023. A processing service charge of USD 75 will be assessed. Cancellation requests submitted after Tuesday, 21 February 2023 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.


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