Technical AttendeesCome back beginning in June for information on the 2014 Conference, meanwhile enjoy a retrospective look at the 2013 Conference.
See the Latest Optical Networking Technology at OFC/NFOEC 2013 with a Technical Registration Pass
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Bonus with your technical registration!
Free post-conference viewing of 40% of technical sessions
Access to papers one week before the conference
OFC/NFOEC is the world’s leading international conference for optical communications and telecom professionals.
If you work in Access/FTTx; Carrier/Transport/Telecom; Datacom; High-performance Computing Test and Measurement; Optical Grids; Green Technology, or any optical communications field, this is the one event you can’t afford to miss.
See the latest cutting edge applications...learn about the the newest research and developments from top luminaries in industry and academia...discover productivity-enhancing solutions that will increase your business’s efficiciency and profitability. Attend OFC/NFOEC and be part of the event that brings together the people, products, and information that drive optical communications.
OFC/NFOEC creates and maintains a strong link between technical excellence and business application.
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The lineup of keynotes at OFC/NFOEC 2013 will connect you to the industry's most critical business and technology trends.
A whole day of programming for service providers and carriers including a keynote presentation, panel discussions and networking opportunities.
Workshops provide an interactive learning environment where the audience and speakers discuss and debate the latest technology.
If you need a visa to attend OFC/NFOEC in Anaheim, California USA, please do this well in advance of the show.
• Peer-Reviewed Contributed Technical Papers and Late-Breaking Postdeadline Presentations
OFC/NFOEC tutorial presentations are one-hour instructional talks designed to provide reviews of important progress in research.
The rump session will be a spontaneous discussion among the audience members. Other than a brief introduction to the issue, there will be no scheduled speakers. Come state your views and listen to those of your colleagues.
Speakers are chosen through a highly selective nominations process to keep attendees at the forefront of optical communications.
OFC/NFOEC is the industry’s leading tradeshow featuring over 550 companies showcasing solutions that can increase your revenue, cut costs, and improve your bottom line.
This three–day series of panel sessions Tuesday – Thursday engages the applications and business communities. Presentations and panel discussions feature esteemed guest speakers from industry, research, and the investment community.
Three exhibit hall theaters feature activities and presentations by experts from major global brands and key industry organizations. Get high-level takes on hot topics. Learn about the state of the industry, emerging trends, and recommended courses of action for how to tackle today's toughest business challenges.
View the complete schedule of events online for the times and dates of all OFC/NFOEC activities.
Get the information you need beforehand. View company descriptions, search by product categories, get an advance look at company product showcases, obtain contact information and see the company’s booth location. Use this new and interactive tool to plan your trip and target the exhibitors that interest you. Come back often since information is constantly updated!
Technical Attendee Testimonials
OFC/NFOEC is a must to attend event for scientists and engineers working in the field. It is a remarkable experience with a great outlook on the state and the future of the technology., Alexei, Pilipetskii
Why would you be in the optical business and not attend this show?, Mike Freiberger, Verizon
This is definitely the most important conference in the field. The good industry presence ensures that cutting edge research is presented, and people are made aware of the direction the field is progressing in., Kumar Appaiah, The University of Texas at Austin
OFCNFOEC is THE conference in the telecommunications/Datacommunications industry. It is a forum where the components vendors, equipmet manufacturers, and service providers all get together to share knowledge and experience for the betterment of the entire communications ecosystem. We cannot do without an event like OFCNFOEC, Stevan Plote, Tellabs
It's a good chance to know the trend of the industry., Cao Shiyi, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Hands down, the best conference to attend as a student. The VIP networking session in itself is worth the trip!, Cathy Chen, Columbia University
It is a world leading conference and represents the most frontiers in optical fiber communications. Chengyong Hu, University of Bristol
OFC provides you great opportunities to catch the speed of light in terms of both research and industry development. Xiaojun Cao, Georgia State University
Good conference providing best overview of the Industry. Michel P. Belanger, Ciena Corp.
Very happy to be at the OFC/NFOEC conference. It is the biggest conference in optics communications. LE Sy Dat, FOTON/ENSSAT
I really enjoyed the conference. As a graduate student it was an excellent place to expand my knowledge and meet other colleagues interested in similar topics. I will try to come back and to present a paper in future sessions., John Parker, UCSB
Veru useful event to better know trends in telecoms., Bregi, Egide
Great conference., Chris Pfistner, NeoPhotonics Corporation
OFCNFOEC is the most important conference for me to stimulate new thoughts for research!, XUAN HE
OFC/NFOEC is the biggest optical communication conference in the world for both the technical session and exhibition. We attend the conference every year and the trip to California is always great as we learned quit a lot from peers, vendors and customers., Yin Shao, NEC Laboratories America
Rejuvenating!, Samuel Chang, Aurora Networks
It's very good! It's amazing! Xiaosong Yu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Very good literature available from the conference., Jean Boulanger, SaskTel
The OFC/NFOEC technical sessions are great learning opportunity for our professional community!, Saeid Aramideh, RANOVUS
The OFC conference is extremely informative on the latest research direction and achievements in various areas of interest., Adaickalavan Meiyappan, National University of Singapore
Educational, inspiring, fun and rewarding!, Steve Schmid, DSM Functional Materials
The addition of computercom sessions will open a new development area for optical fiber commmunications., Petre Popescu, AMD
The key meeting to stay abreast of the industry., Jim Goell, Broadband Consulting
I learn a lot with the short courses and tutorials. They helped me to get a big picture of today’s optical communications and networking field., Luís Cancela, ISCTE-IUL
OFCNFOEC is the most excellent conference in the field of optical communications. The conference has a broad scope, therefore it is convenient to collect information regarding the optical communications industry. OFCNFOEC is worth attending., Noboru Yoshikane, KDDI R&D Labs.
Best conference I ever attended., Haining Yang, Cambridge University
Research ideas shine in the sunshine of LA., Jing Xu, University of Kiel