17-21 March, 2013 - Anaheim, CA, USA

The World's Leading Event for Advancing Optical Solutions in Telecom, Datacom, Computing and More

Beyond Copper. Beyond 100G. Beyond Next Gen.



OFC/NFOEC brings you the thought leaders and solutions providers taking data, communications and IT infrastructure beyond what you ever thought possible. From the ideas that will become tomorrow’s solutions to the solutions your business needs today—you’ll find them at OFC/NFOEC.

High Quality Science & Comprehensive Programing

  • Invited Presentation given by experts the field
  • Peer-reviewed technical presentations
  • Up-to-the-minute research presented in Postdeadline Sessions
  • Variety of presentation formats
  • Short Courses with a broad range of topic areas
  • Notable Plenary Session features exceptional keynote speakers
  • Interactive Workshops and Panel Discussions
  • Many technical sessions and numerous posters across two extraordinary sessions
  • Trends, insights, and analyses by leaders in the field on what’s in store for network and telcos at the free-access-for-all Service Provider Summit and Market Watch
  • Extensive free Show Floor Business Programming.


World Class Exposition

  • Over 550 Exhibitors
  • Industry and Business programing in three show floor theaters
  • New Product introductions
  • Earliest previews of the most innovative new services


Hot Topics for 2013 Include:

  • Cloud and Data Center Networking
  • Space Division Multiplexing
  • 100G/400G Network Design and Optimization
  • 1Tb and Beyond Optical Networking
  • Wavelength Agile Access Networks
  • Flexible Grid Networks
  • Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • High-Speed Photonic Integration for Coherent Detection
  • Convergence of Optical and Wireless Networks
  • And More!


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