Technical conference: 19 - 23 March
Exhibition: 21 - 23 March
The best way to keep current with trends in optical communications and networking is to attend the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) conference and exposition.
The Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference returns to Los Angeles Convention Centre on 19–23 March 2017. With more than 13,000 attendees expected, there is plenty for them to do: visitors can choose from more than 1,150 technical and business presentations from the academic conference and the show floor programming. Hot topics for this year include optical communications as the foundation for 5G, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.
Occupying more than 340,000 square feet of exhibit space, OFC 2017 will also feature 600 exhibits, including more than 100+ California-based companies: Broadcom, Intel, Kaiam, Lumentum, Mellanox, Oclaro and more. Technologies on display include network and test equipment, optical transport systems and optical component, fibre cables and specialty fibre manufacturers. In the following article, selected exhibitors highlight what they will talking about at the event.