Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition (OFC) (OFC 2003)
|Event Date/Time: Mar 23, 2003||End Date/Time: Mar 28, 2003|
|Registration Date: Mar 28, 2003|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 22, 2003|
|Abstract Submission Date: Sep 25, 2002|
Conference Attendance – OFC knows that your time is extremely valuable. That is why we put together an event that provides you with the specific information and industry contacts that are essential in today's busy environment. Conference registration will open in September 2002.
Exposition – Over 1,200 companies participated in the 2002 conference. OFC is where industry leaders and high-energy start-ups showcase their product lines and debut their latest innovations.
Plenary Session – Each year, OFC begins with a powerful Plenary Session that addresses the topics, trends and issues at the forefront of the field.
Technical Programming – Peer-Reviewed Quality- OFC's contributed and poster presentations undergo a rigorous, multi-level review process to ensure the highest quality content. In fact, the prestige of an OFC accepted paper has resulted in an over 60% growth in submitted papers during the last 5 years. The OFC program further benefits from the participation of selected invited speakers.
Short Courses – OFC's highly qualified Short Course instructors address a broad range of specialties. Customize your curriculum by selecting the courses that match your interests and information needs.
Commercial Technology Program – This series of educational sessions rounds out the OFC program by addressing the interests and needs of the applied community. Quality is the cornerstone, as each course is presented by top experts in their field.
Postdeadline Paper Sessions – OFC accepts a limited number of postdeadline papers in order to give participants the opportunity to hear new and significant material in rapidly advancing areas. Only those papers judged to be excellent and compelling in their timeliness are accepted.
Product Showcases & Tutorials – These participatory sessions are a great opportunity for interactive learning. Led by specialists, courses enable attendees to take part in practical demonstrations.
Networking – Attendees make and maintain professional contacts by attending the exposition, receptions, educational events and industry-focused gatherings.