OFC Conference 2017

Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition

19 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
Technical Conference: 19 – 23 March 2017 | Exhibition: 21 – 23 March 2017
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Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC)
Los Angeles / California / United States of America

Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC Conference) is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals, attracting the biggest names in the field, offering key networking and partnering opportunities, providing insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry. This 5 days conference and exposition is being organized by Optical Society of America (OSA). The venue of this event is Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) which is located in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. The event will be held from 19 March 2017, Sunday to 23 March 2017, Thursday. OFC Conference 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to optics sector from the leading exhibitors, for example, communications equipment, communications networks, systems design, communications routers, custom component fabrication, datacomm, dielectric materials, dispersion management components, education, training, research materials, electronic communications sub-systems, electronic components, fiber cables, assemblies, fiber manufacturing equipment, fiber optic cable processing, fiber splicers, fiber switches, laboratory & test equipment, lasers, light sources, manufacturing, automation, packaging, micro-manipulators, positioners, network test equipment, optical add/drop multiplexers, optical amplifiers, optical communications & transport sub-systems, optical components, optical cross-connects, optical fibers, optical materials, optical transmitters, receivers, photodetectors, plastic optics, polymer optics, proRead Moreduction test equipment, publications, sensors & sensor systems, software, video & imaging systems, wireless communications. Over 600 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. The event will accommodate approximately 110,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 13,000 visitors from 60+ countries are expected at this conference and exposition. Visitor profile of this event includes network and communications service provider, internet service provider, content provider, data center, systems/network equipment manufacturer, components or device manufacturer 694, test equipment manufacturer, fiber and cable supplier, enterprise, government agency, investment/venture capital, contract manufacturer, academia. The frequency of OFC Conference is annual.

  Address : 1201 South Figueroa Street

  City : Los Angeles, CA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 213-741-1151

  Website : Click here for venue website

Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC)

Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is one of the most technologically advanced convention and exhibition centers in the world. It is a leading destination for conventions, trade shows, meetings and exhibitions, attracting over 2.5 million visitors annually. The LACC has over 720,000 square feet (67,000 square meters) of exhibition space, 147.000 square feet (13.700 square meters) of meeting space. Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) offers flexible layouts, unique spaces and event opportunities from the world's largest conventions to corporate gatherings and spectacular galas.

Organized by

Optical Society of America (OSA)

Founded in 1916 and based in Washington, DC, Optical Society of America (OSA) is the leading professional society in optics and photonics dedicated to advancing the study of light in theory and application, by means of publishing, organizing conferences and exhibitions, partnership with industry, and education.

Address: 2010 Massachusetts Ave, NW

City: Washington, DC

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1 202.223.8130

Fax: +1 202.223.1096

Email: info[at]osa.org

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Tuesday : 10:00 – 17:00 (Exhibit Hall Hours)
  • Wednesday : 10:00 – 17:00 (Exhibit Hall Hours)
  • Thursday, : 10:00 – 16:00 (Exhibit Hall Hours)


  • Full Conference Registration Member :
    $665 (Before 20 February) | $790 (After 20 February)
  • Full Conference Registration Non-Member :
    $835 (Before 20 February) | $970 (After 20 February)
  • Full Conference Registration Student Member :
    $195 (Before 20 February) | $275 (After 20 February)
  • Full Conference Reg Student Non-Member :
    $235 (Before 20 February) | $355 (After 20 February)
  • Exhibits Pass Plus : FREE

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 19 March 2017, Sunday
  End Date 23 March 2017, Thursday
  Category Optical
  Venue Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC)
  City Los Angeles, CA
  State California
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Optical Society of America (OSA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 13,000+
  Exhibitors 600+
  Space 110,000 square feet
  Open to Trade visitors

Future Dates

  • OFC 2018 : 11 - 15 March | San Diego, CA
  • OFC 2019 : 3 - 7 March | San Diego, CA
  • OFC 2020 : 8 - 12 March | San Diego, CA

Past Editions

  • 20 Mar 2016 - 24 Mar 2016
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
  • 22 Mar 2015 - 26 Mar 2015
    Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), Los Angeles, CA
  • 09 Mar 2014 - 13 Mar 2014
    Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 17 Mar 2013 - 21 Mar 2013
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
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