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The Optical Society
OFC/NFOEC 2009 Announces Plenary Session Speakers
High-level speakers include Philippe Morin, Lawrence Lessig, Shri Kuldeep Goyal
The 2009 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) – the premier international optical communication event – will feature three industry leaders in the fields of optics and telecommunications. The speakers are scheduled to give the keynote addresses at the OFC/NFOEC plenary session, which draws the largest audience at the conference. Their talks will provide important insights into the state of the optical communication industry, information on the latest in cutting-edge technology, assessments and analyses of industry trends and a unique international perspective of the future of optical fiber communication.
Since 1985, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) has provided an annual backdrop for the optical communications field to network and share research and innovations. In 2004, OFC joined forces with the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) creating the largest and most comprehensive international event for optical communications. By combining an exposition of more than 600 companies, with a unique program of peer-reviewed technical programming and special focused educational sessions, OFC/NFOEC provides an unparalleled opportunity reaching every audience from service providers to optical equipment manufacturers and beyond.
OFC/NFOEC, www.ofcnfoec.org, is managed by the Optical Society of America (OSA) and co-sponsored by OSA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Communications Society (IEEE/ComSoc) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (IEEE/LEOS). Acting as a non-financial technical co-sponsor is Telcordia Technologies, Inc.