This year's flagship event of the WDM & Next Generation Optical series covering Europe, Asia, USA, Africa and the Americas will take place at the Acropolis, Nice from June 22nd to the 25th. The conference is going to be bigger and better than ever featuring 115 different service providers from 65 countries, and over 750 delegates.
The goal of the event is to allow service providers to exchange their ideas, develop expertise, and share best practice. The interactive programme incorporates a mixture of case study presentations, technical workshops, and panel discussions.
This an opportunity to network with the entire professional optical ecosystem, make connections with leading vendors, discuss current industry challenges, find out experts' opinions on future optical innovations, and take part in 121 meetings through our VIP service.
Hear from over 100 global expert speakers including Kevin Smith, Takeshi Seki, Mattias Fridstorm, Katherine Schmidtke, Stephen Njoroge Njuguna, Matthias Gunkel, Henk Steenman, Anuradha Udunuwara, Jihad Ibhaiss, Rong Xu, and Steinar Mortensen. This year's special focus sessions will feature Optical Evolution, Transport SDN, Data Centre Connectivity, Testing Optimisation, Packet Optical Convergence, Next Generation Optical Access, Submarine Optical Networking, and Telco Components World.
Proven and unrivalled networking opportunities are guaranteed through our speed networking meetings. Each day twenty-five 1-to-1 meetings will take place in a fifty minute span, providing 25 new connections and potential business opportunities.
The event's principal sponsor is Cisco with diamond sponsors Infinera and ZTE. Platinum sponsors Alcatel Lucent, Ciena, Corning, and Huawei. Gold sponsors ADVA Optical Networking, ECI Telecom Ltd., and Transmode. Silver sponsors Cyan Inc., Ekinops, EXFO, JDSU, MRV, Oclaro, Proximion, and Xtera.
Don't miss the chance to be part of this discussion and influence the entire optical networking industry in Nice in 2015 and for years to come.