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ECOC Exhibition Opens Call for Papers for Market Focus Sessions in Düsseldorf


London, 4th May 2016: Nexus Media Events Ltd, organisers of the European Conference on Optical Communications Exhibition (ECOC), has today released its topics for the Market Focus sessions. Now in its tenth year, Market Focus will once again provide a platform for industry professionals to gain knowledge and insights to the advancements in the latest technologies available in optical communications.

The ECOC Exhibition will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 19th – 21st September, and its Market Focus programme features a broad selection of informative and on-trend optical communications sessions, including; Service provider optical transmission, Optical Network Agility/Software Defined Networks, Datacenters: Optics in Cloud Computing, Packet-Optical Transport, Photonics integration and digital silicon photonics, and Fibre Access.

ECOC 2016 Logo
ECOC 2016 Logo

“Market Focus is one of the main focal points of the ECOC Exhibition and we are delighted to welcome our returning sponsor Inphi.” said Beverley Lucas, Event Director for Nexus Media Events Ltd. “With Market Focus now in its tenth year, we are honoured to continue delivering these popular listening events and welcome back the very best industry experts.”

The topics have been decided by the ECOC Exhibition advisory panel, which is the decision-making force behind the presentation selection process. The committee includes global representatives from across the industry, including independent industry bodies, telecom operators, analyst groups, system vendors, and component manufacturers.

“We will be delighted to welcome new and returning speakers to the popular Market Focus sessions at this year’s ECOC Exhibition,” said Per Danielsen, Chairman of the Market Focus Committee. “By popular demand, this year’s speaker line up will be our biggest yet, incorporating a cross section of the world’s top optical communication topics. We are very much looking forward to receiving the presentations and delivering another successful show.”

In 2015, Market Focus attracted its largest ever audience with more than 2,200 people attending the three day sessions – exceeding all expectations and growing the overall audience for the fourth year in a row. Presentations from last year’s show included; Finisar, Intel Corporation, Ovum, Lumentum and Oclaro and can be downloaded here:

If you are interested in speaking at the 2016 Market Focus, please contact Catherine Williams at by Thursday 30th June stating your company name, position, topic of interest and 100-word summary of your presentation theme, with a title based on one of this year’s topics. Click here to see the full list, or to read the call for speaker’s flyer:

Registration to attend the exhibition is now open and can be done directly on the ECOC Exhibition website. Press can register separately here:

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Michelle Mahoney +44 (0)1636 812 152

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