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ECOC 2023

49th European Conference on Optical Communications

1 - 5 October 2023 | SEC Glasgow Scotland


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Europe’s leading conference on optical communications, and one of the most prestigious and long-standing events in the field worldwide.

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Taking place in the historic and vibrant city of Glasgow, ECOC will showcase the latest cutting-edge developments in optical communication, as well as an exciting social programme that will allow delegates to network and share ideas whilst experiencing the best of Scottish culture.  

Parallel to the scientific conference, the ECOC exhibition covers a wide range of optical communication products and services. 

Featured speakers

Professor Polina Bayvel
Professor of Optical Communications & Networks, Optical Networks Group, UCL

Vint Cerf
Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Colin Lees
Chief Technology and Information Officer, Openreach

Carol Monaghan
Member of Parliament for Glasgow North West

What people say about ECOC

“High technical quality, well prepared conference and social events”

“This is a good chance to meet all distinguished scientists from all over the world”

“The invited talks covered the hottest current topics”

“ECOC is always providing the latest R&D results and shows future trend of communications”

“Poster sessions were very relaxed and good for interaction with presenters”

“Great papers and outstanding social events”

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