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26-28 June 2018
Acropolis,
Nice

Driving optical, strategic and technical innovations

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, NGON & DCI 2018 is the world's leading strategy and technical specific optical networks event.

Hear technological innovations, case studies and best practice examples from leading carriers and DC operators. Network at our 20th Anniversary Beach Party, Cocktail Networking Event and our prestigious NGON & DCI Awards Ceremony. Join us for what is gearing up to be our biggest and most informative show to date!

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Uniting the strategic and technical optical community

600+
ATTENDEES
60+
COUNTRIES
100+
EXPERT SPEAKERS

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

HOT THEMES
  • Transport Network Transformation
  • Network Intelligence and Automation
  • Evolving Architectures: 5G and Next Generation Delivery
  • Data Centre Connectivity
HOT TOPICS
  • Cloud Computing: Driving the Global Optical Networking Needs 
  • Regulatory Uncertainty: 5G Tech & Beyond
  • Intra Vs Inter DC
  • SDN and Data Centre Switching
SESSION FORMATS
  • Case Study Presentations
  • Project Panel Discussions
  • Oxford-Style Debates
  • Roundtable Talks

2018 SHOW FEATURES

NEW - OPTICAL MASTERCLASS SERIES

Join our exclusive series of workshops on day one, where our partners including the OIF will provide delegates with premium insights and content via innovative platforms.

NEW - INNOVATION STAGE

This year, our exhibition will be home to the innovation stage, which will host an array of industry leaders providing insights into their latest research and developments.

NEW - CASE STUDY PANELS

New for 2018 is the inclusion of case study panels, where stakeholders within a particular project address the challenges they faced and how they mitigated and overcame these to achieve their goals.

NGON AWARDS 2018

Celebrating and recognising innovation and the achievements made by solution providers and service providers in the optical networking industry.

20TH ANNIVERSARY BEACH PARTY

Join us to celebrate two decades of optical networking excellence, with our annual NGON Europe beach party! Network and unwind with food and drinks within a more relaxed environment and scenic backdrop.

NGON RUN

We appreciate that attending a conference takes you away from your daily routine and going to the gym is one of them. We are taking you for a scenic run on one of the mornings. There will be a prize for the fastest runner!

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

#1 OPTICAL NETWORKING EVENT

Meet attendees from the entire optical networking ecosystem including Facebook, Microsoft, Google

3 DAYS

3 days of top content, networking and solution solving

TOP VENDORS

All the leading vendors and solution providers in attendance

SPEED NETWORKING

Dedicated speed networking sessions to help you forge new connections during the event

SPECIAL FOCUS SESSIONS

Be enlightened by the latest technical developments in the optical industry

A VIP EXPERIENCE

Guaranteed 1-2-1 meetings, speed networking, facilitated meetings and networking events

2018 Association Partners

2018 Event Partners

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WATCH THE 2017 HIGHLIGHTS REEL


We celebrated our 19th year of NGON & DCI in 2017!

Highlights included the oxford style debates, live polling, the beach party, the NGON run and the reintroduction of the NGON Awards.

2018 Principal Sponsor

2018 DIAMOND SPONSORS

2018 PLATINUM SPONSORS

2018 GOLD SPONSORS

2018 TECHNOLOGY VISION SPONSOR

2018 TELCO COMPONENTS PREMIER SPONSOR

2018 SILVER SPONSORS

2018 BRONZE SPONSOR

2018 PANEL PARTNERS