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26-28 June 2018
Acropolis,
Nice

Driving optical, strategic and technological innovations

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

3 days of great content, 12 industry awards, 5 networking events and 1 beach party – join us for the biggest and best NGON event yet!

EARLY BIRD RATE ENDING SOON

The early bird rate ends on Friday 18 May. Book your ticket now to save up to €800!

Uniting telco and data center operators under one roof

600+
ATTENDEES
60+
COUNTRIES
100+
EXPERT SPEAKERS

STAY AHEAD OF THE PACK

OPTICAL MASTERCLASS SERIES

New for 2018! Join our exclusive series of workshops, when our partners including the OIF will provide premium insights and content via innovative platforms.

CASE STUDY PANELS

New for 2018! Stakeholders within a particular project will address the challenges they faced and demonstrate how they mitigated and overcame these to achieve their goals.

INTERACTIVE AGENDA

Panel discussions and sessions covering an array of pressing topics, given by industry leaders within the NGON and DCI space.

The Optical Masterclass Series

Light Reading Breakfast Workshop

08:45 - 10:15

Making Sense of Optical Transport Options for 5G. This breakfast workshop will explore the range of 5G xhaul transport options with the goal of mapping each to the specific requirements of the 5G RAN and anticipated applications.

The OIF Workshop

10:15 - 11:45

Learn how OIF is assuring interoperability in open, agile next generation optical networks. Get updates from OIF experts and guests on critical projects including CEI-56G and CEI-112G, FlexE, 400ZR, and Transport SDN.

SM-Optics Workshop

11:45 - 13:20

This workshop targets the new optical micro nodes market segment and its adoption for 5G ready network, as well as fix/business applications, and how to address the expected 10 fold capacity growth with a fraction of the costs.

To 400G and Beyond


The 400G era has arrived, allowing network operators to squeeze yet more bits from of their network assets.

Network operators know it all too well; streaming video, cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the evolution to 5G are all putting massive pressure on today’s networks, requiring capacity increases by orders of magnitude and the ability to respond to even greater unpredictability in traffic patterns.

Download our report to learn more.

KEY THEMES FOR 2018

EVOLVING NEXT GENERATION OPTICAL ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
INVESTIGATING METRO, LONG-HAUL & SUBMARINE OPTICAL NETWORKS
TRANSPORT SDN AND NFV
COMMERCIALISATION OF DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT
INTRA VS. INTER DCI
EXPANDING DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT BANDWIDTH

BUILD YOUR NETWORK

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.

NETWORKING DRINKS

The perfect opportunity to network with your peers and make valuable connections to follow up with throughout the show. Stick around and enjoy a drink after the event with thanks to our sponsor Ekinops.

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 social morning run and there will be a prize for the fastest runner!

WHO WILL YOU MEET?


Network with our unique audience of senior executives from Telcos, DC Operators, and more.

SHOW FLOOR FEATURES

SPEED NETWORKING

Our informal, fun and highly effective introduction sessions give you maximum exposure to a large number of your peers in the shortest time!

HOSTED LUNCH TABLES

Taking part in an informal setting, hosted lunch tables are a great opportunity to build relationships with your peers at the event!

INNOVATION STAGE

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.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

The NGON community has moved home to Broadband World News. Access our new home to stay up-to-date with industry news and trends, insights from key players, and our events.

Enter our industry survey for the chance to win a 3-Day Pass.

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.