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What can you expect from 2019?

Don’t know what to expect if you are attending for the first time? Want to know what’s new if you are one of our loyal attendees?

Find out more about new event features, networking fixtures and learning opportunities at NGON & DCI World 2019.

New for 2019

Lunchtime Briefing

Take part in our lunchtime briefing called ‘Ask The Analyst’. Speak with the industry experts as they offer guidance and thoughts for upcoming trends whilst in an informal lunchtime setting.

Regional Round Tables

As we cover all optical network hubs, join the discussions as we split these regions to discuss the key concerns and priorities in APAC, MENA, North America, Africa & LATAM markets

VIP Forum – Closed Door

An invite-only session for operators and carriers as they come together to see what is keeping them up at night when it comes to the day to day and planning for long term technology integration.

Why you should attend?

Heavyweight Insights

Hear the industry leaders and change makers pioneering the way through the optical networks industry on driving coherent transmissions & enabling new technology applications.

#1 Meeting Place

Make new connections, strengthen existing contacts and expand your network by attending over 3 days, bringing together the key decision makers and game changers in one location.

Operators & Carriers

Join over 70 network operators, carriers, data centres & more as they use NGON & DCI World as their focus point to learn from fellow carriers about the challenges they have faced and future operational strategy.

KNect365 Days of the Year

As part of the event, you become part of a growing online community, giving you access to countless articles, whitepapers, discussion pieces, webinars – completely free and on demand!

1 Pass, Multiple Options

By opting for a delegate pass, you will have multiple tracks and discussions to choose from, meaning that you are able to completely personalise your time at the event.

New Technology

With our exciting exhibition in full swing, visit 30+ of the industry pioneers as they put their best product offering forward. Ask questions, learn more and you might walk away with your new solution!

Key 2019 Themes

Work hard. Party harder.

The Optical Masterclass Series

OIF Workshop

Learn how they are assuring interoperability in open, agile, next-gen optical networks


Learn how they are facilitating technologies for enhanced networks with project feedback