Market Focus at ECOC Exhibition 2024

Now in it’s 18th year the Market Focus theatre, sponsored by Acacia, now part of Cisco, is one of the highlights of the ECOC Exhibition attracting the world’s best speakers from the industry globally.

Every year the Market Focus is the key place to get up-to-date knowledge from across the industry in key technical areas and discover the latest commercial trends in optical communications.



Call for Speakers is now closed

The programme will be available soon.

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Market Focus 2023 Sessions – presentations now available

The 2023 Market Focus sessions were a resounding success this year and with our new look theatre, the audience was bigger than ever. Some presentations are now available to view online and access from the timetable page. We will be continuing to add presentations over the coming weeks.

View the full timetable here

  • "Market Focus sessions were very informative and on the edge .... the best attended part of the show in my eyes and one that got a lot of discussion afterwards"

    Exhibition Visitor

Market Focus Advisory Committee

Our advisory committee is composed of industry experts who will be reviewing submitted abstracts to plan another exciting live and in-person Market Focus event in Frankfurt, Germany in 2024. Chaired by Michael Lebby from Lightwave Logic, the highly industrial and commercially experienced committee includes:

Pierpaolo Ghiggino Industry Consultant, Wladek Forysiak of Aston University, Stephan Neidlinger from ADVA, Industry expert Daryl Inniss, Glenn Wellbrock from Verizon, Frank Chang from Source Photonics, Karen Liu from Nubis Communications and Bill Ring from Vector Photonics.