ontc-logo-sThe Optical Networking Technical Committee will serve as ComSoc’s focal point in the area of optical networking technologies. The Technical Committee will play an active role in stimulating and organizing leading-edge optical networking symposia, workshops, sessions and tutorials at ICC and Globecom, and in particular serving OFC and other premier M & C venues. It will also work with the publication departments of ComSoc, existing ComSoc TCs and related societies to organize timely journal and magazine publications, including on-line publications at the ComSoc portal. The Technical Committee will also serve as a proactive facilitator in the dissemination of evolving optical networking standards by working closely with standards forums such as OIF, IETF, and ITU/T1.