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About ECOC – Welcome to Basel

The European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) is the continent’s largest event in the field and one of the most prestigious and traditional events on optical communications worldwide.

ECOC 2022 will be 48th edition and return to the heart of Europe. It will take place in Basel, Switzerland, on 18 – 22 September 2022.

Basel is Switzerland’s cultural capital and its oldest university city. It offers a beautiful Old Town with historic and scenic landmarks such as the market square or the river Rhine. Get the chance to experience technology, culture, and history all within walking distance.

ECOC as one of the leading conferences on optical communication attracts scientists and researchers from across the world. Not only top universities, but also the world’s biggest and most influential companies present their astonishing breakthroughs from materials and devices to systems and networks, and their insightful visions for the future. ECOC is the key meeting place to share knowledge, exchange ideas, foster innovation and start collaborations on a global level.

ECOC also features Europe’s largest exhibition in the field. Get the chance to see the latest products, get new customers or intensify your current relationships.

ECOC 2022 strives to make our community diverse, equitable and inclusive. 
Limited number of diversity and inclusion travel support is available for special cases.