March 9-10 Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

Photonics Research Ontario’s 6th Annual Industry-Student Retreat

Photonics Research Ontario’s mission is to enhance the competitiveness of Ontario’s industrial sector by focusing R&D on specific and defined industry needs and transferring the photonics technology and trained personnel to industry.

Phone: (416) 978-6820



March 17-22 Anaheim, Calif.

Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibit

With a long tradition of being the event offering a “first look” at the latest innovations, many of OFC’s 1,000+ exhibiting companies will debut new products and services during the 2002 conference. The OFC’s Technical Program Committee has also assembled a comprehensive curriculum examining many industry trends and issues.

Fee: US$340-$US520

Phone: 202/416-1907


March 19 Vancouver

Comdex Vancouver 2002

COMDEX Vancouver 2002 will bring together 25,000 corporate managers, small business managers, IT managers, channel professionals, technology vendors, developers and technical professionals. Industry visionaries from some of the leading players in IT will outline their plans for the next wave of gadgets and services that capitalize on tomorrow’s technology in four conference streams: High-Velocity Computing, Extreme Knowledge, and eMobility.