Call for Sessions and Registration Now Open for 13th Annual OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop

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BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) has published a Call for Sessions for its 13th annual OFA Workshop, taking place March 27-31, 2017 in Austin, TX. The OFA Workshop is a collaborative event designed to generate lively exchanges among OFA members, developers, users, research, and business professionals who share a vested interest in high performance networks. The Alliance has also opened early bird registration for the workshop. For more information and to support the OFA Workshop 2017, visit the event website.

Call for Sessions:

The OFA Workshop 2017 Call for Sessions encourages industry experts to spark lively event discussions by presenting on critical high performance networking issues. Sessions are designed to educate attendees on current development opportunities, troubleshooting techniques, and disruptive technologies affecting the deployment of high performance computing environments.

The deadline to submit session proposals is February 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PST. For a list of recommended session topics, formats, and submission instructions, download the official OFA Workshop 2017 Call for Sessions flyer.


Early bird registration is now open for all participants of the OFA Workshop 2017. For more information on event registration and lodging, visit the registration webpage.

Dates: March 27-31, 2017

Location: Hyatt Regency, Austin, TX

Registration Site:

Registration Fee: $595 (Early Bird to February 13, 2017), $695 (Regular)

Lodging: Hyatt Regency room discounts available until March 6, 2017.

About the OpenFabrics Alliance

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) is a 501(c) (6) non-profit company that develops, tests, licenses and distributes the OpenFabrics Software (OFS) – multi-platform, high performance, low-latency and energy-efficient open-source RDMA software. OpenFabrics Software is used in business, operational, research and scientific infrastructures that require fast fabrics/networks, efficient storage and low-latency computing. OFS is free and is included in major Linux distributions, as well as Microsoft Windows Server 2012. In addition to developing and supporting this RDMA software, the Alliance delivers training, workshops and interoperability testing to ensure all releases meet multivendor enterprise requirements for security, reliability and efficiency. For more information about the OFA, visit


Nereus for the OpenFabrics Alliance
Joe Balich, 503-619-4113