OFA Workshop 2023 – Registration, Lodging, & Sponsorships Now Open

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Registration, lodging, and sponsorships are now open for the 19th annual OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop, taking place in Columbus, Ohio, April 11-13, 2023. Returning to its traditional in-person format, the Annual OFA Workshop is a premier means of fostering collaboration among those who develop fabrics, deploy fabrics, and create applications that rely on fabrics. It is the only event of its kind where fabric developers and users can discuss emerging fabric technologies, collaborate on future industry requirements, and address problems that exist today.

Register before March 20 to take advantage of Early Bird pricing!

REGISTER HERE: https://ofaworkshop.regfox.com/ofaworkshop-2023

Registration Rates:

Early Bird
Through March 20




On Site


For additional details, visit the Registration page.


Room Block at The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center:

Please book through our dedicated booking link or you may phone 866-247 4003 and ask for the room block OpenFabrics Alliance 2023 Conference utilizing group booking code: OPENAPR23.

The Blackwell Inn, located on the campus of The Ohio State University and is your upscale choice when staying in Columbus. The discounted group rate is $165.00, plus tax and parking, per evening for a room. Reservation requests must be made no later than Monday, March 20, 2023, to receive this rate.

If you are requesting a reservation after this date, please contact the hotel directly for availability; toll free 866-247-4003.


The OFA is pleased to again offer multi-tiered sponsorship opportunities for its members. By sponsoring the OFA Workshop, your company is helping further the Alliance’s mission to accelerate the development and adoption of advanced fabrics for the benefit of advanced network ecosystems.

If interested, visit the Sponsorships page or download our 2023 Sponsorship Flyer.

Call for Sessions Open:

As a reminder, the Call for Sessions is open for the OFA Workshop 2023, which will focus on the following overarching themes that cover advanced network technology, innovative networking approaches, and the open community:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Broader Ecosystem, Community, and Standards
  • Composable Infrastructure
  • Hardware Acceleration and In-Network Compute
  • High-Performance Software
  • Network Protocols and Technology
  • State-of-Practice
  • Other Topics in High-Performance Networking and Computing

The OFA Workshop 2023 Call for Sessions encourages industry experts and thought leaders to help shape this year’s discussions by presenting or leading discussions on critical high-performance networking issues. Session proposals are being solicited in any area related to high performance networks and networking software, with a special emphasis on the topics for this year’s Workshop.

To submit a speaking proposal, visit https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=ofaws2023

Proposals must be received by January 24, 2023, 5:00 PM PST. The Technical Program Committee (TPC) will respond to proposals by February 14, 2023.

Contact press@openfabrics.org with questions.