Registration Now Open for 2020 OFA Virtual Workshop

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The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) has opened registration for its OFA Virtual Workshop, taking place June 8-12, 2020. This virtual event will replace the postponed in-person OFA Workshop that was set to take place this past March and will provide fabric developers and users an opportunity to discuss emerging fabric technologies, collaborate on future industry requirements, and address today’s challenges. The OFA Workshop is a premier means of fostering collaboration among those who develop fabrics, deploy fabrics and create applications that rely on fabrics.

The 2020 OFA Virtual Workshop is free of charge for all attendees and those who are interested can register for the event using the links below or visit the Registration page.


Registration Link

Monday, June 8
8:00AM-11:00AM PDT

Tuesday, June 9
8:00AM-11:00AM PDT

Wednesday, June 10
8:00AM-11:00AM PDT

Thursday, June 11
8:00AM-11:00AM PDT

Friday, June 12
8:00AM-11:00AM PDT


In addition to opening registration for this event, the official 2020 OFA Virtual Workshop agenda and session abstracts have been published. This program will focus on the following overarching topics that span the entire network stack:

  • Enhancing Fabric Performance and Efficiency
  • Fabric usage from the Application Layer
  • Fabrics for Heterogeneous Computing, Network Computing, and Accelerators
  • Management for Composable Fabrics
  • Middleware and Communication Libraries
  • Storage, Fabric-attached Remote Persistent Memory, NVMeoF                  

Additional information on the OFA Virtual Workshop agenda and session abstracts is now available on the Agenda and Abstracts page.

This virtual format is a committed plan for 2020 only. The OFA Workshop will resume its traditional, in-person highly collaborative event format in Columbus, OH, from March 16-19, 2021. Additional details on the 2021 OFA Workshop will be available in the coming months.

For more information about the 2020 OFA Virtual Workshop, visit the event page.