About FiO/LS


High-Quality Research. Valuable Connections.

The Optical Society (OSA)
The APS Division of Laser Science (DLS)
Future Dates

The following are themes to be discussed at the Frontiers in Optics (FiO) /Laser Science (LS) 2015 conference in San Jose, USA, 18-22 October 2015.

  • FiO 1: Optical Design, Fabrication and Instrumentation
  • FiO 2: Optical Sciences
  • FiO 3: Optics in Biology and Medicine
  • FiO 4: Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
  • FiO 5: Integrated Photonics
  • FiO 6: Quantum Electronics
  • FiO 7: Vision and Color
  • Laser Science Topics

These meetings focus on timely topics in optical science and engineering and provide a place for members to exchange ideas and to expand their network of colleagues in both academia and industry.

FiO/LS 2015 Schedule

25 February 2015 Call for Papers Submission Site Opens for FiO/LS 2015
25 May 2015, 12:00 EDT (16.00 GMT) FiO/LS Papers Submission Deadline
Early June 2015 Housing Opens
Early June 2015 Registration Opens
18 July 2015 Authors of submitted papers are notified of acceptance/rejection
21 July 2015 FiO/LS 2015 Conference Program Available Online
16 September 2015 Housing Deadline
21 September 2015 Pre-registration deadline
5 October 2015, 12:00 EDT (16.00 GMT) Post deadline Paper Submission Deadline
6 October 2015 Authors of post deadline papers are notified of acceptance/rejection
18-22 October 2015 FiO/LS is held at the Fairmont San Jose, San Jose, CA, USA

Frontiers in Optics

FiO 2015—the 99th OSA Annual Meeting—and Laser Science's (LS) 31st annual meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) unite the OSA and American Physical Society (APS) communities for five days of quality, cutting-edge presentations, fascinating invited speakers and a variety of special events. The FiO Exhibit  hosts more than 60 participating companies and industry leaders.

Laser Science

This serves as the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) of its Division of Laser Science (DLS) and provides an important forum for presenting the latest work on laser applications and development, spanning a broad range of topics in physics, biology and chemistry.

In collaboration with  colleagues at OSA, DLS will provide thorough coverage of mutually interesting topics in a number of joint sessions. Session schedules are coordinated to encourage your intellectual wanderings among DLS, OSA and joint sessions. Be prepared to engage in outstanding technical programs, exciting special symposia and networking events scheduled for this year's annual meeting..

Future Dates

Year Dates Location
2015 18–22 October Fairmont San Jose Hotel and The St. Claire Hotel, San Jose, CA
2016 16–20 October Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY