Technical Conference:
17–21 September 2017
Exhibition:
19–20 September 2017

Optics & Photonics Leaders to Convene in Rochester for FIO 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

28 September 2016



Optics & Photonics Leaders to Convene in Rochester for FIO 2016

2016 Frontiers in Optics Conference and Exhibit Celebrates The Optical Society's 100th Annual Meeting


ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – Innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2016 in Rochester, New York, United States. The annual program will be held from Monday, 17 October 2016 to Thursday, 20 October 2016 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Co-located with Laser Science, the 32Nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Laser Science (DLS), the meeting will cover the breadth of optical science and engineering in four days of cutting edge content that highlights scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. The program also provides attendees with networking opportunities, as well as exhibits to review the latest research and industry advancements from esteemed colleagues. Exhibits featuring leading optics companies’ complements the in-depth educational programming that FiO/LS has come to be known for.

What: The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics Conference & Exhibit
 
Where: Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY, USA
 
When: Monday, 17 October 2016 – Thursday, 20 October 2016
 
FiO conference programming will cover a wide range of topics across the entire spectrum of optics and photonics. In addition to market and industry trends, FiO will feature hundreds of technical paper presentations from researchers on topics ranging from nanophotonics to high-power lasers. Programming highlights include:
 
Women of Light, a Special Program for Women in Optics Hosted by WiSTEE CONNECT
Monday, 17 October 2016
Hyatt Regency Rochester
10:00- 17:00
 
FiO/LS Welcome Reception
Monday, 17 October 2016
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
18:30-20:30
 
Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Low-Loss Optical Fibers
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Grand Ballroom B (Radisson)
Part I. 8:00 – 10:00
Part II. 10:30 – 12:00
Part III. 13:30 – 14:30
 
OSA 100 Year BASH
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
18:30 – 21:30
 
VIP Industry Leaders Networking Event: Connecting Corporate Executives, Young Professionals and Students
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Hyatt Regency Rochester
12:30 – 14:00
 
 
About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts. For more information, visit osa.org/100.
 
About FiO/LS
The Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2016 is The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting and held together with Laser Science, the 32nd Annual meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Laser Science (DLS). The two meetings unite the OSA and APS communities for four days of quality, cutting-edge presentations, in-demand invited speakers and a variety of special events spanning a broad range of topics in optics and photonics—the science of light—across the disciplines of physics, biology and chemistry. The exhibit floor will feature leading optics companies, technology products and programs. More information at: www.FrontiersinOptics.org.

OSA 100 Sponsors
The Optical Society acknowledges the generosity of our corporate sponsors and media partners: Thorlabs, Inc., Corning, Inc., Edmund Optics, Go!Foton, Hamamatsu Corporation, IDEX Corporation, Navitar, Inc., OFS, Optimax Systems, RPC Photonics, Inc., Synopsys, Inc., Toptica Photonics, Inc., TRUMPF, Inc., Business Wire, Laser Focus World and Photonics Media.
 
Media Contacts:
mediarelations@osa.org
 

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