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

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Important Dates

30 June 2017 Posters Only Submissions Deadline
20 August 2017 Housing Deadline
21 August 2017 Advance Registration Deadline
28 August 2017 Postdeadline Papers Submission Deadline

Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Note: Dates and Times are subject to change. All times reflect Eastern Time Zone.

General & Exhibits Sunday, 17 September  Monday, 18 September Tuesday, 19 September Wednesday, 20 September Thursday, 21 September
Registration 15:00 - 18:00 07:00 - 18:00 07:00 - 17:30 07:30 - 17:30 07:30 - 11:30 
Speaker Preparation Room 15:00 - 18:00 07:00 - 17:30 07:00 - 17:30 07:30 - 17:30 07:30 - 11:30
E-Center and WORKinOPTICS.com Kiosk 15:00 - 18:00 07:00 - 17:30 07:00 - 17:30 07:30 - 17:30 07:30 - 11:30 
Coffee Breaks   10:00 - 10:30
15:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 10:00
13:00 - 13:30
10:00 - 10:30
13:00 - 13:30
10:00 - 10:30
Exhibition     09:30 - 16:00 10:00 - 15:00  
Pizza Lunch (in Exhibit Hall)     12:00 - 13:00    
OSA Student Chapter Competition     13:00 - 15:00    
Programming Sunday, 17 September Monday, 18 September Tuesday, 19 September Wednesday, 20 September Thursday, 21 September
Laser Science Symposium on Undergraduate Research 12:00 - 18:00        
FiO + LS Visionary Speakers   08:00 - 08:45   08:00 - 08:45 08:00 - 08:45
FiO + LS Technical Sessions   09:00 - 15:30 15:00 - 18:15 09:00 - 18:15 09:00 - 12:30
Joint FiO + LS Plenary Session     08:00 - 09:30    
Science & Industry Showcase (Exhibits, Poster Sessions, Rapid Fire Poster Talks)     10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
 
Postdeadline Paper Sessions          13:30 - 15:30
Special Events Sunday, 17 September Monday, 18 September Tuesday, 19 September Wednesday, 20 September Thursday, 21 September
Women of Light, a Special Program for Women in Optics hosted by WiSTEE CONNECT 08:00 - 15:00        
OSA Student Member Party 18:30 - 20:30        
Capitol Hill Visits   09:00 - 12:00      
OIDA Funding Accelerator: SBIR Speed Meetings   10:30 - 15:30      
Grant Writing 101 Workshop   12:30 - 13:30      
OSA Nonlinear Optics Technical Group Event   16:00 - 17:30      
Unconscious Bias Workshop   16:00 - 17:30      
Evening with the Agencies Panel Discussion   17:30 - 19:00      
FiO + LS Awards Banquet   19:00 - 21:00      
Exhibit Hall Lunch and Meet the OSA Journal Editors Reception     12:00 - 13:00    
DLS Annual Business Meeting     17:30 - 18:30    
OSA Annual Business Meeting     17:30 - 18:15    
FiO + LS Conference Reception     18:30 - 20:30    
OIDA VIP Industry Leaders Speed Meeting Lunch       12:00 - 13:30  
Meet the APS Journal Editors Reception       15:30 - 17:00  
Speakeasy Science for Today’s Science Communicators       18:00 - 20:00  

Note: Dates and Times are subject to change. All times reflect Eastern Time Zone.

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