The OSA Events App is Now Available
You can plan your attendance by using the Event Schedule feature in the FiO/LS App or the online program*.
*Schedules created on the online program builder will not sync with the app.
|| Before 20 September 2016
||After 20 September 2016
|Committee/Presenting Author - OSA or APS Member
|Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member
|Technical Registrant - OSA or APS Member
|Technical Registrant - Non-member
|Emeritus Member /
Full-Time OSA of APS Student Member
|Full-Time Student Non-Member
|Exhibit Hall Only
Click Here to download the Registration Form
Special Items for Purchase
- FiO/LS Welcome Reception Additional Guest Ticket - US $75
- OSA 100 Year BASH Guest Ticket - US $100
FiO/LS Technical Registrants: Get Free, One-year APS and OSA Memberships
Not an APS or OSA Member? When you register for FiO/LS as a Technical Registrant, you will have the opportunity to join the American Physical Society and The Optical Society at no cost for one year. Together, this represents a value of up to $292!*
Make sure to select this complimentary membership option when you register online.
*These offers are valid for new one-year Individual Memberships only (including one division membership for APS) and excludes students. The membership is not transferable and is a one-time offer.
For information on what is included with each registration type, please see descriptions below.
Committee Members and Presenting Authors can register at a special discounted rate! To take advantage of this rate, registrants must have contributed to the meeting by participating on a committee or by presenting a paper at the meeting. The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, OSA Light the Future Speaker Series, Exhibit Hall, Coffee Breaks, FiO/LS Welcome Reception and the OSA 100 Year BASH as well as access to paper summaries via Optics InfoBase.
Full Conference Registration
The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, OSA Light the Future Speaker Series, Exhibit Hall, Coffee Breaks, FiO/LS Welcome Reception and the OSA 100 Year BASH as well as access to paper summaries via Optics InfoBase.
Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as regular registrants. Students are required to present valid student identification when they pick up their registration materials. Post-docs are not considered students.
Note: Students must present proof of enrollment in the form of a current valid student ID or proof of current enrollment (e.g. official course schedule, proof of payment for classes, letter from adviser) when picking up badges or when registering on-site. Post-docs are not eligible to register for student rates.
Emeritus members may also register at the discounted rate. To qualify for emeritus status, members must be fully retired and must have been an OSA member for at least 10 years. The member's age plus the number of years of membership in OSA must equal 75 years or more.
Exhibit Hall Only Registration
Exhibit Hall Only Registration allows attendees to access the Exhibit Hall, Plenary sessions and the Light the Future Speaker Series. This registration does not include access to the Technical Sessions or the FiO/LS Welcome Reception.
OSA Members who are not planning to attend as a Technical registrant can register for the free Exhibit Hall Only option and receive complimentary entry to the OSA 100 Year BASH.
Nonmembers who are not planning to attend as a Technical registrant can register for the free Exhibit Hall Only option then select the option to purchase an OSA 100 Year BASH ticket for US $100.
Advance Registration Deadline
Payment MUST be received with your registration form or with your online registration; NO registration will be processed without payment. All payments must be in US dollars and drawn on a US bank. Registrations received after 23:59 EST (04.59 GMT), on 20 September 2016, will be charged the on-site rate.
Policies and Terms of Registration
Reasonable policies and terms of registration have been established for FiO/LS 2016. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants will be required to agree to these policies and terms as a condition of registration.
Refund and Cancellation Policy
A US $75 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. Requests for refunds will be honored if submitted via the conference online registration site or directly to OSA Customer Service by 04 October 2016. Please contact Customer Service at http://help.osa.org or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration. All OSA Foundation donations are final and will not be refunded.
Please contact Customer Service at http://help.osa.org or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.