Technical Conference:
17 – 21 October 2016
Exhibition:
19 – 20 October 2016

Registration

Registration Fees
Registration Types
Important Information
 

Attendee Registration - Register Today 

 

Coming Soon: The FiO/LS App.

You can plan your attendance by using the Event Schedule feature in the FiO/LS App or the online program*. To receive a notice when the app launches, sign up for updates.

*Schedules created on the online program builder will not sync with the app.
 

Registration Fees
 
Registration Types  Before 20 September  2016 After 20 September  2016
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA or APS Member US $650 US $775
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US $795 US $925
Technical Registrant - OSA or APS Member US $730 US $855
Technical Registrant - Non-member US $865 US $1,000
Emeritus Member /
Full-Time OSA of APS Student Member
US $290 US $340
Full-Time Student Non-Member US $350 US $400
Exhibit Hall Only US $0 US $0

                                                             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 Registrants:
Get a Free 1-year OSA Membership
Not an OSA Member? When you register for FiO/LS, you will have the opportunity to join The Optical Society at no cost for one year (a value up to $135!).*
Make sure to select this complimentary membership option when you register online.

*This offer is valid for a new 1-year Individual Membership only and excludes students.
The membership is not transferable and is a one-time offer.

 

Registration Types

For information on what is included with each registration type, please see descriptions below.


Committee/Presenting Author
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.

Student Registration
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 Registration
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. 
 

Important Information


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. 


Customer Service

Please contact Customer Service at http://help.osa.org or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.

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