• Technical Conference:  14 – 17 September 2020
  • Science & Industry Showcase:  15 – 16 September 2020

Schedule at a Glance

Schedule-at-a-Glance

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

Programming Monday, 14 September Tuesday, 15 September Wednesday, 16 September Thursday, 17 September
Laser Science Symposium on Undergraduate Research 11:00 - 18:45      
Visionary Speakers   11:30 - 12:15

11:30 - 12:15

11:30 - 12:15
Technical Sessions

08:00 - 12:30
13:30 - 17:30
19:00 - 21:00

09:00 - 10:30
13:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 20:00

08:00 - 10:00
13:30 - 17:30
19:00 - 21:00

08:00 - 11:30
13:30 - 15:30

Plenary Sessions

  12:30 - 13:30 12:30 - 13:30  

Posters

18:00 -19:00 08:00 - 09:00 18:30 - 19:30
 
12:30 - 13:30

Postdeadline Paper Sessions

  16:00 - 17:30
 
 
Special Events Monday, 14 September Tuesday, 15 September Wednesday, 16 September Thursday, 17 September
Virtual Networking: Braindate Session  08:00 - 10:00
13:00 - 19:00
08:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 19:30
08:30 - 12:30
15:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 16:00
Laser Science Symposium on Undergraduate Research 11:00 - 18:45      

OSA Publishing's Meet the OSA Journal Editors

08:00 - 9:30      
Luminate Finals 2020 10:30 - 12:30      

Career Insights & Advice with OSA Honorary Members William (Bill) Phillips and Elsa Garmire  
12:45 - 13:45      
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Self-Doubt 14:00 - 15:00      
OSA Advancing Mid-Managers Summit- It’s Not You, It’s Your Brain: Practical Neuroscience for Leadership 15:00 - 17:30      
Vision Science Virtual Coffee Break 15:30 -16:00      
Congressional Fellowship Q&A: A Unique Career Opportunity for Scientists and Engineers 16:00 - 17:00      
OSA Volunteer Engagement - Technical Groups 17:30 - 18:00      
OIDA Roadmap Roundtable—Part 1: Quantum Communications   08:00 - 10:00    
OSA Volunteer Engagement – OSA Ambassadors   08:30 - 09:00    
OSA Annual Business Meeting   09:15 - 10:15    
APS Meet the Physical Review Editors   10:30 - 12:00    
Navigating the Virtual Job Market    11:00 - 12:00    
OSA Advancing Mid-Managers Summit- Chart Your Course: Professional, Development, Branding and Networking​   15:00 - 17:00    
OSA Volunteer Engagement - Social Media  
15:30 - 16:00
   
OSA Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group Special Talk   15:30 - 16:00    
DLS Annual Business Meeting   16:00 - 17:00    
OSA Volunteer Engagement – Awards and Medals   17:30 - 18:00    
OSA Integrated Photonics Technical Group Career Round Table   20:00 - 21:00    
Chairs Special Session I: Optics and Photonics Technologies to Combat COVID-19​     10:45 - 11:30  
OSA Volunteer Engagement - Industry     11:30 - 12:00  
OSA Applications of Visual Science Technical Group Coffee Break     15:30 - 16:00  
OSA Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Technical Group Special Talk     15:30 - 16:00  
OIDA Roadmap Roundtable—Part 2: Quantum Sensing     17:00 - 19:00  
Friends of Dorothy: LGBTQ+ & Allys Meet & Greet     17:30 - 18:30  
Chairs Special Session II: Optics and Photonics Community Contributions to Combat COVID-19 Panel Discussion      18:00 - 19:00  
OSA Quantum Optical Science and Technology Technical Group 20x20 Talks     18:30 - 19:30  
OSA NonImaging Optical Design Technical Group Special Talk       08:00 - 9:00
OSA Imaging Optical Design Technical Group Special Talk       09:00 - 10:00
Vision Science Virtual Coffee Break       09:30 - 10:00
OSA Nanophotonics Technical Group Paired Networking Session I       09:30 - 10:00
 
OSA Volunteer Engagement - Meetings       13:00 - 13:30
OSA Nanophotonics Technical Group Paired Networking Session II       15:30 - 16:00

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

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