• Technical Conference:  15 – 19 September 2019
  • Science & Industry Showcase:  17 – 18 September 2019

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Important Dates

19 August 2019 Advanced Registration Deadline
19 August 2019 Housing Deadline
19 August 2019 Postdeadline Papers Submission Deadline

Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

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

Programming Sunday, 15 September Monday, 16 September Tuesday, 17 September Wednesday, 18 September Thursday, 19 September
Laser Science Symposium on Undergraduate Research   12:00 - 18:00      
FiO + LS Visionary Speakers   09:15 - 10:00 09:15 - 10:00 09:15 - 10:00 09:15 - 10:00
FiO + LS Technical Sessions   08:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 09:00
15:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 09:00
15:30 - 18:45
08:00 - 09:00
10:30 - 12:30

FiO + LS Plenary Sessions

    12:00-12:40 12:00-12:40  

Posters, Dynamic e-Posters and Rapid-fire Oral Presentations
(S&I Showcase)

    10:15 - 11:15
12:55 - 13:55
10:15 - 11:15
12:55 - 13:55
 

Postdeadline Paper Sessions

    17:15-18:15
 
 
Science & Industry Showcase Sunday, 15 September  Monday, 16 September Tuesday, 17 September Wednesday, 18 September Thursday, 19 September
Exhibition     10:00 - 15:30 10:00 - 15:30  
Posters and Dynamic e-Posters     10:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 15:30
10:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 15:30
 
Rapid-fire Oral Presentations     10:15 - 11:15
13:35 - 14:35
10:15 - 11:15
13:35 - 14:35
 
Wiki Needs the Women of Optics -- Wikipedia Edit-a-thon     10:00 - 12:00      
Reaching for the Brightest Light: High Intensity Ultrafast Lasers     11:05 - 11:45      
Plenary Presentation: Donna Strickland     12:00 - 12:40      
OSA Nonlinear Optics Technical Group Panel Discussion- Transitioning into a Career in Optics     12:40 - 13:45      
Frontiers in Funding     14:00 - 14:45      
Meet the APS Physical Review Journal Editors Reception     14:00 - 15:30      
Congressional Fellowship Q&A: How Scientists and Engineers can Contribute to Public Policy     14:50 - 15:20      
Fiber Optic Explosions       10:00 - 11:00    
The U.S.’ Quantum Leap: The National Quantum Initiative       11:05 - 11:45    
Plenary Presentation: Ronald Hanson       12:00 - 12:40    
OIDA / OSAF Professional Development & Networking Lunch and Learn       12:45 - 14:15    
Social Impact of AR/VR       14:00 - 14:40    
OSA Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group Networking Session       14:15 - 15:30    
Autonomous Platforms: Safety Challenges and Opportunities       16:45 - 15:30    
Special Events Sunday, 15 September Monday, 16 September Tuesday, 17 September Wednesday, 18 September Thursday, 19 September
The Optical Society (OSA) Booth          
WiSTEE Connect (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship) 08:00 - 16:00        
LGBTQ Meetup – Friends of Dorothy 16:00 - 18:20        
OSA Career Lab Workshop: Advancing Mid-Managers Summit   08:00 - 18:00      
OSA U.S. Capitol Hill Meetings   09:00 - 16:00      
Building Your Personal Brand   11:00 - 12:00      
Laser Science Symposium on Undergraduate Research   12:00 - 18:00      
OSA Therapeutic Laser Applications Technical Group Birds of a Feather Lunch   12:30 - 14:00      
40 Top Jobs For STEM PhDs. Which Is Right For You?   14:15 - 15:15      
Meet OSA’s Journal Editors   15:00 - 16:00      
Power Negotiating Your Salary Offer - How PhDs Get Paid What They Are Worth   15:30 - 16:30      
The Rules of Engagement: Navigating Important Business Relationships   16:45 - 18:00      
OSA Fiber Optics Technology Technical Group Fire Presentation & Networking Event   18:00 - 19:00      
Optics and Photonics Frontiers 2019   18:00 - 19:00      
Explore DC - FIO OSA Student Member Walking tour of the Monuments   18:30 - 19:30      
FiO + LS Awards Ceremony and Reception   18:30 - 21:00      
FiO Student Member Party   19:00 - 22:00      
Be a Part of the Solution: Ally & Bystander Training     15:30 - 16:30    
DLS Annual Business Meeting     17:15 - 18:15    
OSA Annual Business Meeting     17:30 - 18:30    
FiO + LS Conference Reception     18:30 - 20:30    
Quantum Photonics Market Opportunities Panel       15:30 - 17:00  
OSA Senior Member Reception       16:00 - 18:00  
Movie Night: Quantum Shorts Film Festival       19:30 - 20:30  
General Sunday, 15 September  Monday, 16 September Tuesday, 17 September Wednesday, 18 September Thursday, 19 September
Registration 07:00 - 17:00 07:00 - 17:00 07:30 - 18:00 07:30 - 17:30 07:30 - 11:00 

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

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