• Technical Conference:  17 – 20 October 2022
  • Science + Industry Showcase:   18 – 19 October 2022
  • Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, New York, USA

Registration

 

In-Person Participation Registration Types and Rates

Full Conference

Access to all content (in-person, virtual or on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Poster Sessions and Special Events. Also includes access to the onsite Science + Industry Showcase, Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00), on Friday, 07 October 2022.

  Before or On 19 September 2022 After 19 September 2022
Optica/APS Member or Contributed Speaker Optica/APS Member USD 650 USD 810
Non-Member or Contributed Speaker Non-Member USD 780 USD 980
Committee Member or Invited Speaker - Optica/APS Member USD 490 USD 610
Committee Non-Member or Invited Speaker - Non-Member USD 590 USD 740
Optica Emeritus Member USD 390 USD 490
Optica/APS Student Member or Contributed Speaker Optica/APS Student Member USD 390 USD 490
Student Non-Member or Contributed Speaker Student Non-Member USD 470 USD 590
Exhibitor Upgrade USD 650 USD 810
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Events + Exhibits Pass

Access to the Plenary Sessions and the onsite Science + Industry Showcase (includes Theater Programming and Poster Sessions).

Events + Exhibits Pass (EEP) FREE
Exhibit Booth Personnel FREE

Virtual Participation Registration Types and Rates

Virtual Full Conference

Access to select content (virtual and on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Postdeadline Papers Session, and Virtual Special Events. Also includes access to Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00), on Friday, 07 October 2022.

 

Before or On 19 September 2022

After 19 September 2022   
Optica/APS Member or Contributed Speaker Optica/APS Member USD 490 USD 610
Non-Member or Contributed Speaker Non-Member USD 585 USD 735
Committee Member or Invited Speaker - Optica/APS Member USD 370 USD 460
Committee Non-Member or Invited Speaker - Non-Member USD 445 USD 555
Optica Emeritus Member USD 290 USD 365
Optica/APS Student Member or Contributed Speaker Optica/APS Student Member USD 290 USD 365

Student Non-Member or Contributed Speaker Student Non-Member

USD 350 USD 440

Emerging Economies: Waivers and Discounts

Optica Members residing in Low- and Lower-Middle Income countries (as defined by the World Bank) are eligible for free, waived registration to Optica Meetings. Choose to attend in person or participate online. Non-members from these countries receive substantial registration discounts for virtual participation only.

Optica Members (In-Person or Virtual)  Not a Member? Join Now! FREE
Non-Member Attendee / Non-Member Contributed Speaker (Virtual Only) USD 40
Non-Member Invited Speaker / Committee Member (Virtual Only) USD 30
Student Non-Member Attendee / Speaker (Virtual Only) USD 20

 

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. Registrations received after 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00), on Monday, 19 September 2022, will be charged the Standard rate. Upon receipt of your registration and payment, a confirmation letter will be e-mailed to each registrant. PAYMENT ISSUES WILL DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR REGISTRATION. Note: All presenters must register by 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00), on Friday, 07 October 2022.

Health and Safety Requirements for In-Person Registrants

  • Vaccinations — All in-person meeting attendees, exhibitors, vendors and staff must be fully vaccinated* and show proof of vaccination and photo ID. No exceptions.
  • Masks — It is strongly recommended that all in-person meeting attendees, exhibitors, vendors and staff wear a mask in meeting venues at all times.

* Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days or more after an individual has received the second dose in a 2-dose series OR a single-dose vaccine OR after receipt of another vaccine validated by the World Health Organization (WHO).

For more information, please visit the Health and Safety page on this website. 

Code of Conduct

It is important to the success of this meeting that every attendee be treated with consideration and respect. Please review the Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy.

Policies and Terms of Registration

Reasonable Event Policies and Terms have been established. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants to the Conference will be required to agree to these policies and terms as a condition of registration.

Privacy Policy

Optica respects the privacy rights of our visitors and recognize the importance of protecting all information that you may choose to share with us. To further this commitment, we have adopted this Privacy Policy to guide how we collect, store and use the information you provide to us.

Change and Cancellation Policy

Virtual Full Conference registrants can change to In-Person Full Conference participation at any time before or during the congress. The difference in the registration rate is assessed based on when the original registration was completed:

  • Register before/on 19 September: Receive the comparable early registration rate for In-Person participation.
  • Register after 19 September: Receive the comparable regular registration rate for In-Person participation.

In-Person Full Conference registrants can change to Virtual Full Conference participation through Monday, 26 September 2022. The refunded difference is based on when the original registration was completed and when the change request is submitted:

  • Register before/on 19 September and submit a change request before/on 19 September: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.
  • Register before/on 19 September and submit a change request after 19 September: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rate for In-Person participation and the regular registration rate for Virtual participation.
  • Register after 19 September and submit a change request after 19 September: Receive a refund for the difference between the regular registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.

Note: Any changes must be made by contacting the Registration Team. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Cancelling a Registration: Refund requests must be received in writing by Monday, 26 September 2022. A processing service charge of USD 75 will be assessed. Cancellation requests submitted after Monday, 26 September 2022 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Payment and Refund Information

Credit cards are accepted (VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club).

Checks and Money Orders — All checks must be in US Dollars and made payable to Optica. Please indicate the check number on the registration form.

Bank Drafts and Wire Transfers — Please indicate on your registration form which bank was used and when the deposit was made. Also, please notify Optica of the transfer to avoid any lost or unidentified payments.

Registration Support

Please contact Customer Service via email or call + 1 202.416.1907.