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



View the Registration Terms & Conditions (pdf).

Download the Presenting Author Registration Form (pdf). 
(This form is only for Presenting Authors who cannot pay online via credit card. All other registrants should click the "Register Now!" button above. 

FiO + LS: Presented as a Virtual Conference

OSA and APS/DLS, after assessing health and travel advisories related to COVID-19, have decided to present this year’s conference as scheduled, but in an all-virtual, web conference format.

There will be no cost for attendees to participate. Speakers presenting a contributed oral talk or poster will pay a US$ 100 publishing fee.

*Please note that registering for the FiO + LS Conference will also allow you to access all live programming, recorded/archived content, and the technical digest for the co-located 2020 OSA Quantum 2.0 Conference.

Registration Fees

Registration Type Rate
Presenting Author - Publishing Fee* - OSA or APS/DLS Member US$ 100
Presenting Author - Publishing Fee* - Non-member US$ 100
Committee - OSA or APS/DLS Member US$ 0
Committee - Non-member US$ 0
Full Conference Registrant - OSA or APS/DLS Member US$ 0
Full Conference Registrant - Non-member US$ 0
Emeritus Member - OSA or APS/DLS US$ 0
Full-Time Student - OSA or APS/DLS Member US$ 0
Full-Time Student - Non-member US$ 0

* Invited Speakers are not required to pay the publishing fee. Please look for a separate email which will include a discount code you can enter on the final page of the registration website.
All presenters must register by 23:59 EDT on Tuesday, 8 September 2020.


Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are eligible. Post-docs are not considered students.

Emeritus Registration: 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 with OSA must equal 75 years or more.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Checks and Money Orders All checks must be in US dollars and made payable to The Optical Society. 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 OSA of the transfer to avoid any lost or unidentified payments.

Refund Policy for Registration As this is a virtual meeting, all registrants are eligible to cancel their registration (with a full refund if applicable) through Sunday, 13 September 2020. No refunds will be honored after this date. A letter requesting the refund should state the registrant's name and the amount of payment and should be submitted through http://www.osa.org/help

Registration Support

Please contact Customer Service at https://www.osa.org/help or +1.202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.

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