Industry Leaders to convene for OSA's 100th Annual Meeting.

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From Oct 17-20, innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical, and educational presentations will be highlighted during OSA's 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2016 in Rochester, NY. Meeting will cover breadth of optical science and engineering in 4 days of cutting edge content that highlights scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. Program also provides attendees with networking opportunities, as well as exhibits to review latest industry advancements from esteemed colleagues.



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Optics and Photonics Research and Industry Leaders to Convene in Rochester for OSA's 100th Annual Meeting at Frontiers in Optics 2016 Conference & Exhibit



ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – Innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2016 in Rochester, New York, United States. The annual program will be held from Monday, 17 October 2016 to Thursday, 20 October 2016 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Co-located with Laser Science, the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Laser Science (DLS), the meeting will cover the breadth of optical science and engineering in four days of cutting edge content that highlights scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. The program also provides attendees with networking opportunities, as well as exhibits to review the latest research and industry advancements from esteemed colleagues. Exhibits featuring leading optics companies’ complements the in-depth educational programming that FiO/LS has come to be known for.



What: The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics Conference & Exhibit



Where: Rochester Riverside Convention



FiO conference programming will cover a wide range of topics across the entire spectrum of optics and photonics. In addition to market and industry trends, FiO will feature hundreds of technical paper presentations from researchers on topics ranging from nanophotonics to high-power lasers. Programming highlights include:



Women of Light, a Special Program for Women in Optics Hosted by WiSTEE CONNECT

Monday, 17 October 2016

Hyatt Regency Rochester

10:00- 17:00



FiO/LS Welcome Reception

Monday, 17 October 2016

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

18:30-20:30



Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Low-Loss Optical Fibers

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Grand Ballroom B (Radisson)

Part I. 8:00 – 10:00

Part II. 10:30 – 12:00

Part III. 13:30 – 14:30



OSA 100 Year BASH

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

18:30 – 21:30



VIP Industry Leaders Networking Event: Connecting Corporate Executives, Young Professionals and Students

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Hyatt Regency Rochester

12:30 – 14:00



About The Optical Society

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts. For more information, visit: osa.org/100.



About FiO/LS

The Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2016 is The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting and is being with Laser Science, the 32nd Annual meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Laser Science (DLS). The two meetings unite the OSA and APS communities for four days of quality, cutting-edge presentations, in-demand invited speakers and a variety of special events spanning a broad range of topics in optics and photonics—the science of light—across the disciplines of physics, biology and chemistry. The exhibit floor will feature leading optics companies, technology products and programs. More information at: www.FrontiersinOptics.org.



OSA 100 Sponsors

Founded The Optical Society acknowledges the generosity of our corporate sponsors and media partners: Thorlabs, Inc., Corning, Inc., Edmund Optics, Go!Foton, Hamamatsu Corporation, IDEX Corporation, Navitar, Inc., OFS, Optimax Systems, RPC Photonics, Inc., Synopsys, Inc., Toptica Photonics, Inc., TRUMPF, Inc., Business Wire, Laser Focus World and Photonics Media.



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