Global Meeting Support


The OSA International Council is proud to support optics and photonics communities in developing nations by co-sponsoring meetings, workshops and symposiums.

Below is a list of recently co-sponsored events.

Year Event Country
2015 Extreme Events in Complex Optical Systems (EECOS) Argentina
2015 12th International Conference on Correlation Optics(CorrOpt) Ukraine
2015 International Conference “Micro- to Nano-Photonics IV” (ROMOPTO) Romania
2015 4th International Conference on the Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM) Montenegro
2015 10th International Symposium on Modern Optics and Its Applications 2015 (ISMOA) Indonesia
2015 V International School and Conference on Photonics (Photonica) Serbia
2015 International Conference on Photonics Solutions (ICPS) Thailand
2015 VIII Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latin America (VIII WLMLA) Cuba
2015 Discussions on Nano and Mesoscopic Optics (DINAMO) Argentina
2015 Lighting up Africa with Lasers, Optics, and Fibres (LUPA) Tunisia
2015 African Conference on Laser Spectroscopy (ACOLS) Egypt
2015 4thInternational Conference on “Current Developments In Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Nano Physics with Applications” (CDAMOP) India
2015 ICTP Winter College on Optics Italy
2014 2nd International Symposium "Optics and its Applications" (OPTICS-2014) Armenia
2014 Optics of Crystals (OC14) Belarus
2014 3rd International Workshop on Fundamentals of Light-Matter Interaction (LightMatter3) Brazil
2014 International Seminar on Photonics, Optics, and its Applications (ISPhOA) Indonesia
2014 ICTP Winter College on Optics Italy
2014 23rd General Meeting of the International Commission for Optics (ICO23) Spain
2014 International Symposium on Physics and Applications of Laser Dynamics (IS-PALD) Taiwan
2014 North African Workshop on Optics (NAWOPTICS) Tunisia
2013 2nd International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV) Bangladesh
2013 Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latin America (WLMLA) Chile
2013 4th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS) China
2013 Workshop on Active Learning in Optics and Photonics (ALOP) Ethiopia
2013 International Conference on Communication and Electronics System Design (ICCESD) India
2013 9th International Symposium on Modern Optics and Its Applications (ISMOA) Indonesia
2013 ICTP Winter College on Optics Italy
2013 International Workshop on Fiber Optics In Access Network (FOAN) Kazakhstan
2013 Biophotonics - Riga 2013 (BPR) Latvia
2013 Advanced Laser Technologies (ALT) Montenegro
2013 Iberoamerican Meetings on Optics/Latinoamerican Meetings on Optics, Lasers and Their Applications (RIAO/OPTILAS) Portugal
2013 XI International Conference Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers (AMPL) Russia
2013 Optics & Photonics Taiwan International Conference (OPTIC) Taiwan
2013 International Conference on Photonics Solutions (ICPS) Thailand
2013 First African Summer School on Optics and Applications to Sustainable Development (ASOSD) Tunisia
2012 Sixth “Rio de la Plata” Workshop on Laser Dynamics and Nonlinear Photonics Uruguay
2012 International Conference on Informatics, Electronics and Vision (ICIEV) Bangladesh
2012 17th International School on Quantum Electronics (ISQE) Bulgaria
2012 7th International Conference on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Egypt
2012 International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics (Photonics 2012) India
2012 ICTP Winter College on Optics Italy
2012 International Congress "Optics-21st Century" Russia
2012 8th Laser Ceramics Symposium Russia
2012 19th International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications (HPLS&A) Turkey
2012 Quantum Optics VI Uruguay

Event Highlights

Lighting UP Africa with Lasers, Optics, and Fibres (LUPA)
 
OSA President, Philip Russell from Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Light, Germany, delivered the plenary talk at LUPA marking the first visit for an OSA President to Tunisia.
 
 
International Conference on “Current Developments in Atomic. Molecular, Optical and Nano Physics with Applications” (CDAMOP)
 
CDAMOP featured special talks from OSA Fellow, Nick Bigelow, University of Rochester, USA; OSA member Kohzo Hakuta, University of Electro-Communications, Japan and Carla Figueira de Morisson Faria, University College London, UK.  
 
 
African Conference on Laser and Spectroscopy (ACOLS)
 
Nader El-Bizri, American University of Beirut, Lebanon and Mohamed Baghdadi, Orange, France delivered keynote lectures on the occasion of Ibn El-Haytham’s millennium and the
International Year of Light.