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
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 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 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 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

1st North African Workshop on OPTICS (NAWOPTICS) 2014
Hammamet, Tunisia

This workshop was the first event bringing together optical scientists from North Africa. The presentations focused on devices, solutions and architectures for all-optical networks, as well as optimization and management of optical networks.
Congratulations to the OSA Student Prize Winners:

  • Amira Baili, Laboratory GRESCOM (Sup'Com), Engineering School of Communications, Tunisia
  • Abir Hraghi, Laboratory GRESCOM (Sup'Com), Engineering School of Communications, Tunisia
  • Hasna Kilani, Laboratory SERCom (EPT), Polytechnic School of Tunis, Tunisia