The Optical Society to Host Incubator Meeting on Illumination Optics

6 November 2017

The Optical Society to Host Incubator Meeting on Illumination Optics

Introduce new networking opportunities and collaborative techniques in the field of illumination optics 

WASHINGTON – The Optical Society (OSA) will host an Illumination Optics Incubator meeting 15-17 November at OSA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. This Incubator welcomes diverse professionals in the illumination optics field including, scientists in optical design theory and optimization, engineers in optical design and software, manufacturers of injection molded optical parts and metallized reflectors and LED manufacturers and system integrators.

“Thousands of engineers worldwide design optics for the growing illumination industry every day,” said Groot Gregory, technical marketing director at Synopsys and meeting host. “This meeting will bring together a thriving community of engineers to learn the complete value chain of those in illumination optics.”

The hosts hope to grow a rich community of scientists in optical design theory and optimization, engineers in optical design and software, manufacturers of injection molded optical parts and metallized reflectors, LED manufacturers and system integrators. Featured topics will include networking and collaborative exercises to advance the industry and strategies to fill the cooperation gap between industry and researchers in academia.

WHAT: OSA Illumination Optics Incubator
WHEN: 15-17 November 2017
WHERE: The Optical Society (OSA) Headquarters, 2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC, USA
HOSTED BY:
  • Chi Man Fok,  Diffractive Optics Ltd., Hong Kong
  • Groot Gregory, Synopsys, United States
  • Julius Muschaweck, ARRI, Germany
  • Henning Rehn, OSRAM, Germany
Additional Information
There are a limited number of spaces available to this event, for interested individuals and members of the press, please send a brief letter of interest expressing your intent to the Media Relations team at MediaRelations@osa.org.

About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and business leaders 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.

Media Contacts:
MediaRelations@osa.org

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