Programs & Advocacy


Industry Programs

Access a range of programs to meet your needs - from technology panels to business webinars to executive forums.

Executive Forum - This annual event showcases prominent industry leaders in the optical networking and communications sector as they present the latest technological advances and business models. Attendees participate in cutting-edge discussions and unmatched peer-to-peer networking as they hear real world solutions to help better manage their business.

Webinar Series - Participate in a series of webinars focusing on valuable business topics for the corporate community.

Executive Speaker Series - This informal interview program provides an opportunity for leading executives and entrepreneurs in our industry to talk about their career path, company experiences, and personal perspectives.

OFC Service Provider Summit - A must-attend event at OFC for CTOs, network designers, and technologists in the carriers and service provider sector. This program features panel discussions, a keynote presentation, exhibit time and networking time.

OFC Market Watch - A complementary program to the Service Provider Summit at OFC, the series of panel sessions features esteemed speakers from leading companies and the investment community.

CLEO Market Focus - CLEO sessions covering business and commercialized applications including industrial lasers, defense, biophotonics, and energy.

CLEO Technology Transfer Showcase - This timely session features universities and government labs presenting their latest license-ready optics and photonics technologies that could lead to new commercial products.

Enabled by Optics - OSA's Enabled by Optics Contest seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in furthering innovation and positively impacting society.

Advocacy - OSA Industry Development Associates is a strong voice for the optoelectronics industry and regularly leads efforts with policy makers to raise awareness of the community’s contributions and key areas of concern. The group also facilitates relationship-building between its members and US government funding agencies.
 

Entrepreneur Training Workshop for Scientists and Start-ups
24 June 2015
Munich, Germany

Workshop on State of the Art Integrated Photonics
3 November 2015
Washington, DC, USA

Recent Past Events
Photonics for Disaggregated Data Centers
22 March 2015
Los Angeles, CA, USA