Attend the OIDA Annual Forum - An Exclusive Industry Knowledge Exchange & Networking Event for Optoelectronic & Optical Communication Professionals
OIDA's Annual Forum brings key stakeholders together in Washington, D.C. to maximize discussion betweeen industry, government and academic decision-makers. This event is open to OIDA members and nonmembers, including executive, technical, and strategic marketing staff from industry, government researchers and funding agencies, and university researchers.
The 2014 Forum will feature:
Perspectives on hot topics
Highlights on activities in diverse geographic regions
Lessons learned from recent OIDA roadmapping efforts
Who Should Attend
Investors, CEOs, and marketing directors tracking the direction of photonics
Industry analysts, journalists, and consultants who are looking to understand the latest opporunities
Optical and electronic component and system engineers following the field of photonics
OIDA will also be holding a workshop on State of the Art Integrated Photonics on Wednesday, 5 November. This workshop continues a series of OIDA workshops that reviews the state of the art in photonic integration in optical communications. Annual Forum attendees can register to attend this workshop for a discounted price.
Registration and Travel
2014 Annual Forum Planning Committee
Registration includes access to the Annual Forum, continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, reception, and on-site materials.
Mike Barnoski, nanoPrecision Products, Inc., USA
Alex Behfar, BinOpitcs, USA
Christoph Harder, Swiss Photonics and Laser Network, Switzerland
Tom Hausken, OIDA/OSA, USA
Fred Leonberger, EOvation Advisors, LLC, USA
Arlon Martin, Mellanox, USA
View a sample video presentation from last year's Annual Forum:
A View from Wall Street - Technology Investment Banking
Bob Flanagan, Managing Director, Head of Technology Hardware Banking, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
What attendees are saying of OIDA’s Annual Forum:
“Efficient and well planned working meeting with good interaction on topical issues all of us are addressing,” Gary Weiner, Chiral Photonics
“Very valuable information and networking,” Robert Corriveau, CPIC
“Very high quality meeting - content, speakers, attendees. Very informative on industry market data and trends,” Wayne Seemungal, City University of New York
For any questions regarding the program, registration, or travel please contact Jessica Pagonis, OIDA Program Manager.