21st OIDA Annual Forum

04 - 04 November 2014
OSA Headquarters, Washington, DC, USA
2013 Annual Forum Audiance

2013 Annual Forum Audiance

OIDA's Annual Forum is open to OIDA members and nonmembers, including executive and strategic marketing staff from industry, government researchers and funding agencies, and university researchers.

This workshop continues the annual OIDA Forum with its overview of the optoelectronics industry, government programs and policies, and emerging opportunities. This unique event reviews trends in a venue suitable for executive level networking.

The 2014 Forum will feature:
  • Market overviews
  • Perspectives on hot topics
  • Highlights on activities in diverse geographic regions
  • Lessons learned from recent OIDA roadmapping efforts


Tentative Agenda

Continental Breakfast 7:30 - 8:30
Welcome Remarks 8:30 - 8:45
Session 1: OIDA Overview of the Optics and Photonics
Market in 2014 and Beyond
8:45 - 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 - 10:30
Session 2: Government Policy and Funding Outlook 10:30 - 12:00
Networking Lunch 12:00 - 13:00
Financial Perspective 13:00 - 13:45
Session 3: The Death of Standards 13:45 - 15:30
Coffee Break 15:30 - 16:00
Session 4: New and Interesting Trends 16:00 - 17:30
Networking Reception 17:30 - 19:00

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

Check back soon for details on this unique, once-a-year industry forum for the optoelectronics community!