Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)

27 - 31 July 2014
Barcelona, Spain


Advanced Photonics Registration Fees

Registration Fees

Member Type On or Before 30 June After 30 June
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 710 US$ 830
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 845 US$ 970
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 785 US$ 905
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 920 US$ 1,045
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 375 US$ 425
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 430 US$ 475

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Become a member of OSA and take advantage of member rates and special offers.  Becoming a member of OSA actually costs less than paying the non-member registration rate, plus you get all the advantages of OSA membership!

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Online Registration


Complete the online registration process and pay online by credit card. Please keep your e-mail confirmation as proof of your registration.

Register via Fax


Send your registration form with credit card payment to +1 202.416.6140. To avoid duplicate payment DO NOT fax your form more than once. Please keep your fax confirmation as proof of your registration.

Register via Regular Mail


OSA Finance Department
c/o Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1012

Registration Form

Download the Registration Form PDF(pdf)

New!! Committee/Presenting Author Registration: Commitee Members and Presenting Authors for the Congress can now register at a special discounted rate! To take advantage of this rate, registrants must have contributed to the meeting by participating on a committee or by presenting a paper at the meetings.

Full Conference Registration: The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Conference Reception, the Banquet and as well as access to the papers on Optics InfoBase.

Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as regular registrants. Students are required to present valid student identification when they pick up their registration materials. Post-docs are not considered students.

Emeritus Registration: Emeritus members may also register at the discounted rate. To qualify for emeritus status, members must be fully retired and must have been an OSA member for at least 10 years. The member's age plus the number of years of membership in OSA must equal 75 years or more


Congress Reception

Join your fellow attendees for the Congress Reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase an extra ticket for their guest for US$ 50 each.

Congress Banquet

The banquet is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase an extra ticket for their guest for US$ 100 each.

Checks and Money Orders All checks must be in US dollars and made payable to The Optical Society. Please indicate the check number on the registration form.

Bank Drafts and Wire Transfers Please indicate on your registration form which bank was used and when the deposit was made. Also, please notify OSA of the transfer to avoid any lost or unidentified payments.

Refund Policy for Registration A US $75 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. Requests for refunds will be honored if submitted via the conference online registration site or directly to OSA Customer Serivce by 14 July 2014.  Please contact OSA Customer Service at http://help.osa.org or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration. 

Note that the Post-deadline Papers notifications typically occur after the refund cut-off date. Keep this in mind when registering.

Refunds based on the inability to get a visa will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Please begin the visa application process early. The visa process can take as long as 3 months in some cases.