Resources: Committee Chairs

Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Metrology (AIO)



Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Metrology (AIO)

13 - 17 July 2014
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA

Resources: Committee Chairs

The Technical Program Chairs are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours raising funds to support the event, securing invited speakers, reaching out to colleagues to encourage submissions, reviewing papers, and scheduling sessions.

On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the Chairs of the Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Metrology (AIO) Technical Program Committee.


Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 9 April 2014, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions 5 May 2014
Online Program Planner Available 9 May 2014
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due Invalid date time. (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 11 June 2014
Register for the Meeting By 16 June 2014
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 13 July - 17 July 2014

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to Preside
  • Contribute to Welcome remarks for Opening Ceremonies
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Involve committee members in the selection of invited speakers
  • Apply for grants and request corporate contributions at least 9 months before your meeting.
  • Contact your collocated meeting chairs to discuss joint sessions.
  • Use SharePoint to distribute documents to your committee members. 
  • Presiding over the Technical Program Committee
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Promote the meeting to solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Selecting and confirming Committee Members
  • Selecting and confirming Invited Speakers
  • Selecting and confirming a  Local Organizing Committee to assist in extra activities at meeting such as laboratory tours, additional networking events, etc. , if necessary
  • Providing complete contact information of committee members and invited speakers to OSA
  • Preparing the technical scope and topics for meeting
  • Encourage committee members to complete their reviews by deadline.
  • Encourage committee to select and confirm Presiders for all technical sessions.
  • Soliciting funds from granting agencies and corporate contributions for meeting support and travel support for selected participants.  
  • Reviewing and determining acceptance for postdeadline papers
  • Attend the meeting and participate at on-site meeting and wrap-up committee meeting.

References

All documents listed below are located in the Reference Center, under Policy and Procedures on Sharepoint.

  • Chairs’ Manual
  • Fundraising Grant Information
  • Exhibit and Sponsorship Information
  • Peer Review Instructions
  • Scheduling Instructions

Chair

Joseph Dallas, Avo Photonics Inc, United States

Program Chair

Jess Ford, Weatherford International Ltd, United States
Thomas Haslett, Avo Photonics Inc, United States
Sri Rama Prasanna Pavani, Arecont Vision, United States
Dominik Rabus, Burkert Fluid Control Systems, Germany
Arel Weisberg, Energy Research Co, United States

Member

Matthew Atkinson, 3M Company, United States
Elfed Lewis, University of Limerick, Ireland
Sheng Liu, KLA-Tencor Corp, United States
Hans-Peter Loock, Queen's University - Chemistry, Canada
Gary Miller, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
Georg Müller, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
Marion O'Farrell, SINTEF, Norway
Michael Powers, General Dynamics, United States
Sapna Shroff, Ricoh Innovations, Corp. , United States
Arlene Smith, University of Michigan, United States