Advanced Photonics Registration Fees

Registration will open mid-April 2016

Member Type Before 20 June After 20 June
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 650 US$ 775
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 795 US$ 925
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 730 US$ 855
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 865 US$ 1,000
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 290 US$ 340
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 350 US$ 400

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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!

Online Registration


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


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.


OSA Finance Department
c/o Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon, and Nano-Photonics
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1012

Registration Form

Download the Registration Form (pdf)

Committee/Presenting Author Registration:  Committee Members and Presenters 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 authoring and/or presenting a paper. This includes those that have authored and/or will present posters. The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Conference Reception, one copy of the Conference Program as well as online access to the Technical Digest Papers.

Technical Registration: The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Conference Reception, one copy of the Conference Program as well as online access to the Technical Digest Papers.

Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as technical 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. Emeritus members are entitled to the same privileges as technical registrants.

Extra Reception Ticket (Special Event) 
One ticket to the Congress Reception is included in the Full Technical registration fee. Additional tickets are available for purchase at US $75 per guest.

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. A letter requesting the refund should state the registrant's name and the amount of payment and should be faxed to +1 202.416.6140 or submitted through Requests for refunds that are received by 03 July 2016 will be honored. All refund requests must be made in writing.

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.


Please contact Customer Service at or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.