Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy

25 - 28 April 2016
The Diplomat Resort and Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States

Resources: Committees

The Technical Program Committee Members are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours contacting colleagues to encourage submissions and reviewing papers. On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the members of the Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy Technical Program Committee.

Call for Papers Opens November 2015
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 12 January 2016, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions Week of 25 January
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions Week of 8 February 2016
Online Program Planner Available Week of 8 February 2016
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 6 April 2016, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 1 April 2016
Register for the Meeting By 28 March 2016
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 25 April - 28 April 2016

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to preside
  • Assist during invitation process
  • Score all papers (excluding conflicts)
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Encourage your peers to complete a submission for the meeting.
  • Mark your calendar and save dedicated time for the paper review process.  
  • To promote the meeting, solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Suggest candidates for invited speakers
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Review and score submissions to help determine which submissions should be accepted for presentation
  • Support chairs’ effort to solicit funds from granting agencies and corporations.
  • Attend the meeting and participate in on-site wrap-up meetings

References

All documents listed below are located in the Resource Center on Sharepoint.

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

Member

Adam Eggebrecht, Washington University in St Louis, United States