Applied Industrial Optics

26 - 29 June 2017
Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San Francisco, California United States

Resources: Committee

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 Applied Industrial Optics Technical Program Committee.

Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 28 February 2017, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions Week of 27 March 2017
Online Program Planner Available Week of 27 March 2017
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 17 June 2017
Register for the Meeting By 25 May 2017
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 26 June - 29 June 2017

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


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


Gary Miller, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
Arlene Smith, Avo Photonics, Inc., United States

Program Chair

Sogol Borjian , Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
Martin Garbos, Buerkert Werke GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Georg Müller, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland


Ivan Capraro, Adaptica Srl, Italy
Joseph Dallas, Avo Photonics Inc, United States
Denis Donlagic, Univerza v Mariboru, Slovenia
Jess Ford, Weatherford International Ltd, United States
Thomas Haslett, Avo Photonics Inc, Canada
Jaeyoun Kim, Iowa State University, United States
Hans-Peter Loock, Queen's University - Chemistry, Canada
Cushla McGoverin, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Marion O'Farrell, SINTEF, Norway
Dominik Rabus, LUPYLED, Germany
Brandon Redding, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
Patrick Uebel, MPI for the Science of Light, Germany