Freeform Optics

09 - 13 July 2017
Denver Marriott City Center, Denver, Colorado 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 Freeform Optics Technical Program Committee.

Call for Papers Opens October 2016
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 8 March 2017, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions Week of 3 April 2017
Online Program Planner Available
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 7 June 2017
Register for the Meeting By 9 June 2017
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 9 July - 13 July 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

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

Chair

Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems Inc, United States
John Rogers, Synopsys, Inc, United States

Program Chair

Fabian Duerr, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Member

Matt Davies, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Joseph Howard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
John Koshel, Univ of Arizona, Coll of Opt Sciences, United States
Kate Medicus, Optimax Systems Inc, United States
Juan Carlos Miñano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Julius Muschaweck, Arnold & Richter Cine Technik GmbH & Co., Germany
Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester, United States