Resources: Committees

Application of Lasers for Sensing & Free Space Communication (LS&C)



Application of Lasers for Sensing & Free Space Communication (LS&C)

27 October - 01 November 2013
Marriott Paris Rive Gauche Hotel and Convention Center, Paris, France

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 Application of Lasers for Sensing & Free Space Communication (LS&C) Technical Program Committee.


Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 24 June 2013, 12:12 EDT (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Online Program Planner Available 2 September 2013
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 1 October 2013, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 21 October 2013
Register for the Meeting By 30 September 2013
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 27 October - 1 November 2013

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