Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging (COSI)

22 - 26 junio 2014
The Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA

Resources: Committee Chairs

The Technical Program Chairs are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours raising funds to support the event, securing invited speakers, reaching out to colleagues to encourage submissions, reviewing papers, and scheduling sessions.

On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the Chairs of the Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging (COSI) Technical Program Committee.


Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 5 marzo 2014, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions 9 April 2014
Online Program Planner Available 14 April 2014
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 3 junio 2014, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 10 junio 2014
Register for the Meeting By 26 mayo 2014
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 22 junio - 26 junio 2014

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to Preside
  • Contribute to Welcome remarks for Opening Ceremonies
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Involve committee members in the selection of invited speakers
  • Apply for grants and request corporate contributions at least 9 months before your meeting.
  • Contact your collocated meeting chairs to discuss joint sessions.
  • Use SharePoint to distribute documents to your committee members. 
  • Presiding over the Technical Program Committee
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Promote the meeting to solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Selecting and confirming Committee Members
  • Selecting and confirming Invited Speakers
  • Selecting and confirming a  Local Organizing Committee to assist in extra activities at meeting such as laboratory tours, additional networking events, etc. , if necessary
  • Providing complete contact information of committee members and invited speakers to OSA
  • Preparing the technical scope and topics for meeting
  • Encourage committee members to complete their reviews by deadline.
  • Encourage committee to select and confirm Presiders for all technical sessions.
  • Soliciting funds from granting agencies and corporate contributions for meeting support and travel support for selected participants.  
  • Reviewing and determining acceptance for postdeadline papers
  • Attend the meeting and participate at on-site meeting and wrap-up committee meeting.

References

All documents listed below are located in the Reference Center, under Policy and Procedures on Sharepoint.

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

Chair

Amit Ashok, University of Arizona, United States
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University, United States
Predrag Milojkovic, US Army Research Laboratory, United States

Program Chair

Eddie Jacobs, University of Memphis, United States
Sapna Shroff, Light, United States

Member

David Brady, Duke University, United States
Marc Christensen, Southern Methodist University, United States
Christy Fernandez-Cull, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln Lab, United States
Michael Fiddy, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Michael Gehm, Duke University, United States
Andrew Harvey, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Kedar Khare, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Kenneth Kubala, FiveFocal, LLC, United States
Joseph Mait, US Army Research Laboratory, United States
Ram Narayanswamy, Intel Corp., United States
Mark Allen Neifeld, University of Arizona, United States
Chrysanthe Preza, University of Memphis, United States
Jun Tanida, Osaka University, Japan
Laura Waller, University of California Berkeley, United States
Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel