Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

19 - 24 junio 2016
Lowes Ventana Canyon , Tuscon, Arizona, USA

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 Interference Coatings (OIC) Technical Program Committee.

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Present at the Meeting 19 junio - 24 junio 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


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

Advisory Committee

George Dobrowolski, Microstructural Sciences, Canada*
Norbert Kaiser, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
Angus Macleod, Thin Film Center, USA
Ric Shimshock, MLD Technologies, LLC, USA
Douglas Smith, Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc., USA
Christopher Stolz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Brian Sullivan, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Ltd., Canada
Alexander Tikhonravov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

*George Dobrowoski passed away on 12 February 2013.  Due to his extensive contributions to OIC until the end of his life, he will remain listed as an Advisory Committee member.  Please view George Dobrowolski's Memoriam by clicking here.