Congress Special Events
Sunday, 28 June, 18:00 – 19:30
Join your fellow attendees for the Congress Reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guest.
IPR Symposium: Integrated Quantum Photonics I and II
Sunday, 28 June, 13:30–15:30 and 16:00–18:00
Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano Photonics (IPR) will feature a special symposium on integrated quantum photonics, including generation, detection, transport and utilization of photons on the quantum levels.
Space-Division Multiplexing Workshop
Sunday, 28 June, 8:30–18:00
Join the Photonic Networks and Devices (Networks) topical meeting for a workshop discussing the latest developments and the future of space-division multiplexing. Workshop sessions will include:
• High-Capacity Space-Division Multiplexing Transmission
• Novel Applications using Multimode Photonics
• Amplifiers and Spatial-Channel Equalization
• Spatial Mode Control and Sensing
Welcome Remarks and Joint Plenary Session
Monday, 29 June, 08:15 – 10:00
Roel Baets, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
Kazuro Kikuchi, University of Tokyo, Japan
View the plenary page for talk titles and abstracts.
Joint Poster Session
Monday, 29 June, 13:30 – 15:30
Posters are an integral part of the technical program and offer a unique networking opportunity, where presenters can discuss their results one-to-one with interested parties. Each author is provided with a board on which to display the summary and results of his or her paper.
International Year of Light Networking Social: A Discussion for Luminaries, Students and Young Professionals
Monday, 29 June, 18:00 – 19:00
This International Year of Light sponsored event gives young professionals and students the opportunity to hear from a panel of luminaries who will share their career experiences and offer professional development advice in the optics and photonics field. Enjoy light refreshments while networking.
Networking Reception with Benjamin Anderson and the Optical Material Studies Technical Group
Tuesday, 30 June, 16:00–18:00
Join Benjamin Anderson of Washington State University
, an invited speaker at the Novel Optical Materials and Applications Topical Meeting, and members of the OSA Optical Material Studies Technical Group for a chance to connect with your fellow attendees, exchange ideas, and network. Refreshments will be served during the reception.
Postdeadline Paper Session
Tuesday, 30 June, 18:00–18:30