Member Type Before 31 March After 31 March
Committee/ Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 610 US$ 730
Committee/ Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 745 US$ 870
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 685 US$ 805
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 820 US$ 945
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 275 US$ 325
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 330 US$ 375

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Become a member of OSA and take advantage of member rates and special offers.  Becoming a member of OSA actually costs less than paying the non-member registration rate, plus you get all the advantages of OSA membership!

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Online Registration


Complete the online registration process and pay online by credit card. Please keep your e-mail confirmation as proof of your registration.

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Send your registration form with credit card payment to +1 202.416.6140. To avoid duplicate payment DO NOT fax your form more than once. Please keep your fax confirmation as proof of your registration.

Register via Regular Mail


OSA Finance Department
c/o Biomedical Optics (BIOMED)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1012

Registration Form

Download the Registration Form PDF(pdf)

New!!! - Committee/Presenting Author

Committee Members and Presenting Authors for the Biomedical Optics meeting can now register at a special discounted rate! To take advantage of this rate, registrants must have contributed to the meeting by participating on a committee or by presenting a paper at the Biomedical Optics meeting.

Full Conference Registration

The registration fee includes admission to all technical sessions, coffee breaks/refreshments, the conference reception as well as access to the papers on Optics InfoBase.

Student Registration

Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as regular registrants. Students are required to present valid student identification when they pick up their registration materials.

Emeritus Registration

Emeritus members may also register at the discounted rate. To qualify for emeritus status, members must be fully retired and must have been an OSA member for at least 10 years. The member's age plus the number of years of membership in OSA must equal 75 years or more.

Conference Reception
Monday, 28 April, 18:30 - 20:00
Join your fellow attendees for the Conference 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 for US$ 75.

Checks and Money Orders

All checks must be in US dollars and made payable to The Optical Society. Please indicate the check number on the registration form.

Bank Drafts and Wire Transfers

Please indicate on your registration form which bank was used and when the deposit was made. Also, please notify OSA of the transfer to avoid any lost or unidentified payments.

Refund Policy for Registration

A US$ 75 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. A letter requesting the refund should state the registrant's name and the amount of payment and should be faxed to +1 202.416.6140 or sent to OSA’s Customer Service department by submitting a Help Ticket. Requests for refunds that are received by 14 April 2014 will be honored. All refund requests must be made in writing.

Refunds based on the inability to get a visa will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Please begin the visa application process early. The visa process can take as long as 3 months in some cases.


Please contact OSA's Customer Service by visiting OSA’s Help Center, by submitting a Help Ticket, or by calling us at +1 202.416.1907 (Worldwide) or +1 800.766.4672 (US/Canada only) with questions regarding registration.

Registration Terms and Agreements

By registering, attendees agree to the terms and policies as set forth by OSA.