Member Type On or before 29 June 2015 After 29 June 2015
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 775 US$ 895
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 915 US$ 1,045
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 855 US$ 975
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 985 US$ 1,115
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 425 US$ 475
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 485 US$ 535

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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.

Register via Fax


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 Nonlinear Optics (NLO)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1012

Registration Form

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New!! - Committee/Presenting Author

Committee Members and Presenting Authors for the Congress will be able to 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 meetings.

Full Conference Registration

The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Coffee Breaks, the Congress Reception and Banquet as well as access to paper summaries via OSA Publishing's Digital Library (formerly 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. Post-docs are not considered students.

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 Luau

Join your fellow attendees for the Conference Luau.  Enjoy delectable fare while networking.  The Luau is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees.  Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their adult guests for US$ 99.  Children's tickets may be purchased for a lower fee.

Hawaiian Cultural Workshop

Kumu Ka‘iulani will teach a Modern Hula Dance and Traditional Hawaiian Chant/Song.  There will be an opportunity to perform what you have learned in the Workshop at the Conference Luau.  Conference attendees may purchase Workshop tickets for US$ 35.  The Workshop is NOT included in Full Technical registration.

For the Workshop you’ll need:    Tank top or T‐shirt, shorts or sarong, bare feet, notepad, pencil, ALOHA & FUN!!
Workshop is open to:   OSA members, family, and friends. 
(Children 12 years old and under must have a parent present at all times.)

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 submitted through Requests for refunds that are received by 10 July 2015 will be honored. All refund requests must be made in writing.
Note that the Post-deadline Papers notifications typically occur after the refund cut-off date. Keep this in mind when registering.
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 Customer Service at or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.