The Optical Society Announces Plenary Program for 2018 OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

31 May 2018

The Optical Society Announces Plenary Program for 2018 OSA Imaging and Applied
Optics Congress


Presentations to feature a leader in next generation of VR content and advanced imaging of exoplanets

ORLANDO, FL – Optical imaging technologies make a significant impact on media, medicine, aerospace, autonomous machines and robotics. They can be used for imaging and sensing everything from molecules to man. The OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress will host two plenary presentations featuring virtual reality innovator, Paul Debevec, and exoplanet researcher, Laurent Pueyo.
The OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress provides a comprehensive view of the latest developments in imaging and applied optical sciences, covering the forefront advances in imaging and applied optics as well as the application of these technologies to important industrial, military and medical challenges. The scope of the research presented in ranges from fundamental research to applied.  The ten topical meetings address the challenges faced by the community.
WHAT: OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress Plenary Presentations
WHEN: 25 June 2018 – 28 June 2018
WHERE: Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive, Orlando, Florida United States
The Congress Plenary Sessions will feature two speakers discussing topics of interest to all attendees. 
  • Paul Debevec, Google VR, USA
  • Laurent Pueyo, Space Telescope Science Institute, USA
Topical Programming
Registration Information
Advanced attendee registration is open until 1 June. Credentialed media and analysts who wish to cover OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress can full-access conference media badge:

About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and business leaders who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts. For more information, visit

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