Upcoming Events

Upcoming OSA Technical Group Events


16th International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Lighting (LS16)

17 - 22 June 2018 at the University of Sheffield,United Kingdom

Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

The OSA Color Technical Group will be organizing a special session and networking coffee break at the 16th International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Lighting in June. Sponsored jointly by the OSA Color Technical Group and the Colour Group (GB), the goal of the “Colour Science & Technology” session will be to bring together researchers in colour science working on key advancements in understanding colour vision and designing colour, and facilitate interactions at the interface of research and industry.

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Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR) 30th Annual Meeting

21 - 24 June 2018at the University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Date: Thursday, 21 June 2018, 14:30 - 15:20
Location: University of Groningen, Bernoulliborg, Zernike Campus, Room 5161.0253

Attendees of the SLTBR Annual Meeting will have the opportunity to hear from the co-chair of the OSA Color Technical Group, Manuel Spitschan, during this session of the meeting. The OSA Color Technical Group will be introduced to SLTBR members, including an overview of the group's scope, aims and opportunities for involvement being presented. A discussion and coffee break will follow the conclusion of the session.

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OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

25 - 28 June 2018 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive, Orlando, FL, United States

Digital Holographic Microscopy: Present and Future Panel Discussion

Monday, 25 June 2018, 12:30 – 14:00
Location: Salon C
Join the OSA Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group for a panel discussion exploring potential breakthroughs in digital holographic microscopy. Brief presentations from our featured panelists will be followed by a moderated question and answer session, helping facilitate the exchange of information with our community. Please RSVP for this technical group event to let us know you will be attending.

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Illumicon II

Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 19:00 – 21:00
Location: To be revealed
You are invited to join the OSA Display Technology Technical Group for Illumicon II, an exclusive members-only event. Building on the declarations established at the inaugural Illumicon, which was convened in 2016, attendees will come together to discuss and debate emerging trends, technologies and opportunities in advanced 3D displays. Our discussions will also seek input on how the Display Technology Technical Group can further engage the 3D community in the years ahead. Illumicon II attendees will converge over drinks and appetizers at the confidential location. Entrance will be granted to those able to provide the secret Illumicon II event password. RSVP to tgactivities@osa.org to receive the event location and password.

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50th Anniversary of Introduction to Fourier Optics by Joseph Goodman Reception

Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 18:30 – 19:30
Location: Orange/Lemon/Lime

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publishing of Introduction to Fourier Optics by  Joseph Goodman, a book that has fundamental influence in the field of optical imaging. To commemorate this, the congress will feature a special series of talks spanning from Fourier optics in the classroom to the evolvement of the field.
Immediately following the conclusion of the talks, attendees are invited to join the Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition Technical Group for a small reception.

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Applications of Visual Science Technical Group Networking Lunch

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 12:00 – 13:00
Location: Salon C
Members of the OSA Applications of Visual Science Technical Group are invited to join us for a networking lunch on Wednesday. The event will provide an opportunity to connect with fellow attendees who share an interest in this field and to learn more about this technical group. Please RSVP for this technical group event to let us know you will be attending.

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