21st OIDA Annual Forum

21st OIDA Annual Forum

04 Nov 2014 - 04 Nov 2014
The Optical Society (OSA) Headquarters
Washington, United States

Jessica Pagonis
The Optical Society (OSA) Headquarters

OIDA's Annual Forum brings key stakeholders together in Washington, D.C. to maximize discussion between industry, government, and academic decision-makers.

Attend the OIDA Annual Forum - An Exclusive Industry Knowledge Exchange & Networking Event for Optoelectronic & Optical Communication Professionals

OIDA's Annual Forum brings key stakeholders together in Washington, D.C. to maximize discussion betweeen industry, government and academic decision-makers. This event is open to OIDA members and nonmembers, including executive, technical, and strategic marketing staff from industry, government researchers and funding agencies, and university researchers.

The 2014 Forum will feature:
  • Market overviews
  • Perspectives on hot topics
  • Highlights on activities in diverse geographic regions
  • Lessons learned from recent OIDA roadmapping efforts

Who Should Attend

  • Investors, CEOs, and marketing directors tracking the direction of photonics
  • Industry analysts, journalists, and consultants who are looking to understand the latest opporunities
  • Optical and electronic component and system engineers following the field of photonics

OIDA will also be holding a workshop on State of the Art Integrated Photonics on Wednesday, 5 November. This workshop continues a series of OIDA workshops that reviews the state of the art in photonic integration in optical communications. Annual Forum attendees can register to attend this workshop for a discounted price.

Registration and Travel
Registration includes access to the Annual Forum, continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, reception, and on-site materials.

2014 Annual Forum Planning Committee
  • Mike Barnoski, nanoPrecision Products, Inc., USA
  • Alex Behfar, BinOpitcs, USA
  • Christoph Harder, Swiss Photonics and Laser Network, Switzerland
  • Tom Hausken, OIDA/OSA, USA
  • Fred Leonberger, EOvation Advisors, LLC, USA
  • Arlon Martin, Mellanox, USA

View a sample video presentation from last year's Annual Forum:

A View from Wall Street - Technology Investment Banking
Bob Flanagan, Managing Director, Head of Technology Hardware Banking, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

What attendees are saying of OIDA’s Annual Forum:

Efficient and well planned working meeting with good interaction on topical issues all of us are addressing,” Gary Weiner, Chiral Photonics

“Very valuable information and networking,” Robert Corriveau, CPIC

“Very high quality meeting - content, speakers, attendees. Very informative on industry market data and trends,”  Wayne Seemungal, City University of New York

Contact Information:
For any questions regarding the program, registration, or travel please contact Jessica Pagonis, OIDA Program Manager.