The Advancing Mid-Managers Summit offers a day of intensive, hands-on training, all materials, breakfast and lunch. If you have any registration questions, please contact   

Ideal Participant: The Advancing Mid-Managers Summit is designed for full-time professionals looking to move into a Vice President or Chief Executive Officer positions in the next 3-5 years. Eligible participants are middle managers and/or are judged to have high potential in their organization. 

Registration Fees

OSA Member  Free
Non-Member $200


This workshop is being held in conjunction with OSA Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS. You do not need to attend FiO to be able to participate in the Advancing Mid-Managers Summit. Once clicking the "Register Today" green button above, you'll be taken the registration page for the FiO meeting. If you are not attending FiO, when selecting your meeting registration type, please select Exhibit Pass Plus Registration. Exhibit Pass Plus Registration allows attendees to access the Exhibit Hall and Plenary Sessions. This registration does not include access to the Technical Sessions.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

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 after Monday, 26 August 2019 will not 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.

Registration Support

Please contact Customer Service at or +1.202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.