Registration Costs

OSA Student Members: $250 US

OSA Early Career Members: $400 US

OSA Members: $500 US

Non Members:  $750 US

The OSA 5G Summit offers 2 days of intensive, hands-on training, all reference and onsite materials, meals and housing.  


Our Expert Speakers include:

Qi Bi, President of China Telecom Technology Innovation Center and Chief Technology Officer of China Telecom Beijing Research Institute

Tiberiu Grigoriu, Director Business Strategy, Nokia 

Dr. Gee-Kung Chang, Director of Fiber-Wireless Integration and Networking (FiWIN) Center for Heterogeneous Mobile Data Communications, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Yves Baeyens, Director Analog ASIC's Research Group, Nokia Bell Labs

Shahriar Shahramian, Department Head, mm-Wave ASIC Research, Nokia Bell Labs

Xiang Liu, Senior Director and Distinguished Scientist, Futurewei

Jörg-Peter Elbers, Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology, Standards and IPR, ADVA Optical

Brandon Collings, Chief Technology Officer, Lumentum

Vipul Bhatt, Senior Director of Strategic Marketing, II-VI (formerly Finisar)

Aref Chowdhury, Chief Technology Officer, Nokia

Bharat Raman, Manager Technology Strategy, Sprint

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 Wenesday, 25 Spetember 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.