OSA Optical Design and Fabrication Congress Registration Fees

Registration Fees

Member Type Before 12 June After 12 June
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 670 US$ 790
IODC Committee/Presenting Author - OSA/SPIE Member* US$ 770 US$ 890
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 810 US$ 935
IODC Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member* US$ 910 US$ 1,035
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 745 US$ 870
IODC Technical Registrant - OSA/SPIE Member* US$ 845 US$ 970
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 890 US$ 1,070
IODC Technical Registrant - Non-member* US$ 990 US$ 1,170
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 350 US$ 460
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 420 US$ 470
IODC Proceedings US$ 100 US$ 100

*Note: Regular attendees of the IODC technical program will automatically receive the exclusive IODC proceedings. The cost of the proceedings is included in the registration fees outlined above.  

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Online Registration


Complete the online registration process and pay online by credit card. Please keep your e-mail confirmation as proof of your registration.

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Send your registration form with credit card payment to +1 202.416.6140. To avoid duplicate payment DO NOT fax your form more than once. Please keep your fax confirmation as proof of your registration.

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OSA Finance Department
c/o International Optical Design Conference
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1012

Registration Form

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Committee/Presenting Author Registration: To take advantage of this rate, registrants must have contributed to the meeting by participating on a committee or by authoring and/or presenting a paper. This includes those that have authored and/or will present posters. The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Conference Reception, one copy of the Conference Program as well as online access to the Technical Digest Papers.

Technical Registration: The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Conference Reception, one copy of the Conference Program as well as online access to the Technical Digest Papers.

Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as technical registrants. Students are required to present valid student identification when they pick up their registration materials. Post-docs are not considered students.

Emeritus Registration: Emeritus members may also register at the discounted rate. To qualify for emeritus status, members must be fully retired and must have been an OSA member for at least 10 years. The member's age plus the number of years of membership in OSA must equal 75 years or more. Emeritus members are entitled to the same privileges as technical registrants.

Short Course
Meaningful Scratch and Dig Specifications
Registration Type Before 12 June After 12 June
OSA Member $300 $350
Non-Member $370 $420
Extra Welcome Reception Ticket
One Welcome Reception ticket is included in the Full Technical Fee. Guest tickets may be purchased for US $75.

IODC Proceedings
One copy of the IODC Proceedings are included in the IODC Full Technical registration fee. If you are not registering as a IODC attendee you may purchase a copy. The book will be mailed by SPIE in late 2017. It is $100 a copy.

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 by 26 June 2017 will be honored. All refund requests must be made in writing.

Note that the Post-deadline Papers notifications typically occur after the refund cut-off date. Keep this in mind when registering.

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.


Please contact Customer Service at or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.