22 June 2020 – 26 June 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -07:00)
31 May 2020

This OSA Meeting will be held as scheduled in an all-virtual, web conference format.

Technical sessions will be presented live from the Pacific Daylight Time Zone (PDT) with a recorded archive available later for on-demand viewing. The exhibition has been cancelled. There will be no cost for attendees to participate. Speakers presenting a contributed oral talk or poster will pay a US$ 100 presentation fee. [Register for access.]


Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment


Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment (ES) focuses on using optical sensing to monitor all aspects of the environment, from global and regional scales to point sensors and industrial processes.

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Committee Members

  • Dennis Killinger, University of South Florida, United StatesChair
  • Robert Menzies, , United StatesChair
  • Ian Coddington, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Jana Jágerská, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, NorwayProgram Chair
  • Lukas Emmenegger, EMPA, Switzerland
  • Adam Fleisher, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
  • Peter Geiser, NEO Monitors, Norway
  • Jane Hodgkinson, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
  • Caroline Kistner, Nanoplus, Germany
  • Bernhard Lendl, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
  • Boris Mizaikoff, Universitat Ulm, Germany
  • Yasunori Saito, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Vasanthi Sivaprakasam, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
  • Nobuo Sugimoto, National Inst for Environmental Studies, Japan
  • Juha Toivonen, Tampereen Yliopisto, Finland
  • Rebecca Washenfelder, Natl Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin, United States
  • Eric Zhang, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, United States


Dennis Killinger

University of South Florida, United States

Robert Menzies

, United States

Ian Coddington

National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
Program Chair

Jana Jágerská

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Program Chair


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