Registration

 

Advanced Registration Ends: 3 June 2019 23:59

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Registration Fees

Registration Type Before or On 3 June 2019 After 3 June 2019
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 690 US$ 815
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 840 US$ 965
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 770 US$ 895
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 920 US$ 1045
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 395 US$ 520
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 560 US$ 685

Registration Types

Full Congress Registration (Technical Registrants): The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Congress Reception and one copy of the Congress Program and online access to the Technical Digests through OSAP.

Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as Full Congress Registrant. 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.

Payment and Refund Information

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 http://www.osa.org/help. Requests for refunds that are received by Monday, 10 June 2019 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.

NO REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS WILL BE CONSIDERED AFTER MONDAY, 10 June 2019.

Code of Conduct

It is important to the success of this meeting that every attendee be treated with consideration and respect. Following is a summary of OSA's Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy. The entire policy can be viewed at https://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/code_of_conduct/.