Submitting to an OSA meeting gives you the benefit of having your paper peer-reviewed by an expansive committee of experience in the field. If accepted, your paper will be officially published in Optics InfoBase, OSA's Digital Library, and indexed in Ei Compendex and Scopus.
 

Important Dates

Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 19 November 2019, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions early January 2020
Online Program Planner Available
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due Invalid date time. (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By
Register for the Meeting By
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 20 April - 23 April 2020

Biomedical Optics Express 10th Anniversary Issue Submission Deadline                       30 June 2020

Oral Presentations

  • Contributed presentations are
  • Invited presentations are
  • Tutorial presentations are
  • Plenary presentations are
  • Oral presentation guidelines (pdf)
  • Online Program Planner - The online program planner allows you to browse speakers and the agenda of sessions. Use the online program planner to build a custom itinerary and print your personal itinerary before coming to the meeting. You can also add your itinerary to your electronic calendar, download it to a personal mobile device or email it to a friend or colleague who might be interested in attending the meeting.

AV Provided for your Presentation

To ensure that the program runs smoothly, all speakers are requested to upload their presentations on the respective session room laptop at least one full coffee break prior to their session.

The meeting rooms will contain the following:

  • Laptop computer with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2010
  • LCD projector (Note all presentations should be prepared in 16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Podium microphone and/or wireless lavalieres
  • Projection pointer

Mac users should bring along a DisplayPort to VGA adapter or the cable that converts Firewire to VGA which comes with the purchase of the laptop.

Please note that Internet access will not be available during your presentation, and due to licensing restrictions, the use of music in presentations, including video presentations, is prohibited.

Poster Presentations

  • Bulletin board is eight-foot-high x four-foot-wide (244 cm x 122 cm) to display a summary of the paper.
  • Authors must remain in the vicinity of the bulletin board for the duration of the session
  • Poster presenters are not supplied with any audiovisual equipment.
  • Poster presentation guidelines (pdf)
  • Information concerning the poster set-up and tear-down times will be included in the notification email to the submitting author.