05 November 2018 – 08 November 2018 Resort World Sentosa, Sentosa Island, Singapore


Advanced Registration Ends: 9 October 2018 23:59

Register online and pay by credit card.
View the Registration Terms & Conditions.
Download the registration pdf.


Registration Fees

*Congress registration rates includes coffee breaks, daily lunch and the congress reception.

Registration Type Before or On 9 October 2018 After 9 October 2018
Committee/Presenting Author - OSA Member US$ 815 US$ 940
Committee/Presenting Author - Non-member US$ 965 US$ 1090
Technical Registrant - OSA Member US$ 895 US$ 1020
Technical Registrant - Non-member US$ 1045 US$ 1170
Emeritus Member/ Full-Time OSA Student Member US$ 520 US$ 645
Full-Time Student Non-member US$ 590 US$ 715

Registration Types

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

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

Extra Products for Purchase

Guest Congress Reception Ticket
Tuesday, 6  November, 18:00 – 19:30
One Reception ticket is included in the Full Congress Registration Fee. Guest tickets may be purchased for US $50.

2018 Energy Congress Local Labs Tours (SERIS)- NUS &CTO
Thursday, 8 November 
Cost US$20

*Terms and Conditions:

1. Cancellation policy: The nominal fee of USD 20.00 (to cover shuttle bus transport) is non-refundable should the delegate wish to withdraw after pre-registration OR does not show up on the actual day of the event.

2. Personal data policy - By purchasing this ticket:

  • I agree and consent that my personal data will be collected and used by OSA organizer (including SERIS-NUS) for the purposes of processing, handling and managing my registration to this event, subsequent planning and managing of this event and all other actions necessary in relation to the above.
  • I agree and consent to having my photographs taken during the event for marketing, publicity purposes in print, media /social media by the OSA organizer (including SERIS-NUS).

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://help.osa.org. Requests for refunds that are received by Tuesday, 16 October 2018 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 http://help.osa.org or +1 202.416.1907 with questions regarding registration.