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26 July 2021 – 30 July 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)

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Thank you to our registration sponsor:
American Elements

Registration Fees: Virtual Attendance

Registration Type


Virtual Registrant - OSA Member, Committee OSA Member, Emeritus Member, OSA Student Member (Full-Time) USD 200
Virtual Registrant - Non-member, Committee Non-member, Student Non-member (Full-Time) USD 300

Events Plus

Free access to select meeting content including Special Events, Keynote Session, Panel Discussion, and Town Hall.


Speaker Registration: Virtual Attendance

Contributed speakers must register as a Virtual Registrant.

All speakers must be registered by 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00) Friday, 16 July 2021.


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 USD 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 Tuesday, 06 July 2021 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.