Scheduled Maintenance

OSA will be performing scheduled maintenance on Monday (21 October) from 17:00 to 19:00 US EDT. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience as we improve our services.

If you need assistance, OSA's Customer Service can be reached at +1 202.416.1907 (Worldwide) +1 800.766.4672 (US/Canada) or by emailing us.

Customer Service is available from 08:30 to 18:00 US EDT, Monday through Friday.

Author Resources

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.

Oral Presentations

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 vertical with measurements: 4'W x 8'H 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.