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Registration Fees

Registration Type Before or On 19 August 2019 After 19 August 2019
General (Full Technical) US$ 250 US$ 300
Post-doc US$ 200 US$ 250
Student US$ 150 US$ 200

Registration Types

General (Full Technical) Registration: The registration fee includes admission to the Technical Sessions, Exhibit, Coffee Breaks, the Welcome Reception and one copy of the meeting program and online access to the Technical Digests through OSAP.  The registration price does not include the optional banquet

Post-doc Registration: Postdocs are entitled to the same privileges as Full Technical Registrant. Post-docs are not considered students.

Student Registration: Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as Full Technical Registrant. Students are required to present valid student identification when they pick up their registration materials. Post-docs are not considered students.

Extra Products for Purchase

Conference Banquet Conference banquet tickets may be purchased for an additional US$ 75.  The Banquet is not included with the registration price. If you need a non-itemized receipt for reimbursement purposes, please contact Laura Spencer at

Complimentary Day of Attendance at OSA's Frontiers in Optics Meeting

As in previous years, attendees of the Fall Vision Meeting will receive one day of complimentary attendance at OSA's Frontiers in Optics (FiO) meeting which will be held 16-19 September.  Attendees of FiO/LS meeting will be also granted one complimentary day of attendance at the Fall Vision Meeting.  For more details visit

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 Requests for refunds that are received by Monday, 24 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.


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