23 October 2021

This meeting, which is co-presented with Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science, will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format. The program schedule is based on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-04:00).

Participants have the option of viewing sessions live or streaming recorded sessions on demand. Speakers can present live during a session or submit a pre-recorded video.

Quantum Information and Measurement VI

01 November 2021 – 05 November 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)

Registration Fees: Virtual Attendance

Registration Type
*Virtual Registrant - Optica Member, Committee Optica Member, Emeritus Member, Optica Student Member (Full-Time) USD 200
*Virtual Registrant - Non-member, Committee Non-member, Student Non-member (Full-Time) USD 300
Presenter/Publishing Fee - Optica Member/Non-member (per paper/presentation) USD 100

Events + Exhibits Pass

Free access to select meeting content including the QIM Plenary Sessions and Special Events, as well as the FiO LS Conference Plenary Sessions, Visionary Talks, Special Events and Virtual Science & Industry Showcase. Please note: Presenters are not eligible for this free registration access pass.


*Virtual Registrants will also receive Full Technical access to the FiO LS Conference Technical Program, Special Events and Virtual Science & Industry Showcase.

IMPORTANT! Speaker Registration:

Contributed speakers must register as a Virtual Registrant PLUS pay a presenter/publishing fee for each presented paper.  For example, an Optica Member presenting two papers will pay a total of USD 400, which includes the USD 200 registration fee and the USD 200 presenter/publishing fees for two papers. The USD 100 fee is assessed on all accepted contributed submissions, on a per-contributed talk basis. This fee is still applicable whether the presenter wishes to publish their paper or not.

All speakers must be registered by 23:59 EDT (UTC-04:00) on Friday, 22 October 2021.

Registration Access

Virtual Registrants receive full access to two conferences: Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science and Quantum Information and Measurement VI (QIM), including:

  • Live, online participation in all virtual technical sessions (including joint plenary sessions and joint poster sessions) and special events
  • On-demand viewing of recorded technical sessions (published within 24 hours of presentation and for a minimum of 60 days after the meeting concludes)
  • On-demand viewing of recorded poster presentations in the ePoster Gallery
  • Product information from and interaction with exhibitors in the FiO LS Virtual Science & Industry Showcase
  • Real-time networking with speakers and attendees using chat features embedded throughout the event website
  • Ability to download papers individually or in a .zip file. (.zip files are available for 60 days after the meeting concludes.)
  • Perpetual access to session recordings and papers on the Optica Publishing Group platform. After videos and papers are removed from the conference website, Full Technical and Post Meeting registrants can continue to access both from the OPG platform. Videos are edited and captioned after the conference concludes and will not be immediately available.

Events + Exhibits Pass registrants receive free access to select meeting content including the Plenary Sessions, Special Events, and the FiO LS Conference Virtual Science & Industry Showcase.

Payment and Refund Information

Checks and Money Orders All checks must be in US dollars and made payable to Optica. 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 Optica staff 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 optica.org/help. Requests for refunds that are received by Monday, 18 October 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. 


Registration Support

Please contact Customer Service via a webform at optica.org/help or call +1 202.416.1907.

Emerging Economies Discounted Registration

Individuals from World-Bank identified Low Income and Lower Middle Income countries will be able to attend at a deeply discounted rate provided upon request. Verification of residence may be required. Please direct inquiries to Jessica Pagonis at jpagonis@optica.org.