OSA Rochester Section

Annual Dinner


Corporate members, please contact president@osarochester.org with the names of your four complementary attendees.

The Rochester Section of the Optical Society of America hosts an annual business meeting and dinner featuring an update of the year's activities and a special guest speaker. The details for this year's annual dinner meeting is as follows:

2018 OSA-RS Annual Business Meeting and Dinner

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  5:30 p.m.   Networking
 6:30 p.m.   Dinner        
            7:00 p.m.   Business Meeting
 8:00 p.m.   Invited Talk

     9:00 p.m.   Adjournment


Dr. Gregory Quarles
Chief Scientist at The Optical Society


Topic: Global Optics and Photonics Market Trends

Abstract: The focus of this presentation will be to highlight data compiled by The Optical Society regarding the 2017 optics and photonics markets globally as well as expectations for 2018. Specific subtopics to be covered will include the global market value, number of companies, revenue generated annually, and jobs supporting areas such as optical systems, lasers, light sources, optical materials, fiber optics, detectors, sensors, and other optical and photonic components. An overview of the trending hot topics for 2018 in optics and photonics will also be included in this presentation. 


  La Luna Restaurant

    60 Browns Race, 
    Rochester, NY 14614

PARKING: 240 State St., Rochester, NY 14614


Admission fees is as follows:

  • $35 for OSA-RS regular member
  • $10 for OSA-RS student member
  • $45 for non-member guests
  • No charge for OSA-RS honorary members
  • Cash bar is available.
  • Registrations (including guest names) must be made by April 23, 2017 

If you can't register on-line or wish to pay by check, please make out a check to "OSA Rochester Section" and send it to:

OSA Rochester Section
C/o Jason Rama, Newport Corporation, 705 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14605

No tickets will be distributed. Confirmed reservations will be placed on a list.

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