Founded in 1916, The Optical Society is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and students who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Now celebrating our centennial year, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts. The organization is recognized throughout the world for its publications, conferences and meetings and membership programs.
Plan Your Day
Search for presentations by day, topic, speaker or program type. Plan your schedule by setting bookmarks on programs of interest. Technical attendees can access technical papers within session descriptions.
Explore the Exhibition
Search for exhibitors, and set bookmark reminders to stop by their booths. (Tap on the map icon within a description to find their location on the exhibit hall map.)
Network with Attendees
All registered attendees—including conference staff, speakers and exhibitors—are listed in the app. Send a contact request to an attendee, and initiate another valuable networking opportunity.
Navigate the Meeting Location
Explore the meeting location—both classrooms and exhibit hall—with interactive maps. It’s easy to find events and activities based on topics of interest.
Document Your Experience
Add and save your own private notes, and create a list of personal favorites including speakers, sessions, presentations and exhibitors.