11 August 2022

New Optica Online Industry Meeting series connects optical technology business leaders

Registration is free and available on-demand for Optica corporate members

WASHINGTON – Being an Optica corporate member drives success. Optica’s Industrial community is better than ever. Starting in August, we will kick off a series of “Optica Online Industry Meetings” covering a variety of grow areas across the optics industry. These online meetings include dedicated time for discussion and collaboration on shared industry needs. Registration is free for Optica corporate members; all meetings are recorded and available on-demand following each meeting.

“Optics is radically colliding with other industries to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to reshape many sectors in new, impactful ways never imagined. These online meetings will offer attendees the opportunity to gain unique insights from end-users, and share insights with suppliers and their customers,” said Jose Pozo, Optica Chief Technology Officer. “I encourage you to participate our Online Industry Meeting Series to advance your career and your company’s bottom line.”

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Photonics Packaging, Assembly and Testing

29 August 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Attendees, including assembly and test service providers and tool/equipment manufacturers, will discuss the packaging and testing of optical modules, including passive/active optical alignment, wafer-level vs die level packaging and testing, thermal considerations or volume versus price.

Optica Online Industry Meeting: New Ultrafast Laser Applications

27 September 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
Ultrafast Lasers (pico- and femtosecond) have improved machine tool processes in micro-machining, sub-micron precision 3D printing, thin-film material processing, and microscopy and spectroscopy. Attendees will discuss some of these new applications directly with the end-users.

Optica Online Industry Meeting: LIDAR 2.0 Miniaturization

25 October 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Where is the future of LiDAR? Demanding end-users will describe what they are looking for from the supply chain of laser manufacturers, detector and imaging-processing specialists, optics, electronics, scanners and packaging experts.

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Automotive Lighting

22 November 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Today’s automotive lighting industry faces the need of implementing ever smaller and more exotic LED and micro-optics solutions that require high reliability, robustness against electromagnetic interference, and thermal management. This discussion will involve the Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs.

Optica Online Industry Meeting: Photonics for Medical Devices

17 January 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Photonics technologies bring new approaches in healthcare applications in diagnostics and therapeutics as well as for medical devices such as surgical guidance tools, patient monitoring and diagnostics devices, etc. This meeting will address the challenges of development of medical devices and integration of the photonics technologies in them. We will discuss point-of-care devices, wearable devices, digital health technologies and their integration with IoT will be discussed, following the vision and demands of medical companies and medical doctors.

About Optica

Optica (formerly OSA), Advancing Optics and Photonics Worldwide, is the society dedicated to promoting the generation, application, archiving and dissemination of knowledge in the field. Founded in 1916, it is the leading organization for scientists, engineers, business professionals, students and others interested in the science of light. Optica’s renowned publications, meetings, online resources and in-person activities fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate scientific, technical and educational achievement. Discover more at: Optica.org

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