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US Public Affairs Programs

Making an impact with US policy supporting optics and photonics.

Capitol Hill Visits
Capitol Hill Visits

Making connections between US senators and representatives and their constituents on-site in Washington, DC.

Connect in DC
District Visits
District Visits

Invite your US senators and representatives to tour your laboratory or facility.

Connect locally
Congressional Fellowships
Congressional Fellowships

Explore a unique public policy learning experience and demonstrate the value of science-government interaction on Capitol Hill

Meet fellows and apply
Congressional Optics and Photonics Caucus
Congressional Optics & Photonics Caucus

The O&P Caucus works to educate Congress on the importance of light-based research and technologies to the economy, security and scientific excellence.

Learn more about the caucus
National Photonics Initiative
National Photonics Initiative

A collaborative alliance among industry, academia and government seeking to raise awareness of photonics

Visit NPI's website