Upcoming Technical Group Events

Optica Technical Groups host a wide range of activities to help you connect with peers and leaders in your field. Below are the upcoming opportunities to join us at an event at an Optica meeting. To find our upcoming virutal events, please visit us here.

Optica Design and Fabrication Congress

Optica Technical Group Special Talk

When: Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 12:45 – 13:45 EDT (UTC-04:00)
Where: Room 2000A

You are invited to join the Optica Technical Groups on Imaging Optical Design and NonImaging Optical Design for a special talk featuring Prof. Alois M. Herkommer, University of Stuttgart. The session will start with Prof. Herkommer’s talk “Freeforms in Imaging and Illumination: Do we have the Tools?” After the talk, the remainder of the session will be open for discussion and networking. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/CFqPakdaGZSLHYen7 if you plan to attend.

Quantum 2.0 Conference and Exhibition

Speed Networking in the Quantum World

When: Monday, 19 June 2023, 12:00 – 13:00 MDT (UTC-06:00)
Where: Agate Room

The Optica Technical Group on Applied Spectroscopy invites anyone interested in quantum and spectroscopy technologies to join them for a fun networking lunch on Monday. The event will start with a round of speed networking, allowing attendees to connect one-on-one in short meetings. We’ll then break for lunch and attendees will have a chance to chat freely with colleagues. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/dy18oo7rGUDT1c856 to let us know you will be attending.

LASER World of Photonics

Birds of a Feather Networking Session by Optica Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics Technical Group

When: Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 CEST (UTC+02:00)
Where: Optica Booth, Entrance Hall West

Join our technical group at the Optica booth on Tuesday for a chance to find your flock at our Birds of a Feather networking event. In addition to learning more about the technical group, you will have an opportunity to connect with your fellow attendees who share an interest in the same topics as you.

Fundamental Laser Sciences Technical Group Networking Event

When: Thursday, 29 June 2023, 15:30 – 16:30 CEST (UTC+02:00)
Where: Optica Booth, Entrance Hall West

Members of the Optica Technical Group on Fundamental Laser Sciences are invited to join us for a networking event on Thursday afternoon. The event will provide an opportunity to connect with fellow attendees who share an interest in this field and to learn more about this technical group.