The outlook for supply chains, pricing, policy and the market in 2022

2 February 2022, 10:30 - 11:45 - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

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There has been a lot of talk about supply chains and pressure on prices, but what does it mean for the optics and photonics industry? Are some sectors affected more than others? How does it impact the markets? Join us to hear our latest findings from our conversations with companies and our data collection effort. We will also discuss some of the funding and policy issues that will matter to our industry with Optica’s Senior Director of Government Affairs David Lang. Bring your questions about the outlook for optics and photonics in 2022.

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Tom HauskenTom Hausken
With over 35 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry activities at Optica. This includes the industry side of Optica (formely OIDA), where he held a position earlier in his career. For 13 years until 2012, Dr. Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited. He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics. He has a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara in optoelectronics.



David LangDavid Lang
David Lang is the Senior Director of Government Relations at The Optical Society (OSA) in Washington, D.C. where he directs the organization's advocacy and public policy programs. Prior to joining OSA, David was with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for 13 years where he worked on more than 20 projects across physics, space and Earth science, and telecommunications. He received his Master of Engineering and Public Policy, a joint degree, from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2011 for which he focused on energy policy and technology. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2002 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.