Member News - 11 April, 2011

Industry Member News

11 April, 2011


Dear OIDA Community,

We have LOTS of activities and news to share…and we hope you and your organization will take advantage of the quality reporting and special events OIDA offers. Many thanks for your participation!

Upcoming Events

OIDA Short-Distance High-Density Optical Interconnects Workshop
12-13 April, 2011—SPRC / Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Photonic Integration for High-Capacity Data Transport: Commercial Needs, Opportunities and Deployment
13 June, 2011—The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada

Presentation Videos and Publications

Silicon Photonics Workshop Video and Summary Publication
Videos of workshop presentations are now freely available online. A written summary of the workshop is available to OIDA members without charge (username & password required).

Sensors Report Now Available
A re-cap of the December 2010 Photonics Sensors Symposium, this report is freely available online to OIDA members.

The full library of OIDA presentations can be accessed with your OIDA corporate member username and password here:

If you need assistance with your login credentials, please feel free to contact us at

Advocacy Activities

OIDA is a co-sponsor of Capitol Hill Day—OIDA Members are encouraged to participate. Please contact OIDA to register (e-mail:, phone at 202-416-1449).

Capitol Hill Day
4-5 May, 2011—A great way to make your voice heard on science issues such as funding for scientific research and development by visiting directly with your elected officials in Washington, D.C.

Free Webinar

The Florida Photonics Cluster invites you to view a free webinar series presented by Monica Wofford—CEO, Contagious Companies.

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

This is the fourth in a series of six webinars to be held the fourth week of each month. Additional webinars will include: Presentation Skills, Communication Across Generations & Body Language, Media Training Basics, and Contagious Customer Service.


Contact Us

Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA)
2010 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 416-1449 Fax: (202) 558-7349
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