Member News - 23 March, 2011

Industry Member News

23 March, 2011

We are delighted to bring you this update on OIDA’s recent activities and hope that you will take advantage of the quality reporting and special events we have planned.

Upcoming Events

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

Join us for a unique workshop and roadmap event that focuses on today's uses of optoelectronics for applications over short distances with an emphasis on digital appliances, high-speed computing, and data centers.

  • Online Registration
  • Preliminary Agenda
  • Travel/Hotel—Make your reservations today (hotel deadline: Monday, March 28th)
  • General Information


Advanced Photonics Congress

June 12-16 2011, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada

This year's congress consists of six collocated meetings including one new meeting and five veteran meetings. Each meeting consists of invited and contributed presentations. There are three Joint Plenary Sessions and one Joint Poster Session.

Topics include:

  • Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics
  • Slow and Fast Light
  • Access Networks & In-House Communications
  • Signal Processing in Photonics Communications
  • Optical Sensors
  • Specialty Optical Fibers

2 Upcoming Advocacy Activities

OIDA is a co-sponsor for two Capitol Hill events in which we hope you will be able to participate. To join these efforts, contact us by email at or by phone at 202-416-1449.

Congressional Visits Day
April 6-7, 2011—Your opportunity to visit congressional offices to raise awareness of your organization’s key interests and encourage funding support for research and development.

Capitol Hill Day
May 4-5, 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.

Sensors Report Now Available—Free to OIDA Members

The summary report from the December 2010 Photonic Sensors Symposium is now available online to OIDA members.

This report, as well as 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

Industry News

The summary report from the December 2010 Photonic Sensors Symposium is now available online to OIDA members.

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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