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Current Meetings & Events


Left: OSSC officers Tom Godfrey, Donn Silberman and Anatoly Vasiliev viewing a 3D image at the February 2010 meeting during presentation on 3D displays by Steve Hines.
Right: Dan Nieuwsma begins his presentation at the May 2011 LaserFest Meeting held at Raytheon.


The Optical Society of Southern California holds nine regular meetings usually on the second Wednesday of each month from October through June, as well as a few special events.  Most of our meetings and events are open to the public.  You can find event details and register for events by visiting our events calendar.  The events calendar also has some other events that may be of interest to OSSC members such as conferences and educational events.

Ideas for future meetings are welcomed by our Programs Chair.  We also have a page listing previous years' OSSC meetings.

Events Calendar & Registration


OSSC Program Year 2014 - 2015


(Click on the Date for Event Registration)

Date Location Speaker Topic
October 8, 2014 Precision Optical
Costa Mesa
Panel Discussion:
NPI Four Member Panel
National Photonics Initiative
November 12, 2014 The Proud Bird Harvey Spencer Optical Materials
December 10, 2014 IVC ATEP Panel Discussion:
IVC ATEP Five Member Panel
Growing Optics in Southern California
Corporate Members Appreciation
January 14, 2014 Cal Poly Pomona Dr. David Stork Lensless Imaging
February 18, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn
Redondo Beach
Dr. Ron Polidan,
Northrop Grumman
An Evolvable Space Telescope for Future Astronomical Missions
March 11, 2015 Panavision,
Woodland Hills
Dan Sasaki, VP Optical Engineering Lens Design for Cinematography
April 8, 2015
Newport Corporation - Irvine, CA Dr. Jim Wyant
College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona
50 Years of Excellence
May 20, 2015 TBD - South Bay Antonio Mendez Photonics Signal Processing for Optical Communications Receivers
June 17, 2015 Luminarias - Monterey Park Dr. Ron Polidan,
Northrop Grumman
Annual Meeting & Evolvable Space Telescope for Future Astronomical Missions

Past Meetings & Events