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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 2015 - 2016


(Click on the Date for Event Registration or on the Topic for Presentation)

Date Location Speaker Topic
14 October, 2015
Los Angeles Southwest College Hildreth (Hal) Walker Jr.
Lunar Laser Ranging Experiment and STEM Education
11 November, 2015
St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church Andrew Rakich, Senior Optinical Engineer, Giant Magellan Telescope A Technical Overview of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
9 December, 2015
UC Irvine Institute for Innovation Milton Chang Starting a Business in the Current Environment
13 January, 2016
Kellogg West Hotel and Conference Center (on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona) Dr. Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman
Advances in quantitative super-resolution microscopy
10 February, 2016
Courtyard Marriott, Monrovia John Rogers, Synopsys Freeform and related optical systems
9 March, 2016
Holiday Inn LAX Dr. Stephanie Sandor-Leahy, Northrop-Grumman Aerospace Systems Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
13 April, 2016
Spring Field Banquet Center
and
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11 May, 2016
JPL Von Karman Auditorium Virginia Ford, Senior Optomechanical Engineer, Thirty Meter Telescope A Technical Overview of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)
8 June, 2016
Luminarias Restaurant (Monterey Park) Eric Potma, UC Irvine, Dept. of Chemistry
Annual Business Meeting, Fellows Induction, and Presentation on "Nonlinear Optics to the Rescue"

Past Meetings & Events