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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 2010 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 style="font-size: 14px;">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.

OSSC Program Year 2019 - 2020

(Click on the Date for Event Registration or on the Topic for Presentation)
Date Location Speaker Topic
9 October 2019 Ayres Hotel Dr. Jon Arenberg James Webb Space Telescope
& Tours at NGST
13 November 2019 Cal Poly Pomona Kevin Romero Optical Payloads for Telescopes; Instruments:  Innovation & Creativity
11 December 2019 Fullerton Prof V. Ara Apkarian Molecular Vibrations
Imaged for the First Time
8 January 2020 St Gregory Church, Pasadena Kurt Ponsor A complete review of past/ present telescopes & the exotic materials used in them
12 February 2020 Joint Forces Training  Base
Los Alamitos
Dr. Mike Sholl  The Supernova Acceleration Probe
Studying Dark Energy in the Universe
11 March 2020 JPL  (cancelled) Dr. Garreth Ruane The Search for Exoplanets
8 April 2020 On-Line Webinar Scott Jordan Intelligent Positioning in High Throughput Photonics Manufacturing Automation
13 May 2020 On-Line Webinar Dr. Alex Fast Multiphoton Imaging of Human Skin
17 June 2020 TBD TBD TBD

All events subject to change without notice.

Corporate Address:  14271 Jeffrey Road, Suite 136
Irvine, California 92620
The OSSC is a non-profit 501(C)3 tax exempt corporation.
The OSSC does NOT endorse candidates for public office or contribute to political candidates or campaigns.

Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting