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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 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 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 2018 - 2019

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

Date Location Speaker Topic
 10 October, 2018 UC Irvine, Continuing Education Dr. Chris Barty  UCI’s Convergence Optical Sciences Initiative and the Development and Applications of Compact Laser- 
14 November, 2018 Eden Garden Restaurant, Pasadena  Dr. James Beletic, President, Teledyne Imaging Sensors  Detection of Visible and Infrared Light for Scientific Research 
 12 December, 2018  Angelo's and Vinci's Ristorante, Fullerton  Dr. Simon Prince, Illumina Optics for DNA Sequencing
9 January, 2019  Joint Forces Training Base, 4745 Yorktown Avenue, Building 19, Los Alamitos, CA  Dr. Timothy Day, VP and General Manager, DRS Daylight Solutions  Tunable Laser Based Spectroscopic Imaging and Sensing 
 13 February, 2019 St. Gregory Armenian Orthodox Church, 2215 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA Dr. Andrey Matsko, Chief Technology Officer, OEWaves  Advancing Microresonator-Based Photonics Technology at OEWaves
13 March, 2019  Kellogg West Hotel and Conference Center, Cal Poly Pomona Campus Dr. Mark Harfouche, Ramona Optics  The Micro Camera Array Microscope— Enabling gigapixel imaging for behavioral biology
 10 April, 2019 Facebook Connectivity Lab, 8500 Balboa Blvd, Northridge, CA 91325 Dr. Hamid Hemmati, Facebook Research  Connecting the Unconnected
8 May, 2019 The Proud Bird11022 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045  Wayne Rodgers, President, Eddy Co. Evolution of Optical Monitoring for Thin Film Coating 
 12 June, 2019 Brea Community Center1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821,   Dr. Sandy Irani, UC Irvine, ICS & Dr. Jonathan Habif, USC CQIST

Quantum Computing & The National Quantum Initiative

All events subject to chance without notice.

Past Meetings & Events

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Updated: 23 July 2019
Added 1 October SCCAVS Exhibition & Short Courses