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Optics Alumni Networking Reception

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester
The College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
The College of Optics & Photonics, University of Central Florida
and Stanford Photonics Research Center, Stanford University

are honored to invite you to join fellow alumni and friends at a networking reception being held in conjunction with OSA FiO in Rochester, NY,

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 7-10 pm.

Featuring remarks from optics leaders at 8 pm including
Xi-Cheng Zhang, Thomas Koch, Bahaa Saleh, and Thomas Baer.

Registration required; RSVP by October 7, 2016.

Special celebration honoring Emil Wolf during the reception

Special opportunity to visit UR campus just prior to and during the reception

Explore the exhibition “City of Lights: Rochester and the History of Optics,” in celebration of the Optical Society's centennial,
on display in the UR Rush Rhees Library: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation Department Tours for an in-depth look at the achievements and milestones of the optical professions, from its beginning in the early twentieth century through its height during the post-World War II era, with particular focus on Rochester's important contributions to the field.

Location: Radisson Riverside Rochester, Riverside Ballroom and Lounge, 120 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604.  Buses leave on the half hour (6 pm - 8 pm).  The Radisson is easily accessed from the Hyatt and Convention Center via the Skyway Bridge. Parking (self or valet) is complimentary at the Radisson for those attending our event.

A special reduced rate is available for our guests at The Radisson Rochester Riverside.  Email Zelma Collazo or call 585-546-6414 and ask for “The Institute of Optics discount.”  If you provide flight information, the hotel will track and send a shuttle to meet you at the airport; complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport and campus, on request.