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Industrial Associates Program

Fall 2021 Bi-Annual IA Meeting

Photo collage of images from the fall 2021 meeting.

October 20-22

Thank you to our industry partners, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and optics community for making our fall 2021 IA symposium a success. Your investment in The Institute of Optics supports the education of future optical engineers and scientists that will lead our community.

Fall 2021 IA symposium by the numbers:

  • 300+ in person attendees
  • 25+ virtual attendees
  • 145+ undergraduate attendees
  • 100+ graduate attendees
  • 30+ companies represented
  • 140+ interviews held

Meet the Experts and Recruit Optics Students

IA provides educational training and networking opportunities to participating companies and exposes optics faculty and students to industry interests. This exchange improves The Institute's ability to prepare our students to assume key roles within industry, academia, and government agencies.