Skip to main content
Add Me To Your Mailing List
 Calendar        |         Newsletter         |            Jobs Board         |         Classes         |         Contact Us    
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events


Partners

The Optical Society (OSA)   SPIE

   OISC   The Photonics Society

National Photonics Initiative   International Year of Light 2015




Website Sponsors

Cambridge Technology
Davidson Optronics

Daylight_Logo
Diverse Optics

4D Technologies
Guernsey Coating Labs
 
 Mahr Metrology   Micro Laser Systems

 Mindrum Precision
Newport Thin Film Labs

Ohara Corporation
Optic Systems Group

OptiPro
OptoSigma

Photonics Media
PI

Precision Optical
 Raytheon - Elcan

Reynard Corporation
Ross Optical Logo

Schott Glass

Supply Chain Optics
;Synopsys

Become a Website Sponsor


Welcome Members
OSSC welcomes New Individual and Corporate Members who joined (or rejoined) in the last 60 days!
We value your membership
and appreciate your support!
HomeEventsOSSC Meeting -Corporate Member Appreciation Event

Events - Event View

This is the "Event Detail" view, showing all available information for this event. If the event has passed, click the "Event Report" button to read a report and view photos that were uploaded.

OSSC Meeting -Corporate Member Appreciation Event

When:
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011
Where:
UC Irvine University Club
http://www.uclub.uci.edu
801 East Peltason Dr.
Irvine, CA  92697
Contact:
Not Selected
Category:
OSSC Regular Meeting
Registration is closed
Cancellation Policy:
Registrants may cancel until the date of the event. Please let the Arrangements Chair ("Events@ossc.org") know as soon as possible.

Payments made in advance will normally be issued a credit that may be applied to future payments (membership or events). Please contact the Treasurer ("Treasurer@ossc.org") for assistance if this posses a significant burden.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
OSSC Dinner Meeting
Reserve Display Space
Sponsor a Table
Sponsor a Student
Donate to the OSSC
 

Corporate Member Appreciation Event

Featuring Exhibits by OSSC Corporate Members

To thank our OSSC Corporate Members for their continuing support, the OSSC is delighted to offer free exhibit table space to showcase your organization.  Sign-up On-Line at www.ossc.org.

 

Exhibits and networking begin at 6pm

Dinner at 7pm, $30 (free for OSSC student members)

Keynote address at 8pm

 

Keynote Address:  Scale to Thrive?

Consolidation in the Photonics Industry

Laura S. Marshall, Managing Editor and Karen A. Newman, Group Publisher

Photonics Spectra, BioPhotonics, EuroPhotonics, and photonics.com

 

Abstract: The economy grew tremendously in 2010, according to leaders of companies in all areas of photonics – lasers, optics, imaging and more – who report high expectations that this growth will continue, especially in industrial sectors. Several major companies faced consolidations in the past year, merging with or acquiring other companies, and some key players feel that this consolidation will help the industry maneuver even faster, delivering innovation and sparking even further growth in the years to come. We’ll take a look at the health of the photonics community overall, and the drivers behind recent consolidations in the industry. 

 

About our speakers: Prior to joining Photonics Media, Laura Marshall was the senior editor of special projects and the editorial designer at The Berkshire Eagle as well as production manager for the paper’s Berkshires Week magazine. Before that, she was an editor/webmaster at Thomson West Publishing in Rochester, N.Y. Laura went to grad school to study linguistics, but the lure of journalism proved too powerful to resist.

 

Karen Newman has enjoyed a career in business-to-business publishing, covering the ups, downs and consolidations in a range of industries including acoustical construction, endodontics, cosmetic chemistry and the beauty industry, packaging and photonics. Karen always knew she wanted to study journalism and work in publishing, and apart from two semesters of accounting (because it sounded practical), she has done just that.

 

Location:

UC Irvine University Club

801 East Peltason, Irvine, CA 92697

 

Exhibitor contact:  Charles Gaugh, 626-962-5181

Dinner registration contact:  Brent Bergner, 949-260-9900, x33

 

Hosted by the Hosted by the OSA Student Chapter at UC Irvine.