Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
16 - 19 October 2017
Special Events
19th Annual Photonics Clambake
Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Ballroom
19th Annual Photonics Clambake Tuesday 17 October – 5:30 pm Location: Hyatt Ballroom Tickets are sold separately Attendees and Exhibitors are welcome to attend. Limited space available. Contact Michael Naselaris, Sydor Inc. via email at to inquire about tickets.

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Networking Reception and Poster Session
Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Empire Lobby
Symposium attendees are invited to attend the Poster/Networking Reception on Wednesday evening. Authors of poster papers will be present during the Poster Session from 4:30 to 6:00 pm to answer questions concerning their papers. The reception provides an opportunity for attendees to meet with colleagues, network, view poster papers, and interact with the authors. Refreshments will be served. Attendees are required to wear their conference badges to this session.

Poster Set Up - Beginning at 10:00
Extended Poster Viewing from 10:00 to 4:30
Poster Session and Reception from 4:30 to 6:00 (with authors present)

Paper numbers will be included on the poster boards in numerical order; please find your paper number and display your poster in the designated space. Authors are encouraged to display their posters early in the day for extended viewing. A poster author or coauthor is required to stand by the poster during the scheduled poster session to answer questions from attendees. Presenters who have not displayed their posters on their assigned board at least one-half hour before the interactive poster session begins will be considered a “no show”. Please remove posters at the end of the poster session. Posters not removed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.
Student Travel Grants and Best Poster Awards
Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Highland A/B
Students interested in the optics industry can gain firsthand exposure to the industry's largest manufacturing conference and exhibition. APOMA is once again offering students a chance to participate in Optifab 2017 through travel grants and awards for outstanding student posters. Award winners will be chosen from the pool of qualified students.

Award details and guidelines (PDF)

Applications Due by September 1, 2017

Sponsored by

Learn more about APOMA and the travel grant.
APOMA General Meeting - NEW
Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Highland E/F
APOMA General Meeting - for Members and invited guests
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