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Friedrich-Schiller-University
Jena, Germany
7 - 10 September 2015
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Special Forums and Events

Plenary Presentations
  • Optical System Design Reliance on Technology Development
    Iain A. Neil, Orbix, Switzerland
  • Perspective on the Design of Head-Worn Displays
    Jannick Rolland, CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Understanding the Alignment of TMA Telescopes with Nodal Aberration Theory
    Kevin Thompson, Optical Research Associates
Industry Event
  • Pre-conference Company Tours
    In cooperation with the sponsors, SPIEEurope is pleased to offer a free day trip featuring a visit to Thales Optronics Ltd., a buffet lunch and lab tour at Institute of Photonics, and a visit with coffee and refreshments at Coherent Scotland.

    Attendance is free, however, pre-registration is required for planning purposes.
  • Product Tutorial
    Optical Research Associates, together with Kidger Optics Associates, is pleased to offer three tutorial presentations on current optical design and analysis topics. Experienced design engineers from ORA’s engineering and software activities will present these case studies and demonstrations.

    These tutorial sessions are free of charge, but we request that you register in advance (‘walk-ins’ will also be welcome) by sending an email with your contact information and preferred session (morning or afternoon) to: info@opticalres.com.
Technical Event
  • Poster Session
    Network and enjoy refreshments while reviewing poster papers.
Social & Networking Events
  • Pre-conference Company Tours
    In cooperation with the sponsors, SPIEEurope is pleased to offer a free day trip featuring a visit to Thales Optronics Ltd., a buffet lunch and lab tour at Institute of Photonics, and a visit with coffee and refreshments at Coherent Scotland.

    Attendance is free for full conference registrants, however, pre-registration is required for planning purposes.
  • Welcome Reception
    The city of Glasgow has invited all attendees of SPIE Europe Optical Systems Design to a Civic Welcome Reception.
  • Poster Session
    Network and enjoy refreshments while reviewing poster papers.
Student Event
  • The Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship was established in 1998 to honour Michael John Kidger, a well-respected educator, design software developer and member of the optical science and engineering community. The 2008 award is anticipated to consist of a study grant of $5,000. The winner will be announced at Optical Systems Design 2008.
Professional Development
  • Product Tutorial
    Optical Research Associates, together with Kidger Optics Associates, is pleased to offer three tutorial presentations on current optical design and analysis topics. Experienced design engineers from ORA’s engineering and software activities will present these case studies and demonstrations.

    These tutorial sessions are free of charge, but we request that you register in advance (‘walk-ins’ will also be welcome) by sending an email with your contact information and preferred session (morning or afternoon) to: info@opticalres.com.