Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
14 - 17 October 2019
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Optifab, organized jointly by SPIE and APOMA, is the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in the United States.

With a unique technical focus on classical and advanced optical manufacturing technologies, Optifab offers conference attendees an exceptional opportunity to interact with worldwide experts in the field of optical fabrication. We invite you to actively participate in the technical program by joining us for Optifab 2017.

RESEARCHERS — Present your latest technical results. Researchers can present a paper or poster in a variety of optical manufacturing topic areas.

INDUSTRY— Present your latest product breakthrough. Companies can highlight their latest developments optical manufacturing.

We encourage you to further view our web site and hope you will consider joining us this fall in Rochester. 

2017 Conference Chairs

 Julie Bentley

Conference Chair

Julie Bentley, 
University of Rochester 

 Sebastian Stoebenau

Conference Co-Chair

Sebastian Stoebenau, 
OptoTech Optikmaschinen GmbH (Germany)

2017 Program Committee

Thomas Battley, New York Photonics Industry Association (USA)
Michael J. Bechtold, OptiPro Systems (USA)
Christopher T. Cotton, ASE Optics (USA)
Walter C. Czajkowski, Edmund Optics, Inc. (USA)
Thomas Danger, Schneider GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
Michael A. DeMarco, QED Technologies, Inc. (USA)
Apostolos Deslis, JENOPTIK Optical Systems, Inc. (USA)
Toshihide Dohi, OptiWorks, Inc. (Japan)
Tom Godin, Satisloh North America Inc. (USA)
Heidi Hofke, OptoTech Optical Machinery Inc. (USA)
Jay Kumler, JENOPTIK Optical Systems, Inc. (USA)
Justin J. Mahanna, Universal Photonics Inc. (USA)
Michael Marcus, Lumetrics (USA)
Paul Meier-Wang, AccuCoat Inc. (USA)
Ted Mooney, ITT Exelis (USA)
Michael N. Naselaris, Sydor Optics, Inc. (USA)
Richard Nastasi, Universal Photonics Inc. (USA)
John J. Nemechek, Metrology Concepts LLC (USA)
Buzz Nesti, Naked Optics Corp. (USA)
Matthias Pfaff, OptoTech Optikmaschinen GmbH (Germany)
Paul R. Tolley, Smart System Technology & Commercialization Ctr. (USA)
Blair Unger, Rochester Precision Optical (USA)
Martin J. Valente, Arizona Optical Systems, LLC (USA)
Kirk J. Warden, LaCroix Optical Co. (USA)
Robert Anton Wiederhold, Optimax Systems, Inc. (USA)


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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
3 April 2017

Author Notification
12 June 2017

Manuscripts Due
14 August

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