Optical Systems Design technical conference

Cutting-edge topics for instrumental optics at all levels

See the latest research

  • Novel optics for augmented, mixed, and virtual reality systems
  • Digital optics for image formation
  • Computational optics for display and imaging
  • Switchable, tunable, and digitally reconfigurable optics
  • Digital optics for sensing

Proceedings volumes for Optical Systems Design


Research to advance your work

All paid conference registrations include one volume for ongoing access. Preview the list of available research.

Welcome to Optical Systems Design from the chairs


Optical instruments are addressing an ever-increasing number of industrial and research applications: imaging and vision, defence, space, telecommunications, transportation, industrial process control, laser fusion, etc. As end users are expecting more demanding performances, optical systems designers and manufacturers are faced with growing challenges.

This symposium on Optical Systems Design will be the eleventh in a series in Europe. It is intended to provide an interdisciplinary forum for technicians, engineers, researchers, and managers who are involved in instrumental optics at all levels: design, specification, production, and testing.

Get face-to-face feedback from your colleagues in an interdisciplinary forum. The symposium represents an excellent opportunity to stay informed and further the debate about the latest (and future) developments in optical design and how strong digital transformation and connectivity drive these developments. It is our great pleasure to welcome you.

Marta C. De la Fuente

ASE Optics Europe (Spain)

Juan Carlos Miñano

Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

Tina Kidger

Kidger Optics Associates (United Kingdom)

2021 Technical committee


James Babington, Thales Optronics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Stuart David, Synopsys, Inc. (Unisted States)
Andreas Erdmann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Systeme und Bauelementetechnologie IISB (Germany)
Ulrike Fuchs, asphericon GmbH (Germany)
Roland Geyl, Safran Reosc (France)
Nils Haverkamp, Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH (Germany)
Tina E. Kidger, Kidger Optics Associates (United Kingdom)
Michel Lequime, Institut Fresnel (France)
Laurent Mazuray, Airbus Defence and Space (France)
Deitze Otaduy, Univ. of Deusto (Spain)
Detlev Ristau, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Breann N. Sitarski, GMTO Corp. (United States)
Daniel G. Smith, Nikon Research Corp. of America (United States)
Frank Wyrowski, Friedrich-Schiller, Univ. Jena (Germany)
Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States)