• Technical Conference: 

    09 – 14 May 2021

  • Exhibition: 

    10 – 14 May 2021

Schedule at a Glance

Important! The congress schedule is based on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT, UTC-07:00).

Use an online time converter to translate session times to your local time zone. During the meeting, a more detailed program schedule will be published. When you log in to the schedule with your OSA credentials, session times will convert to your selected  time zone.

ALL TIMES ARE PDT, UTC-07:00.

Sunday,
09 May
Monday,
10 May
Tuesday,
11 May
Wednesday,
12 May
Thursday,
13 May
Friday,
14 May

Technical Confererence

Short Courses

13:00 – 17:00

 

03:00 – 07:00

13:00 – 17:00

03:00 – 07:00

13:00 - 17:00

     

Technical Sessions

 

 

05:00 – 07:00

12:00 - 14:00

15:00 -  17:00

 

 

05:00 – 07:00

08:00 - 10:00

17:00 - 19:00

09:00 – 11:00

12:00 - 14:00

15:00 - 17:00

 

 

 

 

04:00 – 06:00

07:00 - 09:00

13:00 - 15:00

10:00 - 22:00

07:00 – 09:00

 

Special Symposium and
A&T Topical Reviews

 

05:00 - 07:00

12:00 - 14:00

15:00 - 17:00

05:00 - 07:00

08:00 - 10:00

09:00 - 11:00

12:00 - 14:00

15:00 - 17:00

13:00 - 15:00

07:00 - 09:00
Plenary Sessions and Award, Prize and Fellow Presentations   09:00 - 11:15       10:00 - 11:30
Poster Sessions      12:00 – 14:00 05:00 – 07:00 10:00 – 12:00  

CLEO Workshops

  • Workshop: How can optics contribute towards addressing future pandemics: from advanced developments to callenges and limitations?

  10:00 - 12:00        

CLEO Workshops

  • Workshop: Analog vs. Digital Photonic Information Processing

  • Workshop: Achieving Level 5 Autonomy in Self Driving Cars

  • Is quantum technology ready for prime time?!

      07:00 – 08:30    
Postdeadline Paper Session           04:00 - 06:00

Special Events

ALL TIMES ARE PDT, UTC-07:00. 

Dedicated Exhibit Time   08:00 - 09:00 14:00 - 15:00 11:00 - 12:00

03:00 - 04:00

17:00 - 18:00

 
Technology Showcase

 

11:15 - 12:00

 

 07:00 - 08:00

17:00 - 18:00

   
 

Arthur Ashkin Memorial Symposium

    08:00 – 13:00

 

   

What’s Next in Integrated Photonics – Hot Topics at CLEO 2021

  07:00 - 08:00        

What’s Next in Ultrafast Optical Phenomena – Hot Topics at CLEO 2021

 

     04:00 - 05:00      
Optimizing Career Paths in Optics: The Guide for Young Professionals 17:00 - 18:30    

 

 

   
How can CLEO improve inclusion at its meeting?           14:00 - 15:30

What does it take to be a quantum (optical) engineer?

        12:00 - 13:30  
Publishing in 2021: challenges and solutions         12:00 - 13:30  
Meet the Editors     04:00 - 05:00      
Advancing Mid-Managers Summit     09:00 - 11:00      
Successfully Navigate an OSA Virtual Meeting     10:00 - 11:00      
The Brightest Light Initiative: Update on the U.S. Strategy for Intense Ultrafast Lasers     10:00 - 11:00      
PhD-Level Transferrable Skills that Stand Out During Economic Downturns       07:00 - 08:00    
Role and Application of Lasers in Additive Manufacturing       07:00 - 08:00    
OSA Nonlinear Optics Technical Group Coffee Break         06:00 - 07:00  
Dialogues on Metamaterials: Past, Present, Future         12:00 - 13:00  
Technical Group: OSA Quantum Optical Science and Technology Technical Group 20x20 Talks   14:00 - 15:00        
Technical Group: Discussion of Seminal Papers and Outlook: From Statistical Ray Optics to the Physics of Solar Cells     15:00 - 16:00      
This schedule is subject to change.  Please check back for updates and changes.