• Technical Conference: 

    09 – 14 May 2021

  • Exhibition: 

    10 – 14 May 2021

Short Courses


Increase Your Industry Knowledge

Short Courses cover a broad range of topic areas at a variety of educational levels. The courses are taught by highly regarded industry experts on a number of subjects. Whether you choose a course designed for beginners or for more advanced instruction, the small size of each class gives you an excellent opportunity for personalized instruction. One copy of the Course Notes will be distributed on-site.

Certificates of Attendance are available for those who register and attend a course. To request a certificate after the conference, please email cstech@osa.org with your name, the course name, conference name and year.

The Benefits of a Short Course

  • Enhance your industry knowledge by learning the latest and most innovative information on laser science to photonic applications.
  • Gain exposure to emerging fields; choose from courses covering a variety of cutting-edge topics in laser science and electro-optics.
  • Network with peers and colleagues -- experts in their fields.
  • Learn from world-class instructors in academia, government and private industry in a small class, personalized environment.
  • Short Course registrants can also access the CLEO:EXPO, valuable business programming like Market Focus and Technology Transfer, and the highly esteemed Plenary session.