In the November 2019 print issue, OPN presented a two-page photo spread of some memorable moments from the September 2019 FiO+LS Conference in Washington, D.C. Here, we offer a key to the photos included in the print edition.

  1. Larry Theran, University of Puerto Rico, USA; María Tripolone, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina; Andrea Sepulveda, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile; Samuel Serna Otálvaro, Bridgewater State University, USA; Juvenal Bassa, Universidad del Atlantico, Colombia; Diana Castán Ricaño, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), Mexico; and Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan (OSA Continuum Editor-in-Chief).
  2. Two attendees forge a new connection in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  3. Students and early-career professionals attend a session in OSA’s professional-development room at FiO 2019.
  4. Diksha Kumari, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University, India; Ashutosh Singhal, BVCOE, New Delhi, India; Garima Bawa, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India; and Laura Andre, University of Michigan, USA.
  5. Attendee Rutendo Jakachira, Drew University, discusses a poster.
  6. 2018 Nobel laureate and OSA Fellow Donna Strickland, at FiO with student members.
  7. 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Recognition winners: Jay Matthews, University of Dayton, USA; Heather Evans, NIST; Aly Artusio-Glimpse, NIST; 2019 OSA President Ursula Gibson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  8. Sisira S. Suresh, University of Ottawa, Canada, presents her poster at FiO.
  9. 2019 OSA Ambassador Samuel Serna Otalváro and SLC program mentor speaks at SLC.
  10. Michal Mikolajczk (Poland, University of Warsaw) and Sebastian Ocampo (Colombia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia).
  11. 2017 OSA President Eric Mazur at the 2019 OSA Student Leadership Conference.
  12. Left to right: Jonathan Morrison, Erwin Lau and William Gouse participate in the panel discussion “Autonomous Platforms: Safety Challenges and Opportunities” at the Science + Industry Showcase Theater.
  13. 2019 OSA President Ursula Gibson with Milton and Rosalind Chang Fellowship winner Araceli Venegas-Gomez, University of Strathclyde, U.K.
  14. Attendees at an FiO session.
  15. The 2019 OSA Ambassadors at SLC.
  16. Lahsen Assoufid (foreground) and Bahaa Saleh (background) interact with a fellow attendee on the FiO show floor.
  17. Visionary Speaker Jeremy J. Baumberg, University of Cambridge, U.K., introduced his audience to his lab’s work in “extreme nanophotonics.”
  18. Plenary Speaker Ronald Hanson, Delft University, Netherlands, explored future visions of a “quantum internet,” and his lab’s work toward making it a reality.
  19. A speaker at FiO 2019.
  20. Naomi Halas, Rice University, USA, talked about the use of plasmonic nanoparticles in light-driven cancer therapy and next-gen catalytic chemistry.
  21. Attendees at an FiO poster session.
  22. An attendee participates in an AR/VR demonstration at the Facebook Reality Labs booth in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  23. Invited speaker Silvia Vignolini of the University of Cambridge shared how nanophotonics and nature-inspired “structural color” is being used to create new, environmentally better alternatives to dyes.
  24. 2019 OSA President Ursula Gibson at FiO.
  25. Plenary Speaker, 2018 Nobel laureate and OSA Fellow Donna Strickland.
  26. Domenique Dagenais (U.S. National Science Foundation), Leslie Kimmerling (Double Helix Optics) and Carmiña Londoño (U.S. National Science Foundation).
  27. 2019 OSA Ambassador Samuel Serna Otalváro, MIT, USA, and Andrea Sepulveda, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile at the OSA Publishing booth in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  28. A Corning representative speaks to an attendee at the Science + Industry Showcase.
  29. Attendees interact with the Looking Glass Factory’s holographic displays in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  30. Attendees pause for a photo during one of the coffee breaks.
  31. OSA CEO Elizabeth Rogan speaks at FiO.
  32. Archana Kaushalram and Priya Nadkami in the OSA Member Zone.
  33. Prizes from the Thorlabs booth in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  34. New friends from multiple institutions pose for a shot in the OSA Member Zone.
  35. A Corning representative presents the company’s digital car concept at the Science + Industry Showcase.
  36. Hazem Daoud, University of Toronto, Canada spins the prize wheel at the Thorlabs booth in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  37. Attendees play a game at the OSA Member Zone in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  38. Attendees dig into the details of a poster in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  39. Student attendee Meng Zhang, Beihang University, China, and Xiaohu Zhu, Jilin University, China, at a poster session in the Science + Industry Showcase.
  40. OSA student members Sara El Aissati (Spain, CSIC), Cindy Valencia Caicedo (Mexico, CICESE), Alessandra Carmichael Martins (Ireland, University College Dublin), Andrea Ventura (U.K., University of Southampton) and Fernando Guzman (U.K., University of Southampton).