2022 Annual Meeting

Please Join Us

2022 Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 17th

RMSC ~ Strasenburgh Planetarium

The event will start with registration at 5:00 pm
Program starts at 5:30 pm
With cocktails & Hor’s D following ( approx 7:00-8:00)
Single tickets: $60 per person

Without your sponsorships, we would not be able to continue working
 for our members and other stakeholders on the very important impact our industry has at so many levels.

Sponsorship Levels:
$2,500  Premiere Event Sponsor (SOLD)

$2,000  6 tickets to events and sponsorship recognition

on podium, program screen, website, and social media at the event
$1,000 4 tickets same as above
$500 2 tickets same as above



Thank you to our event sponsors!

Our Speakers

  • Paul McManamon – President of Exciting Technologies LLC
    • Paul is past-president of SPIE.  He is a Fellow of SPIE, AFRL, IEEE, and OSA and a Past President of SPIE. He is also a Fellow of the Military Sensing Symposia.  Dr. McManamon’s technical areas include electro-optical and microwave sensor development, electron device development, automatic target recognition as well as avionics systems, contents and simulation.  McManamon retired from his U.S. Air Force career as Chief Scientist, Sensors Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in 2008.
      He was co-chair of the committee for Harnessing Light II “Optics & Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation.”

      McManamon’s is the author of  “LiDAR Technologies and Systems”  and “Field Guide to Lidar,” published by SPIE.

  • Tom Brown – Director of The Institute Of Optics
  • Michael J. Cumbo – President & CEO, Omega Optical Holdings, LLC

America’s Optics Industry is watching as New York Photonics continues to lead on K-12 and High School optics education, Precision Optics Technican training in Community Colleges, and developing future technologies for optics manufacturers. These are all issues of national security.

Whether you are an optics manufacturer, an educator, or you consider yourself a stakeholder in the role our critical industry plays in the region, we hope that you are going to join us.

Our Host ~ RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium