2019 Annual Meeting

Please Join Us

2019 Annual Meeting & Awards

Tuesday, November 19th

RMSC ~ Strasenburgh Planetarium

The event will start with Registration at 4:30 pm
Presentation & Awards at 5:00 pm
With cocktails & Hor’s D following ( approx 6:30-7:30)
Single tickets: $50 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:
$2,000  6 tickets to events and sponsorship recognition
at podium and screen and website and social media at event
$1,000 4 tickets same as above
$500 2 tickets same as above


Register now for 2019 Annual Meeting.
Thank You!  

Thank you to our event sponsors!

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Our Speakers

  • Defense Engineering Education Program in Optics (DEEP OPS) – the $4.4 million grant from the Office of Naval Research – What it means for your company and how you can help.  Alexis Vogt, PhD, Associate Professor & Endowed Chair, Optical Systems Technology, Monroe Community College
  • AmeriCOM – The American Center for Optics Manufacturing – Why this national initiative is important to America’s Optics manufacturers and national security.  Tom Battley, Executive Director, New York Photonics
  • Automation in Optics Manufacturing – Threat or Advantage? Are robots going to steal jobs from optics technicians?   Michael Bechtold, President and CEO, Optipro Systems

America’s Optics Industry is watching as Rochester 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. Everyone knows that these are national security issues.
We cannot afford to fail.

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 
Recent Podcast on Workforce Development 

Questions?  Please contact Kevin Carlson at kevin@newyorkphotonics.com