January 2018
Photonics West 2018 - We'll see you there!
Our next APOMA General Meeting will be held in conjunction with Photonics West 2018 in San Francisco, CA. Current members and attendees or exhibitors interested in joining APOMA can attend. Details on the meeting are as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 31: 8:30-10:00AM
  • Location: InterContinental Ballroom A

The following items are on the meeting agenda:
  • 2018 Technical Workshop
  • ITAR revision updates
  • Apprenticeship program
  • ISO 10110 standards update
  • NIST cyber security requirements for 2018

We hope you can join us! 
2018 APOMA BOARD Update

Thank you to our current corporate Board members who have agreed to continue participating in 2018, and welcome to our newest Board member Alexis Vogt! 

  • Corporate Member - David Mohring
  • Corporate Member - Lee Steneken
  • Academic Member - Alexis Vogt (left)
Dr. Alexis Vogt is Endowed Chair and Associate Professor of Optics at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Dr. Vogt was appointed to her role at MCC in September 2015 to strengthen and grow the optics and photonics program – the nation’s oldest two-year degree program for training technicians to work in the optics and photonics industry. Dr. Vogt received her B.S. and Ph.D. in Optics from the University of Rochester Institute of Optics where her research focused on polarization engineering, coherence theory, and microscopy. Prior to joining MCC, Dr. Vogt was the Applications & Business Development Manager at Melles Griot and previous to that, designed contact lenses and intraocular lenses for Bausch + Lomb.

October 18-19, 2018
Garré Vineyard & Winery – Livermore, CA

Details are being finalized for our next members-only technical workshop. The event will offer exclusive learning and networking opportunities to attendees, including a tour of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


APOMA would like to welcome its most recent new members!