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Featuring a request for your support for the new Optics & Photonics Caucus, as well as updates on the APOMA Bylaws/elections and virtual optics training from MCC. https://conta.cc/31XvoVP
After much consideration within the APOMA leadership team, the upcoming Colorado Tech Workshop slated for November 2020 has been postponed until 2022. However, much of the course material has already been created and we are working on ways to distribute the content to you. The insights from our courses and speakers will be made available through various digital platforms.
Please keep an eye out in your inbox for further information. Thank you for your continued support and please take care and be safe.
APOMA Board President-Elect and 2020 Tech Workshop Chair
Kudos to the APOMA members involved in this effort! Please see the full article at the following weblink:
IRD Glass (IRD), a premier fabricator of custom precision optics, including those from super hard materials including sapphire and many ceramics, has announced availability of a new white paper titled “5 Most Common Mistakes in Designing Precision Super Hard Components”. Click IRD Glass Press Release – Super Hard Materials White Paper (January 2020) for the full release with a link to the free White Paper.
The U.S. Army plans to fund construction of rare earths processing facilities, part of an urgent push by Washington to secure domestic supply of the minerals used to make military weapons and electronics, according to a government document seen by Reuters. Full story at link below:
Thank you to all of our members that were able to attend the recent APOMA General Meeting at OPTIFAB 2019 in Rochester, NY! Our meeting was attended by over 80 member representatives, making it standing room only and our best turnout ever! As always, thank you for your support.
Dear Members, with great pleasure and the upmost pride, I write to you. We are now in our 30th year! What an amazing accomplishment and it is all due to membership commitments from you, our members. We have many benefits, in addition we continue to offer each APOMA member discounts to North America’s largest Optical Fabrication Show, OPTIFAB.
Thank you for attending the 2019 APOMA general meeting at Photonics West!
With close to 60 members in attendance, the meeting marked the transition in our APOMA Presidents.