-- New Research Findings to Be Presented at 2003 CLEO/QELS Conference --
Washington, DC, May 21, 2003 ----- The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS) 2003 -- a leading conference showcasing new results in laser science, quantum optics, and related fields -- will take place June 1-6, 2003 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. This year's meeting will feature breakthroughs in medical imaging, homeland security technology and many other areas, introducing the laser technologies of the future and the applications of today. With a prestigious history as the conference where the laser itself was launched, the meeting is jointly sponsored by the Optical Society of America (OSA), the American Physical Society (APS), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (IEEE/LEOS).
A pressroom will be located in room 330 of the convention center from June 1 through June 5. Reporters wishing to register for the meeting should contact Colleen Morrison of OSA (202-416-1437, firstname.lastname@example.org). On Tuesday, June 3 at noon, OSA will hold a complimentary press luncheon featuring speakers on several topics that will be presented at the meeting. The speakers and location will be announced in a subsequent release. Reporters interested in attending the luncheon also should contact Colleen Morrison.
At this year's CLEO/QELS Plenary Session (4th Floor Ballroom of the Baltimore Convention Center, Wednesday, June 4 from 8:00 AM -10:30 AM), Jeff Kimble of the California Institute of Technology will discuss "The New Science of Quantum Information," a rapidly evolving field that
Contact: Colleen Morrison
American Institute of Physics