James C. Wyant
Join The Optical Society (OSA) and Chinese Laser Press (CLP) as they present a 3-hour training session on how to successfully write a manuscript and better understand the peer review process for western based journals.

James C. Wyant is the dean of the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. He received a BS in physics from Case Western Reserve University and an MS and PhD in optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.

Wyant is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of OSA, SPIE, and the Optical Society of India. He has held many leadership positions in OSA. He has been an elected member of the OSA Board of Directors and served as President in 2010. He has also been a member of the Executive Committee, the Chair of the Publications Long-Term Planning Group, the Chair of the Fraunhofer Committee , and a member of the Adolph Lomb Committee, Education Committee, Finance and Investment Committee, Ives Medal Committee, Investment Subcommittee, Fellows and Honorary Members Committee, and CLEO Optical Metrology Committee.

He has been involved in many journal activities at OSA, including the editorial advisory panel of Optics Letters, the associate editor of the Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA), associate editor of Applied Optics, topical editor of JOSA, topical editor of Applied Optics, topical editor of Optics Letters, editor of the Optical Technology Division of Applied Optics, associate editor of Optics Express, and editor-in-chief of Applied Optics.
 
Sponsors & Time & Address
Time/Date: 1: 30 (PM), 22 March 2012, Thursday,
Speaker: James C. Wyant, University of Arizona, USA
Address: No. 2345, Longyang Rd., Pudong, Shanghai, China (Meeting Room: W2-M9)
Sponsors: The Optical Society (OSA) , Chinese Laser Press(CLP)
Description
Led by Professor James Wyant, this course is an excellent opportunity to learn about the best practices to be used when writing research papers for international research journals and conferences. The 3 hour session will focus on answering 4 key questions including:
1. How to select the best journal to submit your paper?
2. The core elements that every scientist should make sure to include in his manuscript before submitting it to the journal of his choice.
3. Demystifying the review process—the top ten tips for better understanding the peer review process and what the various outcomes means.
4. How to effectively respond to feedback received as part of the peer review process?

In addition, Professor Wyant and an editor from CLP will provide detailed overview of the journals published by OSA and CLP.
Registration
This course will take place during the 6th Conference on Laser Technology and Optoelectronics. It is being offered for FREE to the first 150 registrants. Make sure to fill out the form today to ensure that you can take advantage of this no-cost opportunity to learn from one of the leading professionals in the optics and photonics field. Registration will close as soon as the 150 open slots are filled.(The following blank should be fulfilled in English).

Registration is closed beacuse the 150 open slots are filled.