Top Photonics News: National Photonics Initiative reaches out--September 27, 2013

This month caps a series of outreach programs and meetings by members of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI).

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This month caps a series of outreach programs and meetings by members of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI).

1. Regional meetings were held that included numerous photonics clusters or groups and their local congressional representatives:
US National Photonics Initiative spreads the word

2. And over 30 members of SPIE and OSA visited more than 45 congressional offices in Washington DC to bring enlightenment to Congress:
- OSA Members Stump for Optics and Photonics on the Hill

- NPI Volunteers Carry ‘Essential Technologies’ Message to Congress

3. If you would like to see or use some of the slides describing the NPI, visit the www.lightourfuture.org website:
NPI Roll-Out Webinar Slides

4. There's even "How to" toolkit for a successful Congressional meeting for advocates of NPI:
Hosting a successful Congressional visit

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