EOSAM 2014

Berlin Adlershof, City of science, technology and media - Adlershof con. vent. Exhibition Centre - Rudower Chaussee 17 - 12489 Berlin
15 September 2014 - 19 September 2014


Industrial Exhibition

Exhibition packages information can be found here.  

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Sponsorship and Advertising

Call for sponsors in English and in German.

General Chair: Paul Urbach - Delft University of Technology (NL)
General co-chair: Seppo Honkanen - University of Eastern Finland (FI)
Local Scientific Chair: Rainer Schuhmann –  Berliner Glas KGaA (DE)


Eleven Topical Meetings:

EOSAM Summer School on Novelties in Optics and Photonics (Monday 15th September)

Photonics Entrepreneurship Day/ Welcome Reception on Monday evening by EPIC and Berlin Brandenburg Photonics Cluster (free)

EOS Annual General Assembly

Industrial exhibition

Exhibition hours:
Wednesday, 17 September: 10:30 - 17:30
Thursday, 18 September:     11:00 - 17:30

Matchmaking event by Berlin Partner

Session: Grand Challenges in Optics


Wednesday, 17 September at 20:30

Come and network at the conference dinner, in a nice, relaxed atmosphere.
We offer you a great buffet with plenty of choice, drinks included.
Restaurant Nolle takes you back to the sophisticated 1920’s Berlin.

Price: 60 euros per person
Please fill in the form and send by fax before Tuesday, 9 September.
Additional information: karppinen@myeos.org

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 4 April 2014 30 June 2014
Notification to authors: 18 July 2014
Post-deadline submission: until 4 August

EOSAM 2014 Programme overview

See detailed schedule

Download EOSAM 2014 Programme (PDF, ~13MB)

Abstract Submission

Contributions are accepted for oral and poster presentation. All authors are requested to register separately from abstract submission.

Abstracts must be submitted as two-page pdf files that are formatted along the guidelines given in this file.
You might wish to use either the Word or LaTeX template.

 Abstract submission closed.

Information for authors

Oral presentations

  • Time slots: Presenting authors are allotted 15 minutes (12 minutes presentation plus 3 minutes for discussion). Please plan your presentation accordingly to meet the 15 minute maximum.
  • Presentation upload: Speakers are requested to upload their presentation to the computer in the meeting room well in advance to their talk.
  • Presentation format: Please bring your presentation on a USB mass storage, CD-ROM or DVD and include all video files. File formats: ppt, pptx and pdf. A Windows-based presentation computer will be provided.
  • For Mac users: To make sure your presentation is displayed correctly, please:
    • bring your presentation as a pdf-file with fonts embedded or
    • restrict yourself to Arial/Times New Roman (not Times)/Courier New (not Courier)/Symbol/Wingdings when creating your ppt- or pptx-file.
  • Technical equipment:   Technical equipment (presentation computer, video projector) will be available on-site.

Poster presentations
There will be one poster session during EOSAM 2014.

Poster session: Wednesday, 17 September  12:45 – 14:45 CEST

Posters may be set up starting 11:15 on Wednesday, 17 September and should be completely set up no later than 12:45 that day.
Poster authors are requested to be present at their posters during the official poster session. Please prepare and print your poster in advance to the conference. Poster set-up and removal is in the responsibility of the authors.
Any posters left on the boards at the close of the poster session will be discarded. Poster numbers will be displayed on the poster boards to show authors where to place their poster.
Required poster size: The posters should have a size of DIN A1 (594 x 841 mm) or DIN A0 (841 x 1189 mm) in a portrait for-mat (no landscape format). Pins will be provided by the organiser.


Members of the Optical Society of Japan and the Chinese Optical Society are entitled to register with EOS-member fee.

FEES Non-EU participants, EU companies and businesses (except Finland) with VAT number* Private persons from EU, companies and businesses in Finland with VAT number (incl. VAT 24%)**
Early-bird members

430.00 €

533.20 €
Early-bird non-members

485.00 €

601.40 €
Early-bird student members

230.00 €

285.20 €
Early-bird student non-members

255.00 €

316.20 €
Late members

530.00 €

657.20 €
Late non-members 575.00 € 713.00 €
Late student members 295.00 € 365.80 €
Late student non-members 325.00 € 403.00 €

*EU companies and businesses with VAT number (except Finland): reverse charge for VAT payment applied according to the Finnish VAT act §65 and EU VAT directive articles 44 and 196.
** VAT 24% according to the Finnish VAT act §69H.

Early-bird deadline: Monday 18 August 2014


For VISA Invitation letter, please contact Ms. Elina Koistinen: koistinen@myeos.org



EOSAM 2014 will be held in Berlin Adlershof, the city of science, technology and media. See map.

Berlin Adlershof,
City of science, technology and media
Adlershof con. vent. Exhibition Centre
Rudower Chaussee 17 and 24
12489 Berlin

See the sunny forecast for Berlin during EOSAM:


Getting to Adlershof...

By public transport it takes

  • 10 min from Flughafen Schönefeld
  • 30 min from Alexanderplatz
  • and 40 min from central train station Hauptbahnhof

By public transport to Adlershof

to download, click on map (PDF) access routes ÖPNV

Congress Railway Ticket
Travel comfortably and climate friendly to your event in Berlin


Rooms in the following hotels can be reserved at a special conference rate before 15 August 2014 (Please mention the reference "EOSAM 2014" when making reservation):

DORINT HOTEL, Adlershof, Berlin
For reservations, call: +49 30 67822-0
E-mail: nadine.dahlke@dorint.com
Website: http://hotel-berlin-adlershof.dorint.com/ 

ADAPT APARTMENTS, Adlershof, Berlin
E-mail: info@adaptberlin.de
Website: http://www.adaptberlin.de
Booking request can also be made online:

Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz
Tel. +49 (0)30 2389 4333
Fax +49 (0)30 2389 4305
E-mail: reservations.berlin@rezidorparkinn.com
Website:  http://www.parkinn-berlin.de/default-de.html

InterCityHotel Berlin Brandenburg Airport
Tel.: +49 30 7565751 353
Fax: +49 30 9210257 99
E-Mail: reservations@berlin-brandenburg-airport.intercityhotel.de  
Website: http://www.berlin-brandenburg-airport.intercityhotel.de

NH Berlin Treptow
Tel: +49 30 639030
E-mail: reservierungen@nh-hotels.com
Website: http://www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/germany/berlin/nh-berlin-treptow.html

Journal Papers in JEOS:RP

Presenters at an EOS Topical Meeting are kindly invited to consider the submission of a manuscript about their research to the EOS open-access on-line journal JEOS:RP (Journal of the European Optical Society, Rapid Publications, www.jeos.org). A 20% discount will be applied to the author fee. JEOS:RP publishes articles about recent scientific research and technological innovation as well as review papers about a topic in science or innovation from the recent past. A contribution should be original and will be subjected to the journal’s standard anonymous peer review process for scientific quality. The average time-to-publication of the journal is of the order of 75 days.

This conference is operated by European Optical Society Oy, Business ID 2559965-4, VAT no: FI25599654, Domicile Joensuu, Finland.

Optics and Photonics Japan 2014 (OPJ2014)

Tokyo, Japan
5 November 2014 - 7 November 2014
Website: http://osj-jsap.jp/opj/opj2014/

OPJ 2014 (Optics and Photonics Japan 2014) will be held in Tokyo on November 5-7, 2014. 

Optics and Photonics in Sweden (OPS) 2014

Chalmers University of Technology| Göteborg
11 November 2014 - 12 November 2014

Optics & Photonics in Sweden (OPS) 2014 will be held 11 - 12 November 2014.

Invited talks will cover a variety of topics in Optics and Photonics, reflecting current Swedish research and development at universities, institutes and industry.


Berlin, Germany
13 March 2015 - 15 March 2015

Website: http://www.photoptics.org/

This 3rd edition of PHOTOPTICS will feature 3 different tracks on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join us in Berlin and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions.

Photomechanics 2015 conference

Delft, The Netherlands
25 May 2015 - 29 May 2015

Conference Website: http://www.photomechanics2015.nl/

The Photomechanics 2015 conference will be held in Delft - the Netherlands. This follows on from highly successful Photomechanics conferences in 2013, 2011, 2008 and 2006, held in Montpellier (France), Brussels (Belgium), Loughborough (UK) and Clermont-Ferrand (France), respectively.

Optics and Microsystems "OMS" (sixth edition)

Capri, Italy
13 September 2015 - 16 September 2015

Optics at the Nanoscale "ONS" (second edition)

Capri, Italy
13 September 2015 - 16 September 2015

The 12th International Conference on Correlation Optics, “Correlation Optics’15”

Chernivtsi, Ukraine
14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015

Webiste: http://www.itf.cv.ua/corropt15/

The purpose of the conference is to provide a discussion of novel approaches and advances connected with optical correlation techniques for measurements of random optical fields, and object diagnostics in diverse applications.


HSI 2014: Hyperspectral Imaging 2014

Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK
15 October 2014 - 16 October 2014

Web address: http://www.hsi2014.com

HSI 2014 aims to bring together academic and industrial users to share their knowledge of innovation in hyperspectral imaging technology. This conference is FREE for all attendees. Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry alongside the UK’s largest showcase dedicated to light technologies, this conference is not to be missed and will be a valuable experience to professionals in the industry.

Photonex, UK’s Premier Photonics Event

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
15 October 2014 - 16 October 2014

Photonex is the UK’s showcase event dedicated to photonics, applied optical equipment, biophotonics, fibre optics, lasers, vision & LIGHT.


The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015

1 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

Website: http://www.light2015.org/Home.html

The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations (A/RES/68/221) to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health.

Quantitative BioImaging Conference 2015

Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
7 January 2015 - 9 January 2015

Website: www.quantitativebioimaging.com

The idea for a conference on Quantitative BioImaging followed from the recognition that there is no conference to date that addresses, in a focused and interdisciplinary manner, the analysis of bioimaging data.

SPIE Photonics West 2015

Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA
7 February 2015 - 12 February 2015

Registration: Opens:  17 October 2014 Closes: 19 January 2015

Submission Date: Abstract: 28 July 2014 MSS: January 2015
Web URL: http://spie.org/photonics-west.xml?WT.mc_id=RPWCAW
Exhibitions: SPIE Photonics West Exhibition 2015
Dates: 10 – 12 February 2015
Photonics West, the #1 laser, photonics, biomedical optics conference: 20,000 attendees, six renowned symposia, and 4,800 R&D presentations covering a wide range of papers on biomedical optics, biophotonics, translational research, industrial lasers, 3D printing, optoelectronics, microfabrication, and more. SPIE Photonics West also has two of the most important laser (Photonics West) and biomedical optics (BiOS Expo) exhibitions in the industry with more than 1,250 exhibiting companies and a variety of new product. Photonics West includes the entire spectrum of light-driven technologies and attracts researchers, companies, and product developers from around the world.
  • BiOS – Biomedical Optics
  • LASE – Lasers and Applications
  • OPTO – Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, and Applications
  • Photonics West Exhibition 
  • BiOS Expo 



Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
20 April 2015 - 25 April 2015

Registration: Open: January 2015 Close: April 17 2015
Submission Date: Abstract: 6 October 2014 MSS: 23 April 2015
Venue Address: 1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201

SPIE DSS hosts the most important science and engineering conferences and exhibition on optics, imaging, and sensing. Located in Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor, this leading industry event is not to be missed. 

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