8th Iberoamerican Optics Meeting / 11th Latinamerican Meeting on Optics, Lasers and Applications (RIAO/OPTILAS 2013)

University of Porto, Faculty of Sciences, Porto, Portugal
22 July 2013 - 26 July 2013


Back in 1992 the first Iberoamerican Optics Meeting (Reunion Iberoamericana de Optica, RIAO) successfully took place in Spain. Along the years organized together with the Latinamerican Meeting on Optics, Lasers and Applications (Encuentro Latinoamericano de Optica, Laseres y sus Aplicaciones, OPTILAS) the RIAO/OPTILAS meeting have steadily grown establishing itself as major scientific meeting in optics and photonics in Iberoamerica.
It has been a privileged forum for friendly intense committed discussions and sharing of ideas and experiences in the field of optics and photonics and the establishment of so many sound and long lasting cooperation and personal relationships among Iberoamerican institutions and optics researchers and colleagues from all over the world. It long became the reference meeting in Optics in Iberoamerica and our window to the world, that widely recognizes the decisive importance of Iberoamerican contribution to the development of Optics and Photonics.

Twenty one years later the Iberoamerican Optics meeting returns to the Iberian Peninsula Portugal and the city of Porto will proudly welcome RIAO/OPTILAS 2013 to be held at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, July 22 to 26, 2013. It is a great honor to us SPOF, the Portuguese Society for Optics and Photonics, to host this prestigious conference and we are looking forward to welcome the Iberoamerican optics and photonics community and our friends from all over the world, for an exciting and most pleasant week.


Manuel Filipe Costa (Chair)
University of Minho

For detailed information, please visit the official event website: http://riaooptilas2013.inescporto.pt/