European Optical Society Biennial Meeting (EOSAM) 2018

Delft, Netherlands
8 October 2018 - 12 October 2018

EOS biennial Meeting will be held in Delft, Netherlands. The meeting will take place at the Delft University of Technology, in October 08 - 12, 2018. Netherlands is the hot spot for photonics in Europe and the strong optics research and industry in Delft makes it a perfect location to hold the upcoming symposium.

OPD2017 – Optics & Photonics Days 2017

Oulu, Finland
29 March 2017 - 31 March 2017


Photonics Finland organises Optics & Photonics Days 2017 on May 29-31 at Radisson Blu Hotel next to the marketplace of Oulu. The convention starts with a get-together event on May 29 at 18:00. The program of the conference reflects current activities and trends in Optics and Photonics in Finland, gathering both academic researchers and industrial representatives.


Information Photonics 2017 (IP’17)

Pacifico-Yokohama, Japan
18 April 2017 - 21 April 2017


Information photonics is an emerging field that includes state-of-the-art methods, devices, models, and applications related to the utilization of optics in information society. The objective of this meeting is to bring together international scientists, researchers, engineers and students to discuss recent developments in the field of information photonics.

Forest & Photonics 2016 - The international workshop of Photonics and Bio Economy

Sokos Hotel Break, Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, Finland
26 October 2016 - 27 October 2016

For the future development in the forest and bio economy photonics is the key enabling technology for new solutions and opportunities. Forest & Photonics 2016 workshop gathers together the industry and researchers in the fields of photonics and bio economy to bring up challenges, solutions and opportunities in these areas.

Solutions, opportunities and challenges are presented in four categories: Forest Inventory, Supply Chain, Industry and Virtual Reality. Esteemed speakers from NASA, John Deere Forestry, Stora Enso, VTT, Valmet Automation, HIAB, Raute Mecano, UEF etc.
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EOS Topical Meeting on Diffractive Optics 2017 (DO2017)

Kerubi restaurant, Siltakatu 1, 80100 Joensuu, Finland
4 September 2017 - 7 September 2017



Program co-chairs:

  • Jari Turunen, University of Eastern Finland (FI)
  • Frank Wyrowski, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (DE)

Scope of the meeting
The scope of the meeting covers all fundamental and applied aspects of diffractive optics and related fields. The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Fundamental theory
  • Diffraction gratings: theory and applications
  • Focusing, shaping, and splitting of light
  • Field tracing models
  • Subwavelength structures, metamaterials, and plasmonics
  • Source modeling; partially coherent and broadband fields
  • Polarization effects
  • Diffractive optics at short wavelengths
  • Temporal diffractive optics
  • Virtual reality
  • Industrial and commercial applications

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The 13th International Conference on Correlation Optics “Correlation Optics’17”

Chernivtsi, Ukraine
11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

Singular Optics, Informative content of statistical optical fields, including optical chaos, polarization optics and coherence,Optical correlation devices based on diffractive optical elements, including optical and digital holography, fractal optics, optical sensors, Optical correlation diagnostics, interferometry and microscopy of rough surfaces and random media, New applications of correlation optics in biology and medicine.

III International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics "AOP2017"

Faro, Algarve, Portugal
8 May 2017 - 12 May 2017



The present scientific activity is the 3rd edition of successful meetings, which started upon the extraordinary success of the first International Conference on Applications in Optics and Photonics, AOP2011, organized by the Portuguese Society for Optics and Photonics, SPOF, at the University of Minho (, followed by a second edition in Aveiro (

AOP is the major optics conference in Portugal and one of the most important at world level, aiming at discussing the recent progress and establishing a view on the future of all fields of optics and photonics.

1st European workshop on Biophotonics and Optical Angular Momentum "BIOAM-2016"

Palaiseau, France
14 November 2016 - 15 November 2016


The purpose of 1st European workshop on Biophotonics and Optical Angular Momentum BIOAM-2016 is to bring together scientists working in a wide range of scientific fields relates to optical angular momentum (spin and orbital), including fundamental aspects, polarimetric instrumentation and applications in biomedical photonics and super-­resolution microscopy and to provide a forum for researchers from both academia and industry to exchange expertise, to identify new directions and perspectives in the field of OAM studies and to build an international research network for addressing the upcoming challenges, with special emphasis on biomedical applications of OAM.

24th Congress of the International Commission for Optics ICO-24

Tokyo, Japan
21 August 2016 - 25 August 2016


ICO Congress is held every three years to promote the progress and diffusion of knowledge in the field of optics.


Naples, Italy
6 July 2016 - 8 July 2016

IONS Naples 2016 is the meeting of the International OSA Network of Student (IONS) for the Europe continent in 2016. It is a meeting for young scientists working in Optics and Photonics held by the Optical Society. Topics are: Photonic materials and devices, Nano and quantum photonics, Advanced microscopy and spectroscopy, Biophotonics/Optics in life sciences, Optical systems, Optical communication and integrated optics, Optics in Energy and Photonics for astrophysics and astronomy.
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