Light Conference 2018

Light Conference 2018
(First Announcement, January 16, 2018)

Date: July 16-18, 2018
Venue: The Academic Communication Center of CIOMP, Changchun
Organizers: Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy
of Sciences (CAS)
Light: Science & Applications Editorial Office
Conference Co-chairs: Professor Xuejun Zhang, CIOMP, CAS
Professor Hongbo Sun, Tsinghua University
Professor Martin Booth, University of Oxford
Professor Yang Gao, University of Surrey
Honorary Chairs: Academician Yueliang Wu, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Academician Wenqing Liu, Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS
Academician Dieter Bimberg, Technische Universitaet Berlin
Academician Jiaqi Wang, CIOMP, CAS
Academician Lijun Wang, CIOMP, CAS


Conference Themes
Theme 1Space optics and applications
Topics: space telescopes: on-orbit assembly based on robotics and AI, gravitational waves detection in space, future space telescope, space situation awareness (in Chinese), optical µwave remote Sensing on earth science
Theme 2Advanced photonics
Topics: advanced laser-matter interactions, laser ultra-precision manufacturing (in Chinese), biophotonics
Conference Manuscript Submissions
The selected submissions will be published in one of the journals of Light: Science & Applications (SCI), Photonic Sensors (ESCI, Ei), Opto-Electronic Advances.
Best Poster Award
At the end of the conference, 20 excellent posters will be selected from all of the submitted work by our Poster Award Committee and receive the Best Posters Award. Submission deadline: June 15, 2018.
ˉRising Stars of Lightˇ Awards
To encourage young scholars to publish their innovative work, weˇd like to set up an award, ˉRising Stars of Lightˇ. All the award recipients must be under 35 and their academic achievements must be original and unpublished in optics: one first-prize (a prize of  20000), two second-prizes (a prize of  10000) and three third-prizes (a prize of  5000) will be selected on site. Please see official website for more specific selection rules and procedures. Submission deadline: May 15, 2018.

Conference Attendance
For this conference, the number of participants is limited to 260. All the attendees will receive an invitation letter after the acceptance of their submission and successful online registration. The exhibitors should contact the organizers for the invitation letter.
Conference Registration and Fees
Registration Deadline: June 28, 2018. Please note: no on-site registration accepted.
Conference Fees:  4000 ($600 or a500) for general registration,  1500 ($200 or a150) for student registration. The conference fees will cover conference materials, two days of lunch and dinner (July 17 and 18).


Light Conference Secretariat
Secretaries: Yaobiao Li: +86-431-86176851, +86 15948387915
Jingze Yuan: +86-431-86176851, +86 13844080268




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