2014 IEEE Photonics Conference

12 - 16 October 2014

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Congratulations to Best Student Paper 1st Place Winner, Dragana Vukovic of Technical University of Denmark!

Congratulations to Best Student Paper 2nd Place Winner, Seth A. Fortuna of UC Berkeley!

Congratulations to Best Student Paper Finalists, Mitchell Nahmias, Princeton University and Daryl T. Spencer, UC Santa Barbara!

Congratulations to Best Student Poster 1st Place Winner, Francesco Da Ros, Technical University of Denmark!

Congratulations to Best Student Poster 2nd Place Winner, Raphael Van Laer, Ghent University!

Congratulations to Best Student Poster 3rd Place Winner, Majid Sodagar, Georgia Tech!

IPC Advance Program

View the 2014 IPC Program at a Glance

Women in Photonics Reception on 14 October, all welcome to attend!

A big THANK YOU to our 2014 Exhibitors and Sponsors!

View this year's Special Symposia and Tutorial Sessions

Short Course on Silicon Photonics Fabrication has been added to Sunday's schedule!

Submit Post-Deadline Papers onsite by 9am on 13 October


The IEEE Photonics Conference, previously known as the IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, offers technical presentations by the world’s leading scientists and engineers in the areas of lasers, optoelectronics, optical fiber networks, and associated lightwave technologies and applications. It also  features compelling plenary talks on the industry’s most important issues, weekend events aimed at students and young photonics professionals, and a manufacturer’s exhibition.

More than 600 people from industry, academia and government gather for IEEE Photonics Conference, to a part of the latest results on technologies and applications where quantum electronic devices involving light are key elements, including: Biophotonics, Displays and Lighting, High Power / Intensity Sources, Microwave Photonics, Nanophotonics, Non-Linear and Ultrafast Optics, Optical Communications, Optical Fiber Technology, Optical Interconnects, Optical Networks and Systems, Photodetectors, Sensors, Systems and Imaging, Photonic Integration and Packaging, Photonic Materials Science and Technology, Semiconductor Lasers.

Plenary Speakers

John Bowers

University of California-Santa Barbara, USA

Hybrid Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits

Toshio Yanagida

Osaka University, Japan

Single Molecule Imaging and Nanometry: Fluctuation and Function of Life

Sir Peter Knight FRS

Imperial College London, UK

Exploiting Quantum Coherence for New Technologies: timing, navigation and sensors

Kerry Vahala

California Institute of Technology, USA

Cold-Mechanics to Stable-Microwaves: the Future of Optical Microcavity Research

Tutorial Speakers

Fabio Pittalà

Huawei, Germany

Training-Aided Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Receivers

Nader Engheta

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Optical Nanoantennas

Nathan Newbury


Photonic Advances in Time and Frequency Metrology

Elias Towe

Carnegie Mellon, USA

Quantum Dot and Quantum Well Photonics

Volker Sorger

George Washington University, USA

Opto-electronics Beyond Classical Limits: Lasers & Modulator



Short Course

12:00PM - 3:30PM

Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop ~ Introduction to Silicon Photonics Device Design and Fabrication

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4:30PM - 6:30PM

"Hot" Papers and Meet the Editors Session followed by refreshments

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Panel Discussion

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Panel Session on Metamaterials

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6:00PM - 7:30PM

2014 IPC Welcome Reception

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12:00PM - 1:30PM

IPS Chapter Leadership Forum (By invitation)

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5:30PM - 6:30PM

Women in Photonics Reception - All attendees welcome to attend

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Poster Session

5:30PM - 7:30PM

IEEE Photonics Conference Student Poster Competition

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Post-Deadline Session

10:30AM - 12:00PM

IPC Closing Ceremony and Post Deadline Session - Best Student Paper Winners Announced!

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Conference Planner

Ingrid L. Donnelly, CMP

Senior Conference Planner

Phone +1 732 562 5597

Fax +1 732 562 8434


IEEE Photonics Society

445 Hoes Lane

Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331 USA