2016 IEEE Photonics Conference, 29th Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society

2 - 6 October 2016

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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 500 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

Keren Bergman

Columbia University, USA


Harald Haas

The University of Edinburgh, UK


William Munro

NTT BRL, Japan

Quantum Networking

Michael Liehr

SUNY Polytechnic Institute, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, State University of New York, USA


Tutorial Speakers

Jungwon Kim

KAIST, Korea

Low phase noise frequency combs: Generation and applications

Changhuie Yang

CalTech, USA

Imaging through scattering media

John Bowers

University of California-Santa Barbara, USA

Alex Alvarado

University College London, UK

Beyond the pre-FEC BER Threshold: Mutual Information and Generalized Mutual Information

Nicolas Fontaine

Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, USA



Panel Discussion

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Panel Session and Reception - Open to all conference attendees

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7:00PM - 9:00PM

2016 Awards Banquet Dinner

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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

Student and Young Professional Poster Competition and Reception

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Post-Deadline Session

10:30AM - 12:00PM

IPC Closing Ceremony and Post Deadline Session

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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