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

2 - 6 October 2016

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Congrats Holly Leopardi, NIST - 1st place Best Student Paper!

Congrats Mahsa Kamali, CalTech - 2nd Place Best Student Paper!


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

Optically Interconnected Extreme Scale Computing

Harald Haas

University of Edinburgh, UK

LiFi: Misconceptions, Conceptions and Opportunities

William Munro

NTT BRL, Japan

Quantum Communication for Tomorrow

Michael Liehr

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

Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Initiative

Tutorial Speakers

Jungwon Kim

KAIST, South Korea

Low-Noise Optical Frequency Combs and Their Applications in Microwave Photonics

Changhuie Yang

CalTech, USA

Imaging through scattering media

John Bowers

University of California-Santa Barbara, USA

Heterogeneous Photonic Integration on Silicon

Alex Alvarado

University College London, UK

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

Nicolas Fontaine

Nokia Bell Labs, USA

Amplifying, Switching, and mode-Multiplexing for Space-Division-Multiplexed Optical Networks

Ben Eggleton

CUDOS, University of Sydney, Australia

Harnessing photon-phonon interactions in photonic integrated circuits

Min Qiu

Zhejiang University, China

Optical nanoantennas and their applications

Peter Winzer

Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA

Space division multiplexing

Short Course Instructor

Lukas Chrostowski

University of British Columbia, Canada

Integrated Photonics Educators Workshop




12:00PM - 3:00PM

Integrated Photonics Educators Workshop

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Panel Discussion

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Editors Panel Session and Light Reception - Open to all conference attendees

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7:00PM - 9:00PM

2016 IEEE Photonics Society Welcome and Awards Banquet Dinner

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8:00AM - 4:00PM

IEEE Photonics Society Member Appreciation Day

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12:00PM - 2:00PM

Chapter Leadership Forum (by invitation)

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6:00PM - 8:00PM

Women in Photonics Workshop and Reception - open to all conference attendees

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12:00PM - 2:00PM

Photonics PRO Soft Skills Training (Pre-registration is required)

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Poster Session

6:00PM - 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