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

2 - 6 October 2016

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2016 Plenary Speakers confirmed!

IMPORTANT: Exhibitors Housing Management is NOT providing housing for IPC!

This year 5 Special Symposia confirmed!

Registration now includes member rates for Post Docs and Recent Graduates!

Be a student volunteer, receive complimentary registration! Contact t.holle@ieee.org.

View the 2016 IPC Advance Program!

One Day AND Two Day Registrations available this year!

Author notifications have been sent! Please look out for an email from @precisemail.com!

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

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

Venue + Travel


IMPORTANT: Exhibitors Housing Management (EHM) is not providing housing for IPC. Please book using only the information provided below.

The Hilton Waikoloa Village is an oceanfront resort set on 62 oceanfront acres of tropical grounds against a backdrop of ancient lava flows and distant volcanic peaks. Three unique towers offer spacious accommodation at this family-friendly Waikoloa resort. All guest rooms have high-speed internet access and private balconies. Suites offer additional space and accessible rooms and babysitting services are available.

Dining options at this Waikoloa resort are varied and include 14 restaurants and lounges, including two poolside bars. Every taste is catered for, from exotic Japanese delicacies, island seafood and traditional Chinese cuisine. Try the luau buffet and watch a live Polynesian dance at the Legends of the Pacific Luau.

Arrange memorable business conventions utilizing Hilton Waikoloa's impressive 235,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor flexible function space. Hold a wedding in the oceanside Hale Aloha Chapel or wedding gazebo. Do business in the Business Center with small meeting rooms and professional support services.

Enjoy a wealth of recreational amenities and onsite resort activities including two championship golf courses, eight tennis courts, three swimming pools and a 175 ft. water slide. Unwind in the renowned Kohala Spa, exercise in the fitness room or simply relax in the three spa tubs. Kids will love the Club Keiki program and interactive dolphin programs.


Keahole-Kona International Airport
Take Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway north to Waikoloa Beach Drive; turn left into resort at first traffic light. Follow Waikoloa Beach Drive for about 2 miles; turn left into hotel drive.
Distance from Hotel: 17 mi.
Drive Time: 20 min.
Type Typical Minimum Charge
Taxi 60.00 USD
Various other 24.00 USD
Hilo International Airport
Take Hwy 19 North through Waimea and pass Hapuna Beach Park. Turn right on Waikoloa Beach Drive. Follow Waikoloa Beach Drive for about 2 miles; turn left into hotel drive.
Distance from Hotel: 75 mi.
Drive Time: 2 hr.
Self parking
$25.00 (Parking Lot)
Valet parking
$30.00 (Valet Parking)
Not Available
Not Available
In/Out Privileges



Hilton Waikoloa Village

Hilton Waikoloa Village

69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive

Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i 96738 USA

Phone: +1 (808) 886-1234

Reservations: +1 808 886 1234

Hotel Website


Conference Rates:
Single/Double: $205.00 USD

Government: $189.00 USD


These rates are exclusive of applicable sales/room tax, currently 13.416%.  Housekeeping and other gratuities will be at guest's discretion.


Reservation Deadline: Friday, 9 September at 5:00pm (Hawaii standard time)


A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for the convenience of the conference attendees at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. The conference rates listed above are available five (5) days prior and five (5) days after the conference, based on availability.


Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM


All special requests, including bedding/smoking preferences, are not guaranteed, but subject to availability at the time of your arrival. The hotel will make every effort to accommodate your requests.


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