Invitation to Organize a Symposium within icOPEN2015

The themes for the conference include but not limited to:

  • Biomedical Optical Engineering
  • Computational Optical Engineering
  • Nanoscale Optical Engineering
  • Fiber Optics and Applications
  • EUV and X-RAY Sources and Metrology
  • Ultra-fast Lasers and Applications
  • Optical Design and Fabrication
  • Optical Metrology
  • Photomechanics
  • Freeform Optics
  • Diffractive Optics
  • Remote Sensing / Space Optics
  • 3D Imaging, Metrology and Display

Symposium Chair's Responsibilities:

  1. Complete autonomy to develop and plan the symposium including sessions and session chair identification.
  2. You can invite overseas or local members to be on your committee if you wish.
  3. You need to get a minimum of 30 papers in the topic of your symposium.
  4. You need to recommend 1 plenary speaker (Conference will waive registration for him/her). Plenary talk session is 45 mins.
  5. You can have invited speakers which are typically 30 mins but there is no financial support for invited speakers.
  6. General papers are between 15-20 mins and posters are welcomed.

Support for Symposium Chair:

  1. The abstracts and full papers will be submitted through SPIE website (once confirmed).
  2. Promotion of your symposium to extensive mailing list.
  3. Secretariat will assist in providing logistics support, hotel room reservation and other on-site matters. They will also put together a programme book.
  4. Your registration fee is waived.

Contact with your proposed topic by 15 November 2014.