Technical Conference:
13 – 18 May 2018
Exposition:
15 – 17 May 2018

Invited Speakers

Science & Innovations

    S&I 1: Light-matter Interactions and Materials Processing

    Nadezhda Bulgakova, HiLASE, Institute of Physics ASCR, Czech Republic


    Ci-Ling Pan, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan


    Jeffrey Warrender, US Army, ARDEC RDECOM, USA


    Valentin Petrov, Max Born Institute, GERMANY


    Stephen Gray, Argonne National Laboratory, USA


    S&I 2: Laser Systems and Facilities

    Martin Divoky, Institute of Physics ASCR, Czech Republic


    Aurelie Jullien, INLN - CNRS-Uns, France


    Christian Kraenkel, Center for Laser-Materials at the IKZ, Germany


    Chang Hee Nam, Gwangju Inst of Science & Technology, South Korea


    Peter Veitch, University of Adelaide, Australia


    S&I 3: Semiconductor Lasers

    Markus Amann, TU Munich, Germany


    Dan Botez, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


    Eric Tournie, IES Université Montpellier 2, France


    Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University, USA


    Ralf Meyer , Technical University of Munich, Germany


    Hiroshi  Nakajima , Sony Corp , Japan


    S&I 4: Nonlinear Optical Technologies

    Miro Erkintalo, University of Auckland, New Zealand


    Christoph Marquardt, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany


    Martin Rochette, McGill University, Canada


    Konstantin Vodopyanov, University of Central Florida, CREOL, USA


    Stefan Wabnitz, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy


    S&I 5: Terahertz Science and Technology

    Pernille Klarskov Pedersen, Brown University, USA


    Junichiro Kono, Rice University, USA


    Andrea Markelz, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA


    Ben Ofori-Okai, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA


    Kaushik Sengupta, Princeton University, USA


    S&I 6: Optical Materials, Fabrication, and Characterization

    Noel Giebink, Pennsylvania State University, USA


    Jiansheng Jie, Soochow University, China


    Jifeng Liu, Dartmouth College, USA


    Huiyun Liu, University College London, UK


    Milos Nedeljkovic, University of Southampton, UK


    Dries VanThourhout, IMEC, Belgium


    S&I 7: Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices

    Yannick Dumeige, ENSSAT, France


    Laurens Kuipers, FOM Inst for Atomic & Molecular Physics, Netherlands


    Chaoyang Lu, Univ of Science and Technology of China, China


    Kresten  Yvind, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


    Rajeev Jagga Ram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


    Mark Thompson, University of Bristol, UK


    Chee Wei Wong, University of California Los Angeles, USA


    Milos Popovic, Boston University, UNITED STATES


    S&I 8: Ultrafast Optics, Optoelectronics, and Applications

    Antonella Bogoni, CNIT, Italy


    Moti Fridman, Bar-Ilan University, Israel


    Patrick Georges, Institut d'Optique, France


    Thomas Südmeyer, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland


    Andrius Baltuška, Technische Universität Wien, Austria


    S&I 9: Photonic Integration

    John Bowers, University of California Santa Barbara, USA


    Pavel Cheben, National Research Council Canada, Canada


    Po Dong, Nokia Bell Labs, USA


    Mohammad Soltani, Raytheon BBN Technologies, USA


    Alex Tait, Princeton University, USA


    S&I 10: Biophotonics and Optofluidics

    Alexandre Brolo, University of Victoria, CANADA


    Raluca Niesner, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, GERMANY


    Pei-Yu Chiou , UCLA , USA


    David  Erickson, Cornell University, USA


    S&I 11: Fiber Photonics

    Ole Bang, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


    Sophie LaRochelle, Universite Laval, Canada


    Anna Peacock, University of Southampton, UK


    Peter Rakich, Yale University, USA


    Misha Sumetsky, Aston University, UK


    Yoshiaki Tamura, sumitomo electric industry, Japan


    Wolfgang Hänsel, Menlo Systems GmbH, GERMANY


    S&I 12: Lightwave Communications and Optical Networks

    Erik Agrell, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden


    Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA


    Motoharu Matsuura, University of Electro-Communications, Japan


    Vincent Urick, DARPA, USA


    Darko Zibar, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


    Antonio Mecozzi, University of L'Aquila, ITALY


    S&I 13: Active Optical Sensing

    Hope Michelsen, Sandia National Labs, USA


    Bahram Jalali, University of California Los Angeles, UNITED STATES


    Nicolas Le Thomas, Ghent University, BELGIUM


    S&I 14: Optical Metrology

    Christian Lisdat, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany


    Andre Luiten, University of Adelaide, Australia


    Takeshi Yasui, Tokushima University, Japan


    Katja  Beha, Menlo Systems, Germany


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