Boston Photonics Conference

The Second Annual Boston Photonics Conference will take place at Boston University Photonics Center on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 hosted by the Boston University OSA/SPIE ChapterThe Boston Photonics Conference is an intimate gathering of local academics and industry leaders in photonics, biomedical optics, and laser science throughout the Greater Boston Area to share, discuss, and collaborate on cutting-edge research. It will be a day-long conference with multiple sessions and corresponding breaks. We have invited esteemed local Photonics Faculty from local universities including Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, and Tufts to give talks.

We are proud to feature the following keynote speakers at our conference:

  • Prof. Ji-Xin Cheng, Moustakas Chair Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics, Boston University (profile)
  • Prof. Fiorenzo Omenetto, Frank C. Doble Professor, Tufts University (profile)

We will also feature the following faculty as invited speakers:

  •  Prof. Dirk Englund, MIT (profile)
  •  Prof. Conor Evans, MGH/Wellman (profile)
  •  Prof. Yongmin Liu, Northeastern University (profile)
  •  Prof. Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, MIT (profile)

Registration is now open to the general public! Register here!

We invite researchers of all levels to submit abstracts to present their photonics-related research through either an oral (15 minute) or poster presentation. Contributed presentations may cover either recent prior work or new results. The conference proceedings will not be indexed or published. Abstracts Submissions are now closed.

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
8:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Boston University Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s St, #906
Boston, MA 02215

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