Programme Organisation
Prof John Marsh (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronic Systems, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof Eric Larkins (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronics,  University of Nottingham, UK
T: +44 (0)115 951 5534


Technical Programme Committee
Martin Traub, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, Germany.
Dr Paul Crump, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany
Dr Robin Huang, Forward Photonics LLC., USA
Michel Krakowski, III-V Lab, France
Prof Gaelle Lucas-Leclin, CNRS-Institut d’Optique, Paris.
Dr Stewart McDougall, TRUMPF Photonics, Inc., USA
Prof Marc Sorel, University of Glasgow, UK


Previous Meeting

Click here to download the 2015 Programme

Area for Presenters

Information for speakers and poster presenters

Audio Visual

We will provide suitable AV equipment and will have a technician on hand should there be any issues.

If you are an invited author, it is preferred also that you bring your presentation on your own laptop ready to use. Poster paper presenters are kindly asked to submit their one-slide presentation in advance. Please refer to the notification email for details.

Information on Poster Paper Presentations

Poster papers accepted for this year’s event will be allocated a board in the main exhibition area, where they can be viewed by all delegates attending Photonex and HPDLS. You will be notified in advance of your poster board number.

Posters must not exceed A0 portrait size (1189mm high x 841mm wide). Pins or suitable adhesive tape will be provided on the day.

Posters may be displayed from 10.00am on the 11th October (the poster session is provisionally 4pm to 5.30pm). All posters must be removed by 4pm on 12th October.

Poster authors should be in attendance by their poster between 4pm and 5.30pm on the Wednesday.

Please note that the above timings are provisional and subject to change – please check this page regularly in the run up to this event.


Conference Sponsor

Corporate Benefactor

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Key dates

05/09/2017 – Deadline for Poster Submissions
22/09/2017 – Notification of acceptance
12/10/2017 – Conference Opens

Technical Sponsor

Conference Organiser

Scottish Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society.