The IEEE Photonics Society is proud to offer a vibrant and diverse portfolio of technical conferences, providing a unique opportunity to participate in the advancement of the industry’s research base. Below are highlights and spotlights on conference news, i.e., product showcases, panel discussions, tutorial sessions, short courses, supplier exhibits, and social events, from Society leaders.

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2022 IEEE Photonics Conference Recognitions

by Karen Mergner
December 2022
The 35th IEEE Photonics Conference was held November 13–17, 2022 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The conference has long been recognized for its technical preeminence in the field of optics and photonics, but is more than just a scientific conference; it is the annual meeting of ...

The OFC Conference and Exhibition in San Diego Concludes Showcasing Breakthrough Innovations in 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Data Center Optics, and Machine Learning

by IEEE Photonics Society
April 2022
OFC, the premier global event for optical communications and networking, safely welcomed back thousands of exhibitors, attendees, and media from across the globe. Held 06-10 March in San Diego, CA, USA, OFC 2022 hosted 8,000 participants and 430 exhibiting companies. Given its focus on inclusivity, OFC ...

IEEE Quantum Week 2022: Sept 18–23

by IEEE Photonics Society
February 2022
IEEE Quantum Week — the IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE) — is bridging the gap between the science of quantum computing and the development of an industry surrounding it. As such, this event brings a perspective to the quantum industry different ...
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IEEE Quantum Announces the Quantum Computing Climate Change Summit

by IEEE Computer Society
February 2022
IEEE Quantum, the leading community for quantum computing conferences, research and education programs, today announced the launch of the Quantum Computing Climate Change Summit. The leader and chair of this Climate Action Initiative is Maëva Ghonda, Sustainability Expert and Chair of the Quantum Computing Climate ...

OFC 2022 Exhibitors to Showcase Innovative Products, Technologies, and Interoperability Shaping Today’s Optical Communications and Data Center Advancements

by OFC Conference
February 2022
Hundreds of leading global organizations will demonstrate and discuss data-center connectivity, interoperability, 5G network upgrades, next-generation optical access, and open networking innovation SAN DIEGO – This year’s Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) will feature hundreds of the industry’s most innovative compa...
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The 2021 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC)Post Highlights

by General Chair: Christina Lim, The University of Melbourne, Australia Program Chair: Weidong Zhou, University of Texas at Arlington, USA Program Vice-Chair: Dominique Dagenais, National Science Foundation, USA Member-at-large: Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA
February 2022
OverviewThe IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), as the IEEE Photonics Society’s flagship technical meeting, covers a wide range of scientific issues in the photonics field and the interests of it’s members. Plenaries, Invited Talks, Panel Discussions, Tutorial Sessions, Special Symposia, Industry Day, and Outreach Events were ...

Conference Report: 27th International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC)

by Paul Crump
December 2021
It’s a wrap! After years of preparation and in spite of the operating challenges from the COVID-pandemic, the ISLC returned successfully to Germany in 2021 after a 20-year pause. The conference wrapped up on 14 October, on a beautiful autumn day in the Dorint Hotel in historic Potsdam, just outside the capital Berlin. The 27th ISLC was the first hy...

Asia Communication and Photonics (ACP) Conference Review

by Haoshuo Chen
December 2021
Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP) is the largest conference in Asia-Pacific region with a focus on optical communications, photonics and optoelectronics. ACP was merged from APOC and AOE, and it has been held annually tracing back to 2001. ACP is jointly sponsored by OPTICA, SPIE, IEEE Photonics Society, COS and CIC. There were mor...