Invited Speakers


Humberto Michinel (Universidad de Vigo, Spain)
“Rarefaction pulses and coherent cavitation in liquid light beams”

Jesus Lancis (Universitat Jaume I de Castellón, Spain)
“Multimodal imaging with single-pixel detectors”

John Barrera-Ramírez (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia)
“Novel approaches and applications in optical encryption” 

Peter Andrekson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
“Fiber-optic parametric amplifiers: Characteristics and applications”

Susana Marcos (CSIC, Spain)
“Imaging in the eye: applications to restoring its focusing ability”

Toyohiko Yatagai (vice-president SPIE) (Utsunomiya University, Japan)
“Vector wave holography and optical mass storage”

Yoshinari Awaji (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
“The Capacity crunch and perspectives on space-division multiplexing technologies”


Alexander Pyatenko (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Tsukuba, Japan)
“Theoretical background of pulsed laser melting in liquid for submicron spherical particle fabrication”

Angela Dudley (CSIR – National Laser Centre, South Africa)
“Digitally controlling the ‘twist’ of light”

Antonella Chiuchiolo (CERN)
“Fiber Optic Cryogenic Sensors for Superconducting Magnets and Superconducting Power Transmission lines at CERN”

Antonio Baptista (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
“Prevalence of ametropia in subjects with intellectual disabilities”

Ariel Guerreiro (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
“Solid to liquid light: Soliton dynamics using GPU computing”

Daniel Albach (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
“PEnELOPE – a fully diode pumped petawatt laser system”

Eric Rosas (Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, Mexico)
“Solid-state lighting Mexican regulation: A technical overview.”

Gokhan Sahin (NSN, Instituto de Telecomunicacões, University of Aveiro, Portugal; and Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept., Miami University, USA)
“On the impact of fiber-delay-lines (FDL) in an all-optical network bottleneck without wavelength conversion”

Helder Crespo (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy and IFIMUP-IN, University of Porto, Portugal)
“The dispersion-scan technique: a new approach for the measurement and control of ultrashort light pulses”

Jens Kobelke (Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany)
“Diffusion and interface effects during preparation of compact microstructured fibers”

Jörg Bierlich (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany)
“Optical glass fiber tips for photonic micro-sensor systems”

Lutz Rapp (Coriant)
“Design challenges in unrepeatered submarine links”

Manuel B. Marques (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
“Limits of spectral resolution inoptical measurements”

Marcus Dahlem (Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates)
“Design of Opto-Electro-Mechanical Frequency Tuning Mechanisms for WDM Filterbanks in SOI platforms”

Michaël Hemmer (ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain)
“Intense few-cycle mid-IR sources and their application in attoscience”

Mikhail Vasilevskiy (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
“Collective effects in absorption and emission of light in ensembles of nanocrystal quantum dot”

Moisés R. N. Ribeiro (Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil)
“What can you do with optics and photonics in data centers?”

Mourad Zghal (University of Carthage, Tunisia)
“Mode Coupling in Few Mode Optical Fibers”

Paulo André (Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)
“Optical sensors based on recycled optical destroyed by the catastrophic fuse effect”

Prince Anandarajah (Dublin City University)
“Multi-Carrier Transmitters in Next Generation Access Networks”

Pramod Rastogi  (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
“High-Resolution methods for the extraction of multiple displacement components in holographic moiré”

Salvador Bara (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
“Light pollution: Why should we care?”

Susana Silva (INESC Porto, Portugal)
“Optical fiber sensors for refractive índex measurement”

Tetsuya Kawanishi (National Institute of Information and Communications Technologies, Japan)
“High-performance imaging using digital and analogue photonic technologies”


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