Call for papers is open!
Abstracts due 17 July
25 - 30 January 2025
San Francisco, California, US

SPIE Photonics West OPTO

Highlighting all facets of optoelectronics, photonic materials, and devices

Featuring 31 conferences on:

  • Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
  • Photonic Integration
  • Nanotechnologies in Photonics
  • MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
  • Semiconductor Lasers, LEDs, and Applications
  • Displays and Holography
  • NEW - Optical Sensing and Precision Metrology


OPTO is the most important optoelectronics conference in the field and addresses the latest developments in a broad range of optoelectronic technologies and their integration for a variety of commercial applications. Topics include silicon photonics, photonic integration, optoelectronic materials and devices, semiconductor lasers, nanophotonics, LEDs, displays, holography and more.

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OPTO Symposium Chairs

Ulrich T. Schwarz

Technische Univ. Chemnitz (Germany)

Karin Hinzer

Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)

OPTO Symposium Co-chairs

Andrea Blanco-Redondo

CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)

Georg von Freymann

Rheinland-Pfälzische Technische Univ. Kaiserslautern-Landau (Germany)

OPTO Program Track Chairs

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)

Photonic Integration
Yakov Sidorin, Quarles & Brady LLP (United States)
Jean-Emmanuel Broquin, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France)

Nanotechnologies in Photonics
Ali Adibi, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)

MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics
Hans Zappe, Univ. of Freiburg (Germany)

Semiconductor Lasers, LEDs, and Applications
Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Martin Strassburg, ams-OSRAM International GmbH (Germany)

Displays and Holography
Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State Univ. (United States)