Contemporary Trends in Optics 2017 (CoOpt-2017) is a two-day conference being organized
from 18-19 December, 2017 at the Mohanpur campus of the Indian Institute of Science
Education and Research, Kolkata (IISER-K). The conference is being jointly organized by the
SPIE Student Chapter IISER-K, OSA Student Chapter IISER-K, along with the Center of Excellence in Space
Sciences India (CESSI), with support from IISER-K. There will be four technical sessions:
(a) Classical optics (b) Biophotonics (c) Quantum optics and (d) Space optics. The lectures in
these sessions will be delivered by distinguished researchers from India and abroad. Besides,
there will also be sessions for student talks and poster presentations. Prizes will be awarded in
December is among the best months to visit IISER-K since we have excellent weather. Hope to see you in CoOpt 2017!
|Registration opens||1st Nov, 2017|
|Registration closes||25th Nov, 2017|
|Registration fee payment opens||26th Nov, 2017|
|Registration fee payment closes||5th Dec, 2017|
|Conference date||18th-19th Dec, 2017|
Subhasish Dutta Gupta
Shourya Dutta Gupta
Shibu K Mathew
Programme schedule will be updated soon.
Please read all the registration details carefully before filling up the registration form.
Registration fees for various categories of participants are as follows:-
1. No fee for SPIE, OSA, CESSI affiliated students (Limited number available).
2. INR 1000 for all other students (including undergraduates, graduates).
3. INR 2500 for other participants (including Post-Doctoral researchers, Faculty members, and others).
All interested in participation are requested to fill up the registration form.
All participants are encouraged to submit a ~200 word technical abstract for poster presentation. There are a few slots for oral presentations as well, but the final selection for those will additionally depend on the seniority of the applicant other than the technical content. The deadline for abstract submission is also November 25, 2017. In case the number of applications exceed the number of participants planned for, priority will be given to applications accompanied by an abstract.
All selected participants will be informed about their selection through email. Please note that submission of abstract(s) does not ensure confirmation of participation. Participants will be selected by the Scientific advisory committee (of the workshop) on the basis of the submitted abstracts.
The link to the payment portal will be put up on the website shortly and will be sent to all participants in an email which will follow soon. The payment of REGISTRATION FEES should be done only after receiving a registration confirmation email from organizers.
Please note that registration is complete only after the payment is made successfully. Participants will be informed about their successful registration by a confirmation email from the organizers.
Please note that REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. This is final decision of the organizing committee and no requests for refund will be entertained in the future.
Registration fees includes in-campus accommodation on shared basis from 17-19 December, 2017 (both nights inclusive).
Breakfast, lunch, dinner coupons (including a banquet dinner on 18th December) during the duration (2 Days) of the conference is included within the registration fees.
Please read all the instructions carefully, before advancing to fill up the google form. Contact us in case you encounter any difficulties.
Scientific Organizing Committee
Local Organizing Committee
Amar Deo Chandra
Subir Kumar Ray
Ankit Kumar Singh
Athira B. S.
Rohan Eugene Louis
Aneeth K Arun
Sudipta (+91 9062194553)
Shubham (+91 9564683615)
Subhrokoli (+91 9563045866)
How to reach IISER Kolkata:
IISER Kolkata is located near Haringhata in Nadia district. The nearest local station, Kalyani, is located on the Sealdah-Kalyani main line. One may take a local train from Sealdah or Dumdum station in Kolkata to Kalyani. From there, bus or auto services are available to Gate no. 7 stop towards Bara Jaguli where IISER-K main gate is located. Alternatively, one may take prepaid taxi from airport to Haringhata via National Highway 34. The distance is about 50 km. More details are available here.
Please refer to IISER Kolkata in Google maps here.