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11th International young scientist conference “Developments in Optics and Communications”

Riga, April 8 - 10, 2015

Dear students and promising young scientists,

On behalf of SPIE and OSA student chapters form University of Latvia we are pleased to invite you to join us in Riga, Latvia for the 11th International young scientist conference “Developments in Optics and Communications”!
The conference will be held on April 8-10, 2015. Here you will have a great opportunity to meet other students and young scientists that work in the research field of optics and photonics, share your ideas and experiences as well as establish contacts for future collaborations.

REGISTRATION for the conference is open now!  The registration deadline is February 4, 2015. Please note, that the official language of the conference "Developments in Optics and Communications" is English.

We encourage you to contribute to the conference with a talk or a poster presentation relevant to the conference topics:

  • Biophotonics;
  • Laser physics and spectroscopy;
  • Optical materials and phenomena;
  • Optics in communication;
  • Vision science.
Abstracts must be prepared in accordance with the abstract preparation guidelines. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 4, 2015.

Travel grants are available for students contributing to the conference. To apply for the grant, please contact the organizers at The grant application deadline is February 4, 2015.

If you require a visa to enter Latvia, please contact the organizers at before February 4, 2015.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the organizers at

DOC 2015
is organized and supported by:

OSA Student chapter of University of Latvia ULSPIE University of Latvia Young Minds Section Internation Year of Light - 2015 University of Latvia Institute of Solid State Physics Laser Centre Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy