Call of papers

We cordially invite you to submit a 100-word abstract to the Symposium. The deadline for submission is September 8, 2012.

Dates and Venue

Thursday 29 November 2012 (evening)
Friday 30 November 20121 (all day)

University of Mons
Faculty of Engineering
Boulevard Dolez, 31 (First floor)
7000 Mons


More information on the program and invited speakers will be made soon available on this website.


Papers and posters are requested in the field of photonics science and technology, including but not limited to:

Submission of Papers

Authors are requested to submit a 100-word abstract. The abstract must be submitted via this website.


Time schedule for the 17th Annual Symposium:

Abstract submission deadline: September 08, 2012.
Notification of acceptance: September 29, 2012.
Full paper deadline: October 26, 2012.
Pre-registration deadline: October 31, 2012.
Annual symposium: November 29-30, 2012.


Authors of accepted abstracts (both invited and contributed presentations and posters) will be required to submit a four-page paper to be published in the Proceedings of the Symposium. The Proceedings will be available at the Symposium and will also be made publicly available on the website of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter 6 months after the Symposium.

IEEE Photonics Society - Fields of Interest

The IEEE Photonics Society is a society of IEEE with as fields of interest: photonic integrated circuits, PIC sensors, lasers, commercial photonics, photonics engineering, optical devices, optical fibres, and associated lightwave technology and their applications in systems and subsystems in which quantum electronics devices are key elements. The Society is concerned with the research, development, design, manufacture, and applications of materials, devices and systems, and with the various scientific and technological activities, which contribute to the useful expansion of the field of quantum electronics and applications.

Objectives of the Benelux Chapter

The Benelux Chapter promotes in the Benelux countries the exchange of information between industry and knowledge institutes in the fields of interest of the IEEE Photonics Society. Activities include presentations by guest speakers, workshops, meetings and this Annual Symposium.