2018 IEEE BICOP Programme

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BICOP 2018

Welcome to the 1st IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics (BICOP 2018)

12 – 14 December, 2018 at The Royal Society London

  • The Royal Society London

  • Marble Hall, TRS

  • Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall, TRS

  • The Kohn Centre, TRS

The IEEE Photonics Society’s UK and Ireland Chapter would like to invite you to participate and present your research at the inaugural IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics (BICOP 2018) in London this winter.

BICOP is a global forum reporting on disruptive advances in optics and photonics across diverse fields, including:

Photonic Technologies and the Internet(s) of Things


Photonic Integrated Circuits

Quantum Technologies


Medical Photonics

Manufacturing Technologies

Automotive Technologies


Photonics in Defence and Security


Carol Monaghan (Member of Parliament) will be opening the conference. As Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Photonics, Carol has received global recognition for her public policy leadership and efforts in support of the advancement of the science of light.
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE will be giving the plenary talk. She is a well-known scientist and broadcaster, who has also fronted a number of space documentaries, and regularly appears on science and non-science programmes.


Conference Registration is now Open!

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4-Page Full Manuscript Submission Deadline16th November 2018
12th November 2018
Early Registration Deadline27th November 2018
Close of RegistrationOn-site


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