Social day

More information about the social day can be found by clicking the link above.

Program brochure and schedule available

The schedule has been fixed. Please find it by clicking on the link above.

A booklet with more detailed information is also available.

Information for presenting authors:


  • Please hand in an electronic version of the talk (as pdf or powerpoint 2010 compatible version) at the latest during the break 10min before the scheduled session to the chair in the corresponding lecture hall.
  • The use of your own laptops is NOT possible.

Scheduled length of talks

  • Student: 12 min + 3 min discussion
  • Keynote speaker:  50 min + 10 min discussion


  • Authors should put up their poster before the start of the according poster session (Thursday or Friday afternoon, please check the program schedule).
  • Please note that there is no poster printing capacity at the conference.
  • The standard poster format is A0 in portrait orientation. [841 mm (33,11 in) width and 1189 mm (46,81 in) height]
  • The poster should be removed after the poster session.


Important Dates

8 May 2017 – Registration is closed

14 June 2017 – Start of conference

17 June 2017- Social day and end of event


14 June – 17 June 2017, Paris, France.

Welcome to the official website of the International OSA Network of Students (IONS) Paris 2017 conference.

IONS Paris 2017 is a conference sponsored by the The Optical Society (OSA) hosted by the Student Chapter of Optics Paris  (SCOP) . The main goals of IONS are to promote networking between students on an international scale and also to provide an opportunity for students to present their research. Each conference is hosted by a local student chapter attached to OSA.

IONS Paris 2017 will focus on a wide variety of topics and applications within optics and photonics such as quantum optics, optics for energy, optics for life, optical imaging, lasers, wave-guided optics, polarimetry. Attendees can expect technical presentations, world class invited speakers and social activities such as wine and cheese tasting.

We hope to see you this summer!