Welcome !

The Frontiers in Photonics symposium will be held in the FEMTO-ST institute of Besançon, France on Friday November 24th 2017. This event will feature the intervention of two internationally renowned scientists and will be an opportunity to gather scientists, post-docs, and PhD students around the broad theme of optics. 

The maximum number of attendees is limited to 90.

Reservations will be accepted in the order they are received. (See the registration page)

FEMTO-ST is a joint research institute associated with CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and the University Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, with more than 700 staff and students working in many areas of applied physics including optics, mechanics, acoustics, robotics, nanotechnologies, energy, time-frequency metrology. The department of optics includes about 80 staff and students working in the fields of optoelectronics, nonlinear photonics, quantum optics, nano-photonics, and reservoir computing. See here for more information.

Besançon is an old Roman town of Art and History where Vauban’s masterpiece (engineer and military architect, XVIIe century), the Citadelle has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is famous for its microtechnology and watch industries. It is located in the heart of Europe and readily accessible by transport. See here for Venue, Travel information, and Accomodation

We are looking forward to seeing you in Besançon.

The organizers : John M. Dudley, Maxime Jacquot, and Cyril Billet