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    The Australian and New Zealand Conferences on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP) 2019 brings together four co-located conferences with a central theme of optics and photonics.  The ANZCOP conferences will connect people across all scientific disciplines associated with optics and photonics, incorporating general streams on optical science and technology and focused topical conferences on micro- and nano-materials and devices, biomedical photonics, and astronomical instrumentation.

    The meeting will incorporate presentation and discussion of science in plenaries, themed sessions, speed science discussions, and industry engagement forums. The meeting will engage trainees to researcher leaders, chemists to biologists to clinicians to physicists, and academics, industry, and policy makers. With this new multi-conference format we aim to forge new transdisciplinary and translational collaborations.

    The event will take place over five days, 8-12 December 2019, in the recently built ‘New Academic Street’ RMIT University campus on Swanston Street in the Melbourne CBD.  On behalf of AOS, SPIE, and the symposium organisers, we invite and encourage you to participate in ANZCOP 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  

    We hope to see you in Melbourne!

    Symposium Chair

    John Harvey John Harvey, The University of Auckland (New Zealand)


    Conference Chairs

    Celine d'Orgeville Celine d'Orgeville, The Australian National University (Australia)
    Simon C. Ellis Simon C. Ellis, Macquarie University (Australia)
    Brant Gibson Brant C. Gibson, RMIT University (Australia)
    Ewa Goldys Ewa M. Goldys, The University of New South Wales (Australia)
    Saulius Juodkazis Saulius Juodkazis, Swinburne University of Technology (Australia)
    Arnon Mitchell Arnan Mitchell, RMIT University (Australia)
    Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The University of Queensland (Australia)
    M. Cather Simpson M. Cather Simpson, The University of Auckland (New Zealand)



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    Important Dates

    Extended Summary Edits Due
    13 November 2019

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