Registration and hotel information

The abstract reviews are almost completed and over the next few days the submitting authors will be notified of the results.

In the mean time the meeting registration page is has been put online. Please note that the registration fee is to be paid by bank transfer, mentioning the code “SC150014/PARTICIPANT FULL NAME – VPO2016” to ensure the payment is acknowledged by the university system.

Practical information about the venue and the city of Antwerp is available here, along with a handy list of hotels in the neighbourhood that offer special rates to VPO participants.

Deadline extended to 27 April

In order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to submit an abstract, we have decided to extend the deadline to Wednesday 27 April. During this period abstracts submitted before the first deadline may also be edited and updated.

We would like to thank all of you who have already submitted an abstract and hope that you further encourage your colleagues and students to be part of VPO 2016.

OSA student awards

We are very happy to announce that the Optical Society of America has generously agreed to sponsor two 250 USD student awards: one for the best oral presentation and one for the best poster presentation.

The organisers of VPO 2016 kindly thank OSA for their generosity.