General Information

Student Conference on Optics and Photonics

Motivation behind SCOP

The Optical Society (OSA) student chapter of Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad has been organizing annual conference, titled Student Conference on Optics and Photonics (SCOP) since 2016.

The conference addresses various topics in the vast spectrum of optics with major focus on non linear optics and quantum optics. The primary purpose of the conference is to provide a platform for PhD and postdoctoral students to visit PRL, share and discuss their work with peers and experts in their respective fields. In addition, the conference provides a unique opprtunity for professional development and networking, which is beneficial in pursuing a scientific career.
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Conference Overview

Talks, Topics and All

This year, SCOP-2019, will be held during 24-26 September, 2019 at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad. This conference is fully funded by PRL.

With an intend to expand in terms of participation and quality with each year, more number of invited talks are included this year. With the same perspective, SCOP-2019 will be held as a three day conference unlike previous years, which will hence see more participation from all over the country.

The conference includes invited talks by eminent scientists from India as well as abroad. There will be poster and oral presentations by student participants and research fellows. The three days will see an attendance by young Indian scientists, doctoral and postdoctoral researchers as well as a few highly motivated masters students from all across the country.
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Registration Fee
Rs. 500      for Students.
Rs. 3000      for Others.
Participation requires scientific contribution through oral or poster presentation.

Only one author of each accepted manuscript will be considered for participation.


Selected number of participants will be provided with round trip travel allowance (TA) for their journey from respective institutions to PRL by three tier ACtrain by the shortest route.

We provide local hospitality to the participants.
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Physical Research Laboratory

Ahmedabad, India

September 24 - 26, 2019

09:00 AM – 06:00 PM

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Limited Accomodation

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Invited Speakers

Student Conference on Optics and Photonics

Prof. Prasun Mandal

IISER Kolkata

Dr. Peter G. Schunemann

BAE Systems, USA

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Dr. Ashok Kumar

IIST Trivandrum

Dr. Ritwick Das

NISER Bhubaneswar

Prof. Ady Arie

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Pranav R Shirhatti

TIFR Hyderabad

Dr. Sunil Kumar

IIT Delhi

Dr. Supradeepa V. R.

IISc Bangalore

Prof. Marcelo Martinelli

University of Sao Paulo

Dr. Ramgopal

TIFR Hyderabad

Prof. Santosh Chidangil

Manipal University

Prof. Saikat Ghosh

IIT Kanpur

Dr. M. V. Jabir

NIST, USA

Dr. Najmeh Tabe Bordbar

WITS, South Africa

Dr. Kasturi Saha

IIT, Bombay

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Submission

Submit your abstracts using the following link in the template given below.

You can submit your files in either Word or PDF format.

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Date and Venue

Student Conference on Optics and Photonics

Important Dates

  • Announcement of SCOP-18: 10th June 2019
  • Last date for submitting abstract: 15th July 2019
  • Date of acceptance notification: 30th July 2019
  • Last date for registration: 5th September 2019
  • Date of conference: 24th - 26th September 2019

Maps

Route map from Ahmedabad Airport to PRL-Main Campus,click here
Route map from Ahmedabad Railway Station to PRL-Main Campus,click here
Route map from Ahmedabad Airport to PRL-Thaltej Campus,click here
Route map from Ahmedabad Railway Station to PRL-Thaltej Campus,click here

Getting to PRL, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is well connected with all the metropolises in India via Air, Trains and Roads. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport serves both domestic and international traffic for the city and the neighbouring capital city of Gandhinagar. The airport connects the city with destinations across India. Daily flights are available for Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai and Kolkata.
Please check the Indian Railways website www.indianrail.gov.in for details on train time tables, accommodation availability and fares.
Time taken from railway station to PRL: 25-35 minutes
Distance between railway station and PRL: 9 km
Auto charges from railway station to PRL: approx. INR 180
One can also hire autos, cab through mobile apps like UBER, OLA, MERU, G-AUTO etc.

Reaching PRL

For reaching PRL Main Campus, on landing in the city ask the taxi/auto rickshaw for "PRL, Near IIM Old Gate, Vastrapur".
For reaching PRL Thaltej Campus, on landing in the city ask the taxi/auto rickshaw for "PRL, Opposite to AUDA Garden (or Gotilla garden), Sindhu Bhavan Road, Thaltej"

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Student Conference on Optics and Photonics

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SCOP-2019
OSA Student Chapter
AMOPH Division
Physical Research Laboratory
Navarangpura
Ahmedabad - 380009
Gujarat, India
Email : scopconf@gmail.com
Phone : +91 79 2631 4960/4632/4703