- Dates: January 8-13, 2017
- There will be a reception on Sunday evening,
January 8, in honor of the
of the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics.
The winners are:
- Naomi Halas
of Rice University,
- Mikhail Lukin
of Harvard University,
- Rainer Weiss
of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- The conference sessions will be Monday, January
9 through Friday, January 13, 2017.
- Please note that the conference will run
through the evening of Friday,
January 13. Please make plans to attend the
- Special Issue
To celebrate the 47th PQE, a special issue
of the Journal of Modern Optics will
be published, with select papers submitted by
conference participants. Information
can be found here.
If you have lost our receipt for your payment of the conference fee,
or if you would simply prefer an electronic version, you can
download a receipt here.
- Certificate of participation
Some participants require a certificate of participation to
satisfy the beurocratic requirements of their institutions.
If you need such a certificate, you can
download one here.
- Register now.
All participants should sign up
to verify your email address and let us know you
are coming. Even if someone else has invited you to
give a talk or poster, you must do this or we can't
list you on the program.
- Hotel and travel.
Participants must make their own lodging and travel
arrangements. Instructions are here.
is December 1.
- Conference fee.
All participants are expected to pay the registration
fee. This is necessary because the conference is only
supported by the registration fees. Thank you for
your understanding. Instructions are here.
- Submit abstract.
All presentations should be accompanied by an abstract.
Abstract submission is currently closed while we compile
the abstract book for printing. We will soon repopen
for online-only last submissions.
Conference participants will receive a printed book
with all the abstracts when they check in. You may
download the book of abstracts here.
- Conference Program.
We have posted the complete conference program which
includes a list of all speakers and the schedule of talks.
- Deadlines: (these are targets)
- Past — All speakers should be
registered on the web site.
- Past — Deadline for making
If there are rooms left, you can still get the PQE
discount, (see the instructions)
but only if there are rooms left and they may already be gone.
- Past — Deadline for abstract submission.
Abstract submission is now closed.
- Extended: December 30:
– past. You can still
pay online, but you will not not get the prepayment discount.
- Please direct all inquiries
to the email address below.