Plenary Speakers

  • David Payne (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Robert Lieberman (President of SPIE, U.S.A.)
  • Wolfgang Osten (Stuttgart University, Germany)
  • Junji Kido (Yamagata University, Japan)

Special Session
“Innovation of Photonics Polymer toward Display Industry”


  • Shuji Aruga (President and COO,
    Japan Display Inc.)
  • Masahiko Wada (Senior Managing Director,
    Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.)
  • Toshiyuki Umehara (Executive Vice President,
    Nitto Denko Corporation)
  • Toshio Chiba (Professor, Nihon University University
    Research Center)

Invited Speakers

  • Chantal Andraud (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France) “Biphotonic Far-Red Emitting Systems for NIR Intravital Imaging”
  • Yoshinobu Asakura (Nittoh Kogaku K. K., Japan) “Lens Design and Applications of Plastic Lenses to Enable New Optical Systems”
  • Giang N. Ha (Nguyen Tat Thanh University, Vietnam)※ “Photorefractive Properties of Triphenylamine-based Composite: Electron-Dominated Grating Formation and Video Rate Response”
  • Kohzo Hakuta (University of Electro-Communications, Japan) “Nanofiber Quantum Photonics”
  • Hideo Itoh (Industrial Technology Center of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan) “Recent Activities on International Standardization Related to Polymer Optical Waveguides”
  • Eunkyong Kim (Yonsei University, Korea) “Photothermal Thin Films from Conductive Polymers for Solar Powered Electronics”
  • Yasuhiro Koike (Keio University, Japan) “Status of Plasic Graded-Index Optical Fiber for 4K/8K Era”
  • Kazuo Kuroda (Utsunomiya University, Japan) “Status Quo and Future Perspectives of Laser Displays”
  • José Miguel López-Higuera (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain) “Photonic Sensing in Diagnostic and Health Care”
  • Kwang-Sup Lee (Hannam University, Korea) “Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Containing Semiconducting Quantum Dot Nanocrystals for Optoelectronic and Photonic Applications”
  • Shiuan-Huei Lin (National ChaoTung University, Taiwan) “Doped Polymer Materials for Volume Holograms and Applications”
  • Jean-Michel Nunzi (Queen’s University, Canada) “Self-Organized Nano-Photonics, Light Emitting Devices and Nonlinear Photovoltaics”
  • Prem Prabhakarn (Hannam University, Korea) ※ “Functional Nanomaterials for Two-Photon Lithography”
  • Ileana Rau (University of Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania) “DNA Based Materials for Electrochromic Applications”
  • Luci Safriani (Padjadjaran University, Indonesia) ※ “Emission Property of Photonic Crystal Based on Monodispersed Polystyrene Particles Infiltrated by Laser Dye”
  • V V Raghavendra Sai (Indian Institute of Technology, India) ※ “Polymeric (PMMA) Optical Fiber Probes for Chemical and Biosensing: Fabrication, Surface Modification, Attomolar Analyte Detection”
  • Ken Singer (Case Western Reserve University, USA) “Multilayer Polymer Films for High Capacity Optical Data Storage”
  • Okihiro Sugihara (Utsunomiya University, Japan) “Toward Optical Interconnection Modules Using Photonic Polymers”
  • Kenichi Tanioka (Medical Imaging Consortium, Japan) “Study on Sensitivity of 8K Super Hi-Vision Cameras for Medical Applications”
  • Masatoshi Tokita (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) “High-density Polymer Brushes Offering a Surface for Near-Zero Azimuthal Anchoring of Liquid Crystals at Room Temperature”
  • Pengfei Wang (Harbin Engineering University, China) ※ “Innovative Scaling Method to Minimize Cost of Photonic Integrated Circuits Based Wavemeters”
  • Gongjie Xu (University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China) ※ “0.1–20 THz Ultra-Broadband Absorber Fabrication by Organic-Inorganic Optical Composites”
  • Sheng-Hsiung Yang (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan) ※ “Synthesis of Fluorence-Based Conjugated Polyelectrolytes for Lighting and Photovoltaic Applications”
  • Toyohiko Yatagai (Utsunomiya University, Japan) “Holographic Mass Data Storage”
  • Joseba Zubia (University of the Basque Country, Spain) “Polymer Optical Fiber Sensors for Aircraft Structural and Engine Health Monitoring”

※Innovative Young Researchers from Asian Countries