25th Congress of the International Commission for Optics (ICO) • 16th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS)


International Program Committee Chair of ICO-25 Wolfgang Osten
International Program Committee Chair of OWLS-16 Alexander Heisterkamp
Honorary Chair Gert von Bally
General Chair Juergen Czarske
Fundraising Committee Chair Frank Hoeller



Roberta Ramponi Technical University Milano Italy
Yasuhiko Arakawa The University of Tokyo Japan
Joseph Niemela ICTP Italy
Humberto Michinel Universidad de Vigo Spain
Frank Höller Carl Zeiss AG Germany
Qi-Huang Gong Peking University China
John Harvey University of Auckland New Zealand
Nataliya D. Kundikova South Ural State University Russia
Sara Otero Barros Radiatis Spain
Seung Han Park Yonsei University Korea
Adrian Podoleanu University of Kent UK
Leszek Sirko Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Poland
Mourad Zghal University of Carthage Tunisia
Kent D. Choquette University of Illinois USA
John C. Howell University of Rochester USA
Carmina Londoño National Science Foundation USA
Eric Rosas Clúster Mexicano de Fotónica México
Paul Urbach Technical University Delft Netherlands
Gert von Bally University of Münster Germany
Ahmadou Wague Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar Sénégal
Carmen Cisneros IUPAP Council Representative México
William T. Rhodes Florida Atlantic University USA
Kenneth Baldwin Australian National University Australia
John Dudley Universite de Franche-Comte France
Supdipta Maiti Tata Inst. of Fundamental Reserc, Mumbaih India
Anand Asundi Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Stephen Morgan University of Nottingham Great Britain
Jochen Foth Techn. University Kaiserslautern Germany
David Sampson University of Western Australia, Perth Australia
Alberto Diaspro Institute of Technology, Genua Italy
Podbielska Halina Wrocław University of Science and Technology Poland




Important Dates

5 - 9 September 2022
25th Congress of the International Commission for Optics (ICO)
16th International Conference and 30 Years Anniversary of the International Society on Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS)

Important Information

A Special Issue of the Journal of the European Optical Society – Rapid Publications (JEOS:RP) with papers from the congress ICO-25-OWLS-16-Dresden-Germany-2021 is planned. The general chair of the congress, Prof Juergen Czarske is associate editor of the JEOS:RP: jeos.springeropen.com


TU Dresden
01062 Dresden, Germany