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

A support of Participants from developing countries is organized. You can apply for at the submission of the summary.

  • Scholarships for Students kindly supported by Sponsors
  • Grants for Scientists (also for invited talks)
  • Human Development Index and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita are among the decision criteria

Important Dates

24 April 2022
Extended Deadline for papers

22 May 2022
1st Early bird registration deadline

May 2022
Abstract acceptance / grants application

June 2022
Program issue

27 July 2022
2nd Early bird registration deadline

5 - 9 September 2022
ICO-25 - OWLS-16


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-2022 is planned. The general chair of the congress, Prof Juergen Czarske is associate editor of the JEOS:RP: jeos.springeropen.com


Freiberger Straße 33, 01067 Dresden, Germany

Scientific Partner

TU Dresden
01069 Dresden, Germany