25th Congress of the International Commission for Optics (ICO) • 16th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS)
Registration fees:
1. Early Bird until 22 May 2022
Regular Member 702,10 €
  Non-Member 725,90 €
Student Member 583,10 €
  Non-Member 606,90 €
2. Early Bird until 28 August 2022
Regular Member 773,50 €
  Non-Member 797,30 €
Student Member 654,50 €
  Non-Member 678,30 €
Regular + Onsite from 29 August 2022
Regular Member 916,30 €
  Non-Member 940,10 €
Student Member 797,30 €
  Non-Member 821,10 €
Plus Banquet (Wednesday, 7 Sep 2022) 77,35 €
Welcome Reception with OWLS Celebration (Monday, 5 Sep 2022): included


The registration prices were originally calculated on the assumption that VAT only applies to companies in Germany, Europe or outside Europe. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We are required to charge VAT on all registrations. The registration prices have been corrected accordingly. We apologize for this inconvenience and wish you a successful ICO meeting!



  • The prices listed above are gross prices. VAT of 19% is included.
  • The indicated items are charged and collected on behalf of GWT-TUD GmbH, Freiberger Straße 33, 01067 Dresden, Germany, VAT ID number: DE 182 302 853.
  • Member Registration fee requires the member ID to validate the selected fee.
  • Members of co-Sponsors: DGaO, Optica (formerly OSA), SPIE, IEEE Photonics Society
  • Student Registration requires uploaded of student certification to validate the selected fee.
  • Invited speakers are subject to the same fees as regular attendees, a discount cannot be granted. This holds also for speakers attending online only.
  • Fees will not be refunded. If you cannot participate, you can send a colleague. You have to inform INTERCOM about that change in writing.


Please contact us, if you may have questions regarding your registration.

Sylvia Neumann
Intercom Dresden GmbH
01069 Dresden, Germany
 +49 351 32017320

Christian Nitzsche
Intercom Dresden GmbH
01069 Dresden, Germany
 +49 351 32017330

ICO25-Abstracts archive
(109 MB ZIP)

Download Program
(21 MB PDF)
Release: Sep 2, 2022

Important Dates

24 April 2022
Extended Deadline for papers

May 2022
Abstract acceptance / grants application

June 2022
Program issue

17 July 2022
Deadline for post-deadline paper submission

28 August 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.edpsciences.org


Freiberger Straße 33, 01067 Dresden, Germany

Scientific Partner

TU Dresden
01069 Dresden, Germany