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Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP) is currently the largest conference in Asia-Pacific region on optical communications, photonics, optical sensing and relevant optoelectronic technologies. ACP comes from APOC and AOE, and it has been held annually tracing back to 2001. ACP is jointly sponsored by The Optical Society (OSA), the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), IEEE Photonics Society (IPS), The Chinese Optical Society (COS) and China Institute of Communications (CIC).

ACP 2016 together with the 9th International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM 2016), the 13th International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine (PIBM 2016), will be held in Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan, on November 2-5, 2016.

We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting event in Wuhan!

News & Information

ACP 2016 Program (Click Here to Download)

Conference Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan
Address: 700 Jian She Avenue, Hankou, Wuhan, 430015, China
Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan is conveniently located in the heart of the Hankou business and financial district and is only a short 30-minute drive from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, a 15-minute drive from Hankou Railway Station, a 30-minute drive from Wuchang Railway Station, and a 35-minute drive from Wuhan Railway Station. It is easily accessible from Metro Xianggang Road Station (Line 3). From the Exit A of the Metro Station, it only takes 4 minutes to get to the hotel.

Transportation:
From Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
By Airport Line & Metro: take Airport Bus Line 3 from Terminal 2 to Jinjia Dun Bus Station, walk for 4 minutes and switch to Metro Line 2 (toward Optics Valley Square direction) from Hankou Railway Station to Fanhu Station, transfer to Metro Line 3 (toward Hongtu Boulevard direction) and get off at Xianggang Road Station (Exit A), then walk to Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan. (19 RMB)
By Taxi: 30-min drive (~70 RMB) From Hankou Railway Station
By Metro: take Line 2 (toward Optics Valley Square direction) from Hankou Railway Station to Fanhu Station, transfer to the Line 3 (toward Hongtu Boulevard) to Xianggang Road Station (Exit A), then walk to Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan for 4 minutes. (2 RMB)
By Taxi: 15-min drive (~15 RMB)
From Wuchang Railway Station
By Metro: take Line 4 (toward Huangjinkou direction) from Wuchang Railway Station to Wangjiawan Station, transfer to Line 3 (toward Hongtu Boulevard) to Xianggang Road Station (Exit A), then walk to Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan for 4 minutes. (4 RMB)
By Taxi: 30-min drive (~35 RMB)
From Wuhan Railway Station
By Metro: take Line 4 (toward Huangjinkou direction) from Wuhan Railway station to Hongshan Square, transfer to Line 2 (toward Jinyintan direction) to Fanhu Station, then switch to Line 3 (toward Hongtu Boulevard) to Xianggang Road Station (Exit A), then walk to Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan for 4 minutes. (5 RMB)
By Taxi: 35-min drive (~55 RMB)

Registration

08:30-18:00 Wednesday, 2 November
07:30-18:00 Thursday, 3 November
08:00-18:00 Friday, 4 November
08:00-16:00 Saturday, 5 November

Speaker Preparation
All oral presenters should check in at the corresponding session room at least thirty minutes prior to their scheduled talk to upload and check their presentation. No shows of the oral presentation will be reported to Conference management and these papers will not be published.

Poster Preparation
Authors should prepare their poster before the poster session starts. The poster must not exceed the boundaries of the display board and A0 size is recommended. Authors are required to be standing by their poster for the duration of their allocated session to answer questions and further discuss their work with attendees. No shows will be reported to Conference management and these papers will not be published.
Location: Public area, 2nd floor, Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan
Poster Board Size: 1m (Length) *2.235m (Height)
Set-up Time: Thursday, November 3 from 09:00-18:00 Tear-down Time: Friday, November 4 from 12:30-18:00

Exhibition
The ACP Exhibition is open to all attendees.
Location: Public area, 2nd and 3rd Floor, Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan
Hours:

09:00-18:00 Thursday, 3 November
08:00-18:00 Friday, 4 November
08:00-16:00 Saturday, 5 November

Lunches
Three-day lunches (Nov. 3-5) in Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan are INCLUDED ONLY in the registration fee for overseas delegates, overseas students and domestic delegates. And lunch tickets are provided within the badge.
Location: Café Wu, 1st Floor, or Shang Palace, 2nd Floor, Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan

12:45-14:30 Thursday, 3 November
12:30-14:00 Friday, 4 November
12:30-14:00 Saturday, 5 November

Domestic students or others may purchase lunch tickets (120 RMB/day/person) at the Registration Desk.
There are many restaurants close to Shangri-La Hotel serving typical local food with favorable price

8 Tracks
ACP Track 1: Novel Fibers and Fiber-based Devices
ACP Track 2: Optical Transmission Systems, Subsystems and Technologies
ACP Track 3: Network Architectures, Management and Applications
ACP/POEM Joint Track 4: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration
ACP/POEM Joint Track 5: Optical Signal Processing and Microwave Photonics
ACP/POEM Joint Track 6: Photonics for Energy
ACP/POEM Joint Track 7: Ultrafast Photonics and Optical Storage
ACP/PIBM Joint Track 8: Photonics in Biology and Medicine

Student Activity Session:Academic Exchanges of Graduate Students on Business Start-up and Cooperative Innovation
Hosted by: Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, HUST
Organizers: Graduate Student Union, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, HUST
OSA Student Chapter of HUST
SPIE Student Club of HUST

Conference Highlights

    Light the Future Speaker

  • Steven Chu

    Nobel Laureate, former U.S. Secretary of Energy, OSA Fellow, OSA Honorary Member(USA)

    Topic:

    OSA’s Light the Future Series


  • Plenary Speakers

  • Jonathan Knight

    University of Bath, UK

    Topic:

    Perfect Optical Fibers

  • Alan E. Willner

    University of Southern California, USA

    Topic:

    Innovations Abound in Functional Optical Communications

  • Miles J. Padgett

    University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

    Topic:

    Light in a Twist: Optical Angular Momentum

  • Lihong V. Wang

    Washington University in St. Louis, USA

    Topic:

    Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Beating Optical Diffusion and Diffraction


  • OSA

    Best Student Paper Awards
    ACP 2016 is pleased to announce that this year’s Best Student Paper Awards on ACP will be sponsored by OSA:
    Best Student Paper Awards, 4 recipients, 3000 RMB (Chinese Yuan) for each
    To be eligible for the award, a student must be the first author of the paper and declare his/her student candidature during online submission; and the student must give the presentation at the conference by himself/herself. The selection will be made by the subcommittees during the conference. The awards will be granted at the conference banquet in the evening of Friday, 4 November.


    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

    Best Paper Awards
    ACP 2016 is pleased to announce that this year’s Best Paper Awards on ACP will be sponsored by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd:
    Best Paper Awards, 2 recipients, 3000 RMB (Chinese Yuan) for each
    The selection will be made by the TPC chairs and subcommittee chairs during the conference. The awards will be granted at the conference banquet in the evening of Friday, 4 November.


    LUSTER LightTech Group Co., Ltd

    Best Poster Awards
    ACP 2016 is pleased to announce that this year’s Best Poster Awards on ACP will be sponsored by LUSTER LightTech Group Co., Ltd:
    Best Poster Awards, 2 recipients, 3000 RMB (Chinese Yuan) for each
    The selection will be based on the voting of conference delegates. The awards will be granted at the conference banquet in the evening of Friday, 4 November.


    Organizers and Technical Sponsors

    Hosted by
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

    Organized by
    Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO)

    Co-organized by
    State Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber and Cable Manufacture Technology (YOFC)
    State Key Laboratory of Optical Communication Technologies and Network (Wuhan Research Institute of Posts and Communications)
    Chinese Laser Press

    Technical Sponsored by
    Optical Society of America (OSA) 
    International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
    IEEE Photonics Society (IPS)
    The Chinese Optical Society (COS)
    China Institute of Communications (CIC)


    Important Dates

    July 21, 2016
    Deadline for paper submission
    Sept. 30, 2016
    Deadline for early bird registration
    Oct. 14, 2016
    Deadline for postdeadline paper submission




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