ICOM 2018 in brief

The 5th International Conference on the Physics of Optical Materials and Devices

The International Conference on the Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM) brings together scientists and technology users who investigate or develop materials for optical applications. The conference presents the state of the art in preparation methods, optical characterization and usage of optical materials and devices in various photonic fields.

Date and Venue

The conference will be held from 27th August to 31st of August, 2018, at Hotel Institute Dr Simo Milosevic - Igalo, Montenegro.

Information for Participants

The official Conference language is English.

The Conference is organized in a workshop style, composed of several Plenary sessions, which will comprise lectures by the leaders in the field, Oral and Poster presentations. The total times allocated for presentations are 30 min for Plenary lectures and 15 min for Oral presentations.

The poster panel size is 0.95m x 2m. Please make sure that the poster does not exceed the area of the panel.

Social program includes Welcome party and Conference dinner.

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Key Dates and Deadlines

November 20th, 2017 – Conference first call

December 15th, 2017 - Abstract submission open

February 1st, 2018 – Conference second call

February 15th, 2018 – Registration open

May 2nd, 2018 – Deadline for abstract submission

June 1st, 2018 – Notification of abstract acceptance

June 30th, 2018 – Early bird registration fee deadline

July 1st, 2018 – Manuscript submission open

October 15th, 2018 – Deadline for manuscript submission


Publications and Proceedings

The authors of selected papers will be invited to submit the extended versions of their papers for publication in  Optical Materials.

ICOM 2015

Optical materials (Volume 61, 2015)

ICOM 2012

Optical Materials, Vol. 35, Iss. 11, 2013

Physica Scripta, Vol. T157, 2013

ICOM 2009

Optical Materials, Vol. 32, Iss. 12, 2010

ICOM 2006

Optical Materials, Vol. 30, Iss. 7, 2008

Conference Fees

Conference fee for Early Bird and Regular registration includes participation in the Conference, conference material, the book of abstracts, welcome party, coffee breaks, and conference dinner. Accompanying persons are invited to all social events.

  • Early Bird - 380 € until June 30th, 2018
  • Early Bird for Students - 230 € until June 30th, 2018  (Additional 50€ for conference dinner)
  • Regular Registration - 450 €
  • Regular Registration for Students - 270 € (Additional 50€ for conference dinner)
  • Accompanying Person - 80 €
  • Committees members - 270 €


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