General info

The third SchooL on Advanced Light-Emitting and Optical Materials (SLALOM) will be held on June 28-30, 2021. Advanced light-emitting and optical materials, including metamaterials, is a platform for future breakthroughs in telecommunications, quantum computing, displays, photovoltaics, and biophotonics.

School Topic

Advanced Light-Emitting and Optical Materials

For Whom?

Master’s and PhD students


28-30 June 2021


Vladivostok, Russia (FEFU campus) + online


The school will be held in a hybrid format (offline in Vladivostok, Russia for Russian participants + online worldwide).


3-day course of lectures from the world's best experts the fundamentals to the latest achievements in the field, poster session and discussions with experts on modern scientific issues.


The Poster Session for young participants will provide unique opportunity for exchanging their experience with the world leading experts. We are going to select 3 (three) best posters and award them with Diplomas and memorable prizes.


Apply for a grant and the Organizing Committee will determine the best applications to fully or partially cover the travel costs or participation fee.

The School is organized by the Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University together with Far Eastern Federal University with financial support of Russian Science Foundation (grant 19-73-30023).


How to apply

The application for SLALOM 2021 is open until 10 May 2021. The acceptance results will be announced by 31 May 2021.

You can choose the preferred type of presentation - E-Poster, or participation without poster.

Selection of the School participants is made on the basis of applicant’s CV and motivation letter. All participants are encouraged to attend Poster Session competition. The best poster will be awarded.
Grants to cover the participation fee will be offered for selected students after consideration of requests.

In order to apply please send your CV and short cover letter using the following form:

School Fee

Early fee Late fee
Offline 100 EUR 130 EUR
Online 45 EUR 65 EUR

The fee includes:

For offline participants: tuition, lecture materials, coffee-breaks, lunches, and social events. Accommodation on campus is paid individually,the FEFU will provide special discount for School participants.
For online participants: tuition, lecture materials, and social events.

Important Dates:

  • Submission deadline - 10 May 2021
  • Submission results - 31 May 2021
  • SLALOM 2021 - 28-30 June 2021


  • School Chair

    Sergey Makarov

    ITMO University (Russia)

  • Program Committee

    Anvar Zakhidov

    The Texas University at Dallas (USA)

    Pavel Belov

    ITMO University (Russia)

  • Organizing Committee

    Eduard Danilovsky

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Victoria Zheltova

    ITMO University (Russia)

  • School Secretary

    Anastasia Kaptsova

    ITMO University (Russia)