• School on Advanced Light-Emitting and Optical Materials

    SLALOM 2022

    30 November - 2 December 2022
    offline


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General info


The 5th SchooL on Advanced Light-Emitting and Optical Materials SLALOM will be held on 30 November-2 December 2022 in St.Petersburg, Russia. Advanced light-emitting and optical materials, including metamaterials, is a platform for future breakthroughs in telecommunications, quantum computing, displays, and photovoltaics.
This time the School will offer the attendees a unique opportunity to learn about the latest developments in light-emitting and light-detecting technologies as well as about advances in spectroscopy in optical range and beyond. Each day of the three-day course will be devoted to one of these subjects with leading scientists presenting their view on state-of-the-art and perspectives in their field and possible bridges between different directions.

Format

The school will be held in a hybrid format (offline in St. Petersburg and online), but we encourage you to participate offline to get the most out of the school program as some activities will not be available for online participants.

ACTIVITIES

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

BEST POSTER AWARD

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.

PITCH SESSION

During the School, a Pitch Session will be held. You will have 10 minutes (7 minutes for the talk + 3 minutes for questions) to present the results of your research as an oral talk.


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


Lecturers


  • Aldo Di Carlo (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy)
  • Anvar Zakhidov (The Texas University at Dallas, USA)
  • Natalia Kryzhanovskaya (Alferov University, Russia)
  • Andrey Rogach (City University of Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong)
  • Anna Orlova (ITMO University, Russia)
  • Alexey Kavokin (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Sergey Makarov (ITMO University, Russia)
  • Ivan Iorsh (ITMO University, Russia)

How to apply


The application for SLALOM 2022 is opened until 10 October 2022. 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.

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

School Fee


EARLY FEE
(before 7 November)
LATE FEE
(from 8 November)
OFFLINE 80 USD
(4900 RUB)
105 USD
(6300 RUB)
ONLINE 50 USD
(3000 RUB)
70 USD
(4200 RUB)

School Fee


OFFLINE

EARLY FEE
(before 7 November)
LATE FEE
(after 8 November)
$80 $105
OR
4900₽ 6300₽
  • 3-day lecture course
  • Face-to-face Q&A after lectures
  • Elevator pitch competition
  • Best Poster Session Award
  • Welcome Reception
  • Coffee-breaks
  • Participant's bag
  • Networking

ONLINE

EARLY FEE
(before 7 November)
LATE FEE
(after 8 November)
$50 $70
OR
3000₽ 4200₽
  • 3-day lecture course
  • Q&A after lectures
  • Best Poster Session Award
  • Networking

Important Dates:

  • Submission deadline for foreign students - 17 February 2022
  • Submission deadline - 14 March 2022
  • Submission results - 4 April 2022
  • SLALOM 2022 - 18-20 May 2022


Organizers


  • School Chairs


    Sergey Makarov

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Alexandra Kalashnikova

    Ioffe Institute (Russia)

  • Program Committee


    Anvar Zakhidov

    The Texas University at Dallas (USA)

    Pavel Belov

    ITMO University (Russia)

  • School Secretaries


    Arina Milkova

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Anastasia Kaptsova

    ITMO University (Russia)