General info

The third SchooL on Advanced Light-Emitting and Optical Materials (SLALOM) will be held on June 29-30, 2020 online. Advanced light-emitting and optical materials, including metamaterials, is a platform for future breakthroughs in telecommunications, quantum computing, displays, photovoltaics, and biophotonics.
The world's best experts will give lectures grouped in 2-day course. The lectures will cover the fundamental and technological aspects, as well as the latest achievements in this field. The additional poster section for young participants will provide unique opportunity for exchanging their experience with the world leading experts.
Following the last year's successful experience the Poster session will be held again as an Electronic poster (ePoster) session.
We are going to select 3 (three) best E-posters and award them with Diplomas and memorable prizes.
The School is organized by the Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University together with Lomonosov Moscow State University with financial support of Russian Science Foundation (grant 19-73-30023).

Plenary Lecturers


    City University of Hong Kong

    China, Hong Kong

  • Anvar Zakhidov

    University of Texas at Dallas


How to apply

The application for SLALOM 2020 is closed. The acceptance results will be announced by June 22, 2020.

You can choose the preferred type of presentation - Oral talk (15 minutes) or E-Poster, or participate without talk.
Please be aware, that due to the limited amount of slots for oral presentations the selection of the talks will be conducted by the Program Committee and you might be offered a different type of presentation after the review.
You need to submit a one-page abstract to apply. The book of abstracts will be uploaded to the website before the School starts.
Please find the template for abstracts via the link.


Full program by is available by clicking on the icon below. Program contains the schedule of the talks and Poster session.

Please read the Participant Guide carefully before the School - Download.

Important Dates:

  • Submission deadline - June 15, 2020
  • Submission results - June 22, 2020
  • SLALOM 2020 - June 29-30, 2020


  • School Chair

    Sergey Makarov

    ITMO University (Russia)

  • Program Committee

    Anvar Zakhidov

    The Texas University at Dallas (USA)

    Pavel Belov

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Andrey Fedyanin

    Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)

  • Organizing Committee

    Eduard Danilovsky

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Victoria Zheltova

    ITMO University (Russia)

    Anna Popkova

    Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)

  • School Secretary

    Anastasia Kaptsova

    ITMO University (Russia)