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This Conference is FREE, advance registration is essential as places are limited to 90, advance registration is requested.

Call for Posters and Instructions

This meeting is an opportunity for you to contribute to research knowledge, to meet with like-minded researchers and to network at a high level.

The main meeting programme will be by invitation however we are keen to involve early career scientists who are researching novel and exciting new techniques or unique applications.

Contributory papers for posters are welcomed on the wider field of ‘photonics’ when related to aspects of biomedical sciences and will be accepted on the basis of their technical content.

Posters will be located inside the Photonex exhibition area for maximum exposure, impact and will provide an invaluable networking opportunity.

A poster prize will be presented for the best poster paper.

The meeting comprises a programme of invited speakers, a poster session of contributed papers and time will be allowed for networking with other delegates.


Email please to and quote “Poster submission/Advances in Photonics” in the subject line.

Authors should submit a 35 word summary immediately and 2-page abstract nearer the time.

Deadline for submission is 12th May 2017.

Authors will receive acceptance notifcation on the 19th May


The poster should not exceed A0 portrait size (1189mm high x 841mm wide) to ensure it fits onto the boards provided.

A poster designed in Landscape format WILL NOT FIT unless sized smaller to 841 width.

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Dr Graeme Whyte (Chair)
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University.

Dr Tom Brown
Reader in Photonics
University of St Andrews

Prof Rory Duncan
Head of Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University

Prof Gail McConnell
Chair of Biophotonics at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde

Dr Ally McInroy
Senior Programme Manager, Technology Scotland

Dr Lynn Paterson
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University

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