Optics and Photonics for Energy & the Environment (E2)

02 - 05 December 2014
Energy Change Institute, Australian National University, Canberra , Australia

Resources: Committee

The Technical Program Committee Members are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours contacting colleagues to encourage submissions and reviewing papers. On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the members of the Optics and Photonics for Energy & the Environment (E2) Technical Program Committee.

Call for Papers Opens March 2014
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 3 September 2014, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Online Program Planner Available
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due Invalid date time. (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By
Register for the Meeting By 4 November 2014
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 2 December - 5 December 2014

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to preside
  • Assist during invitation process
  • Score all papers (excluding conflicts)
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Encourage your peers to complete a submission for the meeting.
  • Mark your calendar and save dedicated time for the paper review process.  
  • To promote the meeting, solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Suggest candidates for invited speakers
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Review and score submissions to help determine which submissions should be accepted for presentation
  • Support chairs’ effort to solicit funds from granting agencies and corporations.
  • Attend the meeting and participate in on-site wrap-up meetings


All documents listed below are located in the Resource Center on Sharepoint.

  • Chairs’ Manual
  • Fundraising Grant Information
  • Exhibit and Sponsorship Information
  • Peer Review Instructions
  • Scheduling Instructions

Program Chair

Brian Orr, Macquarie University, Australia
Liu Wenqing, Anhui Inst of Optics Fine Mechanics, China
Gerard Wysocki, Princeton University, United States


Isaac Boxx, DLR - German Aerospace Centre,
Steven Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, United States
Jong Chow, Australian National University, Australia
Frans J. Harren, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands
Kazuo Hotate, University of Tokyo, Japan
Young Kim, Gwangju Inst of Science & Technology, South Korea
Soo Chin Liew, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jianguo Liu, Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
Jan-Bai Nee, National Central University, Taiwan
Mark Phillips, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States
Liyang Shao, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Venugopal Rao Soma, University of Hyderabad, India
Hoe Tan, Australian National University, Australia
Satoshi Wada, RIKEN, Japan