Optics for Solar Energy (SOLAR)

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

Resources: Authors/Presenters

Submitting to an OSA meeting gives you the benefit of having your paper peer-reviewed by an expansive committee of experience in the field. If accepted, your paper will be officially published in Optics InfoBase, OSA's Digital Library, and indexed in Ei Compendex and Scopus.

Publish in Optics Express
A special issue from OSA's Light, Energy and the Environment Congress will be published in Optics Express/Energy Express. All presenters are welcome to submit to the special issue. Submission deadline for journal articles will be 1 February 2015. More details will be posted here soon.

Best Student Presentation Awards
Two student presenters will be selected onsite to receive the Best Student Paper Award.  Judging will be conducted by members of the Program Committee attending the meeting and winners will recive a complimentary registration to the 2015 Light, Energy, and the Environment Congress in Suzhou, China.  A brief awards ceremony will be held during the Closing Ceremony of the Congress to announce the winners and present them with certificates.

Call for Papers Opens 3/72014
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 3 septiembre 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 3 septiembre 2014
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 12 noviembre 2014, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By
Register for the Meeting By 4 noviembre 2014
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 2 diciembre - 5 diciembre 2014

  • Contributed presentations are 15
  • Invited presentations are 30
  • Tutorial presentations are 45
  • Plenary presentations are
  • Online Program Planner - The online program planner allows you to browse speakers and the agenda of sessions. Use the online program planner to build a custom itinerary and print your personal itinerary before coming to the meeting. You can also add your itinerary to your electronic calendar, download it to a personal mobile device or email it to a friend or colleague who might be interested in attending the meeting.

AV Provided for your Presentation

To ensure that the program runs smoothly, all speakers are requested to upload their presentations on the respective session room laptop at least one full coffee break prior to their session.

The meeting rooms will contain the following:

  • Laptop computer with Windows Microsoft OS 7 with Microsoft Office 2010 Professional
  • LCD projector
  • Podium microphone and/or wireless lavalieres
  • Projection pointer

Mac users should bring along a DisplayPort to VGA adapter or the cable that converts Firewire to VGA which comes with the purchase of the laptop.

Please note that Internet access will not be available during your presentation, and due to licensing restrictions, the use of music in presentations, including video presentations, is prohibited.

  • Bulletin board is 2.0 meters (height) x 1.8 meters (width). Converted to US measurements this is 6'5" x 5'9" to display a summary of the paper.
  • Authors must remain in the vicinity of the bulletin board for the duration of the session
  • Poster presenters are not supplied with any audiovisual equipment.
  • Information concerning the poster set-up and tear-down times will be included in the notification email to the submitting author.