The aim of the High-Intensity Sources and High-Field Phenomena meeting is to assemble a multi disciplinary group of participants to present and exchange breakthrough ideas relating to the physics and applications of high-field sources, and related developments in high-intensity lasers and related technology. The topical topics include both fundamental science and applications of high-field phenomena, as well as technical aspects related to source development. There are 17 invited and 44 contributed oral presentations scheduled, together with 30 poster presentations.

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Jens Biegert, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Todd Ditmire, University of Texas at Austin, United States

Program Chair

Gunter Steinmeyer, Max Born Institute, Germany
Amelle Zaïr, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


Eric Constant, Université de Bordeaux I, France
Louis DiMauro, Ohio State University, United States
J.C. Fernandez, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Takao Fuji, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan
Peter Hommelhoff, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen, Germany
Milutin Kovacev, Leibniz Universität Hannover , Germany
Andy Kung, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
François Légaré, INRS-Energie Mat & Tele Site Varennes, Canada
Ruxin Li, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine Mech, China
Johan Mauritsson, Lund University, Sweden
Robert Moshammer, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Germany
Yasuo Nabekawa, RIKEN, Japan
Chang Hee Nam, Gwangju Inst of Science & Technology, South Korea
Nina Rohringer, Max Planck Advanced Study Group, Germany
Stefan Skupin, Max-Planck-Institut PKS, Germany
Stelios Tzortzakis, FORTH-IESL, Greece
Donald Umstadter, University of Nebraska Lincoln, United States
Caterina Vozzi, IFN-CNR, Italy
Mathew Zepf, Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom
laser optics Reception
Tuesday, 18 March, 17:00 - 21:00
Join your fellow attendees at the laser optics reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to full congress attendees. Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guest.

Joint Poster Sessions
Wednesday, 19 March, 10:30 - 11:30
Posters are an integral part of the technical program and offer a unique networking opportunity, where presenters can discuss their results one-to-one with interested parties. Each author is provided with a board on which to display the summary and results of his or her paper.

Postdeadline Papers
Wednesday, 19 March, 17:30 - 19:00
The QIM and HILAS committees will accept a limited number of postdeadline papers for oral presentation.  Before the sessions begin light refreshments will be served.