The fourth International edition of the Mediterranean Photonics Conference (MePhoCo), will be held in Bordeaux (France), after the successful past editions in Ischia (Italy, 2008), Eilat (Israel, 2010) and Trani (Italy, 2014). The 4th MePhoCo will be organized in October 2016 in conjunction with another international event called Invest in Photonics 2016. (

The objective of MePhoCo is to create a forum to discuss new ideas and emerging technologies in optoelectronics and photonics from the research levels to the commercial applications. (Flyer available here).





International Year of Light and LuMiPy society

The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications, health, and sustainability.

IYL 2015 activities are organized in Midi-Pyrénées region by the local LuMiPy society (

International Society on Reliability of Optoelectronics for Systems