2021 Keep on Shining May, 31st — June 2nd Online only

The Brazilian Photonics Society, SBFoton, invites the optics and photonics community to attend its third annual meeting, the SBFoton International Optics and Photonics Conference, to be held online from May 31st to June 2nd.

The online interactive format of the Conference includes invited-speaker plenary sessions and peer-reviewed technical sessions besides virtual visits to laboratories, tutorials and meetings with our sponsors and other attendees. Particularly for this edition, its program will also address challenges, technology trends and product development processes during pandemic times.

SBFoton 2021, under the theme “Keep on shining,” is technically supported by the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) and The Optical Society (OSA), and is the specific conference for Photonics and related technologies in Brazil.

Call for Papers

Paper registration
deadline Feb 22nd

Paper manuscript
upload deadline Feb 24th

Registration & Submission

Prospective authors are encouraged to submit an original full paper for review: 2 to 4 pages (A4 format). Presented papers may be further published by IEEE Xplore (indexed by Web of Science and Scopus). Acceptance will be communicated on April 19th and final version upload until May 3rd.

Submission Instructions and Template

The conference welcomes original contributions in the following and other related relevant topics:

Optical Communication

Optical Fibers and Photonic Devices

Optical Communication Systems

Optical Networks


Lasers Developments

Lasers Applications

High-Power Lasers and High-Field Phenomena

Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics

Optical Materials and Processes

Nanophotonics and Plasmonics

Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics

Optics and Instrumentation

Classic and Quantum Optics

Nonlinear Optics and Photonics

Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology

Optical Instrumentation

Computational Optics


Biomedical Sensors and Wearable Systems

Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing

Therapeutic and Diagnostic Systems and Technologies

Tissue optics and Light-tissue interactions

Sensors, Image and Illumination

Optical Sensors and Applications

Displays and image sensors

Green Photonics

Lighting (illumination)

Important dates

Regular paper registration and submission opening
December 21st
Paper registration deadline
February 22nd
Regular paper upload deadline
(deadline will not be postponed)
February 24th
Regular paper acceptance / rejection notification
April 19th
Regular paper final version upload
May 3rd
Conference start
May 31st
End of Conference
June 2nd

Fees & Registration

SBFoton Conference 2021 will provide free access to its technical program activities upon previous registration at the conference site.

Online Registration Only

Program yourself and schedule your participation in advance!

Closing of online registrations: May 26th

For each presented paper to be further published by IEEE Xplore the payment of a fee will be required:

  • R$ 100 for at least one author affiliated to either SBFoton or IPS or OSA.
  • R$ 250 for non-members of any of those Societies.

SBFOTON 2021 Organizing and Technical Program Committees

Conference General chairs

  • Prof. Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato IFSC/USP
  • Prof. Cristina Kurachi IFSC/USP
  • Prof. Daniel Moutinho Pataca Unip

Technical Program Chairs

  • Prof. Mônica de Lacerda Rocha EESC/USP
  • Prof. Cleber Renato Mendonça IFSC/USP
  • Prof. Sebastião Pratavieira IFSC/USP

International Laison

  • Prof. Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa FEEC/Unicamp

The Brazilian Photonics Society has begun its activities on May 24th, 2017 with the main objective to work for increasing the importance and awareness of optics and photonics in Brazil and South America.

To contact SBFoton and take active part in this movement, send an email to

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