Gathering All

The SBFoton International Optics and Photonics Confer­ence, SBFoton Conference, is an annual event organized and promoted by the Brazilian Photonics Society, SBFoton. The conference is aimed at the exchange and dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge on Biophotonics, Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics, Lasers, Optical Communication, Optics and Instrumentation, Sensors, Image, and Illumination, and related areas. It gathers national and international representatives of universities, research institutions, entrepreneurs and manufacturers of equipment and devices. It also aims to identify new research topics and business opportunities by joining forces in a networking that will forward a greater interaction among the participants.

On its first edition and under the theme "Gathering All” the conference is technically supported by IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) and The Optical Society (OSA). It will be the first specific conference, in Brazil, for Optics, Photonics, and related technologies. Its program addresses the challenges, technology trends and product development processes faced not only by university and research center groups but, also, by the industry segment.

SBFoton Conference 2018 edition has moved and will be held in the city of Campinas, São Paulo state, at the conference facilities of CPqD Foundation, from October 8th to 10th. The format for the event is a conference with peer-reviewed paper sessions, plenary sessions, invited speakers, and short courses. It will also have an Exhibit Hall.






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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