Congress Chairs

  • Sadao Nakai President,
    The Laser Society of Japan
  • Chris Barty University of California
    at Irvine
  • Reinhart Poprawe Fraunhofer ILT,
    Germany

International Advisory Board

Chair

Kenichi Iga President, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Members

  • Andreas OstendorfProf., Ruhl-University Bochum, Germany
  • Isamu AkasakiSpecial Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Michiharu NakamuraAdviser, JST, Japan
  • Ryoji ChubachiPresident, AIST, Japan
  • Kazuo FurukawaPresident, NEDO, Japan
  • Maki KawaiPresident, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
  • Yasuhide TajimaDirector, Japan Atomic Energy Agency: JAEA, Japan
  • Akira HirumaPresident and CEO, Hamamatsu Photonics K. K., Japan
  • Bill GoldsteinDirector, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • John CollierDirector, Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
  • Gerard MourouProfessor, Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • Qihuang GongPresident, Chinese Optical Society; Peking University, China

Organizing Committee

Chairs

Yoshiaki Kato The Graduate School for the Creation
of New Photonics Industries
Kazuo Kuroda Utsunomiya University,
LDC

Vice Chairs

  • Toyohiko YatagaiUtsunomiya University, BISC
  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the advancement of Medical
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University, OMC

Members

  • Mitsutoshi HatoriProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo University
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman, Japan Importers Association of Lasers and Electro-Optics
  • Kenichi UedaThe University of Electro-Communications
  • Minoru ObaraProfessor Emeritus, Keio University
  • Fumihiko KannariKeio University
  • Naoshi KondoKyoto University
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Katsumi MidorikawaRIKEN
  • Kunioki MimaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
  • Naotada OkadaCorporate Manufacturing Engineering Center,Toshiba
  • Hitoshi OgataFriend of company, Mitsubishi Electric, Inc.
  • Shinji YamadaCenter for Exploratory Research, Hitachi
  • Tsutomu HaraCentral Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K. K.
  • Hitoki YonedaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Tomonao HosokaiOsaka University, HEDS
  • Yasuhiko ArakawaThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Norihiro HagitaATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, IoT
  • Hiroshi MurataOsaka University, LDC
  • Hiroshi AmanoNagoya University, LEDIA
  • Takunori TairaInstitute for Molecular Science, LIC
  • Nobuhiko SarukuraOsaka University, LSC
  • Toshikazu EbisuzakiRIKEN, LSSE
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University, OMC
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsaka University, SLPC
  • Tetsuya IshikawaRIKEN, XOPT
  • Kazuto YamauchiOsaka University, XOPT

Steering Committee

Chair

Shuji Sakabe Kyoto University

Vice Chair

Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University

Members

  • Yasuhiro MiyasakaNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, ALPS
  • Yusuke FurukawaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Osamu MatobaKobe University, BISC
  • Hirotaka NakamuraOsaka University, HEDS
  • Satoshi IwamotoThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Ken-ichi KitayamaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT
  • Atsushi KannoNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology, IoT
  • Katsuhiro IshiiThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT
  • Norihiro OhseSONY, LDC
  • Tetsuya TakeuchiMeijo University, LEDIA
  • Ryuji KatayamaOsaka University, LEDIA
  • Yoichi SatoInstitute for Molecular Science, LIC
  • Yuki MinamiOsaka University, LSC
  • Akihiko NishimuraJAEA, LSSE
  • Takashi FujiiCRIEPI, LSSE
  • Katsuhiko MiyamotoChiba University, OMC
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsaka University, SLPC
  • Makina YabashiRIKEN, XOPT
  • Hirokatsu YumotoJASRI, XOPT

Exhibition Committee

Chair

Kazuhisa Yamamoto Osaka University

Members

  • Noriyuki KondoJapan laser
  • Tsuyoshi NakamuraTrompf
  • Kanji ItoHamamatsu Photonics K.K.
  • Tetsuya NakaiThorabs Japan

OPTICS & PHOTONICS International Council

Chair

Sadao Nakai Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Vice Chairs

  • Yoshiaki KatoPresident, GPI; President, The Laser Society of Japan
  • Akira HirumaChairman of the Board, Hamamatsu Photonics K. K.

Members

  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society
  • Norihiro UmedaTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology; Chief Secretary, Photonics Subcommittee of The Japan Society of Applied Phyics
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the advancement of Medical Equipment
  • Kazuo KurodaUtsunomiya University
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman, Japan Importers Association of Lasers and Electro-Optics
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Mikio ShishinoOPTO SCIENCE, INC.
  • Kenkichi TaniokaFormer director, NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories
  • Mitsutoshi HatoriProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo University
  • Tetsuya MikiThe University of Electro-Communications
  • Toyohiko YatagaiUtsunomiya University; President-Elect, SPIE
  • Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University
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