Good reasons to attend the congress

There are plenty of good reasons to attend the World of Photonics Congress. It will give you a comprehensive look at the world of photonics research and new impetus for your daily business. See for yourself.

Key facts about the World of Photonics Congress 2023

After four years, the international scientific elite were at last able to exchange in person again at Europe’s largest photonics congress. From June 25 to 30, 2023, the congress addressed in five specialist conferences with a total of around 2.860 scientific presentations and poster sessions all aspects of photonics, from basic research to application-oriented development. The next event is planned for June 22 till 27, 2025.


Congress and application panel participants


conferences, covering all aspects of photonics research


lectures and presentations

  • The best reason to attend is this year’s program
    Here you can get an impression of the World of Photonics Congress program 2023.
  • Experience the whole range of innovative research
    With its program the World of Photonics Congress covers all research disciplines: from in-depth coverage of solid-state and fiber lasers through to current research projects in biophotonics and additive production. All facets of optical technologies are reflected in the more than 2.860 scientific lectures and posters!
  • Extend your horizon of knowledge
    Listening is good, learning something new is better: enhance your know-how in short courses, symposia and workshops.
  • Establish valuable contacts
    Nobel Prize winners, scientists and students: everyone meets up to exchange information and network. Plenary sessions and award ceremonies as well as numerous keynotes invited the congress participants to inform themselves about the lighthouses of photonics research.
  • One ticket for five conferences and three trade shows
    Register for one of the five conferences. With this ticket, you can also attend the other four and have free access to the three trade shows LASER World of PHOTONICS, World of QUANTUM and automatica.
  • The platform for your research projects
    Present your current research projects and results from one of the largest audiences in the photonics world. Submit a talk or poster, discuss with your colleagues and gain new impulses.
  • On stage: the elite of photonics research
    Keynote talks, plenary sessions and numerous invited lectures: the prominence of international photonics research meets in Munich. Don't miss the lectures of the Nobel Laureates and get to know the future candidates for the Nobel Prize through the award ceremonies.