General Information

International Conference Laser Optics takes place biennially in Saint Petersburg, Russia. This is a traditional scientific event in the field of laser physics, optics, and photonics. 20th International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO 2022) will take place on 20 - 24 June 2022 at the Holiday Inn St. Petersburg Moskovskye Vorota.

Due to current restrictions imposed by COVID-19, the International Conference Laser Optics will be held in a hybrid online/offline format.

ICLO 2022 technical program includes selected topic symposia, plenary, parallel and poster sessions over five days. Distinguished plenary and invited speakers will present the state-of-the-art of laser physics, photonics and optical engineering. Additionally, the Conference will host the 7th International A.M. Prokhorov Symposium on Biophotonics and the International Summer Topicals “Photonics for Future” that pull together several International Summer Schools including "Photonic nanomaterials" and "X-ray synchrotron and laser research methods in material science".


The scope of ICLO 2022: 

  • Solid State Lasers
  • Semiconductor Lasers, Materials and Applications
  • Lasers and Systems for Imaging, Green Photonics and Sustainability
  • High-Power Lasers
  • Free Electron Lasers
  • Super-Intense Light Fields
  • Optical Nanomaterials
  • Quantum Optics
  • Nonlinear Photonics
  • Laser Beam Control
  • Biomedical Applications


English will be the official language of the Conference.


Calendar / Deadlines

Start Online Paper Submission October 21, 2021

Closing Online Paper Submission January 27, 2022, midnight Paris time

Authors Notification via Email March 17, 2022

Postdeadline Submission Closes April 7, 2022

Early Bird Registration & Payment Deadline April 28, 2022 



One-page summaries, as submitted by the authors, of all accepted peer-reviewed papers that meet IEEE quality review standards may be eligible for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Summaries must be prepared in IEEE-compatible format.

In 2020 ICLO attracted more than 1200 attendees and nearly 1000 presentations from 39 countries. All submitted one-page PDF summaries meeting IEEE requirements were published in IEEE Xplore:  


ICLO 2022 is organized by Fund for Laser Physics (non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization), technically co-sponsored by IEEE Photonics Society and supported by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of St. Petersburg.



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