Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

Symposium on Applied Optics, Sustainability and Energy and First FOCUS Conference in Mexico

The first conference of the SPIE FOCUS in Mexico on par with the 4th Symposium on Applied Optics, Sustainability and Energy FCFM be performed.

Contact: Dr. Romeo Forests Jesus Aguilar ( and Pearl Marlene Viera González (,

Location: Monterrey, Nuevo León

Date: April 22, 2015 to April 24, 2015


Participants: SPIE, Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences SPIE and OSA Student Chapters UANL, SPIE and OSA Student Chapters of Mexico, Group of science “Physical Pato2 – FCFM” Academicians Photonics and Telecommunications

Close ceremony
The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015) will be brought to an official close with a ceremony to be held over three days from 4-6 February 2016 in the beautiful city of Mérida, Mexico, which is close to the Mayan Archaeological Site of Chichen Itza and one of the earliest astronomical observatories El Caracol. This final event of the IYL 2015 global celebration will be attended by the key figures behind the international year, including academics, international diplomats and decision-makers, CEOs, and science and industry leaders from across the globe.