Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

Light in Science, Light in Life

This workshop will cover a range of frontier topics in optics and photonics, including applications in other areas of physics, biological and health-care research. It will bring together top-level scientists, early-stage researchers and students.

Dr. Karen Volke,
August 17, 2015 – August 20, 2015
Mexico City, Mexico
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.