Early bird Registration is possible until January 15, 2018.

Online-registration opens on October 16th, 2017 and closes on March 19th, 2018.

On-site registration at the conference venue is possible. An additional fee of € 50 is charged.


Registration fee
Senior Early Bird Registration € 460
Senior Registration € 520
Senior on-site registration € 570
Student Early Bird Registration € 230
Student Registration € 290
Student on-site registration € 340
Accompanying Person Registration € 120

Student Registration forms must be accompanied by written proof of status (e.g. valid student ID); otherwise low fees will not be validated.
All fees are indicated in Euro, 0% VAT. Registration and services booked can only be confirmed after receipt of full prepayment or valid credit card details.

Registration fees for participants cover

  • - admission to scientific sessions, poster sessions and industry exhibition
  • - welcome reception
  • - conference dinner
  • - lunches and coffee breaks
  • - congress bag with congress documents
  • - abstract book
  • - final programme on USB stick
  • - certificate of attendance
  • - membership in Italian Society of Optics and Photonics (membership in the European Optical Society is included)- valid for the year in which
      payment is made 

    Registration fees for accompanying persons covers

    - welcome reception

- conference dinner

Hotel reservation
A limited number of rooms are available at Royal Continental at fixed prices. Rooms are air conditioned and spacious with a modern design. They all feature a private bathroom with hairdryer.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all the rooms and in the common areas of the hotel. Because reservations will be processed on a “first come, first-served” basis, please book your accommodation as soon as possible.
The on-line registration allows you to book the rooms only for the dates of the Conference (three nights: check-in March 25; check-out March 28). For different dates, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Classic Single room: 129€

Classic Double room: 149€

Payment is possible by online payment (credit card), bank transfer or on site. All payments for the congress are made in Euro. Registration on site will be possible via credit card, or cash.

Registration cancellations performed prior to February 10, 2018 will be subject to a 10% withholding of the amount paid. Cancellation after February 10, 2018 cancellation will result in the complete withholding of the amount paid. Notice of cancellation must be submitted in written form, with indication of full name and bank details for reimbursement to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VAT is not due because the SIOF is a Nonprofit Cultural Association which does not carry out business activities and therefore does not have a VAT ID. law. For this reason no VAT/no VAT identification number will be stated in the final receipt.

The Organising Committee does not accept liability for the correctness and completeness in respect to conference documentation and content. We will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for any damage or injury to persons or property during the conference.