Dates: August 25th - 29th 2020

BIGSS 2020 summer school will go virtual this year and we want your help to make it the most inclusive Summer School ever. Registration will be permitted up to July 31

BIGSS 2020 will include:

  • Five days of lectures by world leaders in Biophotonics and Imaging (Details of topics given below)
  • Highly interactive online poster sessions
  • Live Q&A sessions within the web conferencing platform

The registration fees have been considerably reduced with kind sponsorship from all the leading photonics societies to enable remote access to the widest audience possible, namely: 

-   The registration fee for attendees (not presenting) is waived: 0€. This includes a free access to   the Summer School. 

-   The fee for students presenting posters is *50 €

(* Students can request a scholarship to have the fee waived. Decision will be based on need and merit of abstract. For details, please contact

We do hope that you will take this opportunity to discuss your research work and interact with renowned researchers. 

 Prof. Martin J. Leahy
Chair of Applied Physics
National University of Ireland, Galway

Interested candidates should send the completed abstract to BIGSS 2020 (

Programme Outline

Click here to find out all the details on the lecturers of this Summer School

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Organising Committee:   

Anand Arangath, Soorya James, Ryan McAuley, Rajib Dey, Aaron Croke, Kai Neuhaus and Cerine Lal 

Programme Committee: 

Chris Dainty, Jürgen Popp, Peter Dockery, Peter Owens, Alexander Goncharov, Nicholas Devaney, Stefan Andersson - Engels and Valery Tuchin