Time and Place:
Perm, Russia, 12-14 October 2011

Submission deadline:
1 June 2011

Notification about acceptance:
1 July 2011

Registration deadline:
10 September 2011

Working language of the Conference:




Sites of previous conferences:

RFO-2007; RFO-2009

Topics of the Conference

     Optical fibers;

     Fiber-optic cables;

     Fiber-optic communication;

     Fiber-optic components and devices;

     Fiber-optic lasers and amplifiers;

     Fiber-optic sensors and measuring systems;

     Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in fiber optics;

    Other important topics of modern fiber-optics and adjacent areas.

  Conference Program

Fiber Optics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FORC)

Perm Scientific-Industrial Instrument Making Company (PNPPK)

Optical Society of America (OSA) is Conference Cooperating Society. IEEE Photonics Society is a Technical Sponsor of the Conference. Photon-Express and Photonica magazines are information sponsors of the Conference.






  Chairman of the Conference

Academician Professor Evgeniy Dianov, FORC, Moscow

  Program Committee

Sergey Semjonov, FORC, Moscow (Co-Chairman)
Alexander Tomashuk, FORC, Moscow (Co-Chairman)

Subcommittee on Optical Fibers and Components

Mikhail Bubnov, FORC, Moscow (Chairman)
Alexander Biriukov, FORC, Moscow
Alexey Guryanov, Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances, Nizhnii Novgorod
Konstantin Dukelskii, S.I.Vavilov State Optical Institute, Saint-Petersburg
Igor Kryukov, PNPPK, Perm
Jury Chamorovsky, Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Moscow
Mikhail Churbanov, Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances, Nizhnii Novgorod
Subcommittee on Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers
Andrey Kurkov, General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow (Chairman)
Sergey Babin, Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Novosibirsk
Mikhail Melkumov, FORC, Moscow
Sergey Goncharov, Milon Laser, Saint-Petersburg
Subcommittee on Optical Fiber Communications
Oleg Nanii, Moscow State University, Moscow (Chairman)
Oleg Morozov, Kazan State Technical University, Kazan
Sergey Turitzin, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Mikhail Fedoruk, Institute of Computational Technologies, Novosibirsk
Subcommittee on Fiber Sensors
Mikhail Belovolov, FORC, Moscow (Chairman)
Sergey Vasiliev, FORC, Moscow
Oleg Vitrik, Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Vladivostok
Boris Gorshkov, Zhukovskiy Air Force Academy, Moscow
Jury Kulchin, Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Vladivostok
Vladimir Potapov, Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Moscow
Subcommittee on Optical Fiber Cables
Gennadiy Meshchanov, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow (Chairman)
Jury Larin, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow
Anatoliy Vorontsov, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow

  Organizing Committee

Alexey Andreev, PNPPK, Perm (Chairman)
Mikhail Averkiev, PNPPK, Perm
Marina Bogdanova, FORC, Moscow
Mikhail Zak, PNPPK, Perm
Mikhail Konstantinov, PNPPK, Perm
Igor Kyukov, PNPPK, Perm
Andrey Levchenko, FORC, Moscow
Vladimir Perevadchuk, Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices, Perm
Andrey Poloskov, PNPPK, Perm
Ilia Sergeev, PNPPK, Perm
Alexander Smilgevich, INCAB Ltd., Perm
Alexander Smirnov, PNPPK, Perm
Valeriy Struk, PNPPK, Perm
Galina Shakirova, PNPPK, Perm 

  Contact information

Program Committee
Sergey Semjonov
tel: +7 (499) )783-56-21
fax: +7(499) 135-81-39

Organizing Committee
Galina Shakirova
(technical secretary)
tel: +7 (342) 240-05-26

Submission of 2-pages abstracts will be open at the Conference site since March 1, 2011.

Deadline for submitting abstracts of reports (maximum 2 pages) in PDF format is June 1, 2011.

Submission cobsists of two stages:
1. Registration of abstract:
Information about contact author as well as presenting author will be required.
Information about presentation (title, authors, affiliation, brief 70-words abstract, type of presentation) should be introduced.
At the end of registration presentation will get a number for correspondence as well as e-mail message.
2. Sending abstract for publication (maximum 2 pages) to e-mail address
Guidelines for preparation of the text could be loaded here.
Registration page is here

For registration as participant you have to send an application for participation (zayvka_RFO2011)
to e-mail address before September 10, 2011.

Registration fee:
- 2400 roubles for Conference registration member (including VAT)
- 600 roubles for Conference registration student member (including VAT).
Registration fee includes the cost of Conference materials (program, collected abstracts). Money may be transferred to the account of Perm Scientific-Industrial Instrument Making Company.

ExhibitionThe Conference will be accompanied by the exhibition where participants may display their products and advertising materials. For additional information call the Organizers.

Transport and Accommodation

For information on flights and trains Moscow-Perm-Moscow see the file.
Conference members will be accommodated in comfortable hotels in Perm ("Урал" , " Прикамье" , "Ньюстар" ), that are located close to the Conference venue (see the map). For additional information about hotels see the file.

During Conference the transfer from the hotel to the venue will be organized.
Inform the Organizers about your choice early for the best hotel availability and rates.