About Us

The International symposium on Light & Life is being organized by the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) in collaboration with COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, and Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), from 14th to 16th October, 2015 to celebrate The UNESCO International Year of Light.

This symposium is intended to provide a platform for discussing advancements in light, its sources, properties and interactions, and its role in sustaining and enhancing the quality of life on this planet. The symposium will consist of plenary sessions, invited and contributed talks, poster sessions, a workshop and an exhibition. We are expecting participation from leading experts and practitioners from USA/Europe, COMSATS Member States, South Asian and Pakistani Universities and R&D Organizations. Researchers, Faculty Members, Engineers, Graduate and Senior Undergraduate Students are encouraged to participate. One afternoon session on Thursday will be devoted exclusively to lectures and tutorials geared towards students.