The conference organizing committee is watching the COVID-19 pandemic situation very closely and we are following the guidelines by all levels of government. Rest assured that the health and safety of our friends, colleagues and communities are our top priority. We are currently assessing all options and will be making our decision very soon. 
Le comité d'organisation de la conférence surveille de très près la situation de la pandémie COVID-19 et nous suivons les directives de tous les niveaux de gouvernement. Soyez assurés que la santé et la sécurité de nos amis, collègues et communautés sont notre priorité absolue. Nous évaluons actuellement toutes les options et prendrons notre décision très bientôt.

The conference and exhibition will be held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Online registration now open.



Early Bird
(until April 17)

Regular Fee
(until May 20)


 Member 1

550 $ CAD 650 $ CAD 700 $ CAD


600 $ CAD 700 $ CAD 750 $ CAD

  PDF- Postdoctoral fellow 2

450 $ CAD 550 $ CAD 575 $ CAD


275 $ CAD 300 $ CAD 325 $ CAD
Visitor (Exhibition Only) Free Free Free
Undergraduate Student 3 175 $ CAD 200 $ CAD 225 $ CAD

1 Members of IEEE, CPIC, COPL, OSA, SPIE and Optonique
2 ID card showing your level will be required for PDF and Gratuate Student rates 
3 Undergratuate Student rates does not allow to submit a paper– Student ID card showing your level will be required



Registration for Photonics North 2020 INCLUDES

  • Access to all sessions and exhibits
  • Coffee Breaks (5)
  • Welcome evening Cocktail
  • Cocktail & Poster Presentation
  • Lunches included (2)

*Taxes are included.

Member's identification

Members must identify themselves by providing the membership number of the organization that they belong to.

Methods of Payment Accepted

Payment of registration fees (in Canadian dollars) can be made as follows:

By Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard or American Express or Union Pay

By Bank Transfer: Please select the payment option “Bank Transfer” and you will receive an e-mail with all needed instructions. Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration fees.

By Interac Transfer: (available exclusively from a Canadian bank): Please select the payment option "Interac Transfer " when finalizing your registration. Use the following email address to proceed with the transfer. Next, please make sure to send an email to this email address providing your name, the name of the conference, the amount paid and the recovery code (password).

Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by Conferium according to the deadline dates. You will receive an automated e-mail confirmation when your registration is completed and an official confirmation e-mail following receipt of the payment. Outstanding payments will be collected on site and charged according to the on-site fee.

Refund Policy

A refund of fees for registration less 50,00$ CAD administration fees will be made to any registered participant who cancels on or before April 26, 2020.

Cancellation requests received between April 27 to May 12, 2020 will be subject to an administrative charge of 50%.

No refund will be made if cancellation requests are received after May 12, 2020.

In the event that the meeting has to be cancelled or in a case of travel ban, participants will receive a refund of their registration fee less a 50,00$ CAD administration fee.


To get more information, please contact:

Photonics North 2020 Secretariat

Conferium. Conferences. Events. Service
425 blcd. René-Lévesque Ouest
Québec QC  G1S 1S2 Canada

Phone: +1 418 522 8182
Toll free (Canada and U.S.): +1 800 618 8182
Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 16:00 U.S. / Canadian Eastern Time


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Important Dates

Abstract submission opening
November 4, 2019

Registration opening
November 4, 2019

Abstract submission deadline
March 18, 2020 Extended 

Notice of acceptance
April 3, 2020

Date by which presenting authors must registered
April 17, 2020

Early bird registration
April 17, 2020

May 26-28, 2020

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