Congress Chairs

Yoshiaki Kato The Graduate School for the Creation
of New Photonics Industries
Christopher Barty University of California Irvine,
USA
Reinhart Poprawe Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT,
Germany
Ruxin Li Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics,
Chinese Academy of Science,
China

International Advisory Board

Chair

Toyohiko Yatagai Utsunomiya University

Members

  • Kenichi IgaProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Andreas OstendorfProfessor, Ruhl-University Bochum, Germany
  • Isamu AkasakiDistinguished Professor and Emeritus Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Michiharu NakamuraSenior Advisor, JST, Japan
  • Ryoji ChubachiPresident, AIST, Japan
  • Maki KawaiDirector General, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
  • Yasuhide TajimaExecutive Director, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
  • Akira HirumaPresident and CEO, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Japan
  • Bill GoldsteinDirector, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • John CollierDirector, Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
  • Gerard MourouProfessor, Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • Qihuang GongPresident, The Chinese Optical Society; Professor Peking University, China
  • Jae W. HahnPresident, The Optical Society of Korea; Professor Yonsei University, Korea

Organizing Committee

Chairs

Shuji Sakabe Kyoto University

Vice Chairs

  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University, OMC

Members

  • Peter HalletDirector of Marketing and Industry Relations, SPIE, USA
  • Mitsutoshi HatoriProfessor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman & CEO, Japan Laser Corporation
  • Ken-ichi UedaProfessor Emeritus, The University of Electro-Communications
  • Minoru ObaraProfessor Emeritus, Keio University
  • Naoshi KondoKyoto University
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Katsumi MidorikawaRIKEN
  • Kunioki MimaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
  • Yasunobu KaiCorporate Manufacturing Engineering Center,Toshiba
  • Hitoshi OgataFriend of company, Mitsubishi Electric, Inc.
  • Shinji NishimuraCenter for Exploratory Research, Hitachi
  • Tsutomu HaraCentral Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
  • Hitoki YonedaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Ruxin LiShanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China, ALPS
  • Ryosuke KodamaOsaka University, HEDS
  • Yasuhiko ArakawaThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Norihiro HagitaATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, IoT-SNAP
  • Ronald FreundFraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, IoT-SNAP
  • Kazuo KurodaUtsunomiya University, LDC
  • Hiroshi MurataMie University, LDC
  • Hiroshi AmanoNagoya University, LEDIA
  • Hiroki WadatiUniversity of Hyogo, LSC
  • Toshihiko ShimizuOsaka University, LSC
  • Arnel A. Salvador University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, LSC
  • Toshikazu EbisuzakiRIKEN, LSSE
  • Kishan DholakiaUniversity of St. Andrews, UK, OMC
  • Takeshi HatsuzawaTokyo Institute of Technology, OPTM
  • Rainer TutschTechnische Universität Braunschweig, OPTM
  • Toru YoshizawaNPO 3D Associates, Japan, OPTM
  • Tomoyuki MiyamotoTokyo Institute of Technology, OWPT
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsakaUniversity, SLPC
  • Reinhart PopraweFraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Germany, SLPC
  • Tetsuya IshikawaRIKEN, XOPT
  • Kazuto YamauchiOsaka University, XOPT

Steering Committee

Chair

Fumihiko Kannari Keio University

Vice Chair

Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University

Secretary

Yasuhiro MiyasakaNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Members

  • Zhaoyang LiOsaka University, ALPS
  • Akihumi AsaharaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Osamu MatobaKobe University, BISC
  • Shinsuke FujiokaOsaka University, HEDS
  • Satoshi IwamotoThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Ken-ichi KitayamaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT-SNAP
  • Atsushi KannoNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology, IoT-SNAP
  • Katsuhiro IshiiThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT-SNAP
  • Norihiro OhseSONY,LDC
  • Yoshio HondaNagoya University, LEDIA
  • Nobuhiko SarukuraOsaka University, LSC
  • Akihiko NishimuraJAEA, LSSE
  • Noboru HasegawaNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, LSSE
  • Katsuhiko MiyamotoChiba University, OMC
  • Yukitoshi OtaniUtsunomiya University, OPTM
  • Tomoyuki MiyamotoTokyo Institute of Technology, OWPT
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsaka University, SLPC
  • Ichiro InoueRIKEN SPring-8 Center, XOPT
  • Taito OsakaRIKEN SPring-8 Center, XOPT

Exhibition Committee

Chair

Kazuhisa Yamamoto Osaka University

Members

  • Nobuyuki KondoJapan Laser Corporation
  • Tsuyoshi NakamuraTRUMPF
  • Tetsuya NakaiPresident, Thorlabs Japan Inc.

OPTICS & PHOTONICS International Council (as of 3 October, 2019)

President

Sadao Nakai Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Vice President

  • Yoshiaki KatoOPIC2020 Congress Chair, The Graduate School for Creation of Photonics Industries
  • Akira HirumaPresident and CEO, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.

Board Members

  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University
  • Fumihiko KannariKeio University
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the advancement of Medical Equipment
  • Sunao KurimuraDirector, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Photonics Division
  • Kazuo KurodaUtsunomiya University
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman & CEO, Japan Laser Corporation
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Shuji SakabeKyoto University
  • Mikio ShishinoPresident, OPTO SCIENCE, INC.
  • Kenkichi TaniokaVice President, Medical Imaging Consortium
  • Mitsutoshi HatoriPresident, Japan Photonics Council; Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University
  • Katsumi MidorikawaDirector, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
  • Toyohiko YatagaiUtsunomiya University
  • Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University

Auditor

  • Tetsuya NakaiPresident, Thorlabs Japan
  • Satoru UedaUEDA SATORU Certified Public Tax Accountants Office

Secretary General

  • Naoki UenoCEO, The Optronics Co., Ltd.