Fourth Annual Conference on Optical Nanospectroscopy


Location: Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon, Portugal

Dates: March 28th to 31st, 2017

Conference Chair: Teresa Madeira,

BioISI - Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute - Magnetic Nanosystems Group, Department of Physics, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal,

Organizing Committee:

Teresa I. Madeira, Ana Ramos, Jane Sheremet, Raúl D. Rodriguez, Fernanda Neves, Claudia Nunes and Pedro Amorim


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This event includes:

* 4th Annual Action Conference Optical Nanospectroscopy IV, joint with

* Management Committee Meeting and

* Working Group 1-4 Meetings




Congratulations to the Optical Nanospectroscopy IV Poster Prize Winners:

1st place:
Parisa Bayat, Franziska Esmek, Thomas Kling, Robert H. Blick, Irene Fernandez-Cuesta
Plamonics and Nanofluidics for DNA-single molecule studies

2nd place:
E. Poliani, E. Whiteway, M. Hilke and J. Maultzsch
Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy on isotopically engineered graphene

3rd place:
Charlotte J. Eling, Thomas W. Price, Addison R. L. Marshall, Francesco Narda Viscomi, Peter Robinson, Ali M. Adawi, Jean-Sebastien G. Bouillard, and Graeme J. Stasiuk
A ph sensitive plasmonic multi-modal probe for biosensing applications


The full programme (version 24/3/2017) can be downloaded here: COST-Lisbon-Programme-version2017-03-24.pdf


Please note that additionally, the COST Action Nanospectroscopy Working Group Meetings will take place over lunch as indicated in the overview below.





Posters will be exhibited during the entire conference and evaluated for a poster prize, which will be announced on Friday 31st March.
A preliminary conference programme will be available soon. The final programme will be available 1 month before the conference.

Two computers will be provided for the conference talks (systems: Windows 7 and Mac). Different adapters will be made available for those who prefer to use private laptops, but is highly recommended that you bring your own or at least send us your specific needs in advance.

This is a family friendly conference, therefore day care for the children of the participants is foreseen. These will include scientific activities within the frame of the many activities provided by Ciência Viva at Pavilhão do Conhecimento. Please, let us know in advance your needs and age of the children so we can organize activities adapted to their age, nannies included. A small fee might be requested.


Confirmed invited speakers:

Lukas Eng, TU Dresden (Germany)

Dietrich R. T. Zahn, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

Enisa Omanovic-Miklicanin, University of Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Ronen Rapaport, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Gustavo Cançado, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil) - special guest      

Jana Nieder, INL- International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (Portugal)

Eugene Bortchagovsky, T. G. Shevchenko Kiev National University (Ukraine)

Antonio Cricenti, CNR-ISM Istituto di Struttura della Materia (Italy)

Olivia Pulci, University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)

Norman McMillan, Droptomize (Ireland)

Burkhard Beckhoff, PTB - The National Metrology Institute of Germany

Michael Kolbe, PTB - The National Metrology Institute of Germany

Jane Sheremet, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

Safi Jradi, Université de Technologie de Troyes (France)

Claudia Nunes, REQUIMTE - Associated Laboratory for the Green Chemistry (Portugal)

Jana Kalbakova, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

Hector Vazquez, Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Czech Republic)

Monika Fleischer, University of Tübingen (Germany)