Dr. Leif Johansson and Dr. Milan Mashanovitch of Freedom Photonics will serve as the Technical Program Committee and General Chairs of the 2016 Microwave Photonics Conference, which will be co-located with the IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber Optics and Photonics conference. Both conference will be held in Long Beach, CA, from October 31 to November 3, 2016.

The co-location will benefit two communities that share some of the similar interests, but generally cover different applications of the technology. The conferences are sponsored by IEEE and MTS societies. More details on the conferences can be found on the conference web site.