International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN) serves as one of the largest international forums for researchers involved in all aspects of optical communications and networks. It has been held annually tracing from 2002. Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore and indexed by EI Compendex.

The 20th ICOCN (ICOCN'2022) will be held in Shenzhen,on Aug. 15-18, 2022.Shenzhen, also known as the "Roc City", is a coastal city in South China, neighboring Hong Kong and Macao. Shenzhen is a modern, international innovative metropolis full of charm, vitality, impetus and creativity. It's our great honor to invite you to participate in this great event and let us experience the profound and unique cultural charm of this city.

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Honorary Chairs:
Weishang Hu, (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Chao Lu, (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
Yuwen Qin, (Guangdong University of Technology, China)
Xiaomin Ren, (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
General Chairs:
Ping Shum, (Southern University of Science and Technology, China)
Shuangchen Ruan, (Shenzhen Technology University, China)
General Co-Chairs:
Zuyuan He, (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Deming Liu, (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Tiegen Liu, (Tianjin University, China)
Yunjiang Rao, (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
Tingyun Wang, (Shanghai University, China)
Yuncai Wang, (Guangdong University of Technology , China)
TPC Chairs: 
Daoxin Dai, (Zhejiang University , China)
Baiou Guan, (Jinan University, China)
Zhaohui Li, (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
Li Pei, (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)
Liyang Shao, (Southern University of Science and Technology, China)
Yiping Wang, (Shenzhen University, China)
Xiangjun Xin, (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
Xinliang Zhang, (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Perry Shum (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Steering Committee:
Kin-Seng Chiang (City University of Hong Kong, HongKong)
Xinyong Dong (Guangdong University of Technology, China)
Chao Lu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Guy Omidyar (Omidyar-Institute, USA)
Shilong Pan (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)
Athikom Roeksabutr (Mahanakorn University of Technology, Thailand)
Gangxiang Shen (Soochow University, China)
Chongqing Wu (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)
Wen-De Zhong (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Organising Committee
Xinyong Dong (Guangdong University of Technology, China)
Chi Chiu Chan  (Shenzhen Technology University, China)
Changyu Shen (China Jiliang University, China)

Call for paper

Important date

Abstract submission deadline
Final paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

Track 1: Optical fibers and fiber-based devices

Track 2: Optical transmission systems, subsystems and technologies

Track 3: Networks architectures, management and applications

Track 4: Optoelectronic integration and devices

Track 5: Optical signal processing & microwave photonics

Track 6: Optical measurements and imaging

Track 7: Ultrafast photonics and nonlinear optics

Track 8: Space communications, navigation & tracking

Track 9: Quantum photonics and applications

Special session 1: Optoelectronics based on organic and nanostructured materials

Special session 2: Machine learning for photonics and communications

Special session 3: 2D-materials based photonics

Special session 4: Electronic technologies and communications


Please prepare your manuscript by following the ICOCN'2022 full-paper template, and convert it into PDF file before upload.
The length of a manuscript must be no more than 3 pages. 
Full papers must be uploaded in PDF format before submission deadline.
Abstract submission is acceptable if the authors don't want to publish a full paper in the conference proceeding.
Invited speakers can NOT compete for any of the awards as the first author. 
Please make sure that there are no non-English fonts (e.g.Chinese fonts) in the body of the manuscript as well as in all figures and tables.

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Aug 15



    Aug 18


  • May 20 2022

    Abstract Submission Deadline

  • Jun 15 2022

    Final Paper Deadline

  • Aug 18 2022

    Registration deadline

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Guangdong University of Technology Guangzhou Section PHO Chapter Shenzhen Technology University