ICSOS 2012 will be held in Ajaccio, Corsica, France from 9 to 12 October 2012. The scope of ICSOS covers technologies, procedures and algorithms that relate to free-space optical systems, with emphasis on laser communications. The domain of the applications includes terrestrial, near-Earth and deep space (planetary). Areas of interest include components, subsystems, systems (flight and ground), devices, applications, laboratory and field demonstrations, algorithms, link models, signaling techniques and concept of operations.

New in 2012 : ICSOS and ICSO (International Conference on Space Optics) will be co-located in Ajaccio Corsica. ICSO is a conference dedicated to optical instrumentation, optoelectronic and photonic technologies for space applications. Joint session/s with an emphasis on optical laser telecommunication will be held.

To submit a paper to the ICSO session please go to http://www.icso2012.com/en/

To register for ICSOS and/or ICSO please go to the Registration menu
or http://www.icso2012.com/en/?page_id=17.

What's New

  • 9 April 2013
    ICSOS2012 Proceedings is now released.
  • 12 October 2012
    ICSOS2014 is slated to take place in Kobe-city, Japan tentatively from 7 to 9 May 2014.
  • 21 September 2012
    Program has been finalized.
  • 21 September 2012
    Instructions for session chairs and presenters are available.
  • 22 May 2012
    Program and Paper Submission Guideline are available.
  • 15 March 2012
    Submission deadline for paper abstract has been extended to 13 April 2012
  • 7 March 2012
    Conference hotel reservation has started.
  • 3 February 2012
    The Website and abstract submissions for ICSOS 2012 open.


  • Abstract Submission Deadline:15 March 2012 13 April 2012
  • Notification to Authors: 15 May 2012
  • Final Papers Due: 1 August 2012
  • Early Registration Deadline: 4 September 2012
  • ICSOS 2012 Conference: 9-12 October 2012

Venue of the Conference

Congress and Exhibition Centre of Ajaccio
Built at the heart of the city and its cultural and shopping centre, the Congress Centre of Ajaccio is ideally located at close proximity to the marina and commercial port and just 10 minutes from the international airport.
Palais des Congrès et des Expositions d’Ajaccio
Quai l’Herminier - BP253, 20180 Ajaccio Cedex 01
T: 04 95 51 55 44

ICSOS 2012 will be held jointly with International Conference on Space Optics (ICSO).

CONTACT: Ms. Sudo, Ms. Sakagami, ICSOS2012 Conference Secretariat (c/o ILCC Co., Ltd.)
E-mail: / Tel: +81 3 5562 3677 / Fax: +81 3 5562 3666