The large-scale networking conferences of the International OSA Network of Students (IONS®) are “organized by students, for students”. The 2017 European meeting will be hosted for the first time by the Romanian OSA and SPIE Student Chapters as well as the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Minds Section of the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics (INFLPR), and co-hosted by the Ukrainian OSA Student Chapter of the Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics in Balvanyos (RO) from 25-28 July 2017.
The Naples Young Minds (YM) EPS section hosted the IONS 2016 meeting, held in Naples from 6th to 8th July 2016. IONS the International OSA Network of Students, was started in 2007 by the Optical Society (OSA). The network is open to all young scientists working in the fields of optics and photonic.