Paper Submission


A limited number of original papers are accepted for presentation. The paper has to be submitted as an Adobe PDF-file at the ISOM website ( ISOM web submission service does not accept PDF files including 2-byte characters (for example, Japanese, Chinese and Korean characters). The local fonts should be removed from the text body and figures before submission. The 2-page summary preparation, 50-word abstract instruction, and submission procedures can be obtained at the ISOM website. Prior to paper submission, a delegated author has to fill in submission information including the 50-word abstract on the paper submission form at the website, and then a 2-page PDF summary should be uploaded via the website. If the summary does not meet the format, the paper will be rejected. Furthermore, the submitted paper cannot be replaced after the deadline.

Paper Submission will be possible after about May 2023.

Mode of Presentation

In addition to oral presentation, which typically consists of a 15-minute presentation and 5-minute discussion, there will be a poster session in the symposium. The abstract and summary of poster papers will be published in the same fashion as those of oral papers.

Moreover, all authors can apply for “Demo Presentation” (presentation with technical demonstration) in addition to ordinary oral or poster presentation. ISOM will provide the environment for Demo Presentation and support the transportation fee of demo equipment. Details will be announced after the paper acceptance notice.

Submission Deadline:
July 1, 2023 (Tentative)

Questions to the Technical Program Committee should be addressed to the ISOM secretariat ( The presentation schedule will be determined after the Technical Program Committee has reviewed the papers. Authors will be notified by the middle of August 2023 whether their papers are accepted. The notification e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author of the web-submission.

All authors who receive notification of their paper’s acceptance by the ISOM Technical Program Committee are requested to complete the copyright transfer form and promptly return it to the ISOM secretariat by e-mail.

ISOM Awards

The Best Paper Award, the Poster Award, and the Program Chair Award will be conferred to the excellent presentaions as the ISOM prizes. ISOM welcomes student presentations from universities. The Student Award is also prepared.


Online Technical Digest will be available at the symposium including invited papers, accepted contributed papers, and limited numbers of post deadline papers. The conference papers will be published in October 2024 as a special issue of the OPTICAL REVIEW, which is the English-language journal of the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). The authors who will have, by themselves, presented papers at ISOM’23 will be allowed to submit their papers for publication in this special issue. The instructions for preparation of manuscript for the special issue will be informed to the corresponding authors by e-mail after the conference. Submitted papers will be reviewed based on the OPTICAL REVIEW standard.