Torrens riverbank

Welcome to the website of the 24th Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, co-locating with the Australian and New Zealand Conferences on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP) and the 7th International Workshop on Speciality Optical Fibers (WSOF).

The combined Congress will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, over Sunday 11th - Friday 16th December 2022, with the Pre-Conference Workshop and Congress Reception taking place on Sunday, December 11th.

The Congress venue is the Adelaide Convention Centre, conveniently located on the picturesque banks of the Torrens Lake in the heart of the city.

Major Dates

Abstract submissions open : Wednesday April 20th

Early-bird registrations open : Wednesday April 20th

Abstract submissions close : Friday July 15th

Early-bird registrations close : Friday September 30th

Registrations close : Friday December 2nd

COVID Vaccination Requirements

The following information is taken from the Adelaide Convention Centre website:

Adelaide Convention Centre is a COVID-19 fully-vaccinated venue.
All persons aged 16 years or older wishing to enter the Centre are currently required to have a minimum two doses of an Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
Proof of vaccination will be required to gain entry.
The Adelaide Convention Centre reserves the right to change its Conditions of Entry at any time, including the possible requirement for COVID-19 booster shots.
To gain entry, patrons will need to show their COVID-19 Digital Certificate on their smart device OR provide personal photo identification and printed immunisation certificate.
Any person with an official Australian Government medical exemption (otherwise known as a medical contraindication) will need to provide proof of a negative PCR COVID test result for the 72-hour period prior to seeking entry along with their official documentation. This will be noted on your immunisation history statement and COVID-19 Digital Certificate.
Venue bans apply for non-compliance.

Code of Conduct

Please be aware that all Congress and Workshop participants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct.


April 20: Registration and Abstract Submission now active on Indico
March 28: List of plenary speakers updated
March 25: Registration fees now available here
March 25: Key dates now available
March 17: Exhibition and sponsorship prospectus now available
March 17: Accommodation options update



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