Torrens riverbank

Welcome to the website of the 24th Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, co-locating with the Australian and New Zealand Conference on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP), the 2022 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD), 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.

Please see here for some local information on Adelaide.

Major Dates

Abstract submissions open : Wednesday April 20th

Early-bird registrations open : Wednesday April 20th

Abstract submissions close : Friday July 29th

Early-bird registrations close : Friday September 30th

Registrations close : Friday December 2nd

COVID-19 Policy

While masks are not mandatory inside the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Congress organisers strongly suggest that you wear a mask where practical during the event. This will help to keep you and others safe while enjoying everything the Congress has to offer.
As of Saturday, 14 May, 2022, visitors to the Adelaide Convention Centre are not required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to gain entry.
The Adelaide Convention Centre remains committed to providing a COVID-Safe environment for all guests and has a comprehensive COVID Management Plan in place, which has been approved by the South Australian Government.
If you are attending an upcoming event at the Adelaide Convention Centre, we ask that you please play your part and help us be COVID Safe by practising proper hand hygiene; adhering to physical distancing by maintaining 1.5m from others where possible; and staying home if you feel unwell.
Please note, as part of our practices to provide a safe and secure environment, access to the Adelaide Convention Centre at this time is for registered event attendees only; there is no public thoroughfare to access the Adelaide Riverbank Promenade.

Code of Conduct

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


July 11: Deadline for abstract submissions extended to July 29
June 9: Information on Focused Sessions has been added to the Program page
May 30: COMMAD is co-locating with AIPC, WSOF and ANZCOP
May 23: Accommodation options update
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



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