Plenary Talks
Jean-Claude Kieffer
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université du Québec
Ultrafast laser driven electron acceleration and X-ray coherent imaging for biomedical applications
Konstantin Lukyanov
Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russia
Novel fluorescent proteins for multiparameter live-cell imaging
Alexander Oraevsky
TomoWave Laboratories, Inc., USA
Biomedical Optoacoustic Imaging: 20 years of development from first ideas to clinical trials
Michel Orrit
Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
Single molecules and single gold nanoparticles: Optical detection and spectroscopy
Brian W. Pogue
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, Hanover, USA
High resolution molecular imaging in vivo with cherenkov excitation
Jurgen Popp
Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany
Clinical Raman spectroscopy – a tool for unmet medical challenges?
Alfred Vogel
Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Lübeck, Germany
Unified model of plasma formation, bubble generation, and shock wave emission in water for femtosecond to nanosecond laser pulses

Makina Yabashi
RIKEN SPring-8 Center

A compact  X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) facility SACLA and its scientific applications
Andrei Zvyagin
Macquarie University, Australia; Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Photoluminescent nanomaterials for visualisation of molecular trafficking in cells towards diagnostics and therapy