Section A. Advanced laser medical systems and technologies

  1. Gregory Altshuler, Nikolay Evtikhiev, Arthur Andreev, Viktoria Vinchenko, Valentin Gapontsev, IPG Photonics, Russia,
    “Novel medical systems and applications based on QCW fiber and diode lasers”
  2. Ralf Brinkmann, Research Centre of  Laser Medicine, Lubek, Germany,
    "Automatic feedback guided retinal laser therapies"
  3. Victor A. Nadtochenko, Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS, Moscow, Russia,
    “Femtosecond laser cellular and embryo microsurgery accompanied with femtosecond microscopy and spectroscopy” 
  4. Peter S. Тimashev, Nikita V. Minaev, Victor N. Bagratashvili, Institute of Photon Technologies, Research Centre "Crystallography and Photonics", Moscow, Russia,
    "Advanced laser  technologies for regenerative medicine"
  5. Alexander V. Lappa, A.V. Zhilyakov, A.N. Kulikovsky, I.A. Abushkin, V.A. Privalov,  Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia,
    Ultrasound and thermometry guidance of laser interstitial thermotherapy. Application to Baker’s cyst”

Section B. Laser interaction with cells and tissues: clinical imaging and spectroscopy

  1. Irina V. Larina, BaylorcollegeofMedicine, Houston, Texas, USA,   
    "Mammalian reproduction and development through functional optical imaging"
  2. Kirill V. Larin, University of Houston, Houston, USA,
    "Dynamic optical coherence elastography of softtissue"
  3. Herbert Schneckenburger, AahenUniversity, Aahen, Germany, 
    "Challenges in Structured Illumination Microscopy"
  4.  Sergei G. Sokolovski, AstonUniversity, Birmingham, UK, 
    "Creatinginvitrobrainby 3D two-photonprinting"
  5. Ekaterina Borisova, Institute of  Electronics BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria,
    "Synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy of soft tissues – tool for diagnostics of malignantlesions"

Section C. Photonics and nanobiotechnology

  1. Vladimir P. Drachev, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA,
    “Plasmonic biosensing”
  2. Maxim P. Nikitin, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State Univ.), Russia,
    “Multimodal nanoagents for logic-gated chemosensing, diagnostics and drug delivery”

Section D. Photodynamic processes in biology and medicine

  1. Gabriele Ferrini,  Interdisciplinary Laboratories for Advanced Materials Physics (I-LAMP) & Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy, 
    "А survey of the time-resolved optical techniques and numerical analysis tools  to detect and characterize metal nanoparticles in complex environments that are of interest in medicine and biology"
  2. Mark L. Gelfond, N.N.Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, Russia, 
    "Creation of nanomodified photosensitizers for radioinduced photodynamic therapy of tumors"