This year’s Keynote Speakers will be Dr. Jay Lewis of Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency (DARPA)/MTO and Dr. Michael Grove of the Night Vision
and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD).

Session Invited Speakers

The following are the invited speakers. 

  • James Beletic, President, Teledyne Imaging Sensors
    “An update on Teledyne’s II-VI technologies and image sensors, and the science that they enable.”

  • Jeff Beck, Staff Scientist, DRS Technologies
    “HgCdTe avalanche photodiodes for UV to IR photon detection.”

  • Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
    "Colloidal quantum dots for infrared photodetection."

  • David Billon-Lanfrey, Sofradir
    “30 years of MCT excellence at Sofradir: achievements and future challenges.”

  • Madhu Reddy, MBE Technical Lead, Raytheon Vision Systems
    “MBE HgCdTe on Large-size Substrates.”

  • David Ting, Senior Research Scientist, NASA/JPL
    “Type-II superlattices and barrier infrared detectors.”

  • Lu Chen, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Technology
    “Recent progress on HgCdTe by MBE of SITP.”

  • Leonard Chen, Raytheon Vision Systems
    "Sensing the Spectrum at RVS."

  • Mike Scholten, Vice President, Business Development, DRS Technologies
    “HgCdTe – The workhorse material at DRS.”

  • Johan Rothman, CEA LETI
    “Physics and applications of HgCdTe APDs.”

  • Chung Han, I3 Systems
    "Current Status of IR detectors at i3 system."

  • Philip Klipstein,SCD
    "Topological insulator superlattices."

  • Chee Hing, Chair in Opto-Electronic Sensors, University of Sheffield

    “Development of photon counting using InAs Avalanche Photodiodes with negligible excess noise."

  2017 Workshop Calendar

Abstract Due Date Jun 9
Notification of Accepts/Rejects Jun 30
Late-News Abstracts July 14
Extended Abstracts Aug 25
Hotel Reservation Sep 28
Workshop Registration Oct 13
Paper Submission Oct 1 - Nov 13
2017 II-VI Workshop Oct 31- Nov 2



Samantha Tola
Palisades Convention Management
The 2017 II-VI Workshop
411 Lafayette Street, Suite 201
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-460-8090 x203
fax: 212-460-5460

Paola Caicedo
Sivananthan Laboratories, Inc.
590 Territorial Drive, Unit H
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone: 630-226-0080


Yesim Anter
EPIR Technologies, Inc.
590 Territorial Drive, Unit B
Bolingbrook, IL 60440


Please contact Mark Goldfarb: 212-460-8090 x202, for advertisement.