Location and Data

The 2018 II-VI Workshop will be held on October 22 – 25, 2018 at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel, 303 Cordova Street, Pasadena, CA 91101.


The Workshop Registration Form will be available in June 2018.  Registration fees are not yet set so please check the Workshop web site periodically for updates.

The deadline for Workshop early bird discount registration is October 5, 2018.

Government: Hotel Reservation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel at special Workshop rates. A limited number of rooms will be available to Government employees and university staff/students with proper identification.
Government and University attendees are entitled to the per diem rate of $173/night (subject to change).

Please contact Samantha Tola for more information at

Non-Government: Hotel Reservation

There is a room block for Workshop attendees at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel. Our group rate is $259/night. Click here to reserve a room online.


The II-VI Workshop committee appreciates all attendees to reserve their hotel needs at the official workshop hotel, the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel.  By staying at this hotel you will assist the workshop lowering our costs of producing the workshop and continuing with the program in subsequent years.  The Committee has had to guarantee a certain amount of room nights in order to achieve our contract with the hotel.  Any rooms that fall below the contracted amount, the workshop becomes responsible for and has to pay an attrition fee.

We truly appreciate your cooperation in this very important matter.

The II-VI Workshop Steering Committee

Student Financial Assistance

To help defray the cost of attending the Workshop, full-time students presenting papers will receive partial support of their travel expenses. This support must be requested in advance of the Workshop.

  Workshop Calendar

Abstract Due Date Jun 8
Notification of Accepts/Rejects Jun 29
Late-News Abstracts July 13
Extended Abstracts Sep 14
Hotel Reservation Oct 1
Workshop Registration Oct 5
JEM Paper Submission Deadline Oct 1 - Nov 13
2018 II-VI Workshop Oct 22 - 25



Samantha Tola
Palisades Convention Management
The 2018 II-VI Workshop
411 Lafayette Street, Suite 201
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-460-8090 x203
fax: 212-460-5460


Eric Gehrke
Sivananthan Laboratories, Inc.
590 Territorial Drive, Unit H
Bolingbrook, IL 60440


Please contact

Jim Buckley

Joe Nemchek