General information

METANANO is annual international conference where the latest research in the field of metamaterials, nanophotonics, terahertz emission and optical engineering is presented. Engineering, physics, and material science communities will join together to discuss modern trends and results in fundamental research and applications of artificial materials from microwaves to optical frequencies. The conference will be held in Anapa city (Sochi region), Russia, placed on shore of the Black sea. The conference is organized by the Nanophotonics and Metamaterials Laboratory (metalab.ifmo.ru) of the ITMO University and supported by Mediterranean Institute of Fundamental Physics and Russian Science Foundation.

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Submission of Abstracts

We expect to receive camera-ready abstract, limited, if possible, by one A4 page of 12pt font size. Please use following template in LaTeX format.

Go to Registration section to upload the file.

Conference Format

All contributions will be reviewed for technical merit and content on the basis of the extended abstracts submitted by the authors.

Language

All contributions should be presented in English that is the official language of the Workshop. No simultaneous translation services will be provided.

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Conference program (preliminary)

last updated: August 3

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Registration to the conference

Submission of oral talks is closed. Poster abstracts can still be uploaded through the form. In case if oral talk is strongly preferable - please contact conference organisers. We expect to receive camera-ready abstract, limited, if possible, by one A4 page of 12pt font size. LaTeX submissions are preferable. You can download a sample of LaTeX abstract. Word and ODF documents are also accepted.



Registration fee

Early Registration
(before 30 May)
Late Registration
Participant*

19 000 RUB (≈250 EUR)
26 000 RUB (≈350 EUR)
Student
11 000 RUB (≈150 EUR)
15 000 RUB (≈200 EUR)

*Registration fee for the participants from CIS countries may be reduced upon request. Subject to negotiation.

Hotel accommodation fees can be included into registration receipt. Please contact Local Organizers in advance.

You are welcome to book a room in the conference hotel in advance while there are reserved rooms for conference participants.

Venue

The conference will take place in Anapa at Beach Resort & Spa "Ural"

353456, Anapa resort town, Krasnodarskii region, Pionerskii prospect, 24

Anapa is a marvelous Russian town at the Black Sea Coast. Over a million people come here for recreation every year.

Location

Anapa is the most populated resort in Russian Black Sea Coast. It is situated at the place where the steppes of Taman meet the foreland of the Great Caucasus and the Black Sea. Variety of landscapes, flora and fauna make recreation in Anapa interesting every time you come here. Only in Anapa you will find such wonderful sand beaches that cannot be found in any other city of the Russian coast.

Modern highly developed infrastructure (the airport of Anapa, its bus station, railway station and sea passenger station) make Anapa the heart of the region. Being on vacation in Anapa you can go for an excursion or by car to the Taman Peninsular, The Sea of Azov, the cities of Gelendjik and Sochi.

Therapy

Climate, beaches, mineral water springs, peloids and other have made Anapa justly famous as the All-Russia's recreation place. Over hundred therapeutic institutions of various profiles with modern equipment are opened here all around the year.

Wine industry

The North Caucasus is the motherland of Wine industry. The North - Eastern coast of the Black Sea (Kuban) represents one of the best places in the world for growing vine for wines. The town of Anapa is the capital of Kuban wine industry. Vine has spread around the world from here. It was local vineyard specialists who taught Greeks, and they in their own turn taught other peoples in Europe, to make wine. Our tradition of wine industry (it is often called the Adygeal's one or the Abkhazia's one) is the oldest and the richest one.

Time Zone: Standard Moscow Time, GMT/UTC +3 hours.

In Anapa major credit cards are accepted: VISA, MASTERCARD

Beach Resort & Spa "Ural" offers for its guests "All inclusive" program - One of the best offers at the Black Coast of Russia!

At Beach Resort & Spa "Ural" guests can indulge in a pampering massage at the spa or enjoy a game of tennis on site. The 24-hour front desk staff can assist with laundry services, luggage storage and transport arrangements. Water sports activities are also available.

All rooms at the Beach Resort & Spa "Ural" have air conditioning, a satellite TV, a private bathroom with bath, mini-safe. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

All-inclusive package that is provided for METANANO-16 participants includes the following services:

  • Receptions and accommodation service. Open daily, round the clock.
  • Transfer from / to the Airport "Vityazevo" (City Anapa), railway station "Anapa", Bus Station City Anapa.
  • For all those wishing to walk around the city - bus route "Ural" - city center - "Ural", twice a day.
  • Buffet with extended meals (breakfast, extended breakfast, lunch, extended lunch, dinner, extended dinner). White and red wine of local manufacturers are served at lunch and dinner. European, Caucasian, East European cuisine. Abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits.
  • Lobby bar working around the clock serves many types of beverages and cock-tails.
  • "Tea Room" working from 20-00 to 22-00. In the cozy atmosphere, and beautiful interior in oriental style guests are served tea, coffee and sweats.
  • Modern gym. Plus table-tennis, instructor consultations.
  • Open tennis-court. Open basketball or volleyball ground.
  • Swimming pools.
  • Library
  • Children's playroom. It works from 9-00 to 18-00. Children are under the supervision of baby-sitters.

Beach Resort & Spa "Ural" has its own private territory on the beach with golden sand, modern facilities and enough space to enjoy the sunbathing or beach sports.

Free chaise longues, beach football ground, catamarans are at your disposal. Drinking water is also available for free at the beach.

Room booking

In order to book a hotel room please send an email to conference secretary Anna Miroshnichenko (anna.mifp@gmail.com) with the following information:
  • - name
  • - arrival date (time if possible)
  • - departure date (time if possible)
  • - number of guests
  • - preferable room type:
    • single (~6500 rubles/day*)
    • double/1 person
    • double/2 persons (~4100 rubles/day per person)
    • other
  • - special requirements

You will be contacted shortly after room reservation to confirm reservation status.
Please make reservation as soon as possible. Reservation for the guests of the conference will be valid until the end of june. Reservation after this period is not guaranteed.
*Room prices include meals (4 time per day), free wi-fi, pool, gym and other services. Refer to the hotel web site for details.

Please refer to the Visa section in order to request visa invitation letter and start visa application procedure if required.

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Visa

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

A foreigner traveling to Russia should have a valid passport (expiry date should be no earlier than 6 months after the date of visitor's departure from Russia) and an appropriate visa (for almost all foreign visitors). The deadline for the Business Visa support from the conference organizers is June 30, 2016.

The visa application rules are different for different types of visas and also depend on country of residence of the applicant:

I. VISA-free entry:

Country of residence:
Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Venezuela, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Cuba, Moldova, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Peru, Serbia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Fiji, Montenegro, Chile, Ecuador, South Korea

II. VISA (you need VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT)

II.I EU-citizens (except for citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate an official letter of invitation issued by ITMO University- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by ITMO University takes about 5 working days.

II.II NON-EU CITIZENS (and citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate “an official letter of invitation from the hosting organization registered with either the Russian Ministry of the Interior with its local offices or the Russian Foreign Ministry with its regional representatives”, i.e. issued by the Federal Migration Service- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by Federal Migration Service takes about 6 weeks.

Please use following form to receive letter of invitation from conference organizers.

For getting VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT please complete the following steps:

• Prepare a scanned copy of two adjacent pages of your passport which contain your photo, passport number and expiration date. Recommended resolution is 150–300 dpi; file formats: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, tif, tiff, pdf. Please note that size of the uploaded file must not exceed 16Mb.

Extra documents:

  • Copy of Marriage Certificate (in a case of spouse being accompanying person)
  • Copy of Residence (in a case of living outside the Country of Nationality)

• Attach the scanned copy when registering through the form.

• Repeat the above steps for all accompanying persons (please DO NOT omit affiliation, position, address and fax of the institution FOR EMPLOYED, STUDENTS and PUPILS).

• Wait for the response from Organizing Committee

The same information is required for each of accompanying person.

Please, also check that yours and your accompanying persons' medical insurance is valid in Russia.


NECESSARY DATA FOR VISA APPLICATION
(Required in local Russian consulate during visa application)

Full name: Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Abbreviated name: ITMO University

FSRN: 1027806868154

TIN: 7813045547

 

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

Contact info

Email: metanano@metalab.ifmo.ru

199034, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Birjevaja line V.O., 14

Telephone: +7 812 457 17 85

Skype: +61 2 6100 3340

Metamaterials and Nanophotonics Department

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