Location and Date

The 2023 II-VI Workshop will be held on October 30 – November 2, 2023, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL.


  • 2023 Workshop Registration Form
  • 2023 Workshop Online Registration

  • Non-Government: Hotel Reservation

    The Workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL. Hotel reservations available here. The reservation deadline is September 28.

    Government: Hotel Reservation

    If you would like to reserve a room at government rates, please contact iiviworkshop@pcm411.com. 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 (subject to change).

    The II-VI Workshop committee respectfully asks all attendees to reserve their rooms at the official workshop hotel, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL. By staying at this hotel you will assist the workshop in lowering production costs and in continuing with the program in subsequent years.  Each year, the committee has to guarantee a certain amount of room nights in order to achieve its contract with the hotel.  If room totals fall below the contracted amount, the workshop has to pay attrition fees.

    We thank you for your cooperation.

    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. Please contact convention management for more information at iiviworkshop@pcm411.com

    Warning About Attendee List Scams

    The II-VI Workshop does not sell or rent its attendee list. Please forward all attendee list solicitations to convention management at iiviworkshop@pcm411.comYou are strongly discouraged from purchasing any counterfeit attendee lists. Please refer to this article from TSNN Trade Show News for further information on attendee list scams.

    2023 II-VI Workshop Abstract Due Date Jun 9
    2023 II-VI Workshop Notification of Accepts/Rejects Jun 23
    2023 II-VI Workshop Late-News Abstract Deadline July 7
    2023 II-VI Workshop Extended Abstract Deadline Aug 18
    2023 Hotel Reservation Deadline Sep 28
    2023 II-VI Workshop Adv. Registration Deadline Oct 6
    JEM Paper Submission Deadline Oct 30 - Dec 15
    2023 II-VI Workshop Oct 30 - Nov 2


    • Sivalingam Sivananthan
      University of Illinois Chicago
    • Pradip Mitra
      Leonardo DRS, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems (EOIS)
      Workshop Committee
    • Palisades Convention Management
      411 Lafayette Street, Suite 201
      New York, NY 10003
    • Paola Caicedo
      Special Issue Coordinator
      Sivananthan Laboratories, Inc.
      590 Territorial Drive, Unit H
      Bolingbrook, IL 60440


    Please contact

    Danielle Rocco