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 ( 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.


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



Book of Abstracts

Conference program (preliminary)

last updated: August 31

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Confirmed speakers

Extended submission deadline is May 6, 2016


  • 1 February 2016 - Special session application deadline
  • 15 April 2016 - Abstract submission deadline
  • 6 May 2016 - Extended deadline for abstract submission
  • 10 May 2016 - Information about paper acceptance
  • 30 June 2016 Deadline for Visa support from the conference organizers
  • 30 June 2016 - Business Visa support request from the conference organizers
  • 5-9 September 2016 - METANANO Conference

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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

Late Registration
58 500 RUB
21 000 RUB

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

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

Оплата организационных взносов конференции осуществляется путем безналичного перевода суммы организационного взноса на счёт ООО "Академия" (ИНН: 7838504390). ООО "Академия" является единственным и полноправным представителем Университета ИТМО (организатора конференции), осуществляющим услуги по сбору организационных сборов с участников конференции.


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.


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.


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) 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 ( 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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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.

Contact info

Please use following mobile phone numbers for urgent connection with local organizers:

Mikhail Odit: +7 904 332 04 42

Ivan Iorsh: +7 905 219 54 32


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

Telephone: +7 812 457 17 85

Skype: +61 2 6100 3340

Metamaterials and Nanophotonics Department