IMPORTANT: The 12th Asia-Pacific Laser Symposium (APLS) has been decided to postpone to 2022.


The 12th Asia-Pacific Laser Symposium (APLS) will be held in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan.  We are closely monitoring the situation of COVID-19 and decided to postpone the conference to September 2022.  The new date will be announced soon. APLS has been held bi-annually in Japan, Korea, and China for academic discussions and information exchanges on laser science and technology among scientists, engineers, and students since 1998. This APLS 2022 is sponsored by the Laser Society of Japan, the Optical Society of Korea, and the Chinese Optical Society. It will cover most aspects of laser science and technology from sources to applications, including the following, but not limited to, research topics listed here.