Plenary/Tutorial Talks
1)      L. M. Tong, “Optical Nanofibers and Nanowires”, 37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC2011), Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 18-22, 2011. (Tutorial Talk)
2)      L. M. Tong, “Micro/nano Fiber: Fabrication and Applications”, The 3rd International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM2010), Wuhan, China, Nov. 3-5, 2010. (Tutorial Talk)
3)      L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and Nanowire Optical Sensors”, The 2nd Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference 2010 (APOS2010), Guangzhou, China, June 28-30, 2010. (Keynote Speaker)
4)      L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and Nanofiber Optics: Principles and Applications”, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition (ACP2009), Shanghai, China, Nov. 2-6, 2009. (Tutorial Talk)
5)      L. M. Tong, “Optical Nanofibers: Merging Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology for New Opportunities”, The International Conference on Nanophotonics 2009, Harbin, China, May 11-14, 2009. (Plenary Talk)
 
 Invited Talks

 
1)      L. M. Tong, “Hybrid Photonic-Plasmonic Nanowire Structures for Sensing and Lasing Applications”, The 3rd International Conference on Frontiers of Plasmonics (FOP3), March 26 - April 1, 2014 Xiamen, China. (Invited talk)
2)      L. M. Tong, “In-fiber graphene all-optical ultrafast modulation”, Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy (NGC2014), March 10-14, 2014, Tempe, Arizona, USA. (Invited talk)
3)      L. M. Tong, “Low-power nanofiber photonic circuits and devices”, 3rd International Symposium on Green Photonics, Jan 12-17, Melbourne, Australia.(Invited talk)
4)      L. M. Tong, W. Li, B. G. Chen, "Graphene-cladding microfiber all-optical modulator", Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP2013), November 12-15, 2013, Beijing, China. (Invited talk)
5)      L. M. Tong, "Nanofiber and nanowire optical sensors", The 7th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2013), June 30-July 05, 2013, Singapore. (Invited talk)
6)      L. M. Tong, "Single-nanowire photonics and devices", The 9th Singapore - China Joint Symposium on Research Frontiers in Physics, June 27-29, 2013, Singapore. (Invited talk)
7)      L. M. Tong, "Searching new possibilities of optical nanofibers: from dielectric to plasmonic", Workshop on Optical Nanofiber Applications: Quantum and Bio Technologies (ONNA2103), June 1-7, 2013, Okinawa, Japan. (Invited talk)
8)      L. M. Tong, "Manipulating light with single nanowires", The 6th International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM 2013), May 24-27, 2013, Wuhan, China. (Invited talk)
9)      L. M. Tong, P. Wang, F. X. Gu, C. Meng, W. Li, "Functionalized polymer nanofiber: a versatile platform for manipulating light on nanoscale", The 7th International Conference on Nanophotonics, May 19-23, 2013, Hong Kong , China. (Invited talk)
10) L. M. Tong, "Microfiber/Nanofiber Photonics", ECI conference, Functional Glasses: Properties and Applications for Energy and Information, January 6-11, 2013, Siracusa, Italy. (Invited talk)
11) L. M. Tong, "Manipulating light with single nanowires", Sino-UK Workshop on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, December 6-8, Beijing, China. (Invited talk)
12) L. M. Tong, "Diffraction in optical nanofibers", Sino-Russia Bilateral Scientific Seminar on Diffractive Optics and Nano-Photonics 2012, October 14-16 2012, Shanghai , China. (Invited talk)
13) L. M. Tong, "Semiconductor Nanowire Lasers", The 7th Sino-German Joint Symposium on Opto- & Microelectronic Devices and Circuits (SODC2012), September 23-28, Hangzhou, China. (Invited talk)
14) L. M. Tong, "Optical Microfibers and Nanofibers", OSA Topical Meeting: Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF), June 17-21, 2012, Colorado Springs, USA. (Invited talk)
15) L. M. Tong, "Polymer nanofibers for photonic devices", The 1st International Conference on Advanced Photonic Polymers (ICAPP2011), December 1-2, 2011, Yokohama, Japan. (Invited talk)
16) L. M. Tong, "Nanofiber/nanowire-based active devices", Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP2011), November 13-16, Shanghai, China. (Invited talk)
17) L. M. Tong, “Optical Nanofibers and Nanowires”, 37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC2011), Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 18-22, 2011. (Tutorial Talk)
18) L. M. Tong, “Single Nanowires Photonic Circuits and Devices”, International Conference on Nanoscience & Technology (ChinaNANO2011), Beijing, China, Sept. 7-9, 2011. (Invited talk)
19) L. M. Tong, “Optical Nanofibers/Nanowires: One-Dimensional Building Blocks for Nanophotonics”, 2011 International Symposium on Photonics&Optical Communications (SPOC), Chengdu, China, July 1-2, 2011. (Invited talk)
20) L. M. Tong, “Semiconductor nanowires for active photonic devices”, The International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP2011), Shanghai, China, May 22-26, 2011. (Invited talk)
21) L. M. Tong, “Nanofibers: connecting fiber optics with nanophotonics, plasmonics and quantum optics”, The International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (NANOMETA 2011), Seefeld (Austria), Jan. 3-6, 2011. (Invited talk)
22) L. M. Tong, “Micro/nano Fiber: Fabrication and Applications”, The 3rd International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM2010), Wuhan, China, Nov. 3-5, 2010. (Tutorial Talk)
23) L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and Nanowire Optical Sensors”, The 2nd Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference 2010 (APOS2010), Guangzhou, China, June 28-30, 2010. (Keynote Speaker)
24) L. M. Tong, “Functionalization of photonic glass micro-fibers and nanofibers”, 17th International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses (XVII ISNOG/ISNOG 2010), Ningbo , China, June 13-18, 2010.  (Invited talk)
25) L. M. Tong, “Free-standing semiconductor nanowires for photonic components and devices”, 6th Joint Symposium on Opto- & Micro-electronic Devices and Circuits (SODC 2010), Berlin (Germany), Oct. 04-07, 2010.  (Invited talk)
26) L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and Nanofiber Optics: Principles and Applications”, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition (ACP2009), Shanghai, China, Nov. 2-6, 2009. (Tutorial Talk)
27) L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and nanofiber optical sensors”, The 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO- PR2009), Shanghai , China, Aug 30-Sept 3, 2009. (Invited talk)
28) L. M. Tong, “Optical Microfibers and Nanofibers”, 2009 Sino-Swedish Workshop on Nanophotonics, Stockholm (Sweden), July 30- 31, 2009. (Invited talk)
29) L. M. Tong, “Functionalization of optical microfibers and nanofibers”, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2009), Singapore, June 28-July 3, 2009. (Invited talk)
30) L. M. Tong, X. Guo, “Hybrid plasmonic structures integrating silica, ZnO and silver nanowires”, OSA-COS Topical Meeting on Applications of Optical Metamaterials (AOM), Tianjin , China, June 22-25, 2009. (Invited talk)
31)  L. M. Tong, “Optical Nanofibers: Merging Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology for New Opportunities”, The International Conference on Nanophotonics 2009, Harbin, China, May 11-14, 2009. (Plenary Talk)
32) L. M. Tong, “Functionalized Optical Microfibers for Device Applications”, 5th Joint Symposium on Opto-&Micro-electronic Devices and Circuits (SODC 2009), Beijing , China, May 9-15, 2009.(Invited talk)
33) L. M. Tong, “Micro and Nanoscale Optical Fibers Fabrication, Optical Properties and Applications”, OpSciTech Summer Workshop, Jena (Germany), July 7-11, 2008. (Invited talk)
34) L. M. Tong, “Microfiber and nanofiber optical sensors”, The 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO-PR2009), Shanghai , China, Aug 30-Sept 3, 2009. (Invited talk)
35) L. M. Tong, “Micro and Nanoscale Optical Fibers Fabrication, Optical Properties and Applications”, OpSciTech Summer Workshop, Jena (Germany), July 7-11, 2008. (Invited talk)
36) L. M. Tong, “Micro/nanofiber optical sensors” International Symposium on Development and Strategy of Optical Fiber Sensors, Shanghai, China, October 19-21, 2007. (Invited talk)
37) L. M. Tong, “Nanoscaled Optical Fibers”, International Conference on Materials for        Advanced Technologies 2007 (ICMAT2007), July 1-6, 2007, Singapore. (Invited talk)
38)  L. M. Tong, “Micro- and nanofibers for photonic applications”, Symposium on Next-Generation Lightwave Communications, June 11-13, 2007, Hong Kong, China. (Invited talk)
39)  L. M. Tong, “Micro- and nanofibers for photonic applications”, International Symposium on Biophotonics, Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Oct. 16-18, 2006, Hangzhou, China. (Invited talk)
40)  L. M. Tong, "Subwavelength-diameter glass fibers for micro- and nanophotonics", 2006 Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (AP-MWP2006), I-3, April 2006, Kobe, Japan. (Invited talk)
41)  G. T. Svacha, L. M. Tong, E. Mazur, "Nanowiring Light", OFC/NFOEC 2005(Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference), OThA7, March 2005, Anaheim, USA. (Invited talk)
42)  L. M. Tong, "Glass nanofibers for micro- and nano-scale photonic devices", ISG/ICG 2005 (2005’ International Symposium on Glass in Connection with the Annual Meeting of the International Commission on Glass), SA2-3, April 2005, Shanghai, China. (Invited talk)
43) L. M. Tong, E. Mazur, "Subwavelength-diameter silica wires for microscale optical components", Photonics West 2005 (SPIE Proceedings, Vol.5723), p105-112, January 2005, San Jose, USA. (Invited talk)