The European Optical Society Annual meeting (EOSAM) is a major international scientific conference with an exhibition and industrial program, held 13 - 17 September 2021 in Rome, Italy www.eosam2021.org. Submission for oral and poster presentation is open until 3 June 2021. EOSAM will be organized in hybrid mode. The conference will be held onsite in Rome with an option to present/attend online for those who cannot attend in person. EOSAM was established specifically to provide a platform for experts in the field of optics and photonics, bringing forth new research results, the state of the art, and bridging the gap between research, education, and industry. EOSAM is attended by top researchers, key leaders, students and industry experts. Full week of novel research results presented from the widest range of optics and photonics fields, tutorials, special sessions, as well as industry-oriented program and exhibition, along with networking events will make the event worth a visit!