Invited Talks

•Xiquan Dong, Baike Xi, Patrick Minnis, William Smith Jr, Norman Loeb, and Ping Yang, Can active and passive instruments remotely sense the same clouds?

•Gérard Gouesbet, Generalized Lorenz-Mie theories and mechanical effects of laser light: a celebration of Arthur Ashkin's pioneering work in optical levitation and manipulation

•Michael Kahnert and Franz Kanngießer, Electromagnetic scattering by soot aerosols

•Seiji Kato, Norman G. Loeb, Fred G. Rose, and David A. Rutan, Radiative transfer computations in estimating surface and in-atmosphere radiation budget of Earth at a global scale