Photonics is the science and technology of harnessing light and its properties. Photonics is considered as an alternative to electronics in many applications ranging from communications to sensors to computing, in addition to providing novel solutions to Biomedical and Quantum Engineering. WRAP aims to highlight recent advancements and applications of Photonics. The workshop features invited talks by international experts and poster presentation of contributed peer reviewed papers. In addition there would be special events to showcase industry International Year of light, Women in Photonics, etc.