24 June 2020 / 16:00 - 17:00
24 Hours World Photonics Tour
Online Event

The world has been in lock-down for the past weeks, therefore we have adjusted and complemented our face-to-face events with online meetings. In addition to the 30 online technology meetings we organize in April-May-June-July, we now present to you the EPIC World Photonics Tour! 24 hours non-stop online conference, with 72 speakers from 35 countries across 13 timezones. The presentations are 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion.

Part 1: Oceania + Asia + Russia: https://www.youtu.be/Vh0jVjvPFv4 

Part 2: Europe + Africa: https://youtu.be/2Wn8bSxxVXQ 

Part 3: Americas: https://youtu.be/fqJZMSsKuJY



  1. At 03:00 SOUTHERN PHOTONICS (New Zealand ) John Harvey, Founder, will talk about A Femtosecond fiber laser for nonlinear microscopy.
  2. At 03:20 CYLITE (Australia) Simon Poole, VP Business Development, will talk about Hyperparallel-OCT – the 4th Generation of OCT for Ophthalmology and Optometry Diagnostics.
  3. At 03:40 DNP – FINE OPTRONICS (Japan) Ariyoshi Matsumura, Deputy General Manager, will make a presentation. DNP FINE OPTRONICS, located in FUJIMINO, SAITAMA, Japan, is part of the Semiconductor & Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry and has 2000 employees at this location. There are 615 companies in the DNP FINE OPTRONICS CO. LTD. corporate family.
  4. At 04:00 JASPER DISPLAY CORP. (Taiwan) Ken Tai, CEO, will talk about Digital Optics and Digital Modulation.
  5. At 04:20 PANOPTICS (Korea) Jangsun Kim, CEO, will talk about Photonics and Photonics Enabled Market in South Korea.
  6. At 04:40 SHANGHAI FEIBO LASER TECHNOLOGIES (China) Xiaojun Li, General Manager, will make a presentation. Shanghai Feibo Laser Technology was jointly established by the Shanghai Institute of Optics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Jiading High-Tech Park, and the Returning Management Technology Team. It specializes in the field of fiber lasers, optoelectronic devices, and laser testing equipment.
  7. At 05:00 EUREKA ROBOTICS (Singapore) Pham Quang Cuong, Director, will talk about High-accuracy high-agility automation for optics manufacturing.
  8. At 05:20 DENSELIGHT (Singapore) Rajan Rajgopal, CEO, will talk about End to End Platform Agnostic Laser Solutions.
  9. At 05:40 AMF (Singapore) Patrick Lo, President, will talk about The Untapped potential of Silicon Photonics.
  10. At 06:00 COMPOUNDTEK (Singapore) Soon Leng Tan, SiP Testing Director, will talk about Realizing Fully Automated Si Photonics Wafer Test.
  11. At 06:20 PARAS DEFENCE & SPACE TECHNOLOGIES (India) Anish Mehta, Director, will make a presentation. Paras Defence & Space Technologies is Indias’s most progressive Tier 2 Defence Engineering Company offering the widest range of defence products & solutions. The company is a Premier Make in India Company with exclusive capabilities from Concept to Commissioning in the area of Defence Electronics, Defence & Space Optics and Defence Heavy Engineering. We are the only company in India to manufacture Infrared Optics in large quantities.
  12. At 06:40 SLTL GROUP – SAHAJANAND LASER TECH. LTD (India) Maulik Patel, Executive Director, will talk about Laser Materials Processing in India.
  13. At 07:00 LUMOS LASER (Turkey) Şöhret Karamuk, Co-Founder & CEO, will make a presentation. Lumos Laser is a company founded by a team of experts to produce ultrashort pulsed fiber lasers dedicated to increase micromachining in production lines.
  14. At 07:20 MULTILANE (Lebanon) Fadi Daou, CEO, will talk about Enabling the next generation Data Center Interconnects.
  15. At 07:40 FORC-PHOTONICS (Russia) Mikhail Likhachev, Head of High Peak Power Laser Group, will make a presentation. FORC-Photonics was founded in Moscow in 2005 to develop and manufacture fiber Bragg gratings, high temperature optical sensors ans monitoring systems, broadband ligh sources and high power amplifiers.
  16. At 08:00 POLARUS (Russia) Katherina Khodunova, CEO, will make a presentation. Polarus picosecond lasers are produced with highly doped optical fiber, making it possible to process even particularly brittle materials. Such high accuracy is crucial, for instance, in flexible displays processing, laser cutting (dicing), laser making, laser micro scribing.
  17. At 08:20 MACROOPTICA (Russia) Danil Safonov, Business Development Director, will make a presentation. MacroOptica is a leading Russian manufacturers of optical components, optical-mechanical nodes and otico-electronic systems for science, civil and medical applications.
  18. At 08:40 BROLIS SEMICONDUCTORS (Lithuania) Augustinas Vizbaras, Founder, will talk about Ovierview of Brolis activities: from sensing to defence applications.
  19. At 09:00 WAVELENGTH OPTOELECTRONICS (Singapore) Charles Wang, CTO, will make a presentation on Automatic Optics Scratch Dig Inspection Technology.
  20. At 09:20 FOCUSLIGHT (China) Victor Liu, CEO & President, will present on Driving High Power Diode Laser Applications and Growth: Synchronization of Diode Laser Light Sources and Beam Shaping Optics.
  21. At 09:40 BWT (China) Jack Chen, CEO.
  22. At 10:00 ZHEJIANG CRYSTAL OPTECH (Singapore) Vincent Leong, Senior Manager, will make an introduction of COT.
  23. At 10:20 ONGINEERINGCO (Egypt) Amir Roushdy, CEO, will make a presentation on Optoelectronic Platform Solutions for Automation and Medical Technologies
  24. At 10:40 GESTAMP (Spain) Laura Galceran, Team leader and Material Process Engineer, will talk about Advanced laser technology at Gestamp Automotive.
  25. At 11:00 DUMA OPTRONICS (Israel) Oren Aharon, Founder, will talk about Electro-optics Hybrid Measuring Technologies.
  26. At 11:20 DUSTPHOTONICS (Israel) Kobi Hasharoni, CTO, will talk about Optical Packaging: from pluggable transceivers to integrated optics.
  27. At 11:40 SHAMIR PRECISION OPTICS (Israel) Lior Levin, Business Development Manager, will talk about Advanced precision optics from prototype to serial production.
  28. At 12:00 GAVISH SAPPHIRE (Israel) Joseph Sragowicz, CEO, will talk about Sapphire Applications in extreme conditions..
  29. At 12:20 CI SYSTEMS (Israel) Amir Gil, Product Line Manager, will talk about TCam – An integrated imaging platform for application development.
  30. At 12:40 HELLENIC PHOTONICS CLUSTER (Greece) Elias Hontzopoulos, Chairman of BoD, will talk about H-Phos: Looking to a collaborative future.
  31. At 13:00 MARDUK TECHNOLOGIES (Estonia) Toomas Pruuden, CTO, will talk about Machine learning in electro-optical context.
  32. At 13:20 ELBIT SYSTEMS (Israel) Alex Ayalon, Senior Director R&D and Innovation, will make a presentation.
  33. At 13:40 COHERENT (Finland) Jarno Kangastupa,Managing Director of Tampere Business Unit will talk about ARM Fiber Laser solution for e-mobility welding challenges
  34. At 14:00 VTT (Finland) Timo Aalto, Research Team Leader and Silicon Photonics Pioneer, will make a presentation. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge.
  35. At 14:20 VIGO (Poland) Adam Piotrowski, President, will talk about MID-IR detectors – a big step toward sensing anything,anyware..
  36. At 14:40 NORSK ELEKTRO OPTIKK (Norway) Trond Løke, CEO – HySpex Division, will talk about HySpex line of scientific grade hyperspectral imagers.
  37. At 15:00 SYLEX (Slovakia) Eduard Koza, Engineering Manager Interconnections, will talk about Fiber optic interconnection and sensing solutions.
  38. At 15:20 VEONEER (Sweden) Jan-Erik Kallhammer, Director Visual Enhancement & Cognitive Systems Research, will talk about The technology, production scaling, and financial challenges of transition into automotive supply of Photonics.
  39. At 15:40 IBM (Canada) Paul Fortier, Senior Engineer Photonic Packaging Development, will talk about Leading edge assembly for co-packaged optics.
  40. At 16:00 NKT PHOTONICS (Denmark) Basil Garabet, President & CEO, will talk about White light lasers for bio imaging.
  41. At 16:20 TRUMPF PHOTONIC COMPONENTS (Germany) Berthold Schmidt, Managing Director, will talk about Developments in high power laser processing.
  42. At 16:40 ZEISS (Germany) Michael Totzeck, Fellow, will talk about Optics and digitalization – on the mutual reinforcement of two key technologies.
  43. At 17:00 MTORRES (Spain) Xabier Monton, Technical Supervisor, will make a presentation. The MTorres group is conceived and developed as an industrial group trained in advanced technologies for the development of novel solutions in the automation of highly complex industrial processes for problems faced by its clients.
  44. At 17:20 CSIR (South Africa) Hencharl Strauss, Research Group Leader – Novel Lasers, will talk about The optics and laser industry in South Africa.
  45. At 17:40 STMICROELECTRONICS (France) Eric Mazaleyrat, Digital Front-End Manufacturing & Technology – Innovation & Strategy, will make a presentation. STMicroelectronics offers one of the semiconductor industry’s broadest product portfolios and serves customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions for Smart Driving and the Internet of Things.
  46. At 18:00 FN HERSTAL (Belgium) Hugues Libottes, Product and Technology Innovation Team Manager, will make a presentation. FN Herstal, a subsidiary of the Belgian-based Herstal Group, designs, develops, manufactures and sells a complete range of state-of-the-art, groundbreaking solutions developed around small caliber firearms and associated ammunition.
  47. At 18:20 ASML (Netherlands) Umberto Emanuele, Business Development Manager, will talk about ASML: World’s supplier to the semiconductor industry.
  48. At 18:40 BAE (United Kingdom) Henri White, Lead Technologist: Sensing, will make a presentation. BAE Systems provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries.
  49. At 19:00 ASIA LASER (Iran) Hamid Firoozi, Managing Director, will make a presentation on Laser material processing industry in Iran.
  50. At 19:20 HOTTINGER, BRÜEL & KJÆR (Portugal) Luis Ferreira, Director, Optical Business, will talk about Fiber Bragg Gratings: one technology, many applications in sensing.
  51. At 19:40 CERTI (Brazil) Manuel Steidle, Head of Technology, will talk about Smart Systems and Photonics Development.
  52. At 20:00 MEXICAN PHOTONICS CLUSTER (Mexico) Eric Rosas, President, will make a presentation. The Mexican Photonics Cluster (CMF – Clúster Mexicano de Fotónica) is a non-profit organization founded to promote and enhance optics and photonics innovation in Mexico, by strategically articulating business, academy, government and society.
  53. At 20:20 TERAXION (Canada) Ghislain Lafrance, President and CEO, will talk about TeraXion – A successful market and technology diversification story.
  54. At 20:40 PHOTON ETC. (Canada) Sébastien Blais-Ouellette, President, will make a presentation. Photon etc. provides scientific imaging solutions for a vast array of applications. From solar cells to live cells, our fast and integrated hyperspectral imaging systems provide solutions to industrials challenges, and give researchers access to the latest innovations in optical and photonic instrumentation.
  55. At 21:00 NUBURU (USA) Mark Zediker, CEO, will make a presentation. NUBURU provides high power blue lasers for welding electronics and batteries
  56. At 21:20 RIO OPTASENSE (USA) Yves LeMaitre, President, will talk about Ultra-narrow Linewidth Lasers Markets and Applications.
  57. At 21:40 COHERENT (USA) Clémence Jollivet, Product Development Manager at Coherent / Nufern, will make a presentation on Novel Specialty Fibers for 2kW Applications.
  58. At 22:00 EDMUND OPTICS (USA) Lars Sandström, Director Precision Optics, will make a presentation on Precision Optics – current trends and how does Edmund Optics stay relevant after 78 years in the industry.
  59. At 22:20 NLIGHT (USA) Dahv Kliner, VP Fiber Laser Technology, will make a presentation. nLIGHT is a leading provider of high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense applications.
  60. At 22:40 LIGHTPATH (USA) Sam Rubin, CEO, will make a presentation. LightPath Technologies is a recognized leader in optics and photonics solutions, serving blue chip customers in the industrial, defense, telecommunications, testing and measurement, and medical industries, for over 35 years.
  61. At 23:00 INTEL (USA) Robert Blum, GM New Business and Sr. Director of Marketing | Silicon Photonics Product Division, will make a presentation. Intel is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of essential products and technologies that power the cloud and an increasingly smart, connected world.
  62. At 23:20 FREEDOM PHOTONICS (USA) Milan Mashanovitch, CEO, will make a presentation. FREEDOM PHOTONICS is a manufacturer of unique and innovative photonic components, modules and subsystems. Our advanced photonic integration platforms and world record semiconductor laser and photodetector technologies are enabling our products in the high-performance fiber and free-space optical communication applications as well as in a variety of optical sensing solutions.
  63. At 23:40 SANMINA (USA) Robert Newberry, Medical CTO, will talk about Non-Invasive Optical Sensing of Infection Biomarkers.
  64. At 00:00 EXCELITAS TECHNOLOGIES (USA) Robin Swain, Chief Technology Officer – Commercial, will talk about Introduction to Excelitas and overview of capabilities.
  65. At 00:20 OCEAN INSIGHT (USA) Steve Buckley, Vice President, Product Development and Engineering, will make a presentation. Ocean Insight use spectral technology, application expertise, and manufacturing scalability to help customers take on important challenges for a safer, cleaner, healthier future.
  66. At 00:40 INFINERA (USA) Mehrdad Ziari, VP, Optical Integrated Components, will talk about Advances in Photonic Integrated Circuits and Network Applications.
  67. At 01:00 MICROSOFT (USA) Bernard Kress, Partner Optical Architect, will talk about Optical architectures for Augmented and Mixed Reality Headsets.
  68. At 01:20 LUMENTUM (USA) Brandon Collings, CTO, will make a presentation. Lumentum is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and laser applications worldwide.
  69. At 01:40 CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS (USA) Claudio Mazzali, SVP & CTO, will make a presentation. Corning Optical Communications is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide.
  70. At 02:00 OPTOTEST (USA) Christopher Heisler, CTO, will make a presentation.
  71. At 02:20 CISCO (USA) Peter De Dobbelaere, Director Technology Development, will make a presentation. Cisco enables people to make powerful connections–whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible–providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.
  72. At 02:40 LIGHTWAVE LOGIC (USA) Michael Lebby, CEO, will talk about EO Polymers enable high speed and low power modulators at 1550nm and 1310nm.
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