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18-19 September 2024
EPIC Technology Meeting on Photonics for Miniaturised Optics: from components to use-cases at Sony DADC
Salzburg, Austria

Hosted by
EPIC Members
350.00 Excl. VAT
Invited companies
350.00 Excl. VAT
Non-members
550.00 Excl. VAT


Join us for an enlightening exploration into the fascinating topic of Micro and Nano Optics at our upcoming EPIC technology meeting, where we discuss design, mass manufacturing, and  its applications. This gathering will serve as a platform for experts, innovators, and developers to discuss the challenges of optical technologies at the micro and nano scales.

Mark your calendar and join us at the forefront of optical innovation, as we uncover the world of micro and nano optics, from design to mass manufacturing and applications. It is an opportunity to gain invaluable insights, foster collaboration, and stay at the forefront of this exciting technological frontier

Agenda

Optional agenda

17 September, 2024, Tuesday 

13:00 – 17:00 Companies visits
19:00 – 22:00 EPIC Pre-event networking dinner

Agenda

18 September, 2024, Wednesday

12:00 – 13:30 Registration and lunch
13:30 – 13:40 Welcoming words by EPIC
13:30 – 13:40 Welcoming words by Host

13:45 – 15:45 SESSION 1: APPLICATIONS AND IMPACTS OF MINIATURIZED OPTICS

In this session, we will explore the many practical uses and significant impacts of miniaturized optics. Experts from various industries will shed light on how photonics advancements have changed fields like medical imaging, augmented reality, and telecommunications. From small cameras to compact sensors, we’ll discuss how miniaturized optics are reshaping our world, opening up new possibilities for devices and systems.

Agenda in preparation, interested speakers can contact us with their proposals

15:45 – 16:30 Networking coffee break

16:30 – 18:30 SESSION 2: DESIGN AND SIMULATIONS FOR MINIATURIZED OPTICS

The session 2 will be focused on detailed design and careful simulations involved in miniaturized optics. We’ll look at things like micro-lenses and nanostructures, uncovering the innovative design methods and advanced simulation tools driving the development of small optical systems. Companies leading this field will share their expertise, revealing the complexities and solutions in designing optics on a small scale.

  • PlanOpSim – Lieven Penninck, Founder (Belgium)

Agenda in preparation, companies interested in participating can contact us with their proposals

19:00 – Departure from venue and walking tour to the dinner place.

20:00 – 22:00 Networking dinner

19 September, 2024, Thursday

07:30 Departure from recommended hotel – TBA.

08:15 – 08:45 Welcoming coffee break

09:00 – 10:45 SESSION 3: MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR MINIATURIZED OPTICS

The final session of the technology meeting will explore the latest breakthroughs in optical technologies on a small scale. From nanophotonics to micro-optical systems, this session showcases cutting-edge optical innovation. Experts from R&D will reveal recent advancements in ultra-compact optical devices.

  • FEMTOprint
  • Vanguard Automation – Sebastian Skacel, Head of Application Management (Germany)
  • Joanneum Research – Paul Hartmann, Director of Institute MATERIALS (Austria)

Agenda in preparation, companies interested in participating can contact us with their proposals

10:45 – 11:30 Networking coffee break

11:30: – 13:15 SESSION 4 RECENT ADVANCES IN OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES AT MICRO AND NANO SCALES

The final session of the technology meeting will explore the latest breakthroughs in optical technologies on a small scale. From nanophotonics to micro-optical systems, this session showcases cutting-edge optical innovation. Experts from R&D will reveal recent advancements in ultra-compact optical devices.

  • KEYNOTE: TII – Technology Innovation Institute – Ravi K. Saripalli, Senior Researcher (United Arab Emirates)
  • DELO – Stephan Prinz, Senior Product Manager (Germany)

Agenda in preparation, companies interested in participating can contact us with their proposals

13:30 – 15:00 Networking lunch

15:00 Company visit and end of the technology meeting

Accomodation

To be announced soon

Speakers
Director of Institute MATERIALS at JOANNEUM RESEARCH
Head of Application Management at Vanguard Automation
TBA
TBA at FEMTOprint
Senior Product Manager at DELO


More speakers will be announced soon.

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Useful resources
Technology Manager
Technology scope and agenda
Jeremy Picot-Clemente, PhD
Jeremy Picot-Clemente, PhD
Technology Manager for Optics and Green Photonics
Programme Manager
Coordination
Lídia Briquets
Lídia Briquets
Programme Manager
Event Manager
Logistics, venue, accommodation, and transportation
Justine Massip
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