Key Photonics Technology Forum to Open in Brussels
BELLINGHAM, Wash., April 9, 2010 — SPIE Photonics Europe announced that it will provide a forum for discussion of the latest developments in key enabling technologies identified by the European Commission held April 12-16 at the Square Conference Centre in Brussels.
Including more than 1300 presentations, it is the largest and broadest technical program of any European photonics event in 2010, the organization said.
Featured speakers include:
• George Anania, Cube Optics and Photonics21
• Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute
• Kishan Dholakia, University of St. Andrews
• Mario Paniccia, Intel Corp.
• Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Infinera Corp.
• L. Kobus Kuipers, University of Amsterdam
• Bernard Kippelen, Georgia Institute of Technology
• Benjamin Eggleton, University of Sydney
• Wolfgang Sandner, Max-Born Institute
• Ursula Keller, ETH Zürich
• Mike Dunne, UK Science and Technology Facilities Council
• Eleni Alexandratou, National Technical University of Athens
Two major activities will promote photonics innovation. These include a presentation of a student innovation prize sponsored by the Research, Education and Training Work Group of the Photonics21 technology platform and SPIE, as well as an Innovation Village award competition. Held in cooperation with the European Union and the Brussels Photonics Team at the Vrije University of Brussel (VUB), the competition will include 21 participating companies.
For more information, visit: www.spie.org
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