Northern Optics & Photonics 2018 conference, Lund

Save the date 12-14 Sept. 2018  – Call for abstracts open deadline 15 May

Northern Optics & Photonics 2018 Lund University Lund, Sweden

It is our great pleasure to announce the next edition in the series of Northern Optics conferences that brings together optical scientists from the
Nordic and Baltic countries. The previous meetings were held in Uppsala (2000), Espoo (2003), Bergen (2006), Vilnius (2009), and Helsingør
(2012) and Imatra/Lappeenranta region (2015). Northern Optics & Photonics 2018 (NOP 2018) will be arranged on 12-14 September 2018 in
Lund, Sweden.
The conference is organised by the Swedish Optical Society and PhotonicSweden in conjunction with the Lund University and Lund Laser Centre and sponsored by optics/photonics societies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Baltic countries.

There will be two parallel sessions one is devoted to presentations from academia and one to industry presentations.

Keynote speakers

Sune Svanberg, Lund University

Algis Piskarskas, Vilnius University

 

will highlight European research and developments.

Invited speakers

Sergey Bozhevolnyi, University of Southern Denmark  (SDU)
Title: Complete control over reflected fields with plasmonic metasurfaces

Mircea Guina, Tampere University of Technology
Title: Photonics integration

Charlotte Platzer, University of Uppsala

Martins Rutkis, University of Latvia

Lars Samuelsson, Lund University

Irina Sorokina, NTNU

Peter Tidemand Lichtenberg, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Title: Infrared spectral imaging for histopathology

Guilherme B. Xavier,  Linköping University

A poster session will provide an additional opportunity to display to the most recent developments and
achievements. It will also give an overview of Optics and Photonics in Scandinavia and the Baltic countries and offer a good platform for creating new collaborations. An exhibition and a session with company presentations will be held in parallel to the technical sessions to provide industry, institutes and associations, an opportunity to display their products and services and bridge the gap between science and industry.

For questions and further information please contact Petra Bindig at petra@photonicsweden.org

Location address:

Lund University
Matteannexet
Sölvegatan 20 A-D
223 62 Lund

The conference is organised by   

Call for abstracts  – Northern Optics & Photonics Conference 12  – 14 September 2018 in Lund, Sweden

Please send your abstracts for oral and poster contributions in an electronic form in Microsoft Word format or Adobe PDF format
Please provide your name, affiliation,  telephone number and Email address on all submissions as well.
You can submit your abstracts by sending them to this email address: nop2018@photonicsweden.org

The abstracts will be published in official conference proceedings.

For questions and further information please contact Petra Bindig at petra@photonicsweden.org

Here you can download the abstract template: Abstract-template-NOP2018Abstract-template-NOP2018

The conference is organised by the Swedish Optical Society and PhotonicSweden in conjunction with the Lund University and Lund Laser Centre and sponsored by optics/photonics societies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Baltic countries.

Topics for the academic sessions (but not limited to ):

  • Photonics in Life Sciences
  • Photonics for Communication
  • Photonics in Manufacturing
  • Photonics in Environmental Technology
  • Optics and Spectroscopy
  • Photonic components and Integrated Optics
  • Advanced Photonic Materials

Topics for the industrial sessions (but not limited to):

  • Photonics in Transportation
  • Photonics in Advanced Manufacturing and Applications
  • Photonics in Life Quality
  • Photonics in Energy and Environment
  • Remote and Laser Sensing
  • Optical Systems and Applications
  • Vision Systems
  • Components and Systems for Telecommunication
  • Optical Metrology

The conference is organised by the Swedish Optical Society and PhotonicSweden in conjunction with the Lund University and Lund Laser Centre and sponsored by optics/photonics societies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Baltic countries.

Important dates and deadlines:

Deadline for abstract submission:  15 May 2018
Notification to authors: 20 May 2018
Publication of the Programme: 15 June 2018
Registration / Author registration: opens 18 May 2018 closes 4 September 2018

The Northern Optics and Photonics conference is targeted to a general audience consisting of researchers, PhD students and representatives from industry of all fields of photonics and optics.

The general aim of the conference is to update the audience about new interesting developments and achievements in relevant research areas. A specific purpose is to stimulate collaboration and interaction with industry and academia and to broaden the knowledge of people who are not experts in the specific field.

To fulfill the purpose of the conference the presentations should to a considerable part consist of more general overview material, easily accessible for everyone in the audience.

The time frame for the presentation is 20 min with 15 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes for discussion. Conference language is English.

Registration

REGISTRATION for Participants and Exhibitors

Exhibitor, member PS/EOS/Nordic/Baltic Optical Societies
Exhibitor, non-member PS/EOS/Nordic/Baltic Optical Societies
15.400kr + VAT = 19.250kr
17.700kr + VAT = 22.125kr
Click here to register: ExhibitorsNOP2018
Member PS/EOS/Nordic/Baltic Optical Societies 3.000kr + VAT =   3.750kr
Non-member PS/EOS/Nordic/Baltic Optical Societies 3.700kr + VAT =   4.625kr
Exhibitor colleague 3.000kr + VAT =   3.750kr
Student, pensioner PS/EOS/Nordic/Baltic Optical Societies 1.600kr + VAT =   2.000kr
Speaker
Click here to register: SpeakersNOP2018
1.600kr + VAT =   2.000kr

The registration will be open in May 2018 and closes 24th  of August 2018

Programme

The programme is not yet available

The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday September 11 Wednesday September 12 Thursday September 13 Friday September 14
09:00 Registration and welcome coffee 09:00 Registration and welcome coffee 09:30-10:30 Session 9: 9a 9b
10:00 Opening 10:00 plenary talk 10:30-10:50 coffee break
10:15 Session 1: Plenary talk 10:45-11:45 session 5 10:50-11:50 session 10
5a 5b 10a 11b
11:00-12:30 information om matchmaking Pitch talks from exhibitors 11:45:-12:25 Session 6 11:50-12:00 closing remarks
6a 6b
12:30-14:00 Lunch & poster session & exhibition 12:25-14:00 Lunch & exhibition and posters 12:00-13:00 lunch
14:00 Session 2:talks 14:00-15:00 Session 7 13:00-16:00 lab tours and study visits (companies)
2a 2b 7a 7b
15:00 Session 3:  talks 15:00-15:30 Coffee break & exposition
3a 3b
15:00-15:30 Coffee break & exhibition, 15:30-16:30 Session 8:
8a 8b
15:30:00-16:50 Session 4 16:30-17:30 awards
17:30-19:00 poster session exhibition snacks and drinks
4a 4b
15:00-20:00 exhibitors can build up their booths
17:00-19:00 welcome reception and poster and exhibtion 19:00-22:00 conference dinner

Exhibition

Click here to register: ExhibitorsNOP2018

Presentation of advertising material on one table

present your company with a table top and benefit from the opportunity of face-to-face contacts with our attendees!

A table top includes further benefits:

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden conference website

· your logo on the final programme

(electronic and print version)

· one full-time registration

For more information please contact Lennart BM Svensson lennart@photonicsweden.org

Matchmaking

We will arrange matchmaking between companies and job seekers at the conference Northern Optics and Photonics in Sweden 2018 in Lund. It will take place on 14th September 2018 and interested companies can get 20 minutes slots to meet interested candidates. We have a private room were the discussions can take place and a pin board where the jobseekers mark their time.

If you are interested let us know beforehand,  by sending a note to Petra Bindig (petra@photonicsweden.org)

The service is free for all participating companies and attendees.

More information on the conference can be found at www.photonicsweden.org  where the full program is available.

Sponsors

Sponsoring opportunities:

Sponsoring of student awards

PhotonicSweden and the Swedish Optical Society invite you to partly sponsor the best master and / or bachelor thesis in the field of Optics and Photonics 2017/2018

The first prize is valid 6.000 kr

plus conference fee for one person and travel costs

The second prize is valid 2.000 kr

plus conference fee for one person and travel costs

Student Award  sponsoring includes further benefits:

· your logo prominently displayed on the diploma

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden website

· Display of your give-aways at the registration desk

Student Award sponsoring from SEK 3.000 :- up to SEK 20.000  :- +25% VAT if applicable

Poster Session sponsoring

Poster session sponsoring includes further benefits:

· your logo prominently displayed in the poster area

· your company announced as an official poster session sponsor

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden website

· Display of your give-aways at the registration desk

Poster session sponsoring from SEK 5.000  :- +25% VAT if applicable

General sponsoring (whole conference)

General sponsoring includes further benefits:

· your logo prominently displayed in the dinner area

· your company announced as an official dinner sponsor

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden website

· Display of your give-aways at the registration desk

General sponsoring (whole conference) from

SEK 10.000  :-

SEK 15.000 :-

SEK 20.000 :-

+25% VAT if applicable

Coffee and lunch break sponsoring

This sponsorship offer gives you unique visibility during the breaks. On three coffee breaks  your company will become the focus of attention among our attendees.

Coffee and lunch break sponsoring includes further benefits:

· your logo prominently displayed in the coffee break / lunch area

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden website

· your company announced as an official lunch or coffee break sponsor

· Display of your give-aways at the registration desk

Coffee and lunch break  sponsoring from SEK 3.000  :- +25% VAT if applicable

Media sponsoring

Do you want to support our conference through your media channels (websites, mail shots,newsletters)?

Media sponsoring includes the following benefits:

· your logo on the PhotonicSweden website

· your logo on the programme (printed and electronic version)

Hotels & Travels

How to get to Lund University: https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/about/visit-lund-university

Lund University
Matteannexet
Sölvegatan 20 A-D
223 62 Lund

maps and other information about Lund: Lund_flyer

Let’s meet in Lund: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zC797j5Jic

Elite Hotel Ideon Lund

NOP2018 have negotiated a special hotel rate between 2018-09-11 and 2018-09-14 at Elite Hotel Ideon. We have reserved:
=> 40 rooms reserved 2018-09-11
=> 100 rooms reserved between 2018-09-12 and 2018-09-14

Special room price:  1150 SEK/night including  breakfast and VAT.
Reservation code: NOP2018

Elite Hotel Ideon
Scheelevägen 27
SE-223 63 Lund
Phone: +46-(0)46-287 1101
E-mail: reservation.lund@elite.se Don’t forget to write the Elite Hotel Ideon in your e-mail! and NOP2018!
Web: Elite_Hotel_IDEON_Lund

Car parking is 40 SEK/day

The Elite Hotel Ideon is 900 m from the conference site at Sölvegatan 20A, and it takes approx 11 min to walk.
Click for Ideon_Map: Hotel-Ideon-Map

Programme Committee for the academic sessions:

Name  First name Affiliation Country 
Bood Joakim Lund Sweden
Brackmann Christian Lund universitet Sweden/Lund
Canalias Carlota KTH Sweden
Gaute Hellesø Olav University of Tromsø, Norway Norway
Haglund Åsa Chalmers Sweden/Gothenburg
Jensen Ole Bjarlin Technical University of Denmark, DTU Fotonik Denmark
Järrendahl Kenneth Linköping university Sweden/Linköping
Korppi-Tommola Jouko University of Jyväskylä Finland
Laurell Fredrik KTH Sweden
Lindgren Mikael NTNU Norway
Piotrowski Adam Vigo Poland
Spigulis Janis University of Latvia Raina Latvia
Srinivasan Anan KTH Sweden
Toivonen Juha Tampere University of Technology Finland

Programme Committee for the industry sessions:

Name First name Affiliation Country
Fonjallaz Pierre-Yves PhotonicSWeden Sweden
Gavars Eduards Lightguide Optics Inc Latvia
Jensen Asger NKT Photonics A/S Denmark
Karlsson Daniel Menglement Sweden
Lund Michael JAI Denmark
Maehlum Gunnar Integrated Detector Electronics AS Norway
Orlowska Ewa Hamamatsu Sweden
Paasch Kasper University of Southern Denmark Denmark
Saarinen Jyrki PhotonicsFinland Finland
Schroeder Jes Millpond ApS Denmark
Schumann-Olsen Henrik Zivid Labs AS Norway
Svensson Lennart PhotonicSweden Sweden
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