16-17 October 2019

Optics & Photonics in Sweden conference 2019, Electrum, Kista, Sweden


There will be two parallel sessions one is devoted to presentations from academia and one to industry presentations. Keynote speakers will highlight European research and developments. 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 Sweden and Scandinavia 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.

General Chair: Prof. Mattias Hammar, KTH

Key-note speakers:

Prof. Harald Haas, University of Edinburgh
Title: What is the Status of LiFi and What Comes Next?

Prof. Pete Vukusi, University of Exeter
Title: All things bright and beautiful: the photonics of biological systems   


Important dates and deadlines:
Publication of the Programme: beginning of  July 2019;  Registration / Author registration: opens July 2019 closes 8 October 2019

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

For questions regarding exhibition contact Lennart Svensson at lennart@photonicsweden.org

The conference is organised by

Submit abstracts for poster presentation

download all poster abstracts: OPS_2019_poster abstracts


For Optics & Photonics in Sweden 2019 which will be held 16-17 October 2019.

Abstracts can be sent in to petra@photonicsweden.org
Deadline for abstracts:  4th of October 2019
Authors are requested to submit an abstract of a half to one page (font 11, including figures and references)
Contributions will be accepted for poster presentation.

Required poster size: The posters should have a maximum size of DIN A0 (841 x 1189 mm) preferably in a portrait format (not landscape format). Pins and similar pads will be provided by the organizer. All authors are requested to register for the meeting separately from abstract submission.

Best Poster Awards: 

The best poster will be awarded with 3,000 SEK

The second and third prize will be awarded with  1,000 SEK

The poster awards are sponsored by:

The conference is organised by PhotonicSweden

More information: www.photonicsweden.org


REGISTRATION for Participants and Exhibitors




REGISTRATION for Participants


The registration deadline for online-registration is 27th of September.


3.300 kr                      Non Members

+25% VAT

2.600 kr                      Personal Members of PhotonicSweden

+ 25% VAT                 and/or European Optical Society (EOS)

1.400 kr                       Student Members & Pensioner Members of PhotonicSweden and/or European Optical Society (EOS)

+ 25% VAT


1.400 kr Invited Speakers

+25% VAT

REGISTRATION for Exhibitors


The registration deadline for online-registration is 27th of September.

Exhibition fees

15.900 kr                    Non Members

+ 25% VAT                 (incl. one person participation fee)


13.600 kr                    Company Members of PhotonicSweden

+ 25% VAT                (incl. one person participation fee)

2.600 kr additional exhibitors colleagues

+ 25% VAT (incl. one person participation fee)

Observe that all Swedish participants must pay 25% VAT (Moms). The option without VAT is only for VAT-registered companies outside Sweden.

All fees includes one person conference fee and all lunches & coffee breaks and dinner.

Personal annual member fee is 350 SEK/Year and student & pensioner annual member fee is 110 SEK/Year. Personal membership includes membership in PhotonicSweden, Svenska OptikSällskapet and European Optical Society.


The OPS 2019 programme will be updated continuouesly




OPS_exhibitors and sponsor guide_2019

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

Registered exhibitors:

Job dating, matchmaking, release days for master thesis topics and internships!

We will arrange job dating between companies and job-seekers at the conference Optics & Photonics in Sweden 2019. It will take place on 16th and 17th October 2019 and interested companies can get 20 minutes slots to meet interested candidates.

If you are interested let us know beforehand, by sending an email to Petra Bindig (petra@photonicsweden.org) deadline: 4 of  October 2019.

·         Companies shall send a job description.

·         Jobs-seekers shall send a mail which says that they would like to book a time slot!

The service is free for all participating companies and registered attendees.

Additionally, companies have the possibility present their master thesis topics and internships!

All master students can visit the exhibition and info corner for master thesis and internships  for free


Cobolt AB söker Elektronik-Mjukvaruingenjör

     Utvecklingsingenjör SiTek Electro Optics

  Utvecklingsingenjör fiberoptik

  Annons Hamamatsu Photonics


Sponsoring opportunities:

OPS_exhibitors and sponsor guide_2019

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 2018/2019

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)

The Optics and Photonics in Sweden conference (OPS 2017) takes place on 18 and 19 October at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Electrum, Kista,  Isafjordsgatan 22, 164 40 Kista

Hotels in Kista

Hotels in Kista


Memory Hotel in Kista
Special offer: 1.600 SEK incl VAT, breakfast buffé, WiFi Internet, spa & gym, free parking.
Booking code: 469704, can be cancelled 3 days before arriving.
PS has reserved 40 rooms between 15-17 Oct., valid until 1st Oct.

Borgarfjordsgatan 3-5, 164 25 Kista
+46 (0)8 793 07 00 | hotel@memoryhotel.se




Forenom Aparthotel Stockholm Kista
Torshamnsgatan 32, 164 40 Kista
+46 (0)8 40 95 61 00


Connect Hotel Kista
Isafjordsgatan 7, 164 40 Kista
+46 (0)8 42 00 3000 | kista@connecthotels.se


Scandic Victoria Tower
Arne BeurlingsTorg 3, 164 40 Kista
+46 (0)8 517 533 00



Good Morning Kista
Finlandsgatan 7, 164 74 Kista
+46 (0)8 594 606 40 | kista@gmorninghotels.se


Stay XtraHotel
Helsingforsgatan 27-29, 164 78 Kista
+46 (0)8 271 270 | info@stayxtra.com


Färögatan 9, 164 40 Kista
+46 (0)8 517 388 00 | kista@scandichotels.com


Hotels in Stockholm

Elite Hotel Arcadia
Körsbärsvägen 1, Stockholm

Best Western Time Hotel
Vanadisvägen 12, Stockholm

Best Western Hotel Karlaplan
Skeppargatan 82, Stockholm

Clarion Collection Hotel Tapto
Jungfrugatan 57, Stockholm

Scandic Park
Karlavägen 43, Stockholm

Hotel Birger Jarl
Tulegatan 8, Stockholm

Claes pâ Hornet
Surbrunnsgatan 20, Stockholm

Some cheaper options

STF Gärdet (hostel in Gärdet)

Drotting Victorias Orlogshem (in Gamla Stan, the old town) – limited number of rooms

Further information can be found on Stockholm visitor website

OPS-2019,  16-17 October 2019,  Kista, Stockholm, Sweden

Programme Committee Academic Session
Hammar Mattias KTH
Popov Sergei KTH
Vall-Llosera Gemma Ericsson
Bood Joakim Lund Universitet
Haglund Åsa Chalmers
Laurell Fredrik KTH
Järrendahl Kenneth Linköping university
Lindgren Mikael LiU
Sjödahl Mikael LTU
Bindig Petra PhotonicSweden
Gylafson Kristinn KTH (micro o nanosytem)
Pettersson Håkan Lund Universitet
 Karlsson Magnus Chalmers
Programme Committee Industrial Session
Name Company
Lennart Svensson PhotonicSweden, Ordf. Industrial
Petra Bindig PhotonicSweden, Organizer
Christopher Dirdal SINTEF A/S
Krister Fröjdh Proximion AB
Tobias Hedqvist Laser 2000 GmbH
Larz Ignberg Triple Steelix
Kenth Johansson Stiftelsen Adoptikum
Sofia Målberg RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
Ewa Orlowska Hamamatsu Photonics Norden AB
Can Xu NEOLund AB