Register now! Optics & Photonics in Sweden 4 – 7 October 2022!

At Umeå University, Umeå

On 4-7 October 2022 organise PhotonicSweden, together with Umeå University, the Optics & Photonics in Sweden conference.

Save the date:                     4 – 7  October Optics & Photonics in Sweden 2022

General chair:                    Professor Ove Axner, Department of Physics,
Umeå University, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden

Organizers:                         PhotonicSweden and Umeå University

PhotonicSweden arrange OPS-2022 in Umeå in the northern part of Sweden at Umeå University with over 34.000 students.

October 4, the Nordic Photonics Forum

October 5 and 6,  parallel academic and industrial sessions along with an exhibition and poster sessions

October 7, PhotonicSweden, toghether  with  Laser Lab Sweden is arranging  a seminar for university students – What is Photonics? A hot field with lots of job opportunities – CARLA Camp Capsule

The conference is organised by


Confirmed Exhibitors:



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Apply for student free admission:
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The full programme will be available in August 2022


OPS-2022 4-7 October_Preliminary agenda-v2

Preliminary Agenda:

2022-10-04 Day 1: Tuesday

14:00-20:00    Exhibition set up
14:00-18:00     Prel. Nordic Photonics Forum meeting including Smarter Electronics Systems and PhotonHUB
18:00-19:00     Networking with drinks and finger food

2022-10-05 Day 2: Wednesday
09:00-10:00    On-site registration
10:00-12:20     Keynote Talk & Exhibitor Presentations
12:20-14:00     Lunch & Poster Session & Exhibition
14:00-16:20     Conference talks
18:00-19:00     Poster Session & Exhibition
19:00-22:00     Conference dinner

2022-10-06 Day 3: Thursday
09:00-10:40    Keynote Talk & Awards & Poster Prize
10:50-12:10     Conference talks
12:10-14:00     Lunch & Poster Session & Exhibition
14:00-15:00     Conference talks
15:00-16:30     Lab visits

2022-10-07 Day 4: Friday
08:30-14:45  Laserlab Sweden Day
including a seminar for university students – What is Photonics? A hot field with lots of job opportunities – CARLA Camp Capsule

08:30-08:40    Introduction to Laserlab Sweden
08:40-09:40    Presentation of the Gothenburg node
09:50-10:50     Presentation of the Lund node
11:00-12:00     Presentation of the Umeå node
12:00-13:00     Lunch
13:00-14:30     Presentation of the Stockholm/Uppsala nodes
14:30-14:45     Wrapping up!

Each node presentation will comprise a description of the node (15 minutes), followed by 2 – 3 presentations (15 – 30 minutes each) by node participants

Submit abstracts for poster presentation

Abstracts submitted and accepted: All poster abstracts_20220920


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:

Optics & Photonics in Sweden 2022 which will be held 4-7 October 2022.

Abstracts can be sent in to
Deadline for abstracts:  15 of September 2022
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.


Please contact Lennart BM Svensson  

Presentation of advertising material on one table 60 cm x 120 cm. Bring your own table-cloth!
Behind the table there is 2 m space for rollups etc.

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

Exhibiting tables 1-22:

Exhibiting area:

The doors to the Universum entrance are open 07:30-17:30 weekdays.

Anyone who wants to ship items from Universum must use the same address as for incoming goods, i.e. Servicegränd 12, 907 36 Umeå.

This address goes to the back of the Universum.

This address/entrance is also suitable for those who come with goods in their own car.

To get there, from Gösta Skoglunds väg, drive into ”Servicegränd”. This is located by the western biology house. Access takes place at the Biologi parking lot, around the western Biology House, via the Berget parking lot. At the end of Servicegränd is the entrance to the right of the loading dock. It is also open at the same times as above. Once inside, a short corridor leads to the Brashörnan. Then you are automatically on the ”correct” floor and do not need to use the elevator.

Possibly packaging left over from unpacking equipment on Tuesday 4th October can be collected in a corner of the premises and this will be carried into a suitable storage room when staff arrive on Wednesday morning. Packaging produced during Wednesday morning will be dealt with in the same way, at the appropriate time, by staff.


The exhibition at the conference Optics and Photonics in Sweden 2022 at Umeå University function at the same time as a job fair for Bachelor/Master/PhD students . It will take place on 5 and 6 October in the exhibition area.  All exhibiting companies welcome students (graduates, undergraduates and Phd students) to discuss jobs, internships , etc.

Additionally, companies have the possibility present their master thesis topics and internships! If you have a job offer, internship offer or Bachelor/Master thesis topic, you can display it in our Info corner on poster boards in the exhibition area.

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


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 2021/2022

This year, PhotonicSweden announces 2 first prizes, as the last years award had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.

The first prize is valid 6.000 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)

General Chair:

Prof. Ove Axner  Umeå University

Programme Committee for the academic sessions:
Maria Abrahamsson Chalmers, Göteborg
Magnus Andersson UU, Umeå
Ove Axner UU, Umeå
Petra Bindig PhotonicSweden, Kista
Joakim Bood LU, Lund
Ludvig Edman UU, Umeå
Kristinn Gylafson KTH, Stockholm
Kenneth Järrendahl LiU, Linköping
Magnus Karlsson Chalmers, Gothenburg
Valdas Pasiskevicius KTH, Stockholm
Mikael Sjödahl LTU, Luleå
Thomas Wågberg UU, Umeå
Programme Committee for the industrial sessions:
Petra Hardtke Thorlabs, Mölndal
Tania Irebo Swerim AB
Urban Konradsson-Botes Optonyx, Kista
Håkan Olsson SLU, Umeå
Ewa Orlowska Hamamatsu, Kista
Lisa Rähmisch LU, Lund
Christofer Silfvenius Scania AB
Maria Strand Adopticum, Skellefteå
Lennart B.M. Svensson PhotonicSweden, Kista

Hotels & Travels

Hotel reservation
PhotonicSweden has reserved 20 double rooms and 40 single rooms at Hotel Björken, which is close to the venue.

  • Special price for single room SEK 750 per room and night
  • Special price for double room SEK 1150 per room and night
  • The accommodation price includes breakfast.
  • The parking cost is SEK 80 per day.
  • Enter the code ”PhotonicSweden 2022” when booking to get the special price.
  • Rooms not booked 3 weeks before arrival are automatically cancelled.

Hotell Björken
Visiting address:                Lasarettsbacken 10
Postal address:                   Box 7986
907 19 Umeå, Sweden
                                   +46 90 10 87 00


Clarion Hotel Umeå
Has just released its opening offer with room for

799 SEK/night

Visiting address: Storgatan 36
903 26 Umea , Sweden
Phone: +46 771 666 700