Optics & Photonics Industry Snapshot and Outreach Event 2017

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Emeritus James C. Wyant
Founding Dean of the College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona & 4D Technology, Tucson AZ

“It is wonderful to have a career in optics and photonics”

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Monday, March 27, 2017
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom
530 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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The Optics and Photonics Industry Snapshot and Outreach Day is designed to bring together people from optics and light-related industries in Michigan, the academic community, students and the general public. The evening’s activities are intended to foster discussion, inspiration and building relationships within the region. This event is made possible by the Ann Arbor Section of the Optical Society of America (AAOSA), the Optics Society at the University of Michigan (OSUM) and the Michigan Photonics Cluster (Mi-Light). The keynote address is given by Prof. James C. Wyant. This year we highlight the history of optics in Michigan and the treasure chest of photonics-related industries, facilities and human resource in the local area and ways to enhance public understanding of science.  Join us for a great evening of networking, talk, outreach and light refreshment.

Program: 6:00-10:00pm

  • 6:00-7:00 pm:       Registration and name-tags, refreshments and networking
  • 7:00-8:00 pm:       Keynote presentation by Prof. James C. Wyant
  • 8:00-8:30 pm        Industry spotlight, (1-2 mins company and organization pitch)
  • 8:30-10:00 pm:    Coffee, networking, exhibitions and outreach
  • 10:00 pm              End                                

This event is free and open to the public

Exhibitors and Sponsors:

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