EPIC activities at Photonics West 2017

Are you exhibiting at or visiting Photonics West 2017? Here are some important highlights in order to maximise your value of participation as an EPIC member through networking and education opportunities. Make sure to mark your calendar!

Joint EPIC pavilion
Not yet exhibiting but interested in a booth? Perhaps you’d like to exhibit on the joint EPIC pavilion? EPIC, in partnership with SCS Exhibitions are organising an EPIC pavilion located in a central area on the exhibition floor. We are offering this space for US$3,125 all inclusive for our EPIC members and we still have 1 space available! For more information on the price and what’s included, please click here.

If you are interested in co-exhibiting on our pavilion, please let us know as soon as possible!

Monday 30 January 2017

EPIC Global Photonics Clusters Meeting
This meeting takes place on Monday morning at 10.00 and is open to EPIC members and non-European clusters from US and Asia. Meet leaders who know their local ecosystem well and learn about the specificities of each region. If you would like to attend, please contact Carlos Lee, Director General at EPIC.

Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar
The seminar is held during the Monday of SPIE Photonics West, at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco. This one-day event features lasers, photonics, and optics professionals offering business insights for the coming year and is intended for business leaders and key players at photonics manufacturers and their suppliers.
EPIC member pricing: $595 (Regular fee $1,295)

Register here
and email us to obtain the discount code.

EPIC Golf  
EPIC invites all its golf playing (and golf-curious/beginner) members for an afternoon of golf and networking on 30 January 2017 at one of San Francisco’s large golf courts. Please let us know if you would like to participate or for more information.

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Sensing and Spectroscopy Executive Breakfast    
MIRPHAB (Mid InfraRed PHotonics devices fABrication for chemical sensing and spectroscopic applications) organises a breakfast meeting for anyone interested in moving towards the future of the real-time chemical sensing. MIRPHAB provides a platform for the development of your sensor avoiding the risks associated with the introduction of new disruptive technologies.
Do you want to cover the full design and fabrication of your MID-IR Sensor at a minimum of capital investment? You can now apply for matching funding to develop your prototype of up to 230.000 Euros.
Interested in hearing more about this? Join the breakfast meeting (location tbc) at 8.00 AM and network with other EPIC members and sensor development companies. Make sure to RSVP by email to Carmen Ferrari, Events and Marketing Manager at EPIC.

Wednesday 1 February 2017

EPIC 5 Miles Executive Run
‘Because starting the day with a run is the best way to clear your mind’ EPIC is organising a run, followed by a breakfast on Wednesday morning at 6.30 along the pier of San Francisco for all C-level executives (CEO’s, CTO’s, Managing Directors, Presidents) of EPIC member companies. Don’t want to run? We have both a running ánd walking group. Please RSVP by email to Carmen Ferrari, Events and Marketing Manager at EPIC. Please note this is a C-level only event. To get an idea of attendance, please see last years’ participant list here.

Networking Party at booth 5037
Network with EPIC members and many others at the networking party, organised at our pavilion on Wednesday at the end of the show day.