07:45 Breakfast – location is the Tech Watch forum located in hall 7.2B
08:15 Keynote Speaker: Stephen Anderson, Director Industry Development, SPIE (USA)
09:00 End Exhibition Opens
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Stephen Anderson is a photonics industry expert with an international background and has been actively involved in the lasers and photonics technology marketplace for more than 30 years. He joined SPIE in 2011 as Industry & Market Strategist and is responsible for tracking the photonics industry markets and technology to help define long-term strategy, while also facilitating development of SPIE’s industrial engagement activities. Before joining SPIE, Anderson was Associate Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Pennwell’s “Laser Focus World,” where he directed the editorial strategy for all media and platforms. During his 18 year tenure at PennWell, Anderson supervised the Annual Review and Forecast of the Laser Marketplace and led the highly regarded Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar, held annually at SPIE’s Photonics West.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is compulsory, on-site registration is NOT possible. The event is free of charge but on invitation to 50 participants from EPIC member companies, and President / Managing Director / CEO / CTO of photonic manufacturing companies. Not sure if your company is member? Check on EPIC Membership Directory . Contact: Carlos Lee, Director General, EPIC