EPIC Annual General Meeting 2021

15-16 April 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Konstitucijos ave. 20, Vilnius, 09308

Supported by

Hosted by

Logo Red on White
FTMC

  Platinum

LC logo RGB

Gold 

Ekspla
Altechna

Silver 

eksma-optics
OPTOMAN_logo_tagline (002)
Workshop of Photonics

Bronze 

optogama (1)
elas
3photon logotipas
direct machining
Lithuania Laser Association
IFO logo
Femtika1

Agenda and participants list of the previous year are available HERE

Agenda

Tuesday 13 April 2021

08:45 – 17:00 Companies visits (SOLD OUT)

08:45 Departure by bus from Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva
09:15 – 10:15 Optoman visit, group 1
09:15 – 10:15 Femtika visit, group 2
10:15 – 10:30 Bus transfer
10:30 – 12:00 Mokslininku site visit: Optogama & Direct Machining Control (DMC), group 1
10:30 – 12:00 Workshop of Photonics visit, group 2
12:00 – 12:15 Walk
12:15 – 13:15 Workshop of Photonics visit, group 1
12:15 – 13:15 Mokslininku site visit: Optogama & Direct Machining Control (DMC), group 2
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch @ Mokslininkai (address: Mokslininku str. 6A, 08412, Vilnius), group 1&2
14:15 – 14:45 Bus transfer
14:45 – 16:00 Femtika visit, group 1
14:45 – 16:00 Optoman visit, group 2
16:00 – 16:30 Bus transfer
16:30 – 18:30 Savanoriu site visit: Integrated Fiber Optics, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, 3photon & ELAS, group 1&2

18:30 – 19:00 Bus transfer to the dinner place
19:00 – 22:30 Dinner in the city @ venue TBA.
22:30 Walk / bus transfer from the dinner place to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Wednesday 14 April 2021

08:45 – 17:40 Companies visits (number of participants limited, participation confirmed based on first come – first served basis, only 7 places left: updated 9 March 2020!)

08:45 Departure by bus from Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva
09:30 – 11:00 Light Conversion visit
11:00 – 11:30 Bus transfer
11:30 – 12:30 Eksma Optics visit
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch @ Mokslininkai (address: Mokslininku str. 6A, 08412, Vilnius)
13:45 – 14:15 Bus transfer
14:15 – 16:00 Altechna Coatings visit
16:00 – 16:05 Walk
16:05 – 17:15 Ekspla visit
17:15 – 17:45 Bus transfer to the hotel

18:00 – 22:00 Welcoming Reception @ Sky bar, Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Thursday 15 April 2021

07:30 – 09:00 Running  / walking activity & breakfast

09:00 – 09:45  Registration & coffee break
09:45 – 11:30 EPIC Lithuanian members presentations: 3photon, Altechna, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Direct Machining Control, ELAS, Eksma Optics, EKSPLA, Femtika, Integrated Fiber Optics, Light Conversion, Lithuanian Laser Association, Optogama, Optoman, Workshop of Photonics.
11:30 – 13:00 Registration and lunch
13:00 – 13:30 Welcome and setting up the scene
13:30 – 14:30 EPIC update
14:30 – 15:15 The world goes photonics
15:15 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:45 Preparing for growth (scaling, IP, finance, strategy)
10 Steps to realizing real cash value from innovation and intellectual capital assets – Ludo Pyis, Founder & President, Areopa Group (BELGIUM)
16:45 – 18:00 Preparing for exit, investment, M&A landscape
18:00 – 18:20 Investment requests (5 min. company pitches looking at raising capital)
Maria Chiara Ubaldi, CEO, CareGlance (ITALY)
Mirvais Yousefi, CEO, LuxC (DENMARK)
Other proposals welcome (ask by neringa.norbutaite@epic-assoc.com)
18:20 – 18:30 Presentation of the EPIC CEO award 2020

18:40 Bus departure from Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva to the Gala dinner venue
19:00 – 23:00 Networking dinner @ Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
23:10 Bus departure from Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Friday 16 April 2021

08:00 – 08:30 Welcoming coffee @ Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva
08:30 – 10:30 Photonics market overview, opportunities, technology & scouting
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:30 Efficient & cost effective manufacturing
11:30 – 12:15 Internationalization
Martin Weinacht, Director of Europe Programs, Edmund Optics (GERMANY)
12:15 – 12:30 Hiring and recruitment
EPIC member hiring experience
Recruiter experience
12:30 12:30 Announcement EPIC AGM 2022 in Helsinki, Finland

13:00 – 15:00 Networking Lunch
15:00 End & bus transfers to Vilnius airport

Accommodation & transportation

If you booked your hotel for 2020, please cancel it. 

For booking your hotel in 2021:

Please book your room at Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva (address: Konstitucijos ave. 20, Vilnius, 09308) at the hotel booking system, using the promocode EPIC. Standard single room price per night – 105 EUR including breakfast, free usage of fitness area, sauna and WiFi valid until 22 March, 2021. Free cancellation before 5 April 2021, 12:00 (Vilnius time). Hotel contact for questions: lietuva.events@radissonblu.com

Participants arriving with a car, can park it in the underground parking lot (address: Konstitucijos ave. 20, Vilnius, 09308, entrance from Konstitucijos avenue). Please inform the reception that you parked during the check in for a discounted rate.

Registration

This exclusive event is not public, please make sure you received direct and personal invitation from the EPIC staff before you register. The number of attendees limited to 1 per company, decision making level. The participation fee: 250 EUR (excluding VAT). By registering, you agree that we can use your data to inform you of details concerning this event. EPIC will also share the participants list with the other participants or interested parties. Participation is confirmed only when received a confirmation email from the EPIC staff. By registering you acknowledge our GDPR Statement.

We assume that all registered people will attend the Meeting on 15 and 16 April including the Networking dinner at Grand Dukes Palace. For these additional events please confirm your participation by marking the tick in the registration form below:  1) dinner in the city on 13 April, 2) companies visits on 13 (SOLD OUT) & 14 April, 3) Welcoming Reception on 14 April, 4) Run/walk in the morning of 15 April. Thank you.

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Contacts

Sharara Qasemová, EPIC Events Manager, Email: sharara.qasemova@epic-assoc.com, mobile / WhatsApp: +420 775465552