EPIC Meeting on System Integration at PBF

10-11 October 2019

Almelo, The Netherlands

Hosted at: PBF

PBF

Sponsored by:

Bronze sponsor

OptoSigma (1)

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together the companies in charge of the manufacturing of complex optical systems (high power lasers, high energy electron microscopy, lithography, …) to discuss the challenges of integrating optic and photonic components into higher level sub-assemblies and systems. Such challenges include:

A) the Photonic chain:

  • selection of the light source (lamp – LED – laser / laser diode)
  • combinations thereof optical considerations  
  • selection of detectors

B) system design in general
C) cooling / heat management
D) supply chain management (local, global)

E) (Power)Electronics

  • current ripple
  • Dimming, PWM
  • interfacing
  • pulse reproducibility & stability

Agenda

10 October 2019 Thursday

12:00 – 13:00 Registration & Lunch @ Theaterhotel Almelo
13:00 – 13:05 Welcoming words by Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
13:05 – 13:15 Welcoming words by representative of PBF (THE NETHERLANDS)
13:15 – 13:45 KEYNOTE presentation by representative of PBF (THE NETHERLANDS)
13:45 – 14:45 Session 1: Setting up the scene
14:45 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 16:30 Session 2: System design approaches
16:30 – 17:30 Session 3: Power electronics and power supplies
17:45 Bus transfer to a dinner place (if needed)
18:15 – 22:00 Dinner (venue – TBC.)
22:00 Bus transfer from a dinner place (venue – TBC.) (if needed) to the Theaterhotel Almelo

10 October 2019 Thursday

08:30 – 09:00 Morning coffee @Theaterhotel Almelo
09:00 – 09:15 Recap by Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
09:15 – 10:45  Session 4: Heat management
10:45 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 5: Supply chain management
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch @Theaterhotel Almelo
14:15 – 14:30 Bus transfer from Theaterhotel Almelo to PBF
14:40 – 16:00 Company visit @PBF
16:15 End

Venues

The meeting venue for 10-11 October is Theaterhotel Almelo located Schouwburgplein 1 7607 AE Almelo, The Netherlands.

The dinner venue for 10 October to be announced soon.

The company visit on 11 October will be at PBF located Twentepoort oost 54 7609 RG Almelo, The Netherlands.

Hotel

We highly recommend to book your accommodation at the Theaterhotel Almelo located Schouwburgplein 1 7607 AE Almelo, The Netherlands – the same hotel where the meeting will be held. Bookings can be made using this link until 1 July 2019 for 113 EUR for a standard room including breakfast. Transfers will be organised to / from this hotel only.

Registration

Early bird ticket price for EPIC members and invited companies: 250 EUR (excluding VAT);  non-members: 450 EUR (excluding VAT) available until 1 September 2019. After the deadline prices will be increased of 100 EUR. By filling in the registration form below you agree your email to be used to keep you updated about the event. We will also share the registered participants list with the other participants or interested parties (except emails). Attendance is limited to 1 person per company. 

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Contact

For any questions please contact EPIC Events Manager Neringa Norbutaite by email: Neringa.norbutaite@epic-assoc.com or mobile: +370 6 2438991.