EPIC RoundTable at OPTRO: Smart Optronic Detectors for Challenging Targets

03 February 2022

Paris, France

In conjunction with OPTRO

The EPIC B2B Roundtable on Smart Optronic Detectors for Challenging Targets will focus on the challenges for UV, VIS and IR detectors in present and future applications such as ghost imaging, hyper and multispectral system or 3D LIDARs. The event will also discuss their applicability in harsh environments for terrestrial, aerospace or subsea applications, such as for example, locations with unpredictable or inclement weather conditions, sand and dust storms or radioactive areas.


03 February 2022

14:00 – 14:05 Meeting format, priorities and objectives – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
14:05 – 14:30 KEYNOTE: Optronic Detector emerging technologies for new challenges in Defence applications  – Fabrizio Berizzi, European Defence Agency
14:30 – 14:55 KEYNOTE: Topic – TBA – Antonio Porta, CTO Optronics & Space, Leonardo
14:55 – 15:45 5 min. companies pitches (apply by: neringa.norbutaite@gmail.com)
15:45 – 15:50 Closing remarks – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
15:50 – 16:00 Networking break


Full Prof. at Univ. Pisa. Currently, Project Officer in Optronics CapTech in EDA. ITA NATO SET and EDA radar CapTech representative on 2010-2018. Expert on radar and optronics. Leader of 10 Defence projects, 4 books and more than 100 journal publications.

Fabrizio Berizzi, Project Officer in Optronics CapTech at European Defence Agency

More speakers will be announced soon.

Executive at Leonardo, Chief Technical Officer for the Optronics & Space Equipment Line of Business. Formerly VP Optronics Systems Engineering. More than 20 years experience in optronics and related technologies. Winner of Prix Ingénieur Général Chanson 2003.

Antonio Porta, CTO for the Optronics & Space Equipment Line of Business at Leonardo


Palais des Congrès – VERSAILLES (10 rue de la Chancellerie, 78000 Versailles – France). For more information, please visit: https://www.3af-optro.com/access


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: 100 EUR (excluding VAT) for the EPIC members & invited companies and 250 EUR (excluding VAT) for the non – members. 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.

Registering to this event does not guarantee you the full access to OPTRO. If you will be attending only our event, you will be allowed to enter the building on 03 February, 2022 from 13:30 until 16:30. To attend OPTRO, please buy the tickets on their website HERE.

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