EPIC Tech Watch at CIOE

5-8 September 2018

Shenzhen, China

Hosted at CIOE 2018

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CIOE (China International Optoelectronic Expo) & EPIC will join hands again to hold a Tech Watch focusing on photonics applications, imaging and sensing, lasers and optoelectronics manufacturing. Let’s tech talk! Dedicated to all participants of CIOE 2018. Free of charge, just pre-register for CIOE 2018 now and you will get the pass to the conference area.

Speakers will present their topics in English with translation to Chinese or directly in Chinese.

Photos of last year’s event available HERE.
Schedule of last year’s event available HERE.


September 5, 13:30-16:30 /  EPIC Tech Watch on Photonic Devices. 

13:30-13:40 Technology trends of the European Industry in devices for datacom and sensing – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium (EUROPE)
13:40-13:55 Long wavelength VCSELs (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers) for sensing and communications applications – Christian Neumeyr, CEO, Vertilas (GERMANY)
13:55-14:10 4 channel WDM linear PAM4 ROSAs for 200G / 400G FR4 and LR4/8 Applications – Hiroshi Segawa, Sales Director Asia, Huber+Suhner Cube Optics (GERMANY)
14:10-14:25 Professional Design Tools for Photonic Devices and Integrated Circuits – Andre Richter, General Manager, VPIphotonics (GERMANY)
14:25-14:40 Integrated photonics design with single quality-controlled PDK –  Ruping Cao, Asia Business Development Manager, Luceda Photonics (BELGIUM)
14:40-14:55 3D and snapshot hyperspectral cameras based on continuously variable filters – Chenting Lin, Sales Representative China, Delta Optical Thin Film (DENMARK)
14:55-15:10 Burn-in and life test of optoelectronic devices – Martin Collins, VP Sales and Marketing, YELO  (UNITED KINGDOM)
15:10-15:25 Optical reference transmitter for telecom, space grade fiber and LiNbO3 modulators for space communication – Shuo Zhang, Sales Manager China, iXBlue-Photonics (FRANCE)
15:25-15:40 Advanced materials to prevent contaminants-related degradation in LED systems and in Optoelectronic devices – Alessio Corazza, Business Development Manager, SAES Getters (ITALY)
15:40-15:55  Speeding photonic devices to market with virtual prototyping – Alessandra Croce, Senior Optical Engineer, Zemax (USA)
15:55 – 16:10 Lasers for Optical Communication in Space – Hui Zhou, Sales Engineer, eagleyard Photonics (GERMANY)
16:10 – 16:25 Photonic Wirebonding and 3D Nanoprinting for Optical Packaging and Assembly – Christian Koos, CTO, Vanguard Automation (GERMANY)
16:25 – 16:30 Discussion and Final remarks – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium (EUROPE)

September 7, 09:30 – 12:00 /  EPIC Tech Watch on Photonics for Industrial Manufacturing. 

09:30-09:35 Technology trends of the European industry in lasers and optics – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium (EUROPE)
09:35-09:50 Better and faster assembly and testing – Alex Cao, General Manager, ficonTEC (GERMANY)
09:50-10:05 Masters for- and Replication of Advanced Optical Components and Devices – Theodor Nielsen, Founder & CEO, NIL Technology (NILT) (DENMARK)
10:05-10:20 Intelligent passive alignment solutions providing sub-micron bonding accuracy for Silicon Photonics – Robin Liu, General Manager, Finetech (GERMANY)
10:20-10:35 Interference filters for automated vision applications – Peng Wang, Sales and Technical Engineer, Chroma Technology (USA)
10:35-10:50 High Power and Ultrafast Beam Delivery System based on HC PCF fibre for laser processing – Dominique Bonnisseau, Asia Business Developer, Glophotonics (FRANCE)
10:50-11:05 Next Generation of Cooled Optical Gas Imaging Detectors – Fredrik Sjostrom, VP Business Development, IRnova (SWEDEN)
11:05-11:20 Fast Micro-Robotic Photonic Assembly Automation Reduces Costs by 99% – Scott Jordan, Head of Photonics, Physik Instrumente (GERMANY)
11:20 – 11:35 Flexible Systems for Production Level Photonic Device Assembly – Anthony J. Wilson,  CMO, Palomar Technologies & President, SST Vacuum Reflow Systems (USA)
11:35 – 11:50 Analyzing Laser Performance for Laser Additive Manufacturing Industry – Oren Aharon, CTO, Duma Optronics (Israel)
11:50 – 12:00 Closing words – Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium (EUROPE)

Program in Chinese available HERE.


CIOE 2018 trade show floor, The Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall 6, Conference Area.


Interested to sponsor networking dinner? Please contact Carlos Lee by carlos.lee@epic-assoc.com. Contacts onsite: EPIC Director General Carlos Lee: + 32 473300433 and EPIC CTO Dr. Jose Pozo, jose.pozo@epic-assoc.com, +31 6 26 978312.

Participants registration

This event is free of charge and available to all the CIOE 2018 participants. For this, please register HERE.