EPIC World Photonics Technology Summit

3 February 2020

San Francisco, CA, USA

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel (125 Third Street, San Francisco, California 94103 USA)

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The purpose of this exceptional meeting is to bring experts and leaders from industrial companies around the world to discuss photonics technology developments, applications, and challenges. The event is by invitation only at CTO/CEO level (companies less than 100 employees), VP R&D / VP Engineering (companies 100-250 employees),  Director R&D (companies more than 250 employees), NO sales, NO marketing, with an audience of around 150 participants from 30 countries. The presentations will be short (15 minutes) followed by 5 minutes discussion moderated  by Dr. Jose Pozo, EPIC’s Director of Technology, renowned for his exceptional ability to engage the audience to explore synergy and business opportunities. The event is very much networking oriented with many networking opportunities (lunch, dinner, reception, coffee breaks) and a detailed participant list will be provided in advance (including a company description, personal biography and picture of every attendee).

The EPIC World Photonics Technology Summit is EPIC’s highest-level technology meeting. The event gathers 150 experts and leaders from industrial companies around the world to discuss photonics technology developments, applications, and challenges.

If you have not been personally invited but would like to participate, contact Carlos Lee before registering by: carlos.lee@epic-assoc.com

Agenda, detailed participants list and pdf. and video recorded presentations of EPIC World Technology Summit 2019 in Berlin available HERE, photos – HERE.


2 February 2020 Sunday

19:00 – 23:00 Welcoming reception in San Francisco city centre (venue – TBA.)

3 February 2020 Monday

07:30 – 08:00 Welcoming coffee at St. Regis
08:00 – 08:45 Welcome
08:45 – 10:30 Presentations
10:30 – 11:15 Networking coffee break
11:15 – 13:00 Presentations
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Presentations
15:30 – 16:15 Networking coffee break
16:15 – 17:30 Presentations
17:30 – 17:45 Closing remarks

17:45 VIP Networking Reception (Technology Summit participants + VIP invited guests) at St. Regis.

Some speakers confirmed:

  • Kobi Lasri, General Manager, Ophir Optics (ISRAEL)
  • Eric Mottay, President, Amplitude Laser Group (FRANCE)
  • Thomas Liljeberg, GM Photonic Integration, Intel (USA)
  • Christian Vestergaard Poulsen, CTO, NKT Photonics (DENMARK)
  • Aaron Zilkie, CTO, Rockley Photonics (USA)
  • Yee Loy Lam, CTO, DenseLight Semiconductors (SINGAPORE)
  • Mark Heimbuch, CEO, Source Photonics (USA)
  • Petteri Uusimaa, CTO, Modulight (FINLAND)


THIS EXCLUSIVE EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY. The event is restricted to decision makers with technology background, 1 person per company only. If you have not received a personal invitation, but would like to participate, please contact EPIC Director General Carlos Lee by: carlos.lee@epic-assoc.com before registering. Early bird ticket for EPIC members and invited companies: 495 EUR (excluding VAT), non- members / non-invited 995 EUR (excluding VAT) available until 1 December 2019.

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EPIC Events Manager Neringa Norbutaite, email: neringa.norbutaite@epic-assoc.com, mobile: +370 624 389 91