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Women in Photonics – Online Meet-up to celebrate International Women’s Day

March 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm UTC+2

The event is free of charge! This event will be held in English!

Together with European Optical Society and PREIN, Photonics Finland is organising a Women in Photonics – Online Meet-Up to celebrate International Women’s Day.

In this event we want to celebrate International Women’s Day and start a conversation about formalising a group for women in photonics in Finland. We welcome everyone to join this event, regardless of gender and nationality, to celebrate and brainstorm future activities together.

What you can expect:
1h invited talks
1h workshop on future activities

Have a look at out event promotional video at the following LINK

For any questions contact PhD Ana Gebejes (+358414760113,


14:00 – 14:15Event housekeeping, Event introduction and Speaker Introduction

Photonics Finland Introduction
PhD Ana Gebejes, Head of Projects at Photonics Finland

European Optics Society Introduction
Elina Koistinen, Executive Director at European Optical Society
14:15 – 15:00Invited talks (order to be confirmed):

“Role of diversity and inclusion in technology innovation”
Liisa Peltonen, General Manager, General Manager, Surface Finland, Microsoft

“Personal insides into an academics’ career”
Birgit Stiller, Max Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
15:00 – 15:45Q&A and Workshop
15:45 – 16:00Closing