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OPD2017 – Optics & Photonics Days 2017

2017-29-05 - 2017-31-05

Optics & Photonics Days 2017, May 29-31
OPD2017 webpage Here.

Photonics Finland organises Optics & Photonics Days 2017 on May 29-31 at Radisson Blu Hotel next to the marketplace of Oulu. The convention starts with a get-together event on May 29 at 18:00. The program of the conference reflects current activities and trends in Optics and Photonics in Finland, gathering both academic researchers and industrial representatives.

Important dates

Submission deadline Monday 20.3.2017

Extended submission deadline 31.3.2017

Acceptance notification to authors latest 24.4.2017

Early bird registration by 28.4.2017

Get-together at 19:00 on May 29, 2017


Login to registration portal of OPD2017. Registration is now open

Participant Until April 28 After April 28
Student 250 € 300 €
Regular attendance 350 € 400 €

Members of Photonics Finland will get a discount of 50 € on the conference fees listed above. VAT 24 % included in the prices.


The city of Oulu was founded by the order of King Charles IX of Sweden by the Gulf of Bothnia in 1605. It was the capital of the Providence of Oulu from 1776 to 2009. The name Oulu comes from a word in the Sami language meaning floodwater. The location of Oulu at the mouth of the Oulu River has been vivid trading site since ancient history. From being a town known for tar and salmon, Oulu has evolved into a growing modern centre of competence. Currently, Oulu is the largest city in Northern Finland. There are about 200,000 inhabitants in Oulu and the population is one of the youngest in Europe. Approximately, 33 % of people within Oulu region have university degree. The University of Oulu has around 16,000 students and six faculties. Oulu offers an excellent setting for study, work, research and development. More than 600 high tech companies operate in Oulu region.


Hotel Radisson Blu located on the banks of the Oulu River with an overview of the Gulf of Bothnia, combines beautiful waterfront panoramas with city-center convenience. Our location in the middle of this vibrant northern city is just 14 kilometers from Oulu Airport. Wake refreshed and visit Restaurant Toivo for the Super Breakfast Buffet. Our other on-site restaurant, Sassi, serves classic Finnish cuisine with a special local touch. Maintain your fitness routine in our gym, or simply relax with a visit to our swimming pool or Finnish sauna. With a strong reputation as an outstanding event hotel in Northern Scandinavia, the Radisson Blu in Oulu hosts a wide range of successful corporate and personal events in its 13 versatile meeting spaces.




Photonics Finland


Radisson Blu Hotel
Hallituskatu 1
Oulu, Finland
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