Optics and Photonics days – August 23 – 25 2021

Optics & Photonics Days is an annual central event in the area of Optics and Photonics in Finland and will take place on the 23 – 25 August 2021 in Turku, Finland.


OPD2021 Main Sponsor Edmund Optics

Important dates

  • Early bird registration extended until 30.06.2021. 
  • Academic abstract submission extended until 10.06.2021.  

A word from the organizer – April 2021 

As the situation with Covid-19 is improving along with vaccinations progressing we do not expect any major limitations to organizing OPD2021 in Turku. We will follow carefully the situation in close collaboration with health officials and will let you know immediately should there be limitations. 

Pekka Hänninen, chair of local organizing committee 


In the year 2019 we broke a record in the number of participants of 242, and the number of exhibitors 34. We also had two SILVER sponsors and one GOLD sponsor. Thank you to all of the participants and companies for your support!

As the previous OPD’s, OPD 2021 will be designed to deliver the latest findings and research results performed within the Academy and Industry. The event is designed for matchmaking and networking of academy researchers and companies representatives for finding common interests, partners for collaboration, invest in opportunities.

Companies-exhibitors interested in the Finnish and Nordic countries region markets are encouraged to present their products, services, and technologies and participate in the pitch session, specially designed for raising the awareness of all event attendees of exhibiting companies goods. 

Please notice that there is a discount rate applied for companies-exhibitors members of Photonics Finland. This is economically reasonable to use this option. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Registration for participation

Registration for OPD2021 can be done following the link. The registration fees are listed in the table below. Organizers are following the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare guidelines. In case of restrictions being placed on events or limits on number of event participant by the authorities all registrants will receive full refund on the paid registrations.  

ParticipantUntil June 30th 2021After June 30th 2021
Student (Photonics Finland member)*
The annual membership fee is 18EUR
150 € 200 €
Student (non-member)* 200 € 250 €
Regular attendee (Photonics Finland member)*
The annual membership fee starts from 30EUR
250 € 300 €
Regular attendee (non-member)*
300 € 350 €
Exhibitor extra person (Photonics Finland member) 250 € 300 €
Exhibitor extra person (non-member) 300 € 350 €

The prices are without VAT 24%. The Registration fee includes Conference participation, Two lunches, Coffee breaks, Conference dinner. If you want to know more about the benefits of being a member of Photonics Finland, please visit here.

* Accompanying person can be added at 155€. Price includes OPD social program (Get together dinner 23th and Dinner 24th of August).


Submission

The optics & Photonics Days academic conference program consists of submitted contributions as well as invited talks, plenary speakers, panel discussions and other related activity. The industrial program does not have submitted contributions but the industrial program committee organizes the industrial session independently. Academic sessions include oral presentations and poster presentations for which you may submit your abstract for review by the program committee and additional expert reviewers.

Typographical instructions for the submissions are listed in the abstract template, which is available in Microsoft Word -format and LaTeX-format. The maximum length for the abstract is 1 page. The template for submission is available here: Submission template for OPD.

The abstract is to be submitted not later than 10th of June 2021 in the conference registration and submission portal Here. Minimum requirements for submission are

  • Submission type select (preferred oral or poster presentation),
  • All authors, email addresses and organizations; list of authors must be identical to the submitted pdf-file,
  • Title of Contribution,
  • A short summary of the work (max 3 000 characters)


Program

As a tradition, the OPD2021 program will include both the academy and industrial sessions running parallel.

The program to be announced.


Exhibition

Registration link. Exhibitor fee is 1100 EUR + VAT 24% and for Photonics Finland members 800 EUR + VAT 24% (This is of economically reasonable to use this option. For more information please visit  here). Exhibition Fee includes a table in the exhibitor area, full conference program (lectures, lunches, dinner) for a single person. The additional person fee is equal to the regular attendee fee. Monday 23th 12:00 is the starting time for the companies to prepare the exhibition materials.

Exhibition area

Exhibition space: approx. 4 m2
Included services: Electricity bar for your equipment


Sponsorship packages and sponsors

We can offer companies the opportunity to be our main sponsor, i.e., “Gold sponsorship”, which includes

– Company logo to the front cover of the hand program (exclusive right),
– Company name and logo at conference Main web page; exclusive right, exhibitors get their logo in the Exhibitor page
– Introduction of the company as the main sponsor of the event with up to 5 min speech/presentation time during the conference dinner (exclusive opportunity)
– Option to share any handout material to all participants during registration. For example, material that you provide can be included in all conference bags that every participant receive
– First to select exhibitors table position (exhibition table included in the price).

The cost of Gold sponsorship is 2500 EUR (+VAT 24 %).

YOUR COMPANY “GOLD SPONSOR” LOGO HERE


Another alternative is the “Silver sponsor” (max 2 companies), which includes

– Larger company logo in the rear cover of the hand program,
– The company listed as conference sponsor and sponsor of student presentation prices (student oral and poster presentations will be awarded),
– Option to share any handout material to all participants during registration. For example, material that you provide can be included in all conference bags that every participant receive
– priority to select exhibition table over others (Gold sponsor has the 1st choice, and the first silver sponsor has 2nd priority, exhibition table included in the price).

Cost of 1500 EUR per company (+VAT 24 %)

One Silver sponsorship package is available.

Please not hesitate to contact Photonics Finland Head of Projects PhD Ana Gebejes in questions about the event.

ana.gebejes@photonics.fi
+358 4147 60113

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