Women in Photonics – Online Meet-up

On Thursday, 17 march 2022 from 13:00 at 15:00

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

Photonics Finland and PREIN, in collaboration with the European Optical Society, are 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

Register by 14th of March at the following LINK

For any questions contact PhD Ana Gebejes (+358414760113, ana.gebejes@photonics.fi)


Preliminary Program (For updates, visit the event website), Times in EET (UTC+2):

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

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

European Optical Society Introduction
Elina Koistinen, Executive Director at European Optical Society


14:15 – 15:00 Invited talks (order to be confirmed):

Liisa Peltonen, General Manager, General Manager, Surface Finland, Microsoft
Birgit Stiller, leader of Max Planck Research Group on “Quantum Optoacoustics” at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light


15:00 – 15:45 Q&A and Workshop

15:45 – 16:00 Closing