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The SPIE Brussels Student Chapter invites you to "LIGHTtalks" about "Careers in Photonics" on May, 10th

May 2, 2016 at 15:47

At the occasion of a special edition of their “Light Night” , the SPIE Brussels Student Chapter is organizing “LIGHTtalks”  about “Careers in Photonics” . The goal is to create awareness among all students about the potential of photonics and its applications and career opportunities.

This “Light Night” will contain inspirational “LIGHTtalks” from different perspectives including:

  • a motivating talk from Dr Christ’l Joris (ETAP Lighting/Agoria)  about the presence of photonics in industry;
  • several short presentations by successful photonics alumni  representing different personal career options with emphasis on the link between photonics education and career;
  • a society-oriented talk from Prof Christopher T. Middlebrook (Michigan Technological University)  about the role of SPIE in the transition from photonics education to the job market.

The talks will be moderated by Prof Francis Berghmans (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) .

Prior to the talks a reception with sandwiches will be provided. After the talks, a Q&A session and a networking reception will follow. During the networking reception, you will also get the opportunity to learn more about the outreach activities (photonics experiments) of EYEST  at its dedicated booth.

The event, organized within the framework of the European LIGHT2015 project, will take place in the Promotion Room (D.2.01 ) in building D on VUB /Etterbeek campus  on Tuesday May, 10th 2016 at 18:00 , and is open to everyone.

Please find attached the final program of the event.

For organizational reasons, we kindly ask you to register today, free of charge, to the “Light Night” here  (places are limited).

We welcome all of you to join us in Brussels in the evening of Tuesday May, 10th!

For more information, please contact SPIE Brussels Student Chapter via spieofficers@b-phot.org .

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