2016 OSA Centennial at EPFL


Come and celebrate with us the 100th anniversary of the Optical Society! This networking event will gather optics enthusiasts from academia and industry!

Guest speaker: Prof. Christopher Dainty (University College London / 2011 OSA President)


16:20 Welcome address – EPFL Photonics Chapter

16:30 Short presentations given by OSA Fellows (academia and industry) – Moderation: Dr Ch. Harder

17:15 Mobile phone cameras and their limits / OSA history – Prof. Chris Dainty

18:00 Networking cocktail / buffet dinner, with interactive OSA’s centennial exhibit

The participation of the following OSA Fellows is confirmed:

  • Dr Ch. Bosshard (CSEM / Swissphotonics)
  • Dr B. Braunecker (Braunecker Engineering / Leica)
  • Prof. Ch. Dainty (U. College London)
  • Prof. R. Dandliker (EPFL)
  • Dr Ch. Harder (Harder & Partner / IBM / Swissphotonics)
  • Prof. D. Psaltis (EPFL)
  • Prof. M. Sigrist (ETHZ)
  • Prof. L. Thévenaz (EPFL)
  • Prof. H. Tiziani (U. Stuttgart)


Venue: EPFL – Room SV1717A

Registration : Participation is free but registration here, until Thursday, Sept 29, is mandatory.

Contact : gael.nardin@epfl.ch / manon.rostykus@epfl.ch


The event is sponsored by the OSA and Swissphotonics.

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