SPIE Photonex industry events

Hear from world-class speakers on the industry's challenges and breakthroughs. Check back for programme updates as they happen.

Hear from industry and organizational leaders

Get insights and prognostications straight from industry experts. Sessions are on the latest technology advancements and opportunities and achievements in the UK and Europe.

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Presenter at an SPIE Industry Event

2023 Industry Programme Chairs

Simon Andrews

Executive Director, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd (United Kingdom)

Najwa Sidqi

Knowledge Transfer Manager, Innovate UK KTN, (United Kingdom)

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25 October 2023 • 11:15 - 12:45 BST | Industry Sessions Hall 5 
Simon Andrews of Fraunhofer UK heads up the great line up of speakers giving a 360-degree view of Photonics and Government Initiatives.
25 October 2023 • 13:30 - 17:00 BST | Industry Sessions Hall 5 
Najwa Sidqi, Innovate UK/KTN leads this year's forum on Quantum Devices and Applications. Join us for exciting presentations by industry representatives such as Zero Point motion, Qinetiq, NPL, and others.
26 October 2023 • 10:30 - 11:50 BST | Industry Sessions, Hall 5 
Join a range of industry speakers to learn about photonics in space exploration.
26 October 2023 • 12:30 - 13:30 BST | Industry Sessions Hall 5 
This panel will discuss the experiences of photonics professionals from historically excluded groups, and identify opportunities to create a more inclusive research community.
26 October 2023 • 13:30 - 14:30 BST | Industry Sessions Hall 5 
Join us and Alison McLeod for presentations highlighting Advances in Photonics and Nanofabrication.