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Photonics West plenary events

Hear from world-class speakers on the industry's challenges and breakthroughs

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Each year Photonics West features approximately 25 plenary speakers presentating on a wide range of important topics. Be in the room full of energy and inspiration as leaders in their respective fields take the stage to share their latest research and visions of the future.

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28 January 2023 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
Every year at BiOS the community gathers at Saturday Night Hot Topics to hear the latest innovations in the biophotonics field. Don't miss this year's fast-paced program of world-class speakers. Open to all registered technical attendees.
29 January 2023 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
This session highlights the breadth of advances in neurophotonics technologies.
29 January 2023 • 7:00 PM - 8:35 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are enabling intelligent systems across the biomedical and biophotonics sector. All paid technical registrations are invited to attend and learn more.
30 January 2023 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
Attend the OPTO plenary session to hear the latest from Rajeev Ram on high-performance electronic-photonic interfaces, Emily Warren on tandem photovoltaic devices, and Nicolas Grandjean on III-nitride semiconductors.
30 January 2023 • 1:00 PM - 3:05 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
Quantum West showcases the future of applied quantum technologies that will bring about a quantum-enabled future. Hear outstanding leaders discuss their vision for achieving Quantum 2.0. Open to all registered technical attendees.
30 January 2023 • 3:45 PM - 6:05 PM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207/215 (Level 2 South) 
Don't miss two exciting plenaries covering the recent fusion breakthrough at NIF and fully integrated photonic systems. Hot topics talks will address the potential for laser AM, innovations in lidar, and quantum computing.
31 January 2023 • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM PST | Moscone Center, Room 207 (Level 2 South) 
Join us for this year's nano/biophotonics plenary featuring Gang Zheng, Univ. of Toronto and the Princess Margaret Cancer Ctr. (Canada), speaking on porphysome nanotechnology.