Optics Valley hosted the 6th Arizona Photonics Days conference in Tucson, Arizona, on January 25-27, 2023, just prior to Photonics West 2023.
Connect with your peers and industry leaders for technical presentations, industry trend discussions, and business-building opportunities with global attendees over three days.
The program will focus on the expanding scope of optics and photonics technologies in industrial and commercial applications in six areas: Sensing and Metrology, Astronomy, Laser Technology, Quantum Information Science, Biomedical Technology, and Glass and Ceramics.
- Daily keynotes by industry leaders
- 30+ innovation and technology presentations
- 25+ company pitches
- Regular networking opportunities
- Optional lab and facility tours
- Aug. 1, 2022 – Nov. 1, 2022: Call for Papers is now closed.
- Aug. 1, 2022 – Jan. 20, 2023: Sponsor opportunities are now available. Download Sponsor Opportunities PDF Here.
Preliminary Conference Schedule
The preliminary schedule is:
- Jan. 25: 7:30 am — 5:00 pm MST (followed by welcome reception)
- Jan. 26: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm MST
- Jan. 27: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm MST
Who Should Attend?
- Business owners, executives and professionals of optics and photonics companies
- Industry leaders whose companies apply these technologies
- Academic and industry scientists and engineers
- Optics cluster leadership and staff
University of Arizona, Tech Park Arizona
Aloft Tucson University
*Group travel arrangements to/from the conference will be provided for guests who book through the Photonics Days Special Group Rate at the Aloft.
|Conference Co-Chair||Conference Co-Chair||Biomedical Technology Session Chair||Astronomy Session Chair||Sensing and Metrology Session Chair||Laser Technology Session Chair||Quantum Information Science Session Chair||Glass and Ceramics Session Chair|
Co-Chair, Optics Valley
Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Leonardo Electronics US
Travis Sawyer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Wyant College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
Richard Green, PhD
Assistant Director for Government Relations, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
Shelby Ament, PhD
Senior Optical Engineer, Arizona Optical Metrology
Lukas Gruber, PhD
Director, Business Development, Leonardo Electronics US
Director, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Center for Quantum Networks, University of Arizona
Michael Mielke, PhD
CEO, AdValue Photonics
We gratefully acknowledge these 6th Arizona Photonics Days sponsors:
About Optics Valley
Optics Valley is the optics industry cluster for Arizona. The mission of Optics Valley is to catalyze, convene, and connect optics, photonics, astronomy, and supporting business interests throughout Arizona. Optics Valley is a committee of the Arizona Technology Council. www.opticsvalleyaz.org.
About the Global Photonics Alliance
Global Photonics Alliance creates bridges between all optics and photonics clusters to address common matters and facilitate communication and business among members around the world.
About Tech Parks Arizona
Tech Parks Arizona creates the place, environment, and interactive ground that generates, attracts and retains technology companies and talent in alignment with the research, mission, and goals of the University of Arizona (UA). techparks.arizona.edu.
About Arizona Technology Council
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona’s premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. www.aztechcouncil.org.
Event Center - Building 9030
9030 S Rita Road
Tucson , AZ 85747
University of Arizona - Tech Park Arizona
January 25, 2023
January 27, 2023
7:30am - 5:00pm MST
$350 for individual; $900 Company (up to 5 attendees)Register