From Student to Career: A Look Inside Different Career Paths
Tuesday, 12 July 14:00 – 16:00
Students can ask questions and hear from professionals in different fields about the steps they took in choosing their career paths, what it takes to be successful in their field, and what a typical work day is like and how it differs from graduate school.
Scott Davis, Vescent Photonics, USA
Mark Zondlo, Princeton University, USA
Jaakko Lehtinen, Gasera, Finland
Michelle Bailey, NIST, USA
Derek Guenther, Ocean Insight, USA
Recent Advances in Free-Space Optical Communications
Wednesday, 13 July 09:30 – 11:00
Join the Laser Systems Technical group for a special talk led by Szymon Gladysz followed by a networking reception. With several major companies like SpaceX, Facebook, Google, and hundreds of smaller companies pursuing several concepts involving laser communications technology, Gladysz will discuss the recent advances in free-space laser communications in atmospheric and underwater environments. Please use this link to RSVP: https://bit.ly/3NpKmcM.
Szymon Gladysz, Head of the Adaptive Optics Group, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation, Germany
Wednesday, 13 July 18:00 – 20:30
Join your fellow attendees for a festive evening. Guest tickets are available for USD 75.