International day of light: A day to connect!

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Sydney Nanoscience Hub (A31) and School of Physics University of Sydney

Physics Road

Camperdown, NSW 2050

Australia

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International day of light: A day to connect!

Organized by the Sydney OSA local section and the University of Sydney OSA student chapter

The Sydney Optical Society (OSA) local section and student chapters are pleased to invite you to celebrate the International Day of Light 2019!

We are delighted to support this global initiative that provides a focal point for everyone with appreciation of light and passion for optics and photonics (https://www.lightday.org/).

We invite all OSA and Australian Optical Society (AOS) members in Sydney to celebrate the International Day of Light, network and hear from the local optics communities.

We prepared an exciting program for you and proud to officially launch our local section on the International Day of Light!

Program

School of physics (Lecture theatre 2 - LT2)

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00pm Professor Kishan Dholakia gives a talk “Let’s celebrate light” with a fun presentation and summary of research
  • 4:00-5:00 OSA Ambassador Dr Samuel Serna and Prof. Martijn De Sterke (Director Institute of Photonics and Optical Science)
  • 5:00 -7:00 OSA local section reception (Drinks and food provided)

Welcoming address (SNH foyer):

  • Dr Irina Kabakova (President OSA-Sydney local section)
  • Prof. Benjamin Eggleton (Director the University of Sydney Nano Institute)
  • Prof. Michael Steel (Australian Optical Society)
  • Mr Luke Mackay (President OSA-SPIE Usyd student chapter)

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Sydney Nanoscience Hub (A31) and School of Physics University of Sydney

Physics Road

Camperdown, NSW 2050

Australia

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Organiser of International day of light: A day to connect!

The Optical Society (OSA) is an international professional body offering technical, professional and community resources for those working in optics and photonics. Our Local Section of the OSA—the first of its kind in Australia—aims to extend the benefits of being actively involved in the optics community by forming a new platform for early- to mid-career researchers and professionals in Sydney.

We have a number of social and professional development events being planned, so please check this page for updates (or subscribe to our Twitter feed). Membership is free and new members are very welcome to join! We're also keen to hear your views and ideas for fun and career-enhancing events.... so please get in touch to share your thoughts or to join our mailing list.

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