EuroPhotonics Spring School April 3-5, 2024 on the Helsinki-Stockholm-Helsinki Silja Serenade ferry boat

Europhotonics Spring School 2024 programme

Participant who are travelling from outside of Finland have been reserved accommodation in Helsinki before the Spring school. Please see your accommodation info in Helsinki in the General Information page

Meeting time in the Ferry terminal (Olympiaranta) is at 11:00 on April 3, 2024. The access to ferry opens at 11:30 on Wednesday April 3. 
The cabins are not yet available at the beginning of the programme and participants should come to the conference center, on Deck 6. There will be a luggage storage room available for your convenience.

The programme starts with lunch buffet served in the conference room lobby at 12-13 and the academic programme starts at 13:00

The details of the programme are updated. Small changes to the schedule are still possible, please check the website before the event.

You can also print the programme here: Europhotonics Spring School 2024 programme (pdf)

Wednesday April 3 

11:00 Meeting in Olympia terminal – Registration and tickets
11:30 Access to ferry opens (Conference room deck 6, cabins not available)
12-13 Lunch (buffet)
13:00-13:20 Opening words for the Spring School / Prof. Amelie Litman/AMU
Welcome from the local organizers and practical information on the Spring School / Prof. Goëry Genty/TAU
13:20-14:00 Partner presentation Prof. Juha Toivonen/ TAU Optical Spectroscopy in Industrial Applications
14:00-14:40 Partner presentation Dr. Veronica Ahufinger Breto/UPC  Designing Topology in Photonic Systems

14:40-15:10 Coffee break
15:10-15:50 Partner presentation Dr. Loic Le Goff/AMU Using Smart and Structured Illumination to Image Embryonic Development
15:50-16:30 Partner presentation Dr. Nils Rosemann/KIT Nonlinear White-Light Generation
(17:00 Ferry leaves from Helsinki)
16:30-17:10 Partner presentation Dr. Meritxell Vilaseca/UPC  Multispectral Imaging: Applications in Biomedicine and Precision Agriculture
17:10-17:40 Coffee break
17:40-18:20 Partner presentation Dr. Viktorija Tamuliene/VU Biochromatic Femtosecond Laser Pump, Air Plasma and Terahertz Radiation Generation: How and Why?
18:20-19:00 Session: Towards a PhD

  • Presentation of PhD possibilities in partners
  • Panel discussion with academics and PhD students

Break  (Cabins available)
21:00 Dinner in restaurant Sea Port

Thursday April 4

9:00-9:40 Partner presentation Prof. Carsten Rockstuhl / KIT Information-Driven Computational Nanophotonics
9:40- 10:00 Student feedback session

(10:00 Arrival to Stockholm)

10-15 Free time in Stockholm (or on the ferry)
Cabins are available also during the time in Stockholm.
You need to be back on the ferry at 16:00 at the latest, or you will not be allowed to board. If you miss the boarding time, you are responsible for arranging your travel from Stockholm. (Ferry leaves from Stockholm at 16:45)

15:00 15:30 Coffee  and summary of the student feedback
15:30- 16:10 Associate partner presentation: Jorge Alejandro Reyes Esqueda/UNAM, Mexico Room-Temperature Mixed Polariton States
16:10-16:50 Associate partner presentation Yu-Chiech Cheng/ Taipei University of Technology Optical System Design of AR/VR/MR
16:50- 17:20 Coffee break
17:20-18:20 Associate partner presentation: Julien Fade/Centrale Marseille RF Approaches to Investigate Spatial Light (De)Polarization Phenomena at the Speckle Grain Scale
18:20-19:00 Associate Partner presentation: Dibakar Chowdury/Mahindra University Terahertz Spectroscopy and Metasurfaces 
19:30-21:00 Dinner (Buffet) in restaurant Sea Port

Friday April 5

7:30- Breakfast
10:30 Ferry Arrives in Helsinki