International Summer School New Frontiers in Optical Technologies
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Tampere University of Technology


Photonics Finland


9th International Summer School

New Frontiers in Optical Technologies

International Summer School 2017

7 - 11 August 2017,
Tampere, Finland
3 ECTS credits

The International Summer School 'New Frontiers in Optical Technologies', a biennial event held at Tampere University of Technology, is scheduled to take place on 7 - 11 August 2017. This year's event will build on the success of previous Schools. We have had about 1000 participants in the past from over 40 countries. The School will once again offer students and researchers the opportunity to exchange scientific ideas, create contacts, and gain inspiration from leading professionals at the cutting edge of optical technology.


The summer school program will be crafted during spring time and details will be avable a few months before the summer school starts. Summer school starts on Monday morning around 9.00 and ends on Friday afternoon around 16.00.

List of lecturers and topics

  • Prof. Serge Mordon, Research Professor, INSERM, France (To be confirmed)
    • Medical applications of new laser technologies & Photodynamic therapy
  • Dr. Günter Steinmeyer, MBI, Germany (To be confirmed)
    • Measurement of amplitude and phase of ultrashort laser pulses
  • More lecturers to de announced in early 2017
    • Detailed list of lectures will be apprear here as we get confirmations from them.


The registration for the summer school will open in January 2017. The registration requires the users to log in to the registration system. Registration fees are listed in the registration page.

Poster Session

An opportunity will be provided for participants to exhibit posters describing their work. If you intend to display a poster during the Summer School, please indicate this in the registration form (or send an email to if you have already registered). Abstract presentation does not require an abstract, so no need to send files to organizers.

School venue   

Tampere University of Technology (TUT), link for the map of TUT.


Information about accommodation possibilities can be found from our accommodation page.

Travel instructions

Travel instructions to TUT can be from from our travel instruction page.

Organizing team:

Director of the School

Prof. Mircea Guina
Optoelectronics Research Centre

Project manager, primary contact person

Dr. Lasse Orsila
Tel. +358 40 733 6684
Email: (general summer school matters)
Email: (urgent matters)


Mrs. Eija Heliniemi
Optoelectronics Research Centre
Tel. +358 50 301 0007

Head of office

Mrs. Anne Viherkoski
Optoelectronics Research Centre
Tel. +358 40 849 0002


Prof. Tapio Niemi, ORC
Director, Dr. Pekka Savolainen, ORC
Prof. Martti Kauranen, Physics Department

Updated 2016-12-10