Executive Forums on Photonics

Executive Forums Photonics 2019 - Yole Développement - CIOE

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Yole Développement is proud to collaborate once more with the China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE) to organize a new edition of the Executive Forums on Photonics. They will take place from September 4 to 6, 2019 in Shenzhen, alongside the 21th CIOE.

Each forum will last half a day and include 7+ presentations of the main industry players. Attendees will then be able to access more than 25 exclusive talks during the four forums and networking times.  

NEW! The Executive Forum on Silicon Photonics – Sept 4, 2019, PM

Silicon photonics, beyond the tipping point!Silicon photonics is an exciting technology, leveraging semiconductor manufacturing infrastructure to combine different photonic functionalities on the same chip. Compared with other photonic ICs, silicon photonics will have the highest compound annual growth rate of 44.5%, mostly for Data Centre Interconnects (DCI). Find more

With: Intel, Sicoya, HP Electronics, Teem Photonics, Soitec and more

The Executive Forum on LIDAR for Automotive – Sept 5, 2019, AM

LiDAR is en route to mass production for the automotive market. With the integration of LiDAR in the Audi A8 in 2017, and the introduction of Waymo’s robotic car service in 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona, LiDARs are now on the roads. Find more

With: Valeo, Innoviz, RoboSense, First Sensor and more to come

The Executive Forum on 3D Sensing for Consumer – Sept 5, 2019, PM

Envision the future of 3D sensing technology and ecosystem. As space and dollars are a scarce resource on the front side of phones, the application of 3D sensing is now starting on the rear of phones and expending into tablets, smart assistants, and payment devices. Find more

With: LGE, Oxford Instruments, System Plus Consulting and more to come

The Executive Infrared Imaging Forum – Sept 6, 2019, AM

The million unit threshold has been crossed! With more than a million imager units shipped in 2017, thanks to FLIR’s Lepton core and SEEK Thermal’s success, the uncooled IR detector and imager market looks promising. Find more

With: Lynred (ULIS), HIKVision, Ningbo Sunny Infrared and more to come 

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The entrance gives access to a VIP badge which includes the additional services:

  • Free Wi-Fi, food & beverage in VIP Lounge
  • Free sourcing service (match making and factory tour by request)
  • Exclusive seat for New Products & Technology Presentation
  • Offline industrial activities recommendation in non-exhibition period
  • Access to Post Show Report and industry news

Early bird prices until August 9, 2019!

1 Forum Standard Rate: 195€ – Early bird rate: 160€

Additional discounted rates available if you register to more than 1 forum organized by Yole Développement and CIOE :

  • 2 Forums Standard Rate: 285€ – Early bird rate: 235€
  • 3 Forums Standard Rate: 415€ – Early bird rate: 345€
  • 4 Forums Standard Rate: 545€ – Early bird rate: 465€

Registration will open soon, stay tuned!

Sponsorship opportunities available

Sponsoring the Executive Forum on Photonics is a prime opportunity to put your company in front of more than 80 of the key industry players and decision makers of the industry. The forums are the single-meeting events in China exclusively dedicated to Photonics, where you will be able to meet and talk with key players. Find more details here.

Venue – Hotel – Visa

The forum will take place at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Chrysanthemum Hall, 5th Floor, SZCEC.
Fuhua 3rd Road, Futian CBD,
District Futian, Shenzhen,
Guangdong, China.
Find more information to plan your venue here

Get access to a list of suggested hotels here

Kind reminder to the overseas visitors: China visa are required to all the overseas passport holders for entry into Chinese territories. Visa Application may take a long period, and we kindly remind you to apply for the China visa as early as possible. If you need invitation letter, please contact derek.deng@cioe.cn.