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Photon Pioneers Center in Osaka University -- 3rd Photonics Forum Summit

2011-4-21 (Thu) 1:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The 3rd Photonics Forum Summit will be held on Thursday, April 21.

The influence and application of photonics extends into both society and industry. In Japan, the level of human resources and technology devoted to photonics is world-class and an essential element of future development. Increased integration and cooperation among diverse areas in photonics will nurture the birth of world-leading technological breakthroughs.

Photonics Forum Summits have been held for the purpose of providing a platform that will support the integration of Japanese photonics technologies. The Photonics Forum Summit being held this year is the third summit.


  • 1:10 -- Greetings from organizers: "Photon Frontier Network", KATO Yoshiaki, Program Director, President, The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries

Greetings from guests: Basic and Generic Research Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and others

  • 1:25 -- 1st Portion -- Lectures, "Contribution to a Low-carbon Society through Laser Processing," Chairman: MORI Yuusuke, Osaka University
  1. "Next-generation Laser Processing Project," OGATA Hitoshi, Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Corporation
  2. "Laser application to Automobile Construction," MIKANE Kazuhisa, Maeda Kogyo
  3. "Practical Application of Latest Laser Processing in Heavy Industries," ISHIDE Takashi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  4. "The Forefront of EUV Exposure," MIZOGUCHI Hakaru, Gigaphoton
  • 3:25 -- Break
  • 3:40 -- 2nd Portion -- Panel discussion: "Photonics Technology as Processing for Realizing a Low-carbon Society"
Chairman: OGAWA Tetsuo, Osaka University

Topic Presenter, "Future Development of Laser Processing," FUJITA Masayuki, Institute for Laser Technology


SHIO Kunihiko, Paradigm Laser Research
NAKAI Sadao, Chairperson, Laser Society of Japan, Japan Photonics Council
GONOKAMI Makoto, The University of Tokyo
SAKABE Shuji, Kyoto University

  • 4:50 -- Closing remarks: KODAMA Ryousuke, Osaka University

Venue: Annex Hall,  Pacifico Yokohama

Date: 2011-4-21 (Thu) 1:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Organizer: Photon Pioneers Center in Osaka University, Consortium for Photonics and Technology ("Photon Frontier Network" Program by MEXT)
Registration: Registration by email is required. Please go to the URL below.
Contact: Photon Pioneers Center in Osaka University

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