19-20 April 2023
EPIC Meeting on Fiber Sensors at HBK FiberSensing
Porto, Portugal

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EPIC Members
290.00 Excl. VAT
Invited companies
290.00 Excl. VAT
Non-members
490.00 Excl. VAT


Due to the continuing rapid growth in demand for EM immune, electrically passive, and very accurate sensors with very small dimensions, higher and higher demands are placed on the evolving field of the application of sensors based on quartz and polymer fibers in several fields. Emerging trends includes but are not limited to predictive maintenance, measurement of electrical and magnetic quantities, temperature and vibration sensors, automobile and rail transport, product pipelines leakages, smart waste management, structural health, fire detection, magnetic resonance sensors, smart home care, wearable sensors, in vitro and in vivo sensors.
To meet the demands of this fast-expanding applications-driven market, this meeting discusses both the latest advances and recent application opportunities,  with the main emphasis on applying optical knowledge for solving real-life engineering problems. The technical program will contain presentations on advancements in instrumentation, applications, and technology integration. A special focus will also be placed on current challenges, business impacts and evolving best practices.
Agenda

Tuesday 18 April 2023

19:00 – 22:30 Pre-event dinner for early arrivals (optional) @hotel restaurant or nearby (venue – TBA.)

Wednesday 19 April 2023

12:00 – 13:00 Registration & Light lunch @ hotel NH COLLECTION Porto Batalha
13:00 – 13:05 Welcoming words – EPIC
13:05 – 13:15 Welcoming words – HBK FiberSensing

13:15 – 15:15 SESSION 1: Setting up the scene

13:15 – 13:45 KEYNOTE: HBK FiberSensing
13:45 – 15:15 PRESENTATIONS
15:15 – 16:00 Coffee Break – Networking

16:00 – 18:30 SESSION 2

18:45 Bus transfer from meeting venue to the dinner
19:00 – 22:30 Networking dinner (venue  – TBA.)
22:45 Bus transfer to hotel NH COLLECTION Porto Batalha

Thursday 20 April 2023

08:15 – 08:55 Networking Coffee
08:55 – 09:00 Recap and intro to day 2 – EPIC

09:00 – 11:15 SESSION 3

10:40 – 11:15 Coffee Break – Networking

11:15 – 13:30 SESSION 4

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch – Networking
14:30 – 15:00 Drive to HBK FiberSensing
15:00 – 16:30 COMPANY VISIT @ HBK FiberSensing
16:45 Departure from HBK to airport

Program Manager
Dr. Antonio Castelo
Dr. Antonio Castelo
Technology Manager for Bio-Medical and Lasers
Event Manager
Neringa Noreikiene
Neringa Noreikiene
Events Manager
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