EOSAM 2016 in Berlin

The EOS Biennial Meeting (EOSAM), a major European event for the European optics and photonics community, was held in the convention centre of Adlershof in Berlin, September 26–30, 2016. With a full week of interesting optics and photonics presentations in its 8 Topical Meetings, a Grand Challenges of Photonics Session, EU Project Result Dissemination session, workshops, sessions, tutorials and summer school, as well as networking and social events, the EOSAM was attended by over 360 attendees and over 270 presentations and 50 posters were heard and seen during the week.

During EOSAM, EOS announced its new Fellows and awarded esteemed researchers for their contributions to photonics. The new fellows are Roel Baets (Ghent University), Wolfgang Osten (Universität Stuttgart), Carlos Ferreira (University of Valencia), Jürgen Czarske (Technische Universität Dresden), and Anne Debarre, (University Paris Sud and University Paris-Saclay).

Besides, as a legacy of the LIGHT2015 project, EOS continued to award young researchers and entrepreneurs for their outstanding contributions to photonics. This year, it was Camille-Sophie Brès, from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, for her outstanding research and work on Fiber and Waveguide Optics.

EOSAM 2018 in Delft. The next EOSAM will be held October 8–12, 2018 in Delft, Netherlands, at the congress centre of TU Delft with multiple topical meetings, tutorials, industrial exhibition and more.

Read Photoniques special EOS issue, march-april 2017.