Optics & Photonics Days (OPD) 2023 in Joensuu on May 30 - June 1


The annual Photonics Finland Main Event, Optics and Photonics Days (OPD) 2023 will be held 30. May – 1. June 2023 in University of Eastern Finland (UEF) campus, Joensuu, Finland!

OPD offers a unique opportunity to learn from interesting Academic and Industry presentations, network with companies, students and researchers in the field of photonics and optics, but also to explore products and services in OPD Exhibition that is held during the conference.

Also there is a lot of other activity such as traditional Networking Dinner, Job Fair, Nordic Photonics meeting, Women in Optics and Photonics event and also Poster- and Pitch sessions.

How to Attend to OPD2023 (Please find all the details through links below)

  • Industry Theses are announced!
  • Program in full, click here
      Tuesday May 30, 2023

      University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Carelia building

      , Yliopistokatu 4, Joensuu

      15.00-15.15 PREIN Flagship Networking event
      – Opening words
      FinnLight promotion (FIRI call open in April- May)

      15.15-15:30 Coffee

      15:30-16.00 Resent research highlight

      16.00-16.30       Impact session Top 10 global impact


      16.30-18.00 PREIN Flagship Panel Discussion

      Theme: Research and industry collaboration

      •  When Finland will invest 4 % in R&D  where should it be directed?

      • The impact of the flagship programme to research collaboration


  • Venue
  • RegistrationTo benefit the Early Bird pricing by 6th April, Register now!
  • SubmissionExtended deadline for submissions by 10th March!
  • ExhibitionRegister Now!
  • Sponsorship opportunitiesSee all sponsoring opportunities and Register now (limited availability)!
  • AccommodationSpecial pricing available, Book yours now!
  • Questions? Contact details

The more detailed information about side events Women in Photonics, Student event, Job Fair, PREIN Flagship, and Nordic Photonics will be available in March – April 2023.

Important Dates – Submission and Early Bird Registration is now open!

  • Abstract submission ends on 10th March
  • Early Bird Registration ends on 6th April
  • Normal price registration ends on 5th May
  • Accommodation special pricing ends on 5th May (except Scandic, which ends on 15th May)
  • Registration ends 21st of May