Photonics Education in the Future – webinar on Wednesday May 6th

Photonics Education in the Future – webinar on Wednesday May 6th

The PREIN partner University of Eastern Finland is arranging Photonics Education in the Future – webinar. The event is organised in collaboration with Business Joensuu, Karelia University of Applied Sciences and Riveria vocational education institution.

The programme consists of a regional view in the morning and international aspect in the afternoon. From 9-11:45 the webinar will be in Finnish and focus on the Joensuu Photonics Education Path Project (JFK) which piloted a unique Photonics education pathway from secondary education to PhD level in 2018-2020.

The afternoon at 13-15:30 will focus on the internationalisation of photonics education in Finland. This part will be held in English and also feature world-class photonics programmes from the Netherlands, France, Germany and the US.

You can participate in the whole programme or select only the morning or afternoon according to your interest.

Read more about the programme

Register for the webinar by Tuesday May 5th  at the latest by using this link.


Ohjelma Suomeksi

9.00 Tilaisuuden avaus 

9.05–9.20 Aluekehityksen ytimessä

9.20–10.15 Avaimet yhteistyössä, JFK-projektin kumppanit esittäytyvät

10:15-10:20 Tauko

10.20–11.30 Yrityksiä kuunnellen, case-esimerkit

11:30-11:45  Kohti fotoniikan koulutuksen valoisaa tulevaisuutta   - Jatkotoimenpiteet 

11.45–12.45 Lounastauko 

Programme in English

12:45–13.00   Photonics in Joensuu: Five Decades of Shining Light,

13:00–14.15  World-Class Knowledge in Photonics Education

14.15–15.00  Panel discussion, Global education in photonics

15.05–15.25 Future steps in international collaboration in Photonics education

15:25-15:30  Closing


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