Host your own event

Join forces with Photonics Applications Week and get access to global professionals both from the applications verticals (such as Health Care | IoT & Autonomous Systems | IT & Telecom | Agri & Food | Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 | Military | Consumer Electronics & Lighting) and from the Photonics industry.

  • Make use of the global marketing for this week, as your event is part of our international marketing campaign
  • Profit from high-level visitor overflow from other events, taking place during PHAPPS Week.

Type of event you can host
You are free to organise an event under the PHAPPS Week Umbrella, but you have to submit your event for evaluation. You can think for instance about the following type of events:

  • workshop
  • conference
  • hackathon
  • factory tour / application demo
  • matchmaking meeting
  • expo
  • technical meeting
  • photonics for dummie session
  • other

Selection criteria
With the conviction that industries are constantly looking to solve problems for their customers / to improve their performance / to reduce costs /  to become more sustainable one one hand and that the photonics industry can support/solve these goals on the other hand, the selection committee examines all the submissions based on the following criteria:

  • The submission is related to one of the application fields and/or photonics related.
  • The submission is innovative and/or contributes to existing ideas and helps the industry (either from one of the application areas or from the photonics industry).
  • The submission is well-considered and thought out and ready for presentation.

The selection committee encourages submissions that originate from a cooperation between application areas, commerce, experts, photonics industry and /or knowledge institutes.


Costs of participation
Participants pay a contribution that depends on the event and the number of people (and/or events) that they register. This is exclusive of any other costs for the rental of locations and other production costs.


Locations (for events that do not take place online)
Participants who do not have a location of their own in which to hold their event will be offered an overview of guest locations after approval.


Deadlines for 2021 edition
01 November 2020
Open for submissions

16 August 2021, 23.59 hrs
Deadline for submissions

From 20 May 2021
Uploading text, images and information — important in connection with the incorporation in the public campaign, promotional channels and other publicity activities for PHAPPS Week

27 September – 1 October 2021
Photonics Applications Week


If you want to host an event yourself, please use this form to contact us.