Hosted by our University Photonics Application and Research Center and Faculty of Applied Sciences Photonics Department, the “3rd. International Light and Light-Based Technologies” Conference has begun. The conference, which will last for 3 days, will feature 80 speakers from 15 different countries. With more than 500 mainly international participants interested in the field of optics-photonics, ICLLT-2022 draws attention as an important event in the name of our University. The program continues online between 25-27 May.
Opening the conference, Photonics Department Faculty Member Assoc. Dr. Yashar Azizian-Kalandaragh welcomed the participants. Head of the Photonics Department Prof. Dr. Süleyman Özçelik followed by stating that this special conference is organized every year in May since May includes the World Day of Light on May 16 as approved by UNESCO. In his speech, Prof. Dr. Özçelik pointed out that the trend of optical and photonic technologies has reached a dizzying pace in the last 50 years and mentioned that this conference is a great opportunity for young researchers interested in their field.
After Prof. Dr. Süleyman Özçelik's speech, UNESCO Turkiye National Commission President Prof. Dr. M. Öcal Oğuz began his speech. Prof. Dr. Oğuz started by thanking Gazi Photonic, who have achieved important work in their field, for embracing World Light Day and contributing to awareness and sustainability in our country. Prof. Dr. Öcal Oğuz emphasized that with the declaration of light day, UNESCO aims to raise awareness of the importance of vision technologies in human life and development of society, and increase education in light science and technology. Oğuz, concluded his speech by thanking Musa Yıldız on behalf of the UNESCO Turkiye National Commission.
The conference opening ceremony continued with Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Ramazan Bayındır greeting the participants on behalf of the university administration and wishing them success at the conference.
The conference began with the presentations of the invited speakers.
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