Agenda

The 1st WG Meeting Statement

AGENDA
1st Meeting of BRICS Working Group on Photonics
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Skolkovo, Moscow region,
March 1-2, 2018

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1stDay – March 1

Time Session Title
8:30 / 8:45 – 9:00 Transfer from metro station Park Pobedy / Pamir hotel to Skoltech
09:00-9:30 Arrival of the delegates (30 min)
Welcome coffee & Registration on the 3rd floor, near room 303 “Multifunctional”)
 09:30-10:00 Official Working Group Meeting opening

9:30-9:35 Welcome speech by Skoltech President
9:35-9:40 Opening speech by the Russian government representative
9:40-9:45 Opening speech by representative of India as Co-chairing country  (Mr. R.K.Sharma)
9:45-10:00 Greetings from representatives of BRICS countries:
9:45-9:50 China
9:50-9:55 South Africa
9:55-10:00 Brazil

 10:00-11:30 Opportunities given by Photonics

10:00-10:15 South Africa
10:15-10:30 Brazil
10:30-10:45 China
10:45-11:00 India Prof. Hema Ramachandran
11:00-11:15 Russia (Alexey Shulunov, Radiotechnical Institute)
11:15-11:30 Round table discussion

11:30-12:00 Discussion of WG Terms of Reference and Organizational Issues
Moderators:
India (Dr. Sharma)
Russia (Dr. Andrey Anikeev, MES)
12:00-12:30 Discussion of WG Terms of Reference and Organizational Issues
Moderators:
India (Dr. Sharma)
Russian (Dr. Andrey Anikeev, MES)
12:00-12:30 “BRICS Joint Call 2016/2017: Main Findings & How to Improve Photonics Collaboration Projects”

Moderators:
12:00-12:20 Dr. Yaroslav Sorokotyaga, Russian Foundation for Basic Research

BRICS STI FP funding opportunities: Overwiev of past activities & current developments
12:20-12:30 Round table discussion

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch (Technopark-2)
14:00 – 15:10 Session I “Integrated optics and radio photonics”
Moderators:
Russia (Dr. Arkady Shipulin, Skoltech)

India (Dr. Achanta Venugopal)

14:00 – 14:25 Introduction remarks:

14:00 – 14:05 South Africa
14:05 – 14:10 Brazil
14:10 – 14:15 China
14:15 – 14:20 India  (Dr. T. Srinivas)
14:20 – 14:25 Russia (Dr. Sergei M. Kontorov, NIIDAR)
14:25 – 15:10 Round table discussion

15:10 – 15:30 Coffee-break
15:30 – 16:40 Session II «High speed optical communication systems»
Moderators:
Russia (Dr. Vladimir Treshchikov, T8)India ( Dr. T. Srinivas )
15:30 – 15:55 Introduction remarks:
15:30 – 15:35 China
15:35 – 15:40 South Africa
15:40 – 15:45 Brazil
15:45 – 15:50 India (Dr. Deepa Venkitesh)
15:50 – 15:55 Russia (Dr. Alexander Shelepin)
15:55 – 16:40 Round table discussion
16:40 – 17:35 Session III «Round table discussions»
Topics for BRICS Calls in areas of «High speed optical communication systems» and «Integrated optics and radio photonics»
(Moderator Prof. Arkady Shipulin)
17:35 – 17:40 First day concluding remarks (sessions chairs)
18:00 – 19:00 Transfer to the Dinner Restaurant
19:00 – 20:30 Dinner on behalf of the Skoltech rector (Technopark-2)
20:45 Bus transfer to the hotels / metro station Park Pobedy

2ndDay – March 2

 

 Time  Session Title
9-00 / 9-15 Transfer from metro station Park Pobedy / Pamir hotel to Skoltech
09:30-10:00 Welcome coffee on the 4th floor, near room 407/408 “Multifunctional”)
10:00 – 11:10 Session IV «Photonics applications in bio-medicine»
Moderators:
India (Dr. R.P. Singh)
Russia (Prof. Valery Tuchin, Saratov State University)
(Room 407/408)10:00 – 10:25 Introduction remarks:
10:00 – 11:10 Brazil
10:00 – 11:10 China
10:00 – 11:10 South Africa
10:00 – 11:10 Russia (Prof. Dmitry Gorin, Skoltech)
10:00 – 11:10 India (Dr. Hema Ramachandran )
Round table discussion
 11:10-12:30 Session V « Photonics for agriculture and food industry»

Moderators:

Russia (Prof. Pavel Dorozhkin)
India (Dr. A. Venugopal)

11:10-11:35 Introduction remarks:
11:10-11:15 China
11:15-11:20 South Africa
11:20-11:25 Brazil
11:25-11:30 India (Dr. R.P. Singh )
11:30-11:35 Russia
11:35-12:30 Round table discussion

 12:30-14:00   Lunch (Technopark-2)
14:00-15:00 Skolkovo Innovation Centre bus tour. Departure from Skoltech building
15:00-15:30 Coffee-break, Networking & Exhibition. (Cohort area)
15:30-16:30 Session VI «Round table discussions»
Topics for BRICS Calls in areas of «Photonics applications in bio-medicine» and «Photonics for agriculture and food industry»
Moderator:
(Room 407)
16:30-16:45 Session: Approval of the WG Statement, Official conference closing
Moderator
(Room 408)
16:30-16:45 Closing remarks:
China
South Africa
Brazil
India (Dr Hema Ramchandran/ R.K. Sharma)
Russia
16:45-16:50 Signing of the WG Statement. Official meeting closing
17:30 Transfer to hotel Pamir / metro station Park Pobedy