Strategies in Biophotonics event adds five new exhibitors

Oct. 14, 2013
The Strategies in Biophotonics Conference & Expo, a PennWell event scheduled for September 9-11, 2014, in Boston, MA, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, continues to build momentum with the addition of five new technology exhibitors at their inaugural event: BaySpec Inc., NKT Photonics, Nufern, Tec5 USA, and Vermont Photonics.

The Strategies in Biophotonics Conference & Expo, a PennWell event scheduled for September 9-11, 2014, in Boston, MA, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, continues to build momentum with the addition of five new technology exhibitors at their inaugural event: BaySpec, NKT Photonics, Nufern, Tec5 USA, and Vermont Photonics.

The five companies are joining B&W Tek, Laser Components, OFS Optics, and Princeton Instruments as featured exhibitors.

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PennWell’s Technology Group senior vice president, Christine Shaw, said, “The addition of these esteemed companies authenticates the desire for an event that addresses the advancement of photonics technologies for health and medicine. We are certain more companies will follow suit, resulting in a comprehensive exhibit hall that will foster an environment for product development and market success.”

As conference co-chairs, Barbara Goode, editor-in-chief of BioOptics World, and Conard Holton, editor-in-chief of Laser Focus World, are assembling an industry-leading advisory board to develop conference content. So far, the board includes:

  • Robert R. Alfano, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering and Director of Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, City College of the City University of New York
  • Thomas M. Baer, PhD, Executive Director, Stanford Photonics Research Center; Co-Founder, Arcturus Bioscience, Inc.
  • Brett Bouma, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School (Cambridge, MA); and Physicist, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • Robert Chimenti, Sr. Strategic Applications Engineer, Innovative Photonic Solutions
  • John Dexheimer, President, LightWave Advisors, Inc.
  • Thomas J. Dudley, Assistant Director, Photonics Center, Boston University
  • Ken Kaufmann, PhD, VP of Marketing, Hamamatsu Corp.
  • Robert J. Nordstrom, PhD, Program Director, Cancer Imaging Program, National Institutes of Health National Cancer Initiative
  • Aydogan Ozcan, PhD, Associate Professor, head of Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory, UCLA; Founder, Holomic LLC
  • Rick Plympton, CEO, Optimax Systems Inc.
  • Juergen Popp, PhD, Scientific Director of the Institute of Photonic Technology and chair for Physical Chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
  • Dale Wahlstrom, president and CEO of LifeScience Alley (LSA) and BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota


For more information about the Strategies in Biophotonics Conference & Expo, visit http://www.strategiesinbiophotonics.com.

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