Hot Opportunities in Optics and Photonics
Tuesday, 15 May
Exhibit Hall Theatre II
This presentation will provide a quantitative review of the recent performance of the optics and photonics market and what to expect going forward. It will discuss the hot opportunities in the industry today, and put them in context using current market information. The talk will emphasize commercial opportunities but will include some discussion of trends in public R&D funding.
Tom Hausken, Senior Industry Advisor, OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates), USA
With over 35 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry activities at OSA—the Optical Society. This includes OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates, now a trade association activity within OSA), where he held a position earlier in his career. For 13 years until 2012, Dr. Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited. He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics. He has a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara, in optoelectronics.