Opening ceremonies at UNESCO headquarters, Paris; 19-20 January 2015
UNESCO headquarters featuring "Light is Here" artwork by Kari Kola, near the Eiffel Tower.
SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs in GoogleGlass, with Bernard Kress, SPIE Fellow and Optical Architect at Google[X].
William Phillips, 1997 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, demonstrates exciting science.
In a panel discussion, SPIE member Ana María Cetto gives her perspective on science policy solutions.
SPIE Fellow Andrew Forbes leads discussion the role of optics in developing countries.
SPIE Fellow Zohra Ben Lakhdar shares her perspective on the challenges and opportunites of 2015.
Steven Chu, 1997 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, provides a snapshot of the current energy landscape.
SPIE Member and 2014 SPIE Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award winner Brian Wilson explained how biophontics can help in the fight against disease.
Chairman of the IYL Steering Committee John Dudley has been working toward the IYL since 2009.
SPIE Fellow Sune Svanberg shares the sucess story of light being recognized by the Nobel Prize.
SPIE Fellow Charles Falco speaks on Ibn Al-Haytham's contributions to optical science.