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Keynote Speaker:

“Sensing High Speed Phenomena Using Fiber Gratings and the Sagnac Interferometer”
Eric Udd
Columbia Gorge Research, USA

Invited Speakers:

“Optical fiber nanowire sensors”
Gilberto Brambilla
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK

“Long-range coherent optical frequency domain reflectometry and its applications”
Fumihiko Ito, Xinyu Fan, and Yusuke Koshikiya
NTT-Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, JAPAN

“Photonic Crystal Fibers from Non Silica Glasses for Fiber Optic Sources in the NIR and IR ranges”
F. Smektala1,G. Gadret1, J. C. Jules1, F. Desevedavy1, M. El-Amraoui1, J. Fatome1, B. Kibler1, G. Qin2, T. Suzuki2, Y. Ohishi2
1 ICB Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, Dijon, FRANCE
2 Research Center for Advanced Photon Technology, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, JAPAN

“Brillouin scattering accompanied by acoustic grating in an optical fiber and applications in fiber distributed sensing”
Kazuo Hotate
University of Tokyo, JAPAN

“Fiber-based Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy”
Hans-Peter Loock
Queen's University, Dept. of Chemistry, CANADA

“Potential applications of High Order Mode fibers to optical sensing”
Siddharth Ramachandran
Boston University, USA

“Photonic liquid crystal fibers: an innovative sensing technology”
Tomasz R. Wolinski
Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology, POLAND

Invited Workshop Speakers:

Workshop 1: The past and future of fiber optic sensors

“The Origin, History and Future of Fiber Optic Acoustic Sensors for US Navy Applications”
James H. Cole
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA

“Research on Fibre Optics Sensors at the University of Kent and its subsequent exploitation”
David Jackson
University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

“Optical fiber sensor research and industry in Germany: review and outlook”
Reinhardt Willsch
Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena, GERMANY

Workshop 2: Smart Structures and Applications

“Pressure sensing with fiber-optic sensors: technologies and applications”
Eric Pinet
FISO Technologies Inc., CANADA

“Distributed sensors based on Rayleigh scattering”
Mark Froggatt

“Smart Structures and Applications”
Marc Voet
FOS&S b.v.b.a., BELGUM

“Fiber sensor applications in structural sensing and railway monitoring”
Hwa-Yaw Tam
Hong-Kong Poly, CHINA

“Distributed sensing with OFDR and their applications to structural health monitoring”
Hideaki Murayama1,Hirotaka Igawa2, Daichi Wada1, Kazuro Kageyama1, Koji Omichi3,Yuichi Machijima 4
1 School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, JAPAN
2 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAPAN
3 Fujikura Ltd., JAPAN
4 Lazoc Ltd., JAPAN

“Structural Shape Sensing or Damage Assessment of Navy Vessels"
Chris S. Baldwin
Aither Engineering Inc., USA


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