ETOP 2023 will be held in Cocoa Beach, Florida on May 15-18, 2023 (Monday – Thursday). Just 45 minutes from the Orlando International Airport, the host site will be the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront.
We are planning some special activities in the area as well as a tour of CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics. Plan on staying the full week so you don’t miss out!
ETOP, Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, is a conference held every two years, that brings together leading optics and photonics educators from all around the world and from all levels and orientations to discuss, demonstrate and learn about new developments and approaches to teaching in these fields.
Through presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibits, it is the intent of this conference to inform professors, students, teachers and professional trainers on how to teach optics and photonics for the future.
You understand the importance of education and continuous training for the competitiveness of your company and the economic development in your sector? Join us to discuss how education in optics and photonics can be tailored to industry needs.
You enjoy research and are also passionate about teaching the next generation of physicists, laser scientists and optical designers? We are eager to learn about your teaching techniques, new curriculum and programs.
You prepare college students for their future as technicians or for the continuation of their education? Have you tried out new methods such as virtual classrooms and open-source platforms for teaching optics? Tell us about your innovative teaching practices.
Are you a teacher sparking young people’s interest in optics and photonics? Show us how optics is included in the your curriculum and what marvelous experiments you’ve prepared for your students.
How great it is to share your passion about optics and photonics through awesome activities and long term outreach programs! Inspire us with your creativity to increase awareness about the sciences of light.
ETOP is also for you! All topics related to education and training in optics and photonics are welcome, and so are you. We favor diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of the event.
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