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Photonics Association (Singapore) News

The Photonics Association (Singapore) has lined up 2 exciting business and technology events specially for you to learn, update and to tap the growing the market.

(soft launch)
Make a date with industry experts and professionals on 25th July 2001.
This year's theme: The Promise of Light: Technology, Markets & Networking

This is an annaul one day industry Forum held in Singapore, where experts and renowned international speakers are invited to give talks on the business opportunities, trend and technology development in the field of optics/photonics.

Tentative Speakers for this Forum include:
(i) Mr Dan Hull, President of CORD
(ii) Director of Optoelectronic Industry & Technology Development Association (OITDA), Japan
(iii) Mr Shiro Takahashi of Hoya Corporation, Japan
(iv)Mr Dennis Polla of Surromed
(v)Prof Lim Tuan Kay of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

$180 for PA(S) Members
S$300.00 for non-members

The fee includes: Proceedings, Morning & Afternoon Coffee Breaks, Lunch, and an evening Networking Cocktail Reception.
* Early Bird Discount: If you booked before 15 May 2001, you will enjoy a 10% discount.
* Group Discount: If you send 3 or more people, you are entitled to a 10% discount.
*ACT NOW! and you enjoy a total 20% disocunt by confirming your seat early and sending more than 3 people from the same company.

To confirm your seat(s), please use the attached Registration Form.
For further information, please send me an email at Lloyd of Asia TradeMart

This event is supported by Economic Development Board (EDB) and Productivity & Standards Board (PSB).

2. Asia Pacific Optical & Wireless Communications Conference & Exhibition (APOC)

This event is organized by the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) and with the Photonics Association (Singapore) as one of the co-organisers along with other international bodies.
Scheduled to be held in Beijing, China from 12 - 16 November 2001, the Photonics Association (Singapore) has secured a booth for this exhibition.
We invite members who want to penetrate the Chinese telecommunications and wireless markets to place their products literature/brochure in the booth for dissemination/distribution to the targeted attendees.
The cost is a mere S$300.00 per company for using the Association's booth to distribute the literature/brochures.
Why are we charging? -- So that we can pool your nominal amount and send a representative to Beijing to man the booth and collect business contacts for you.
If you are to participate on your own with a booth, the cost will be US$385 psm for a 9 sqm standard shell schem booth (or work out to US$3,465.00)

You can visit the website at for more information and some market statistics.
To register you interest, please email me Lloyd at Asia TradeMart

Anand Asundi
Chair, R&D Division
Photonics Association Singapore