Get ready for the in-person optics and photonics event of 2021 in Denmark.

On 17 November 2021, DOPS and Centre of Applied Photonics are pleased to invite you to an intense one day event with key speakers from the danish optics and photonics community and industry. The day will include plenty of opportunities to network and catch up and will conclude with a dinner event at the excellent IDA restaurant.

In order to ensure we comply with regulations around limited gatherings,  the number of attendees will be limited and take place in the large conference hall of IDA huset to allow for plenty of space. The venue is located conveniently in central Copenhagen at IDA Huset Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, a short walk from the central station.


Henrik Mertz, Head of Department of RoadSensors & Photonics at FORCE Technology.

Francesco Da Ros – Senior researcher at DTU Fotonik

Brian Bilenberg – Founder & CTO  at NIL Technology

Nicolas Volet, Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering – Integrated Photonics and Nonlinearities at Aarhus University.

Tom André Jos Vosch, Associate Professor at the Nano-Science Center, Department of Chemistry at University of Copenhagen.

Stenio Magalhães Ranzini – PhD student at DTU Fotonik, Recipient of the DOPS junior award

After dinner talk
Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe – Professor, High speed optical communiation, DTU Fotonik

Read more about the speakers and see the more detailed program on the DOPS website.

Event information

Date: 17 November 2021
Time: 9:00-17:00 (conference dinner from 17:00-22:00)
Venue: IDA Conference, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, KBH V


Ticket price (includes 1-year membership of DOPS): 750 DKK
PhD Students: 200 DKK
Students: Free
Conference dinner (optional): 250 DKK


Show off your products at the exhibition. You can book your space when signing up for the annual meeting or you can contact DOPS to learn more. Space is limited so first come first serve. An exhibition space costs 3500 DKK.

Award nominations

Do you know someone whom has made a significant contribution to optics or photonics in Denmark and deserve to be recognized? Nominate them for the annual Young Scientist or the prestigious DOPS Senior award. Nominations for this year’s young scientist & senior awards should be sent to DOPS. You learn more about the DOPS awards here.