Latest update: February 3rd 2018
Welcome! This is the official website of the World Technology Mapping Forum.
Registration for WTMF 2018 is now open
The first calls for participation have now gone on out for the second World Technology Mapping Forum to be held from June 20-22nd 2018. This high-level technology gathering will be held on the campus of the University of Twente in Enschede in the Eastern part of The Netherlands.
You need an invitation to participate
If you participated in 2017, you should have received an invitation email sent out on February 2nd 2018. If you have not received an invitation by February 4th, please check your spam filter.
If you did not attend, but would like to contribute to this technical planning meeting, please get in touch with Karin Appeldoorn, who is the Office Manager at PhotonDelta HQ in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +31 40 247 3258 during office hours or leave a message. (we operate on the GMT/UTC + 1 hour time zone until the end of March 2018). Mention that you saw this announcement on the home page on the WTMF 2018 website. Request an invitation by stating your name, company/institutional affliation and state the photonics expertise that you wish to contribute to the meeting. Please note this is a highly technical planning forum and not a general conference about Photonics.
In the meantime, if you participated in June 2017 and have feedback on what you would like to see in 2018, please get in touch. We suggest signing up for the free WTMF Newsletter to stay informed of developments.
In the period up to the gathering, this website will repost articles from the PhotonDelta website which relate to the WTMF topics and keep you informed about related publications and presentations.
Background Articles related to World Technology Mapping Forum
New Articles for 2018
Previous articles published in 2017. Still current.
Packaging what is holding us back? Scott Jordan.
Global Challenges for Photonics by 2030 Lionel Kimerling
Global Markets for Photonics. Michael Lebby keynote
Why Pilotlines are Key to European Photonics Development. José Pozo, European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)
Invitation to Actively Contribute
Thank you for your continued interest in the World Technology Mapping Forum. We look forward to your active participation in realising our common goal.
Ton Backx, PhotonDelta
Lionel Kimerling, AIM Photonics Academy Boston