Photonics Day of this year, the theme was "Handai will change the world with light", was gotten started with the opening remarks of Professor Shojiro Nishio, President of Osaka University. And it was followed by a guest address of Mr. Tomohiro Terasaki, Director for regional R&D promotion University-Industry collaboration and regional R&D Div, MEXT, keynote lecture of Professor Eiichi Maruyama, Honorary Researcher of RIKEN, and lectures of Mr. Yoshikazu Yoshida, Corporate Advisor of Shimadzu Corporation, Assistant Professor Katsumasa Fujita of Osaka University, and Professor Yusuke Mori of Osaka University.
Also thanks to the attend of Professor Toshihiro Tanaka, the dean of graduate school of engineering, we could end the lecture part on a high note.
Poster session was started after lectures, and participants seemed to enjoy exchange of opinions.
Some questionnaire said "the lecture was interesting", "it seemed to be good to be able to listen to a talk of member company".
We deeply appreciate the lecturers and participants.