Other Dissemination & Engagement Activities

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Date Event Location Details type of audience size of event
09 Mar 2020 Invited Presentation San Diego, USA Francesco Da Ros (standing in for Darko Zibar, WP leader) delivers an invited presentation at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC2020) entitled ‘The Role of Machine Learning for the Next-generation of Optical Communication Systems and Networks’ OFC Conference Attendees 8000 (down from 15,000 due to COVID-19)
09 Mar 2020 Short Course San Diego, USA WP Leader Darko Zibar delivers a course at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC2020) entitled ‘Hands-on: Machine Learning in Optical Networks’ (Note: event cancelled due to COVID-19) OFC Conference Attendees 8000 (down from 15,000 due to COVID-19)
01 Jan 2020 Newletter produced online FONTE Newsletter Issue 2 produced and uploaded onto FONTE website general public
14 Jan 2020 Seminar at Microsoft Research Labs Cambridge, UK WP Leader Darko Zibar delivered a seminar at Microsoft Research Lab (Cambridge) entitled ‘Advancing classical and quantum communication systems using machine learning’ Researchers in Industry about 20
13 Jan 2020 Seminar at Cambridge University Cambridge, UK WP Leader Darko Zibar delivered a seminar at Cambridge University entitled ‘Advancing classical and quantum communication systems using machine learning’ Academics, graduate and postgraduate studens about 35
05 Dec 2019 2019 Annual Research Conference at AiPT Birmingham, UK Presentation and poster at the 2019 AiPT Annual Research Celebration Resarchers in the field of Photonics 150
05 Dec 2019 Seminar at SPIE Student Chapter Birmingham, UK ESR Vadislav Neskornium gave a seminar at the Aston SPIE Student Chapter about his research Resarchers, PhD students and Post Docs in the field of Photonics 15
25-26 Nov 2019 2019 Microsoft Research Cambridge PhD student Workshop on Next Generation Cloud infrastructure Cambridge, UK ESR Stenio M. Ranzini has participated in the Microsoft Workshop on Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure , where he was able to present his work to a cross-diciplinary team of Microsoft researchers and discuss the future of the cloud. The event was by invitation only! Microsoft researchers and PhD researchers 60
25 Nov 2019 2019 NBL Innovation Day Stuttgart, Germany ESR Vinod BAJAJ participated in the annual Innovation Day at Nokia Bell LAbs, presenting a poster with his research findings and speaking to visitors to the event. Read full post here Local High School Students, teachers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers at Nokia Bell Labs. about 100
9-10 Oct 2019 Photonex Europe 2019 Coventry, UK FONTE was present at Photonex 2019 , a major UK conference and trade exhibition, where project FONTE is represented in the AiPT booth by the Aston University’s ERS1 Vladislav Neskorniuk who had a slide show and talked about his research . Researchers & engineers from industry & academia. Presence of over 90 SMEs and companies 1,100
18-20 Sept 2019 Optical Solitons and Frequency Comb Generation 2019 Berlin, Germany FONTE Coordinator Prof. S. Turitsyn invited speaker at this important conference and networking event, speaking to colleagues about FONTE Scientists 30-35
Sep 2019 Brochure ‘AiPT Educational Programmes 2019-20’ Birmingham, UK Produced a Brochure about Educational programmes at AiPT, including project FONTE Scientists; graduate and undergraduate students 500 copies printed plus digital distribution
July/Aug 2019 ErasmusPlus Staff Exchange involving FONTE Kiev, Ukraine Yaroslav Prylepskiy, FONTE WP1 leader and supervisor, spearheads the organisation of an ErasmusPlus Staff Exchange Programme involving the National Technical University of Ukraine – Kyiv Polytechnic Institutey, one of the most prestigious institutions in the Ukraine. One of the aim of this exchange is disseminating FONTE project details, enriching research and collaboration ties, and delivering lectures & seminars to FONTE ESRs. Ukranian Scientists small
23-27 Jun 2019 CLEO EUROPE 2019 Munich, Germany Produced a Poster and Banner about AiPT ITNs including FONTE for booth at CLEO Munich 2019 Conference .

Scientists; companies 3,800
31 May 2019 Newletter produced Online FONTE Newlsetter Issue 1 produced and uploaded onto website general public
May 2019 Research Gate online A FONTE Project Page was encoded on this social networking site for scientists and researchers) Scientists 15 Mill users of site
May 2019 Brochure:’ Research at AiPT’ Birmingham, UK Produced a Brochure about Research at AiPT , including project FONTE. Scientists 500 copies produced plus digital distribution
3-7 Mar 2019 Optical Fiber Communication Conference OFC 2019 San Diego, USA Produced and distributed a Flyer about FONTE at OFC 2019 and other conferences. Scientists; companies 15,400
1 Oct 2019 Brochure ‘AIPT Educational Programmes 2019-20’ online and printed brochure for distribution Produced a Brochure detailing Educational Programmes and postgraduate opportunities at AiPT including project FONTE Undergraduate and MSc students; scientists and Research Group leaders 1000 copies printed plus digital distribution