Other Dissemination & Engagement Activities

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Date Event Location Details type of audience size of event
01 Oct 2021 DSP Workshop Booklet of Abstracts published online and twitter Our Booklet of Abstracts, giving information about the speakers and abstracts of talks given during our Digital Signal Processing of Optical Communication workshop (coorganised with REAL-NET) has been published and distributed widely over social media. Download it here general public
01 Sept 2021 FONTE at ECOC 2021 Booklet of Abstracts published online and twitter Our Booklet of Abstracts, detailing talks and posters by FONTE consortium members during ECOC2021 Conference has been published and distributed widely over social media. Download it here general public
19 Aug 2021 Invited talk as OSA Guest lecturer at Bennett University virtual Francesco Da Ros of DTU, in his capacity as OSA Ambassador for the Optical Society, gives an invited lecture on Machine Learning in Photonic Systems at Bennett University (Uttar Pradesh, India; 19 Aug ’21). students about 35
27 Jul 2021 Invited talk as OSA Guest lecturer at Brno University virtual Francesco Da Ros of DTU, in his capacity as OSA Ambassador for the Optical Society, gives an invited lecture on Machine Learning in Photonic Systems at at Brno University (Czech Republic; 27 Jul ’21). students about 35
20 Jul 2021 invited talk virtual FONTE WP Leader Darko Zibar delivers an invited presentation at theIEEE Summer Topicals 2021 virtual conference Conference Attendees
07 Jun 2021 Short Course at OFC2021 virtual FONTE WP Leader Darko Zibar , together with Massimo Tornatore (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) deliver a course at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC2021) entitled Machine Learning in Optical Networks (SC483)‘ . OFC Conference Attendees 15,000
06 June 2021 FONTE 3rd Year Brochure published online and twitter Our FONTE 3rd Year Brochure, sumarising the third year of FONTE has been produced and distributed widely over social media. Download it here general public
21 May 2021 IDL2021 Summit online and twitter A final event in the week-long International Day of Light celebrations, the 9 MSCA projects at AiPT organised a IDL2021 Summit on 21 May, with lectures, fun activities and a photo competition on the subject of ‘Light’ general public, academics, graduate and postgraduate studens 100
17-20 May 2021 Illuminate Birmingham, UK The SPIE Aston Student Chapter celebrates the International Day of Light with the Illuminate Event, a series of mini events around Aston University general public, Academics, graduate and postgraduate studens 50
16 May 2021 IDL2021 Brochure published online and twitter Celebrating the International Day Of Light 2021 on 16 May FONTE in synergy with all other MSCA Projects coordinated at Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies has published a stunning brochure dedicated to Light. In it our ESRs explain how their research relates to the concept of ‘Light’
Brochure here
general public
19-22 Apr 2021 NIP Workshop Booklet of Abstracts published online and twitter Our Booklet of Abstracts, giving information about the speakers and abstracts of talks given during FONTE’s Nano and Integrated Photonics workshop (coorganised with MULTIPLY) has been published and distributed widely over social media. Download it here general public, academics, graduate and postgraduate studens 100
06 Mar 2021 OSA Ambassador elected DTU, Denmark Francesco Da Ros of DTU Fotonik, has been selected as OSA Ambassador by the Optical Society (OSA) to mentor and inspire the next generation of students and early career professionals in the global optics and photonics community. Read full publication here general public, students, early career professionals
25 Mar 2021 Invited talk at CNRS online Vladislav Neskorniuk gave an invited talk at the CNRS Machine Learning in Photonics workshop academics
01 Dec 2020 Featured article in scientific press online and twitter The ‘Machine Learning in Photonic System (MLiPS)’ group, led by FONTE’s Darko Zibar at DTU, featured in the IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY NEWSLETTER Dec 2020 issue. Outreach activities of our ESR S.M. Ranzini also received some coverage
Feature article here
general public
04 Nov 2020 Course at BostonPhotonics.org virtual WP Leader Darko Zibar speaks at the BostonPhotonics.org event about MachineLearning research in his group at DTU junior academics
01 Oct 2020 Foreign Language Resarch Bulletins published (Russian, Portugese, Persian, Hingi, German) online and twitter Using their international background, FONTE ESRs produced a series of foreign language research bulletins, covering FONTE, its goals and most recent research results. Languages covered are Russian, Portugese, Persian, Hingi, German. general public
01 Jul 2020 FONTE Newletter #3 produced online and twitter FONTE Newsletter Issue 3 produced and uploaded onto FONTE website general public
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)
28 Jan 2020 Meeting at Institut Mines-Télécom Paris, France Presentation given by ESR Abtin Shahkarami : overview over FONTE Project PhD students 16
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
01 Jan 2020 FONTE Newletter #2 produced online and twitter FONTE Newsletter Issue 2 produced and uploaded onto FONTE website general public
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 Vladislav Neskorniuk 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 of DTU 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
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
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 at Aston University, 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
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
31 May 2019 FONTE Newletter #1 produced Online FONTE Newlsetter Issue 1 produced and uploaded onto website general public
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