1. Program
  2. Invited Speaker

List of Invited Speakers & Topics (Confirmed)

Tanja Bizjak-Bayer

Excelitas Technologies, Germany

UV LEDs for curing – Where are they now

David Brenner

Columbia University, USA

Far-UVC is showing significant potential to safely and efficiently inactivate airborne pathogens in occupied indoor locations

Mike Clark

Gigahertz Optik GmbH, Germany

UV LED applications – achieving measurement accuracy and inter-instrument agreement with UV radiometers and spectroradiometers

Jutta Eggers

TZW: DVGW-Technologiezentrum Wasser (German Water Centre), Germany

Upcoming standard for the use of UV LEDs in public drinking water disinfection

Mark Gerber

Spectrum Medical Technologies

Innovative UVC Phototherapy Platform for the Decontamination of Chronic Non-Healing Wounds

Marc Hoffmann

ams-OSRAM International GmbH, Germany

Development of UVC LED devices

Natalie Hull

The Ohio State University, USA

Wavelength specific UV disinfection to protect human health from microbial threats

Michael Kneissl

Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Prospects of AlGaN-based deep UV-LED technologies

Tim Kolbe

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Germany

Far-UVC LEDs – Status, challenges and perspectives

Sven Kämmerer

Xylem Inc., Germany

UVC-technologies for water disinfection at industrial scale

Oliver Lawal

AquiSense Technologies, USA

UV-C LED water disinfection: From emerging technology to established market

Karl Linden

University of Colorado Boulder

LED-powered Protective Equipment: The Future of Safe Breathing

Oliver Lischtschenko

Ocean Insight

Enabling the Development of Modern X-Ray Scintillators with UV-LEDs

Hadas Mamane

Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Wastewater reuse using a hybrid UV-vis-LED-photocatalytic membrane reactor to reduce CO2-footprint

Ulf Meiners

Nichia Europe GmbH, Germany

The future of UV-C LED from the perspective of a component manufacturer

Martina Meinke

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Optical properties of ex vivo skin for wavelength between 200 and 300 nm and effects of far-UVC radiation on skin, mucosa, eye and candida

Matteo Meneghini

University of Padova, Italy

UV LEDs: defects and physics of degradation

Alan Morrison

University College Cork, Ireland

Challenges and opportunities for UV-LEDs in intelligent LED lighting for horticulture

Kumiko Oguma

The University of Tokyo, Japan

UV LED as a valid technology for sustainable water supply


Andrew Pakes


Recent progress in epitaxial technology for UV LED applications

Mark Paravia

Opsytec Dr. Gröbel GmbH, Germany

Radiometric Measurements of UVB and UVC LEDs – methods, traceability and limits

Peter Parbrook

National Tyndall Institute, Ireland

Prospects for B containing alloys for UVB and UVC LEDs

Leo Schowalter

Nagoya University and LJSchowalter LLC, Japan

Development of UVC LEDs and Laser Diodes using Pseudomorphic AlGaN  on AlN Substrates

Dawn Skinner

Heraeus Noblelight Ltd, United Kingdom

UV LED lamp systems in UV curing applications: achievements and challenges

Peter Sperfeld

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Germany

Spectral Properties of UV LEDs and UV LED Systems – Characteristics, Measurements, and Effects


Christoph Söller

Heraeus Noblelight GmbH, Germany

UVC LEDs in the light of spectroscopic application

Fariborz Taghipour

University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada

Advancing UV-LED System Beyond Disinfection with a Little Help from its Friends

Felix Thoma

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technologies UMSICHT

Recent UV-LED applications in the field of Indoor-Farming – Lighting & Detection

Alexander Wilm

ams-OSRAM International GmbH, Germany

Today’s and Future Applications of UV LEDs - from Disinfection to Horticulture.

Kenneth Wood

University of St Andrews, UK

Safety and efficacy of Far-UVC for preventing transmission of viruses and bacteria

Fahmi Yigit

Virobuster International GmbH, Germany

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