1. Program
  2. Monday: Technical & Poster Sessions | Dinner

Program - Mon, April 24

Morning Program | 08:00 – 12:00

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Plenary talk

Michael Kneissl | Technische Universität Berlin
Prospects of AlGaN-based deep UV-LED technologies

Semiconductors & Devices I


Marc Hoffmann (invited)
ams-OSRAM International GmbH

Development of UVC LED devices

Mark Paravia (invited)
Opsytec Dr. Gröbel GmbH

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

Ulf Meiners (invited)
Nichia Europe GmbH

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

Mike Clark (invited)
Gigahertz Optik GmbH

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

Coffee Break + Exhibition | 10:00 – 10:30

Semiconductors & Devices II

Plant Growth Lighting

Leo Schowalter (invited)
Nagoya University

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

Alexander Wilm (invited)
ams-OSRAM International GmbH

Today's and future applications of UV LEDs - from Disinfection to Horticulture

Tim Kolbe (invited)
Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH

Far-UVC LEDs – Status, challenges and perspectives

Alan Morrison (invited)
University College Cork

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

William Chun To Lee (contributed)
Silanna UV

High power 235nm far UVC LED using SPSL technology

Felix Thoma (invited)
Fraunhofer UMSICHT

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

Rajul Randive (contributed)
Crystal IS Inc.

High Power output 265 nm Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes with high wall plug efficiency

Lunch Break + Exhibition | 12:00 – 13:00

Afternoon Program | 13:00 – 18:30

Plenary talk

Oliver Lawal | AquiSense Technologies
UV-C LED water disinfection: From emerging technology to established market

Water & Disinfection I

Semiconductors & Devices III

Natalie Hull (invited)
Ohio State University

Wavelength specific UV disinfection to protect human health from microbial threats

Matteo Meneghini (invited)
University of Padova

UV LEDs: defects and physics of degradation

Kumiko Oguma (invited)
University of Tokyo

UV LED as a valid technology for sustainable water supply

Jan Ruschel (contributed)
Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH

Applicability of UV LEDs – Aspects of operation

Jennifer Pagan (contributed)
AquiSense Technologies

UVC LED Reliability Study

Coffee Break + Exhibition | 14:30 – 15:00

Water & Disinfection II

Medical applications

Sven Kämmerer (invited)
Xylem Water Solutions Deutschland GmbH

UVC-technologies for water disinfection at industrial scale

Martina Meinke (invited)
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

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

Fariborz Taghipour (invited)
University of British Columbia

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

Mark Gerber (invited)
Spectrum Medical Technologies

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

Babak Adeli (contributed)
Acuva Technologies

UV-LED Water Disinfection Systems…
Effective and Sustainable, only if It Is Designed Well

Loris Busch (contributed)
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Safety assessment for the application of a novel
233 nm far-UVC LED system on skin wounds

Richard Simons (contributed)
AquiSense Technologies

Validation Considerations when Deploying UV-C LED Technology in Water Treatment Processes

Duncan Verstraeten (contributed)

UV-C-LED in Healthcare

Poster Session

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Networking Dinner | 18:30 – 21:30

Review the day's program together with ICULTA participants, intensify the professional exchange with colleagues, or just enjoy the culinary end of the day in the heart of the German capital. The conference dinner will take place at the MELIÃ Hotel restaurant.

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