The 17th China International Optoelectronic Exposition opens today from 31 August through 3 September in Shenzhen, China

International conferences, academicians and experts' keynotes, and thousands of optoelectronics famous brands highlight the event.

Aug 30, 2015, 20:00 ET from China International Optoelectronic Expo

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17th China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE 2015) opens today hosting five concurrent expositions including Optical Communications Expo, Lasers and Infrared Applications Expo, Precision Optics Expo, LED Tech China and Smart City China feature over 3,200 exhibitors covering a total exhibition space of 110,000 sq. meters.  Onsite registration is available between the hours of 0900-1700 from 31 August – 3 September at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China.

With 2015 known as International Year of Light in China, CIOE organizers have planned several fair activities including the lecture "Scientists Face to Face" to popularize the knowledge of light and light-based technology. With  Shenzhen expected to become an increasingly important base for China's light and light-based technology, CIOE organizers have also worked alongside academics giving lectures and reports to local institutes of higher learning focusing in these fields for several months  this year.   In particular, the chairman of International Year of the Light, John Dudley will visit the fair to further discuss future prospects and careers in this industry.

A series of international conferences will be held concurrently attracting increasing overseas professionals and experts of this industry. This year, the Optoelectronics Global Conference (OGC 2015) takes place at CIOE 2015 and opens with eight sessions. The OGC 2015 is hosted by the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Macau Society of Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, and CIOE. Professor David Payne, director of Britain University of Southampton Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) will deliver  a keynote address  "Optical fibres: The next Generation." In additional, the world's leading optoelectronics market consultancy Yole Developpement who collaborated with CIOE to  hold the first International Forum on Sapphire Market and Technologies. This forum gathers the world's top players and experts in sapphire industry to discuss the current situation and future trends of synthetic sapphire. Ludmila Zubova marketing director from Monocrystal, Dr. Rick Schwerdtfeger from Arc Energy, Jeff Nestel-Patt from GTAT, John Kwan Park from DK-Aztek and Silian optoelectronics, Union Light and Huawei will share their sapphire market information and technical directions.

CIOE 2015 will also hold various onsite activities such as face to face sourcing meetings, procurement and tendering meeting, an industry job fair, and new product and technology presentations. A dedicated media room for professionals is also setup to stream and report in real time fair news and other onsite activities such as the fascinating intelligent robot show, the exciting Makers Challenge Contest, and the thriving Wearable Products T-Show attracts thousands of visitors surging in exhibition halls.  For more information regarding CIOE 2015 visit:

About China International Optoelectronic Expos
The China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE) is a world-renowned event bringing the most advanced optoelectronics technologies and innovations to thousands of visitors annually.

Established in 1999, CIOE is now the largest show of its kind in the world featuring over 3,000 optoelectronic enterprises and their latest products in the area of over 110,000 sqm at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. There are five concurrent specialised expositions focusing on optical communications and sensors, lasers and infrared applications, precision optics, LEDs and Smart Cities.  To learn more about CIOE, please visit

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