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2020. 04. 02 - 2020. 04. 03

10 years of scientific excellence and high-tech-innovations


A Jubilee Event of the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC) dedicated to the first significant milestone – the 10 Year Anniversary.


2 – 3 April 2020

Center for Physical Sciences and Technology
Venue: FTMC at Sunrise Valley, Sauletekio Ave. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania 
 

2 April 2020

9:30

Welcome speeches by the conference Chair (tbn) and honorable Guests

9:45-10.30

Gintaras Valušis (FTMC): 10 years of scientific excellence and high-tech innovations
Plenary talk on history and the most important achievements of the FTMC

10.30

Albertas Žalys (Ministry of Education, Science and Sport): Policy of scientific excellence and FTMC role in innovation ecosystem

11:00

Coffee break

11:20

Gediminas Račiukaitis (FTMC): Laser technologies and evolution of laserindustries

11:50

Arūnas Šetkus (FTMC): Applied photonics: from bulk semiconductors to nanostructures

12:20

Eimutis Juzeliūnas (FTMC): Electrochemistry of silicon – towards a low-carbon economy

12:50

Lunch

14:00

Gediminas Niaura (FTMC): Spectral markers for SERS probing the structure and bonding of molecules at electrochemical interface

14:30

Rienk van Grondelle (VU University, Amsterdam): Key-note talk of International Advisory Board Member - The quantum design of photosynthesis

15:00

Leonas Valkūnas (FTMC): Models and Mechanisms of Reversible Regulation of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting

15:30

Coffee break

15:50

Braz Costa (President of TEXTRANET, VicePresident of ETP, General Manager of CITEVE): Key-note talk -
Knowledge Based Textiles: the only possible future of textile industry in Europe

16.20

Excursion in the FTMC laboratories and technological unit for the distinguished guests // Meeting of International Advisory Board (in parallel)

17:30

Departure to the Palace of Congress

19:00

Concert of Classical Music – NICO Chamber Orchestra and Banquet
(Palace of Congress, Vilniaus St. 6-1, Vilnius)

3 April 2020

9:00

Thomas Chung-Kuang Yang (National Taipei University of Technology): Key-note talk -
The development of Heusler alloy as the hydrogen-production catalyst from ammonia disassociation and its hybridization with the intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells

9:30

Vidmantas Gulbinas (FTMC): Temperature-Dependent Electronic Processes in Photoexcited Organometallic Perovskites

10:00

Steigvile Byčenkienė (FTMC): Climate change and environmental research

10:30

Coffee break

10:50

Antti Vasara (VTT, Helsinki): Key-note talk by the President of EARTO - 
Role of RTOs in boosting innovation ecosystems: case example VTT in Finland

11:20

Ludo Deferm (IMEC, Leuven): Key-note talk by the Vice President of IMEC, tba

11:50

Kristina Ananičienė (LITEK), Julius Paužolis (FIMTP): 10 years along with high-tech business 

12:20

Audrius Alkauskas (FTMC): Talents returns and overseas cooperation

12:50

Lunch

14:00

Jonas Zmuidzinas (CalTech, Pasadena): Key-note talk of International Advisory Board Member -
Kinetic inductance parametric amplifiers: The next big thing for ALMA?

14.30

Hartmut G. Roskos (Goethe-university, Frankfurt/M): Key-note talk of International Advisory Board Member - Light-matter interaction in a 1D THz photonic crystal cavity: Ultrastrong co­upling and nonlinear optics

15:00

Xi-Cheng Zhang (Rochester University): Key-note talk of International Advisory Board -
Recent Progress on THz Aqueous Science and Technology

15:30

Coffee break

15:50

Extrapolation for further activities – public discussion of International Advisory Board Members with Administration and Scientific Board of the Center

17:00

Closing remarks and laser show in the Science Square at Sunrise