by VELUX Group

We are happy to invite daylight research PhD students to the 5th VELUX Daylight Academic Forum taking place on 8th October 2019 in Paris!

What is the VELUX Daylight Academic Forum?

VELUX Daylight Academic Forum is a one-day event addressed to PhD students working with daylight research. It is held together with an invited panel of leading scientific experts and provides PhD students with an opportunity to present their study to experienced researchers and fellow students, discuss it and receive relevant insights for further project development.

Priji Balakrishnan shares thoughts about VELUX Daylight Academic Forum in Berlin, 2017

Why do you need to participate?

This year as in previous events you will have individual presentations of each research project in smaller groups, as well as constructive discussions with scientific experts providing you with valuable feedback and guidance.

What will you lose?

  • Doubt
  • Questions related to your project
  • The feeling of being alone on this journey

What will you gain?

  • More confidence in your work
  • Answers related to your research
  • New ideas and valuable feedback for your research development
  • Expanded network within your area
  • Inspiration from fellow PhD student

Who is the invited panel of leading scientific experts?

  • Professor Steve Fotios, University of Sheffield (UK)
  • Professor Kevin Houser, Penn State University (USA)
  • Professor Sergio Altomonte, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
  • Professor Koen Steemers, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Professor Werner Osterhaus, Aarhus University (Denmark) 
  • PhD Student Kynthia Chamilothori, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Dr. Jan Wienold, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Dr. Jens Christoffersen, VELUX Group (Denmark)

Register for VELUX Daylight Academic Forum

If you wish to participate in this year’s VELUX Daylight Academic Forum please submit a short abstract to before 15th August, 2019. It is free of charge with no registration or admittance fee for students.

Where and when?

8 October 2019 in Paris at the University of Sorbonne, 4 Place Jussieu, Paris

Please check updates on More about the VELUX Daylight Academic Forum here