Best Talks Awards

The Best Talks Awards are specifically dedicated to recognizing the three most outstanding oral presentations, with a particular focus on junior researchers (PhD candidates and Postdocs). It rewards a combination of excellent research, innovation, and presentation.

A panel of judges will select the best oral presentations from all the sessions. The winners will be recognized publicly during the conference. The winners will receive a certificate and monetary award.

The winner of the Best Talk Award in 2023 is Michela Florinda Picardi, ICFO - Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (Spain), for the paper:

Near-field manipulation of light via nanoantennas: analytical tools for electromagnetic fields design and potential for photonic integration
Michela Florinda Picardi, Cillian McPolin, Jack J. Kingsley-Smith, Xudong Zhang, Shumin Xiao,
Anatoly Zayats, Francisco Rodriguez-Fortuño

AES2023 plenary speakers

Michela Florinda Picardi
ICFO - Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques