Dr. George A. Lampropoulos participated as the Conference Chair, welcoming the plenary speakers and ensuring the excellent outcome of the event. AUG presented a poster for the WaterSpy Project, an add-on device to TRITON Intelligent Water SurveillanceĀ® system for the online, continuous identification of bacteria in water using mid-IR spectroscopy. The poster gained the highest attention in the session, as researchers from all over the broad field of optics and photonics were enthused by the innovating technologies used in this project that lead to a unique application in ensuring water safety.