1. To promote scientific research in the field of Photonics.
2. Organize regular workshops and specialist conferences
3. Initiate and coordinate relevant projects between various institutions
4. Promote cooperation between industry and academia
5. Promote international participation in projects
6. Promote awareness among students and the public in general

1. Establish a flagship research program in the field of Photonics
2. Increase participation of scientists from the African continent
3. Increase industrial participation in the Photonics Division's activities.
4. Find sponsorship for a keynote speaker for every SAIP conference
5. Increase student numbers in the field of Photonics

The terms of reference can also be downloaded in pdf format here.

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