Dr. Milan Mashanovitch, co-founder of Freedom Photonics, has been appointed as the Chair of the technical committee for the 2013 IEEE Avionics Fiber Optics and Photonics conference, which will be held in San Diego from 1-3 October 2013. The next year marks the tenth anniversary of this international, application oriented conference which brings together engineers, researchers and leaders dealing with all aspects of fiber optics and photonics for avionics and vetronics applications. The link to the official conference web site is here.