On thursday May 25th, we organized the first PPM thematic day on “Future trends in light-driven processes” at the Domaine du Haut-Carré (Auditorium de l’Agora), with plenary lectures by Dr. M. Chavarot-Kerlidou (CEA Grenoble), Prof. Burkhard Koenig (University of Regensburg, D) and Prof. M. Robert (University Paris-Cité). Three communications were also proposed by Dr. L. Bouffier (ISM, NSYSA, UB), Dr. J.M. Vincent (ISM, NEO, UB) and Dr. J. -P. Delville (LOMA, UB) and PhD students (A. Doussot, S. Liu and E. Layan).