Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Location: W190-A
Cost: $395

Don’t be left behind! This inaugural conference presented by Laser Institute of America will teach you how to incorporate lasers into your manufacturing processes to stay competitive in the current high-tech market. We will cover industrial applications of lasers, such as: Additive Manufacturing, Cutting, Welding, Marking and more. Most importantly, we will show you how to apply lasers to increase your profit & efficiency.

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is the international society for laser applications and safety. Our mission is to foster lasers, laser applications, and laser safety worldwide.

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Industrial Laser Conference Includes:

  • Access to Industrial Laser Conference (Sept. 13)
  • Lunch during the conference on Sept. 13
  • Admission to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

Who Should Attend?

Production Specialists, Production Managers, Manufacturing Specialist, Manufacturing Engineers, Automation Engineer, Director of Manufacturing, Design Engineers, Technicians, Equipment Engineers and more.

Conference Contact

Laser Institute of America

Sponsorship Contact

Laser Institute of America
Jim Naugle

Conference Agenda

Time Speaker Company Topic
9:30 am - 9:45 am Elizabeth Kautzmann /
Jim Naugle
FANUC America Corp./
Laser Institute of America (LIA)
Conference Welcome
Session #1: Tracking Trends in Lasers
9:45 am - 10:15 am Paul Denney Lincoln Electric Company Keynote: Industrial Laser Opportunities
10:15 am - 10:45 am Richard Grylls SLM Solutions NA, Inc. How Manufacturing is Evolving with the Application of Additive Laser Technology
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
Session #2: Technology Advancing
11:00 am - 11:30 am Robb Hudson Mitsui Seiki (U.S.A.), Inc. Characteristics of New Hybrid Additive & Subtractive Machine Tool Technology
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Wayne Penn Alabama Laser Advances in Additive Manufacturing
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Christian G. Joest/
Wesley Hart
Imperial Machine & Tool Co. A Machine Shop's Journey Into Metal Additive Manufacturing
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch
Session #3: Today's Challenges
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Oleg Raykis Laserline Inc. High-power Diode Lasers and Innovative Industrial Applications
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm David Krattley IPG Photonics Corparation Application Advances in Welding with IPG Fiber Lasers and Novel Beam Delivery Products
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Jim Cann Optomec, Inc. New Innovations in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) Systems
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
Session #4: Trends in the Trenches
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Elizabeth Kautzmann / Michael Sharpe FANUC America Corp. Automated Lasers – The Role of Flexibility
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Frank Geyer TRUMPF Inc. Additive Manufacturing in Production
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Rahul Patwa Fraunhofer USA - Center for Laser Applications (CLA) Innovations in Industrial Laser Applications and Process Monitoring