Conferences & Exhibitions

Engineering Challenges of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK
31 March 2015
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision

Professor Gillian Wright, FRSE, MBE will present some of the challenges faced in producing the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, some of the unique features of JWST and what is hoped the new telescope will provide. This free-to-attend event is the Prestige Lecture for 2015 of the Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision.

Optics in the Life Sciences

Vancouver, Canada
12-16 April 2015

The latest advances in molecular probe development, life science imaging, novel and more powerful optical instrumentation and its application to study fundamental biological processes and clinical investigations will be presented.

Optics and the Brain conference

Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
12-15 April 2015

This conference will bring together researchers working in all aspects of optics in the brain and will serve as a forum for discussion of existing and emerging techniques as well as future directions that could be envisaged to shed new light on the healthy and diseased brain.


SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics

Prague, Czech Republic
13-16 April 2015

2015 IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

Massachusetts, USA
14-16 April 2015


Baltimore, Maryland, USA
20-24 April 2015

CLEO: 2015 - Laser Science to Photonic Applications

San Jose, USA
10-15 May 2015

Annual Graphene: Applications, Technologies & Opportunities Summit

Berlin, Germany
21-22 May 2015
Vonlanthen Group

Photonex Roadshow Scotland

University of Strathclyde, Scotland
3 June 2015
Xmark Media

”ystems Integration

Oulu, Finland
9-10 June 2015
IVAM Microtechnoloy Network

Optical Demands of Astronomy

UK-Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh, UK
16 June 2015
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision

The World of Photonics Congress 2015

Munich, Germany
21-25 June 2015

Laser World of Photonics

Munich, Germany
22-25 June 2015

Imec Technology Forum

Brussels, Belgium
23-24 June 2015

5th International Exhibition on Nanotechnologies and Organic Electronics (EXPO 2015)

Thessaloniki, Greece
6-10 July 2015

5th ASPE Topical Meeting on Precision Interferometric Metrology

Colorado, USA
7-11 July 2015

Laser Tech-2015

Florida, USA
20-22 July 2015
Omics International

Nonlinear Optics (NLO)

Hawaii, USA
26-31 July 2015

SPIE Optics and Photonics

San Diego, California, USA
9-13 August 2015

Biopolymers and Bioplastics-2015

San Francisco, USA
10 August 2015

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics and Photonics

Valencia, Spain
1-3 September 2015
OMICS Group Conferences

31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2015)

CCH Congress Centre Hamburg, Germany
14-18 September 2015

ECOC 2015

Valencia, Spain
27 September-1 October 2015
Nexus Media

SPIE Optifab 2015

Rochester, NY, USA
13-15 October 2015

Photonex 2015

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
14-15 October 2015
Xmark Media

Laser Processes in Ultra Precision Manufacturing

Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK (as part of Photonex 2015)
15 October 2015
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision

34th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics

Georgia, USA
18-22 October 2015

Frontiers in Optics

California, USA
18-22 October 2015

Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exposition

California, USA
20-24 March 2016

Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

Arizona, USA
19-24 June 2016

ECOC 2016

Dusseldorf, Germany
18-22 September 2016
Nexus Media

35th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics

California, USA
16-20 October 2016

Frontiers in Optics

New York, USA
16-20 October 2016

ECOC 2017

Gothenburg, Sweden
17-21 September 2017
Nexus Media

Training Courses & User Meetings

Laser Safety Awareness Workshop

Cranfield training facility, near Milton Keynes, UK
22-23 April 2015
Pro-Lite Technology and Laservision

The Laser Safety Awareness Workshop aims to explain the risks, your rights and your responsibilities when working with lasers. The workshops are held in partnership with laser safety experts Laservision and the tutor is Mr Tim Frieb - lead trainer at the Laservision/ UVEX Academy in Germany.

3rd UKP Workshop: Ultrafast Laser Technology

Aachen, Germany
22-23 April 2015
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

Scientists, laser manufacturers and users from a wide variety of branches from Germany and abroad will meet here to catch up on the latest trends from ultrafast laser technology. Over 20 speakers from eight different countries will be showing newest results on ultrafast lasers and optical systems for manufacturing.

Lighting and Transportation

30 April 2015
Photometric & Optical Testing Services

With the UK Government committed to reducing the country's greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 per cent by 2050, energy efficient lighting and the transport sector are hot topics at the moment. Converting to energy efficient lighting comes with certain challenges. The event is open to anyone with an interest in this key area, and may most appeal to those involved with specifying or maintaining lighting in the transportation sector.

Swissphotonics Workshop on Optical Coatings for Laser Applications 2015

NTB Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs, Switzerland
11 June 2015
NTB Interstate University of Applied Sciences of Technology Buchs

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