Event Information

Networking, Solutions, and Discussions

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Presidents Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 6, 2019

ICALEO®’s Presidents welcome celebration is a memorably festive affair that brings together longtime and new attendees for an evening of snacks, beverages and live entertainment by the Beer’s Law band, featuring Ron Schaeffer, Henrikki Pantsar and special guest musicians. Hosted by LIA President Minlin Zhong, the Presidents Welcome Reception is the perfect place to interact with the LIA Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and all of the ICALEO Conference Chairs. Mingle with your colleagues in a fun and relaxed environment at ICALEO’s premier networking event.

Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Junior Ballroom B

Enjoy a plated lunch as LIA and its partners honor the best of the best at ICALEO's Awards Luncheon. Be the first to congratulate the 2019 winners of the following awards:

  • Arthur L. Schawlow Award
  • LIA Fellows
  • Poster Presentation Awards
  • JLA Paper Award

Live User Solutions Forum

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 10, 2019: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tradeshow Live User Solutions Forum Stage 1 & 2

Experience our Sponsor's and Exhibitor's newest technology as a they present their solutions to specific challenges within the industry supply chain. Presentations will last 20 minutes with a 10 min Q&A session immediately following. The venue for the forum will be located at the center of the tradeshow.

Live User Solutions Roundtable

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 10, 2019: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tradeshow Live User Solutions Roundtable Room 1 & 2

After a brief introduction of the participants by the moderator, sponsors and exhibitors have the opportunity to participate in 50 min roundtable discussions with specific industry users. Discussions will be followed by 10 min of networking time. Each roundtable will be limited to 4 participants and 2 industry users. The theme of each discussion will focus on challenges in the use of lasers for advanced materials processing. The subject(s) of each discussion will be furnished by participating users and published in advance. After a brief synopsis of the issue by represented users, participants will advance the discussion to learn more about the users’ objectives and potential solutions. After the discussion period, sponsors and exhibitors may schedule private meetings at designated spaces to progress commercial solutions.

This event is available exclusively to our Sponsors and Select Exhibitors.

Market Driver Symposium

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 10, 2019: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Junior Ballroom A

Market Driver Innovation

Notable industry users, including Steen Award Finalists, will speak on their innovative and industry defining applications of lasers for advanced materials processing. Find out what new demands are being placed on the development and manufacturing of laser technology to meet these industry needs.

Market Driver Discussion

Notable industry users, laser manufacturers, integrators and R&D experts will discuss the direction of advanced laser materials processing innovation along with challenges and current efforts.

Evening of Innovation Symposium

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 10, 2019: 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Junior Ballroom B

ICALEO Technical and Business Conference attendees may attend this limited-seating event after each day of the industry-focused tradeshow. At the conclusion of each day’s technical conference and tradeshow at 5:00 PM, the EOI Symposium will begin with a 6:45 PM dinner. Upon release of the full itinerary, participants may reserve seating at tables with specific users. The dinner and speaking component of the event will feature 3 notable leaders from the laser end-user community in each industry and their perspectives on revolutionary applications for the use of lasers in advanced materials processing (e.g. phase transformation of materials, etc.). The dinner will be followed by ICALEO’s Direct Connect networking event at 8:00 PM for 1 hour to allow participants the ability to expand their professional networks and engage prospective business opportunities. Private tables may be scheduled by parties for meetings the following day.

Tickets to this event must be purchased separately.