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Business Conference Co-Chairs

Klaus Löffler
Klaus Löfflerlaunch TRUMPF Laser - und Systemtechnik GmbH
Henrikki Pantsar, Ph.D.

The Business Conference will consist of an industry-focused tradeshow revolving around innovative photonics materials processing solutions specific to that industry. Sponsors and Exhibitors now enjoy a unique opportunity to concentrate their efforts each day on one of these top 4 industries. Tradeshow participants will have the ability to present their unique solutions to focused representatives of these supply chains.

The tradeshow will connect all members of the marketplace and include ICALEO’s Live User Solutions Forums and Solutions Roundtables. Business sessions will include Market Driver Symposiums. These new mediums will allow manufacturers/integrators and suppliers to selectively engage in the discussion of unique challenges and revolutionary applications for advanced materials processing. Subject matter for this dialogue will be presented by prominent members of the user and manufacturing community.

Industry Vertical Highlights:

  • Live User Solutions Forum Presentations
  • Live User Solutions Round Table Discussions
  • Market Drivers Symposium
  • Evening of Innovation

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Business Conference - Industry Chairs


Friedhelm Dorsch
Friedhelm Dorschlaunch TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG




Industry-Focused Tradeshow

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Wednesday, October 9, 2019: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday, October 10, 2019: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

This year ICALEO's feature Tradeshow will span across four days giving ample time for all attendees and tradeshow guests to take in the events in the Grand Ballroom floor. On the tradeshow floor expect to network with all the exhibitors, see the demonstrations of the latest innovations, learn about bleeding edge research and development, and register to participate in some of the extremely limited Live User Solution Roundtables and Live User Solution Forums. Our Live Solution series is hosted by our industry experts bringing together manufacturers/integrators and suppliers, to selectively engage in the unique challenges and revolutionary applications for advanced materials processing. Expect to hear focused topical discussion across each industry conference: Aerospace (Mon), Medical & Life Sciences (Tues), Microelectronics (Wed), and Automotive (Thu).

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Wednesday, October 9, 2019: 5:00-6:30 PM
Thursday, October 10, 2019: 3:00 - 4:00PM

The Evening of Innovation networking series is the perfect way to unwind and meet the leading manufacturers, integrators, suppliers, and discover new research and innovations at ICALEO. At the end of each Business Conference we invite all our experts, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and attendees to join us and engage with the wider community. The Evening of Innovation is the place to be for the free exchange of information and resources that propel the industry ahead. Continue your discussions from the day while you walk through our Exhibitor Tradeshow floor.

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

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.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 10, 2019: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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.

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

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 Presentation

Notable industry users, laser manufacturers, integrators and R&D experts will present the direction of advanced laser materials processing innovation along with challenges and current efforts. With leading speakers across each industry day, learn about their latest R&D advancements.

Market Driver Panels

Join us with our invited industry experts as they discuss the challenges and efforts of the innovative advancements in laser materials processing. Expect to hear from our experts, in leading companies, who are driving the industry forward with the latest innovations.