Industrial Laser Conference | Sept. 12, 2018
McCormick Place (Chicago IL USA)

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Industrial Laser Conference Chair

Paul Denney, IPG Photonics Corporation

Industrial Laser Conference 2018 Program*

Wednesday, September 12
9:30 AMWelcomeLIA
Session 1 | Selecting Applications for Laser Processing in Manufacturing
9:35 AMKeynote – Case Studies of Industrial Laser Processes Based on Savings and Other Benefits - Marshall Jones GE Global Research
10:15 AMCase Study: Integrating Metal Stamping with Laser Welding - William Adler Stripmatic Products, Inc.
10:45 AMMorning Break
Session 2 | Laser Processing Service Providers for the Industrial Sector
11:00 AMTransition From Concepts to Product; The Benefits of Laser Contract Manufacturers - Mark Daun Preco, Inc.
11:30 AMLaser Service Facility Benefits - Wayne Penn Alabama Laser
12:00 AMOutsourcing or In-House Processing? - Ron SchaefferHH Photonics
12:30 PMLunch
Session 3 | Bringing Laser Processing In-House for Industrial Processes
1:45 PMDevelopment Of New Laser Applications For End Users - Eric Stiles IPG Photonics Corporation
2:15 PMSo You Think You Want a Laser - Robert Mueller Massiv Automated Systems
2:45 PMRobotic Laser Opportunities - Michael Sharpe Fanuc America
3:15 PMAfternoon Break
Session 4 | Laser Processing Research and Development Support
3:30 PMChallenges and Constraints in Laser Application Development and Deployment - Stan Ream EWI
4:00 PMTechnology Development for Accelerating Adoption of Additive Manufacturing - Rich Martukanitz Penn State University
4:00 PMBridging the Gap from Research to Production - Craig Bratt Fraunhofer CLA

*Program subject to minor changes

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