LME 2018 Education Program

Education Program Chair: Robert Mueller, PhD, CLSO, Massiv Automated Systems

LME® features a series of presentations and tutorials from leaders in the laser manufacturing industry. Learn about the latest technology and valuable techniques to improve your processes and profitability.

Day One: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
8:30 AM–10:00 AMTutorial – Current Trends in Laser MicromachiningRonald Schaeffer, Photomachining, Inc.
10:35 AM–10:55 AMElements of Industrial Laser SystemsRobert Mueller, PhD, CLSO, Massiv Automated Systems
11:15 AM–11:45 AMKEYNOTE– Industrial Laser Market OverviewRonald Schaeffer, Photomachining, Inc.
12:00 PM–12:20 PMFlexible and Efficient Blanking with LasersJay Finn, LaserCoil Technologies, LLC
1:00 PM–1:20 PMLaser Drilling – Fundamental Review and Advancements Due to Use of Fiber LasersMark Barry, Prima Power Laserdyne, LLC
2:00 PM–2:30 PMKEYNOTE– Laser Processing and Lightweighting in Heavy and Automotive IndustriesHenrikki Pantsar, Trumpf, Inc.
3:00 PM–3:20 PMLaser Marking and its Advantages Over Other TechnologiesMilan Gracanin, VideoJet Technologies, Inc.
3:40 PM–4:00 PMProcess Monitoring and Control for Laser WeldingNajah George, Precitec Inc.
Day Two: Thursday, March 29, 2018
8:30 AM–10:00 AMTutorial – Fundamentals and Design Principles for Laser WeldingTracey Ryba, Trumpf, Inc.
10:35 AM–10:55 AMFocusing of Laser BeamsMichael Scaggs, Haas Laser Technologies, Inc.
11:15 AM–11:45 AMKEYNOTE– Production Applications for 3D Laser SystemsCarl Bryant, Prima Power 3-D Systems
12:00 PM–12:20 PMAblation and Surface Cleaning with Nanosecond Pulsed Fiber LasersVijay Kancharla, IPG Photonics Corporation
1:00 PM–1:20 PMLaser Safety for Industrial Laser SystemsRobert Mueller, Ph.D., CLSO, Massiv Automated Systems
1:40 PM–2:00 PMEngineering Aspects of Laser Micro-MachiningAlex Pozdin, Laser Light Technologies
2:15 AM–2:45 AMKEYNOTE– Advances in Laser Welding Using High Brightness Fiber LasersKen Dzurko, SPI Lasers