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 AM Tutorial – Current Trends in Laser Micromachining Ronald Schaeffer, Photomachining, Inc.
10:35 AM–10:55 AM Elements of Industrial Laser Systems Robert Mueller, PhD, CLSO, Massiv Automated Systems
11:15 AM–11:45 AM KEYNOTE– Industrial Laser Market Overview Ronald Schaeffer, Photomachining, Inc.
12:00 PM–12:20 PM Flexible and Efficient Blanking with Lasers Jay Finn, LaserCoil Technologies, LLC
1:00 PM–1:20 PM Laser Drilling – Fundamental Review and Advancements Due to Use of Fiber Lasers Mark Barry, Prima Power Laserdyne, LLC
2:00 PM–2:30 PM KEYNOTE– Laser Processing and Lightweighting in Heavy and Automotive Industries Henrikki Pantsar, Trumpf, Inc.
3:00 PM–3:20 PM Laser Marking and its Advantages Over Other Technologies Milan Gracanin, VideoJet Technologies, Inc.
3:40 PM–4:00 PM Process Monitoring and Control for Laser Welding Najah George, Precitec Inc.
Day Two: Thursday, March 29, 2018
8:30 AM–10:00 AM Tutorial – Fundamentals and Design Principles for Laser Welding Tracey Ryba, Trumpf, Inc.
10:35 AM–10:55 AM Focusing of Laser Beams Michael Scaggs, Haas Laser Technologies, Inc.
11:15 AM–11:45 AM KEYNOTE– Production Applications for 3D Laser Systems Carl Bryant, Prima Power 3-D Systems
12:00 PM–12:20 PM Ablation and Surface Cleaning with Nanosecond Pulsed Fiber Lasers Vijay Kancharla, IPG Photonics Corporation
1:00 PM–1:20 PM Laser Safety for Industrial Laser Systems Robert Mueller, Ph.D., CLSO, Massiv Automated Systems
1:40 PM–2:00 PM Engineering Aspects of Laser Micro-Machining Alex Pozdin, Laser Light Technologies
2:15 AM–2:45 AM KEYNOTE– Advances in Laser Welding Using High Brightness Fiber Lasers Ken Dzurko, SPI Lasers
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