ICALEO, the annual gathering of laser professionals, will be held October 6-11, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
Once again, the biannual International Laser Technology Congress AKL was held in Aachen, Germany last week.
The Laser Institute of America's collocated conferences, LAM and LME, were held in Schaumburg, IL last week.
At the LAM and LME shows next week, I will personally have a lot of opportunities to interact with the attendees.
Once again, the laser industry is outstripping even the medical device industry, which is booming.
I think I have been at every Photonics West since the beginning and it is my personal feeling that this show was the best yet.
This year, the FABTECH show in Chicago and the MD&M conference in Minneapolis were scheduled during the same week.
The Laser Institute of America's ICALEO conference was held in Atlanta last week and, as usual, drew very diverse international attendance.
This past week, I attended the Design to Part (D2P) show in Marlborough, MA.
The fall season brings lots of opportunities to promote industrial lasers and interact with the laser community.
I have been going to the SEMICON West conference for many years now, and it is one that really changes with the market conditions.
I am sure many of the companies really do well at MDM East, but laser manufacturers and service providers may not.
About a half-dozen companies pulled me aside and asked my opinion about developing a femtosecond laser.
The BIOMEDevice Boston show was held May 3-4, 2017, at the Boston Convention center.
I traveled around the Connecticut area last week, and it seems everyone I talked to is flat out.