Industrial laser market authority Belforte to deliver opening keynote at LME 2016

David Belforte will provide an overview of the global industrial laser market as the opening keynote at LME 2016.


Industrial laser applications pioneer David Belforte, who is also a Laser Institute of America (LIA; Orlando, FL) lifetime member, will provide an overview of the global industrial laser market as the opening keynote address at the fifth annual Lasers for Manufacturing Event (LME), to kick off on April 26, 2016, in Atlanta, GA.

Belforte, an industry consultant and editor-in-chief of Industrial Laser Solutions, is responsible for introducing high-power laser cutting in the United States and has drawn standing-room only crowds at LME in the past. His keynote addresses provide a crucial connection to the real-world applications of the devices and laser systems that attendees will see in the exhibit hall of the Cobb Galleria Centre, and cover various facets of the industrial laser market, like energy generation, medical applications, electronic devices, agriculture, automotive, aerospace, and aviation.

David Belforte

Belforte's presentation will provide a global overview of several different types of lasers' roles, and will spotlight this year's market outlook to define trends and showcase opportunities for the future of lasers in manufacturing.

The opening keynote address at LME is one of four educational presentations to be held April 26-27 in the Showcase Theater. This year's LME will include key thought leadership on the latest trends in 3D printing, additive manufacturing, cutting, welding, drilling, and marking.

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