International Laser Safety Conference announces Call for Papers

The International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC), to be held March 23-26, 2009, in Reno, NV, is soliciting papers. Submit your 100-200 word abstract by September 8 on the web at...

The International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC), to be held March 23-26, 2009, in Reno, NV, is soliciting papers. Submit your 100-200 word abstract by September 8 on the web at www.laserinstitute.org/conferences/ilsc.

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) presents the ILSC, the event that addresses all aspects of laser safety – from instruction on practical activities of laser safety officers to scientific research supporting establishment of safe exposure limits. ILSC provides the opportunity to influence the development of future laser safety standards and practices and is a superb forum for networking. This conference also includes the Laser Safety Practical Applications Seminar, a 2-day seminar for the practical Laser Safety Officer.

Topics at the conference include: practical laser safety, medical laser safety, laser safety training, protective filters & guards, hazard & risk assessment, outdoor lasers - use & safety, safety standards legislation - local to global, non-beam hazards & fume extraction, high powered lasers & applications, control measures, measurements, eye protection, and bioeffects.

The site of the conference will be John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, NV.

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