March 1--The Bavarian Laser Center and the Chair of Manufacturing Technology (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) are hosting the 5th Int'l conference on Laser Assisted Net Shape Engineering--LANE 2007 in Erlangen, Germany, September 25-28.
Abstracts for scientific contributions on laser assisted net shape engineering can be submitted to the conference office until March 31, 2007.
Topics to be dealt with include: laser forming, cutting & joining, surface treatment & ablation, rapid prototyping & manufacturing, micro & nano technologies, process sensing & control, laser based metrology for net shape engineering, and advanced laser technologies.
The participation of researchers from Central and Eastern Eurpoe or CIS countries is funded by the German Research Foundation.
For the latest information, visit the LANE 2007 website.