Register and Attend CLEO/IQEC 2009 - The Premier Event for Breakthroughs in Optics

2009




**MEDIA ADVISORY**

Register and Attend CLEO/IQEC 2009 - The Premier Event for Breakthroughs in Optics

With new product announcements and 1,500 technical paper presentations, CLEO/IQEC is the industry’s most influential business and scientific forum

What:
The 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC)
When/Where:
Taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center, CLEO/IQEC will be held May 31 to June 5. PhotonXpo—The Exhibit at CLEO, featuring the industry’s emerging applications and innovations, will be held June 2 – 4.
Details:
From research on the world’s first laser TV to finding distant Earth-like planets, CLEO/IQEC is the premier forum for scientific and technical optics in the world today.
 
The five-day event features high-quality, cutting-edge optics and photonics programming, tutorials, special symposia, short courses and a full program of networking and social events. PhotonXpo—The Exhibit at CLEO, debuting this year, will feature 300 participating companies showcasing the latest technologies in the lasers and electro-optics industry.
Highlights:
CLEO/IQEC will deliver an exclusive look at the most prominent new research, technologies and products in optics and photonics. Key programs include:
 
  • CLEO/IQEC 2009 Plenary Session, scheduled for Monday, June 1, 6–7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 3, 8–10:30 a.m., featuring:
    • Edward I. Moses, Lawrence Livermore Natl. Lab, USA
    • Federico Capasso, Harvard Univ., USA
    • Alain Aspect, Inst. d'Optique, France
  • PhAST Market Focus Sessions, featuring 25 presentations on business development and commercial applications.
  • Hundreds of technical presentations, educational workshops and tutorial sessions.

Private media events will include:

  • A media lunch panel at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2 - CLEO/IQEC representatives and participating panelists from the scientific, corporate and analyst communities will provide a high-level view of the industry and innovation.
Registration:
Media/analyst registration for CLEO/IQEC 2009 can be accessed on the CLEO/IQEC Web site.
Contact:
Please contact us or visit the event Web site for additional information.
 
Keira Shein, +1 410.363.9494, keira@wilkinsonshein.com
Angela Stark, +1 202.416.1443, astark@osa.org
 

About CLEO/IQEC
With a distinguished history as one of the industry’s leading events on laser science, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/IQEC) is where laser technology was first introduced. CLEO/IQEC combines the strength of peer-reviewed scientific programming with an applications-focused exhibition to showcase the present and future of this technology. Sponsored by the American Physical Society’s (APS) Laser Science Division, the Institute of Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Society and the Optical Society (OSA), CLEO/IQEC provides an educational forum, complete with a dynamic Plenary, short courses, tutorials, workshops and more, on topics as diverse as its attendee base whose broad spectrum of interests range from biomedicine to defense to optical communications and beyond. For more information, visit the conference’s website at www.cleoconference.org.

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