Laser Therapeutics Workshop

Therapeutic Lasers Workshop

Invited Speakers | Preliminary Schedule| Registration Information


  • Rox Anderson, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at Austin, USA


Meeting Scope

The OSA Laser Therapeutics Workshop will bring together leading scientists and clinicians in the optical diagnostics and laser therapeutics areas to:
  1. Introduce new technologies and hypotheses that could change the medical landscape,
  2. Discuss unsolved problems and technologies that are needed by the medical community,
  3. Present existing technical capabilities that are currently underutilized, and
  4. Foster future collaborations in these areas.

Invited Speakers

  • Unsolved Problems for Clinical Laser Surgery, Rox Anderson, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Clinical Ultrafast Laser Surgery, Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Lasers in Transoral Endoscopic Head and Neck Surgery, Chris Holsinger, Head and Neck Surgeon, Stanford University Medical Center
  • The Role of Skin Optics in Laser Diagnostics and Therapy, Steven Jacques, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Plasmonic Nanobubbles Detect & Treat Incurable Cancer, Dmitri Lapotko, Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Rice University
  • OCT-Guided Cataract Surgery with Ultrafast Lasers, Daniel Palanker, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
  • Robotics Assisted Laser Surgery, Jonathan Sorger, Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Preliminary Schedule

11 June 2014 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm

7:30 a.m.  -10:00 a.m.  Arrivals – Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m Plenary Session featuring David Payne
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break – Visit the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Workshop Speakers
-Rox Anderson

-Steven Jacques

-Daniel Palanker
12:15 p.m. Working Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Workshop Speakers
-Adela Ben-Yakar

-Chris Holsinger

-Jonathan Sorger

-Dmitri Lapotko
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break – Visit the Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Workshop Program continues
5:00 p.m. Program Ends

Registration Information

This workshop has limited capacity. We strongly advise you to Pre-Register.
You will be re-directed to another website for Registration.

IMPORTANT: Once you register you will receive a confirmation that includes instructions
on how to obtain a badge to access the Workshop and bonus programming.

The Laser Therapeutics Workshop is occuring during CLEO - the Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics. As an attendee of the Therapeutics Lasers Workshop, you will benefit from access to several complimentary CLEO conference activities.

The cost of registration for Laser Therapeutics Workshop is $100.00. The student rate is $50.00. Registration includes the following:


CLEO Exhibit Hall
  • Expo featuring over 300 participating companies (open Tuesday,  10 June –  Thursday, 12 June 2014)
  • Valuable on floor business programming such as Market Focus and Technology Transfer. (open Tuesday,  10 June –  Thursday, 12 June 2014) 
  • Continental Breakfast, Wednesday, 11 June 2014
  • Lunch Wednesday, 11 June 2014
  • Exhibit Hall Coffee Breaks – Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Need Hotel Reservations? Book through the official hotel reservations partner, Travel Planners, and benefit from low conference rates and incentives like free in-room wireless and bottled water..