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09 May 2021

The congress will be held in a hybrid format: in-person and virtual. Speakers have the option to present onsite or online. Individuals participating virtually can present live during their session or submit a pre-recorded video.

The health and safety of meetings attendees are of primary importance. OSA continues to monitor health and travel advisories and commits to being responsive amidst changing conditions. Please continue to check this website for current meeting status.

The 2021 OSA Laser Congress offers a comprehensive view of the latest technological advances in solid state lasers as well as the applications of laser technologies for industrial products and markets. The conference features an extensive exhibition.

"The combination of the ASSL with LAC is highly beneficial for young researchers in order to gain insight into recent developments in industry." - 2019 Laser Congress Participant

Important Dates

Abstract and Summary Submission
2 June 2021 12:00
Submit Paper
Hotel Reservation
10 September 2021
Reserve Housing


Johan Nilsson

University of Southampton, UK
ASSL, General Chair

Sergey Mirov

University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States
ASSL, General Chair

Peter Schunemann

BAE Systems Inc., United States
ASSL: Materials, Sr Program Chair

Carlota Canalias

Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan, Sweden
ASSL: Materials, Jr Program Chair

Clara Saraceno

Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
ASSL: Sources, Sr Program Chair

Mark Bowers

Lockheed Martin Aculight Corp., United States
ASSL: Sources, Jr Program Chair

Johannes Trbola

TRBOLA Engineering, Germany
LAC, Program Chair

Dave Mordaunt

Ball Aerospace & Technologies, United States
LAC, Program Chair

Yuji Sano

Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
LAC, Program Chair


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