07 April 2020

This OSA Meeting will be held as scheduled.

The health and safety of OSA Meetings attendees is always of primary importance, and especially so in our current environment. We continue to monitor health and travel advisories related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and commit to being responsive amidst changing conditions. This includes exploring options that facilitate maximum participation for speakers and attendees while ensuring the well-being of all participants.

Laser Applications Conference

A Unique Opportunity to Network and Learn from Leaders in Applied Industrial R&D.

Laser Applications Conference (LAC) is an all invited speaker format for industry in Laser Applications at the OSA Laser Congress. This 3-day meeting focuses on two main topic areas --  Materials Processing and Applications for High Power Lasers. At LAC, you’ll be immersed in an innovative learning environment that introduces new, groundbreaking information, offers insightful knowledge, showcases cutting-edge products, and engages your active participation in important debates and discussions.

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Committee Members

  • David Mordaunt, Ball Aerospace & Technologies, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Johannes Trbola, Trbola Engineering, GermanyProgram Chair
  • Lahsen Assoufid, Argonne National Laboratory, United States
  • Thomas Dekorsy, German Aerospace Center, Germany
  • Heather George, TRUMPF Inc, United States
  • Thomas Grunberger, Plasmo Industrietechnik GmbH
  • Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc, United States
  • Danijela Rostohar, Institute of Physics of the ASCR, Czech Republic
  • Gerald Uyeno, Raytheon Company, United States


David Mordaunt

Ball Aerospace & Technologies, United States
Program Chair

Johannes Trbola

Trbola Engineering, Germany
Program Chair


Premier Sponsor

IPG Photonics

Silver Sponsor

Electro-Optics Technology (EOT)

Northrop Grumman Synoptics