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03 October 2021 – 07 October 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)
17 September 2021

This OSA Meeting will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format using a program schedule based on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-04:00).

Participants have the option of viewing sessions live or streaming recorded sessions on demand. Speakers can present live during a session or submit a pre-recorded video. [Learn more.]

Laser Applications Conference

Laser Applications Conference (LAC) is an all invited speaker format for industry in Laser Applications at the OSA Laser Congress.

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.

To view the topic categories, click here.

Committee Members

David Mordaunt, Ball Aerospace & Technologies, United States, Program Chair

Yuji Sano, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan, Program Chair

Johannes Trbola, Trbola Engineering, Germany, Program Chair

Lahsen Assoufid, Argonne National Laboratory, United States

Barry Behnken, AEye, Inc., United States

Heather George, TRUMPF Inc., United States

Thomas Grunberger, plasmo GmbH, Austria

Ruth Houbertz, ThinkMade Engineering & Consulting, Germany

Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc., United States

Danijela Rostohar, Institute of Physics of The ASCR, Czech Republic

Gerald Uyeno, Raytheon Technologies, United States



OSA - The Optical Society


Corporate Sponsors


Amplitude Laser Group

Boston Electronics Corporation




Southern Photonics

UltraFast Innovations


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