13 October 2020 – 16 October 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
30 September 2020

This OSA Meeting will be held as scheduled in an all-virtual, web conference format.

Technical sessions will be presented live from the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (EDT) with a recorded archive available later for on-demand viewing. There will be no cost for attendees to participate. Speakers presenting a contributed oral talk or poster will pay a US$ 100 publishing fee. [more]


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.

  1. Materials Processing
    1. Surface Modification & Micromachining
    2. Brittle Materials
    3. Lasers for Space Applications
    4. Lasers for Mobility
    5. Laser-based Additive Manufacturing
  2. Applications for High Power Lasers
    1. EUV and X-Ray Generation
    2. Defense/Directed Energy
    3. Laser Induced Damage Test
    4. Laser Shock Peening