Lasers Today Weekly Wrap-Up – Week of August 15, 2016

LIA’s Weekly Wrap Up recaps everything you might of missed this week on the LIA blog, Lasers Today, and LIA’s social media channels.

The biggest updates, developments, and announcements pertaining to laser applications and safety are here. Catch up on what you may have missed this week: 

LIA ConferenceThe Top 5 Reasons Laser Professionals are LIA Members

There is no shortage of reasons why a laser professional enjoys being an LIA member. However, we

narrowed it down to five key reasons. Discover the post recently featured by LaserVision UK, and explore the benefits of LIA membership that you may not be aware of, such as discounts, education, networking, and more, right here.

claddingonflat086-580x326Industrial Additive Manufacturing the Focus of July/August Issue of LIA Today

The July/August issue of LIA Today is now available. The newest issue focuses on Industrial Additive Manufacturing, in addition to the critical news and updates you’ve come to expect from the publication. Find the online version here.


Fall’s Laser Conferences are Just Weeks Away

Planning to attend the Industrial Laser Conference at the Industrial Manufacturing Technology Show? Be sure to check out our Discover Chicago post as you plan your trip. Featuring points of interest at IMTS for laser professionals, sightseeing opportunities, food, and other attractions near the conference, you don’t want to miss this one. Click here to explore how to best Discover Chicago during the Industrial Laser Conference and IMTS.

Discover Chicago with LIA at Industrial Laser Conference

What’s more, ICALEO® is right around the corner, taking place October 16-20 in San Diego, California. Now in its 35th year, the world renowned conference brings laser professionals together to discuss current practices and future applications in their respective fields. Don’t miss out this year – Click here to register for ICALEO today.

Attention Laser Safety Officers! Are you looking for new ways to increase your credibility in the workplace? LSO’s are responsible for upholding laser safety standards at their place of employment, often needing to train and coach others. Learn about the ways online training can help boost LSO credibility here.

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