Laser Institute of America Announces Launch of Official ICALEO App

LIA’s new app provides complete ICALEO resources and opportunities in a single, user-friendly platform


ORLANDO, FL – OCTOBER 14, 2016 – Laser Institute of America announces today the launch of the official International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) App. Created as a full-service companion to the world’s premier platform for breakthrough laser solutions, the new app, published by Omnipress, provides a variety of solutions for this year’s ICALEO attendees, including a schedule with itinerary builder and note-taking capabilities, an activity stream with social timeline, a lineup of speakers, as well as a GPS-enabled venues and local attractions feature.

Using LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or their email address, attendees can set up user profiles in the app, then follow the timeline feed of posts and official #ICALEO event hashtag along with their fellow registrants. Attendees can also utilize the personal itinerary builder to easily track and manage the conference schedule based on their preferred list of speakers or sessions they plan to attend. With more than 200 total scheduled presentations and over 60 peer-reviewed talks to choose from, a few touches of the ICALEO app will help attendees ensure they don’t miss talks like the Opening Plenary session featuring lasers on Mars, fully autonomous vehicles, and a timely update on LIGO.

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With the ICALEO app, each session’s date, time, and location can be bookmarked, like Alan Conneely’s presentation on Laser Micromachining of Contactless RF Antenna Modules for Payment Cards and Wearable Objects; invited paper, Control of Surface Profile in Periodic Nanostructures Produced with Ultrashort Pulsed Laser given by Togo Shinonaga; or the latest news, science, and technology applications in laser drilling, cutting, modeling, and simulation. In addition, app users can take notes during each presentation and share them by email, simplifying follow-ups on insights and networking opportunities.

“We are pleased to provide this innovative tool just in time for the 35th edition of ICALEO,” said Jim Naugle, Marketing Director at LIA. “Our members and attendees deserve a full-service information and resources solution for our premier event, coupled with technology that makes attending and interacting at the event even more rewarding. The LIA team is confident the app will meet these critical needs this year and into the future.”

ICALEO bears a 34-year history as the primary source of technical information in the field of electro-optics and photonics. This year, the app provides a fresh opportunity for ICALEO attendees to engage, interact, and plan their activities quickly and seamlessly while in San Diego.

“We’re always seeking to improve our conference and educational capabilities,” said Naugle. “Our app is the latest way to ensure that our members and ICALEO attendees receive the most cutting edge experience possible.”

For more information or questions about the launch of the ICALEO app, please contact LIA Conference Department at For complete information on ICALEO 2016, please visit


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