Weekly Lasers Wrap-Up: Week of October 10, 2016

Bringing you up to date with the latest in laser news, LIA updates, and industry conferences, the LIA Weekly Lasers Wrap-Up provides a brief rundown of what you may have missed this week. Take a peek below: 

Conference News

With ICALEO® just days away, an in-depth look at this year’s sessions and offerings is available on Lasers Today and in the latest issue of LIA Today. Discover the hot topics that will be covered as well as some tidbits from presenters, themselves! Find it here.

Still need to register for ICALEO®, taking place October 16–20, 2016 in San Diego, California? Check the LIA Twitter page for a discount code that will save you $50 off of your registration costs! Register for ICALEO® here.

Attending ICALEO®? LIA has launched an official ICALEO® app, just in time for this year’s conference. The app includes an itinerary builder, note-taking capabilities, and a whole lot more. Designed to help attendees get the most out of their ICALEO® experience, the app is an exciting new tool for this year, and years to come. Find the official press release here.

icaleo app

LIA Updates

October’s Featured Corporate Member is Buffalo Filter, LLC. Buffalo Filter, LLC produces technologies and solutions designed to manage hazards that are associated with surgical plume inhalation, such as safety products for the operating environment within the medical industry. Learn more about this company’s history and involvement with LIA here.

Our #AskGusLIA Live Chat was a huge success earlier this week! Taking questions via Twitter and Facebook Live, LIA Education Director Gus Anibarro answered questions on laser safety, LSOs, and more.  Follow LIA on Twitter and Facebook to see what you may have missed!

Seeking new ways to expand your laser safety knowledge? Check out our free Ebook 6 Ways to Expand Your Knowledge of Laser Safety. This downloadable book includes resources such as publications, journals, and reliable online resources to help keep you up to date on the latest in laser safety. Get it here.

The newest issue of LIA Today is now available! This issue focuses on Science and Research laser applications. Also featured is an in-depth look at ICALEO® and the latest in LIA news and updates. Get the digital version here.

LIA Today September October

Laser Industry News

Could laser processing lead to lighter, safer automobiles? Scientists from Fraunhover Institute for Laser Technology ILT are leading the effort to further the development and research of the possibility. Laser processing allows for smaller sheet thicknesses, lighter pieces, and same or better crash results. The researchers are advancing the development with joining, seperation, and heat treatment of the processes. Results of the research will be presented at EuroBLECH later this month, in Hanover Germany. Find the full article here.

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