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SPIE Photonics West
30-January - 01-February 2018
San Francisco, CA, United States

Laser Focus World

Laser Focus World
61 Spit Brook Rd Ste 401
PennWell Technology Div
Nashua, NH
United States
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22 November 2017
30th Annual Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar
The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar has announced the full agenda for 2018. The event will take place Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, in San Francisco, CA. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the event is strategically scheduled the Monday between SPIE BiOS and SPIE Photonics West.

The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar is an important industry event that attracts senior business leaders and investors to present and discuss market opportunities and challenges. “The importance of the seminar continues to grow, as the lasers and photonics world is changing faster than ever—more acquisitions, new markets emerging, and new applications wherever you turn. And it’s continued to be a wild ride between political turmoil in the US and Europe, and strong economic growth worldwide,” said Conard Holton, editor in chief of Laser Focus World.

The seminar agenda will include two keynote speakers. Scott Keeney, President and CEO of nLight, will discuss high power lasers diodes. The afternoon keynote with Chuck Mattera, CEO of II-VI Incorporated, will be presented in a conversational style. Mattera and Holton will explore Dr. Mattera’s views on the different applications driving photonics markets, including industrial processing, optical communications, defense, life sciences, and semiconductors

Allen Nogee, Laser Analyst, will present his analysis of the global laser market segments and growth trends—with data and insights to help photonics businesses plan the future. New this year, Conard Holton will join Allen Nogee onstage after his talk to explore the most important topics and provide more opportunity for questions.

Other presentations will include a senior executive panel on global business and technology trends, talks on photonics company valuations and on changes in Chinese laser markets, and an end-user panel on needs in bioinstrumentation. The full agenda is available online.
The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar will feature speaker sessions from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The day includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception. Executives are given opportunity throughout the day to network and discuss industry opportunities.
Attendees can save $200 on their registration by booking before Friday, December 1, 2017. Colleague discounts are available.

Information for potential attendees and sponsors:
Registration – Information online at http://www.marketplaceseminar.com/2018.html
Sponsorship – Information online at http://www.marketplaceseminar.com/sponsors.html

About the Laser Focus World
Laser Focus World (LaserFocusWorld.com) has provided comprehensive global coverage of photonics technologies, applications, and markets for over 50 years. The Laser Focus World audience includes over 80,000 engineers, researchers, scientists, and technical professionals from around the world. The magazine is published monthly and is available in both print and digital formats.

About PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions around the world.

For more about PennWell Corporation, visit Pennwell.com.

Contact: Gillian Hinkle, Marketing Manager
PennWell Corporation