Top Photonics News: New resources from Laser Focus World--October 11, 2013

Oct. 11, 2013
This week we announce new resources for our audience: a major upgrade to our online Buyer's Guide, the agenda for the 2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar, and the call for papers for Strategies in Biophotonics.

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This week we announce three important resources for our audience of researchers, engineers, and engineering management: a major upgrade to our online Buyer's Guide, the agenda for the 2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar, and the call for papers for our Strategies in Biophotonics Conference and Expo.

Our newly upgraded, visually appealing LFW Buyer's Guide contains over 4000 companies providing products and services for photonics systems and applications.

Laser Focus World Buyer's Guide

The agenda for the 2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar, February 3, in San Francisco, is now online, with speakers presenting global market forecasts for lasers, passive optics, biophotonics, and laser projection displays; a keynote talk on European photonics industry initiatives; and a panel with top executives from Trumpf, Coherent, and NKT Photonics.

2014 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar

The Call for Papers for our Strategies in Biophotonics Conference & Expo focuses on development through commercialization of photonics technologies and products for the life sciences. The conference will be held in Boston, September 9-11, 2014, and is guided by an outstanding Advisory Board.

Strategies in Biophotonics Conference & Expo

About the Author

Conard Holton | Editor at Large

Conard Holton has 25 years of science and technology editing and writing experience. He was formerly a staff member and consultant for government agencies such as the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the International Atomic Energy Agency, and engineering companies such as Bechtel. He joined Laser Focus World in 1997 as senior editor, becoming editor in chief of WDM Solutions, which he founded in 1999. In 2003 he joined Vision Systems Design as editor in chief, while continuing as contributing editor at Laser Focus World. Conard became editor in chief of Laser Focus World in August 2011, a role in which he served through August 2018. He then served as Editor at Large for Laser Focus World and Co-Chair of the Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar from August 2018 through January 2022. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, with additional studies at the Colorado School of Mines and Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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