2 July 2008

AILU's forthcoming Medical Group events

Lasers in medicine and biophotonics

Part of the Photon 08 conference at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh from 26 - 29 August 2008 is an 'Industrial Technology' seminar series. As part of this AILU's Medical Group is running a 1 day event under the chairmanship of Duncan Hand. The scope of the workshop is to address developments in lasers, beam delivery, monitoring and control, auxiliary equipment, safety and standards and their potential impact in biophotonics and medical research.

Speakers include Tom Brown (St Andrews University), Jon Parry (Heriot-Watt University) Nick Jones (Renishaw), Jonathan Leach (Glasgow University), Holger Lubatschowski (LZH, Germany), Jon Exley (Lynton Lasers) and John Colles (Denfotex) 

For more details go to the AILU events page here. For full details about Photon and the full Industry Technology Programme and to register go to the Photon website here.

Opportunities for photonics in medical device manufacture: Industrial innovation with lasers in the medical sector

AILU's Medical Group is holding a half day meeting as part of the seminar series at the Photonex exhibition, on 16th October at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry.

This event is free to attend and since the seminar area is in the exhibition hall delegates will be able to drop in and out on the day.

There will be two sessions: one in the morning (11:00 – 12:40) addressing lasers for medicine and biophotonics devices; and one in the afternoon (14:15 – 15:35) on innovative products that will allow suppliers to highlight new developments. A networking opportunity with be available between the two sessions.

Full details about all Laser User Groups can be found here. The Photonex seminar programme portion of their website can be found here.

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