Numbers and profiles of the congress attendees

The World of Photonics Congress sets new standards in terms of the quality and quantity of congress participants – this is where the elite of the international photonics research community meets up.

Congress attendees at a glance:

  • 5,600 people attended the scientific conferences (3,900) and the practice-oriented lecture program at the LASER World of PHOTONICS (1,700)

  • Highly international: 73% international attendees, 27% from Germany

  • Top ranking for quality: 99% gave the congress a rating of good to excellent


The international meeting place of the photonics research community

Facts and Figures of the Scientific Conferences
3,900 attendees
57 countries
73% international share
8 conferences with around 61 subconferences
9 plenary presentations – including lectures of Nobel Laureates
13 joint sessions
2,700 lectures, presentations and posters
Facts and figures of the application panels
2,071 visits
1,574 attendees
16 panels
97 lectures

Origin of attendees

Attendees' field of activity

Attendees' primary position

Attendees’ area of responsibility

Figures and rating among attendees

  • 57% first-time participants, 43% repeaters
  • 94 % of attendees intend to participate again

Figures and rating among attendees

 
 
 
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Visitors for Laser World of Photonics Congress 2015

World of Photonics Congress: The 2017 Call for papers is starting!

Take this opportunity to present your know-how! We invite you to become a speaker and share your ideas with the worldwide photonic community!

Visitors for Laser World of Photonics Congress 2015

World of Photonics Congress: The 2017 Call for papers is starting!

Take this opportunity to present your know-how! We invite you to become a speaker and share your ideas with the worldwide photonic community!

World of Photonics Congress: The 2017 Call for papers is starting!

Take this opportunity to present your know-how! We invite you to become a speaker and share your ideas with the worldwide photonic community!

Light Exhibit at LASER World of PHOTONICS

World of Photonics Congress 2015 - Light is the future

8 conferences with 60 sub-conferences, around 2,700 presentations, 5,600 attendees: The World of Photonics Congress 2015 went with impressive figures to end.

Light Exhibit at LASER World of PHOTONICS

World of Photonics Congress 2015 - Light is the future

8 conferences with 60 sub-conferences, around 2,700 presentations, 5,600 attendees: The World of Photonics Congress 2015 went with impressive figures to end.

World of Photonics Congress 2015 - Light is the future

8 conferences with 60 sub-conferences, around 2,700 presentations, 5,600 attendees: The World of Photonics Congress 2015 went with impressive figures to end.

Chart showing the conferences held as part of the World of Photonics Congress

Congress program and registration

Clearly structured by usage area and application proximity: The program and highlights of the World of Photonics Congress 2015.

Chart showing the conferences held as part of the World of Photonics Congress

Congress program and registration

Clearly structured by usage area and application proximity: The program and highlights of the World of Photonics Congress 2015.

Congress program and registration

Clearly structured by usage area and application proximity: The program and highlights of the World of Photonics Congress 2015.