Good reasons to attend the congress

Online: World of Photonics Congress from June 20 to 24, 2021

New date: Next LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich from April 26 to 29, 2022

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There are plenty of good reasons to attend the World of Photonics Congress. It will give you a comprehensive look at the world of photonics research and new impetus for your daily business. See for yourself.

  • The best reason to attend is this year’s program
    Here you can get a first impression of the World of Photonics Congress program.
  • Experience the whole range of innovative research
    With its program the World of Photonics Congress covers all research disciplines: from in-depth coverage of solid-state and fiber lasers through to current research projects in biophotonics and additive production. All facets of optical technologies are reflected in the more than 3,650 scientific lectures and posters!
  • Extend your horizon of knowledge
    Listening is good, learning something new is better: enhance your know-how in short courses, symposia and workshops.
  • Establish valuable contacts
    Nobel Prize winners, scientists and students: everyone meets up in Munich to exchange information and network. 12 plenary sessions and award ceremonies as well as numerous keynotes invited the congress participants to inform themselves about the lighthouses of photonics research.
  • Experience the world’s biggest photonics industry exhibition
    The entire photonics industry with 1,325 companies is exhibiting at the leading international fair LASER World of PHOTONICS. Here you can find the entire range of solutions – from components to systems.
  • Admission to all events – one congress ticket suffices!
    All attendees at conferences can use their congress tickets to visit all other conferences held as part of the congress.
    All World of Photonics congress attendees enjoy free admission to LASER World of PHOTONICS during all four days of the fair, so they can take full advantage of exchanging information with scientific and industry experts.

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The international scientific elite meets in Munich to gather information about lighthouse projects in photonics and laser research.

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Congress program

The World of Photonics Congress covers all research disciplines and application facets relevant to optical technologies.

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