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25-26 September 2024
EPIC Technology Meeting on Laser Micromachining: New Developments and Applications at Light Conversion
Vilnius, Lithuania

Hosted by
EPIC Members
350.00 Excl. VAT
Invited companies
350.00 Excl. VAT
Non-members
550.00 Excl. VAT


Laser micromachining includes all the laser processes used in the machining of very fine and/or small structures. A micrometer-scale precision and accuracy are required in order to obtain the desired structures and ensure its functionality. The applications are in all possible materials: metals, semiconductors, glass, polymers…
In the last years, we have seen an impressive increase in the number of industries and applications for laser micromachining. The end-users have more and more demanding requirements in terms of throughput and precision. So, new developments in the laser sources and the other components of the workstations are needed: ultra-short-pulsed lasers, mid-IR wavelengths, scanners, robots and movement stages, software, integration… Process monitoring is gaining importance to control the laser process in-line and ensure the quality of the parts produced. We invite the whole supply chain to present the new developments in laser micromachining, discuss the needs of the system integrators and end-users and find who photonics can help to overcome the remaining challenges.

 

Agenda

24 September, 2024, Tuesday

Optional agenda: 

13:00 – 17:00 Companies visits – TBA. Your registration for the event does not guarantee you a place at the companies visits. Separate registration will be announced, once companies are confirmed. 
19:00 – 22:00 Pre-dinner @ restaurant Adelia, located at the Artis Centrum Hotel (address: Totorių str. 23, 01120 Vilnius), one of the recommended hotels

Main agenda: 

25 September, 2024, Wednesday

11:15 Departure by the bus transfer from Cathedral Square to the conference venue

12:00 – 13:00 Registration and lunch @ FTMC  – Center of Physical Sciences and Technology, ground floor conference room A101 (address: Sauletekio avenue 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania)

13:00 – 13:10 Welcoming words by EPIC
13:10 – 13:15 Welcoming words by the host

13:15: – 15:15 SESSION 1: Laser cutting, drilling and dicing

15:15 – 16:00 Networking coffee break

16:00 – 18:00 SESSION 2: Surface texturing

18:00 Departure by the bus transfer to the dinner place
18:45 – 22:30 Dinner @ Grey restaurant, 1 floor up the ground floor (address: Pilies str. 2, 01124 Vilnius)

22:30 Walk to the recommended hotels

26 September, 2024, Thursday

07:30 Departure by the bus transfer from from Cathedral Square to the conference venue

08:15 – 08:40 Morning coffee @ FTMC
08:40 – 08:45 Recap by EPIC

08:45 – 10:00 SESSION 3: Scalability of the laser processes: beam shapping, scanning, software

10:00 – 10:45 Networking coffee break

10:45 – 12:00 SESSION 4: Laser micro-welding and Additive/Substractive Manufacturing

12:00 – 13:00 Networking lunch
13:00 – 13:30 Drive by the bus transfer to Light Conversion
13:30 – 15:00 Company tour @ Light Conversion
15:15 Departure by the bus transfer to Vilnius airport
15:15 Departure by the bus transfer to Cathedral Square / city center

Recommended hotels

The bus transfers will be organized from Cathedral Square. There are two recommended hotels close by:

Artis Centrum Hotels (address: Totorių str. 23 I LT 01120 Vilnius). With the code EPIC you can get special prices by emailing to: reservtions.artis@centrumhotels.com.  85 eur / night / single room including breakfast.

Amberton Cathedral Square Hotel Vilnius (address: L. Stuokos-Gucevičiaus g. 1, 01122 Vilnius). You will get 15% discount form the best price when booking your room via https://booking.ericsoft.com/BookingEngine/Book?idh=69F5C75BEB273610&conv=EPIC2024 using the code EPIC2024.

You can also book any other accommodation within a walking distance from Cathedral Square in case you can come for the bus transfers.

Airport transfers

Use the airport taxi or Uber to reach the hotel upon your arrival.

Useful resources
Technology Manager
Technology scope and agenda
Antonio Castelo, PhD
Antonio Castelo, PhD
Technology Manager for Bio-Medical and Lasers
Programme Manager
Coordination
Lídia Briquets
Lídia Briquets
Programme Manager
Event Manager
Logistics, venue, accommodation, and transportation
Lina Sipelyte-Valyte
Lina Sipelyte-Valyte
Events Manager
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