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28 April 2022 / 10:00 - 12:00
EPIC Meeting on Laser, Optics and Sensors for Medical Devices at Laser World of Photonics
Munich, Germany

Photonics is definitely a key enabling technology to understand diseases, to get a better diagnosis and to achieve a better therapy. The aim of this meeting is to discuss the current demands, solutions and concepts for medical instrumentation and devices.


10:00 – 10:10 Welcoming words by EPIC

10:10 – 11:30 Presentations & Discussions

Presentation by
Ronald Sroka, Physicist & Scientific Director at University of Munich Clinic

2 µm Lasers for Minimally-Invasive Surgery
Rene Dornieden R&D Engineer, LISA Laser

Translating Optoacoustic Imaging – the Long Journey from Preclinical Research into Clinical Routine
Christian Wiest, CEO, iThera Medical


11:30 – 12:00 Networking Coffee Break

Venue: Conference room B61, 1st floor of B6 hall, Messe Munich

Physicist & Scientific Director at University of Munich Clinic

René Dornieden studied optical engineering in Kassel and Göttingen. He worked for Coherent during his master studies and joined LISA Laser in 2019. His focus as a R&D Engineer is on optical technologies, application testing and research.

Rene Dornieden
R&D Engineer at LISA Laser

Christian studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University Munich before joining McKinsey in 1995. As a consultant, he focused on high tech and healthcare clients. Following an MBA degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and 10 years in consulting, Christian joined GE Healthcare as an Enterprise Manager, taking responsibility for large projects and key accounts in the DACH region. In 2010 he co-founded iThera Medical and has since been its CEO.

Programme Manager
Antonio Raspa
Antonio Raspa
Senior Photonics Program Manager
Event Manager
Logistics, venue, accommodation, and transportation
Helena Jelinkova
Helena Jelinkova
Events Manager
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