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1st IAPLE Conference 2013

IAPLE  1stConference and AGM Programme 
12-15 August 2013, UK
Venue 1:  H18, Pariser Building, The University of Manchester, UK, 12 August 2013
Venue 2 :Beech Room, Lodore Falls Hotel,  the Lake District, UK. 13-15 August 2013
Chairman:  Professor Lin Li, The University of Manchester, UK
11 August:  Reception dinner at Yang Sing Chinese Restaurant, Manchester 7:00pm
Day 1: 12 August 2013, H18, Pariser building, The University of Manchester
8:45- 9:00 am:  Tea/Coffee and on-site registration
9:00 am:  Welcome and official opening of the conference and AGM (Professor Lin Li)
9:15 am:  IAPLE 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Discussion and approval of IAPLE Constitution
Election of officers and Council members (approval of terms of references)
Membership – procedures for the election of fellows and corporate members and fees, membership committee.
Secretary support
10:30 am    Tea and Coffee break
 IAPLE delegate group photos
10:45 am
IAPLE Scientific Technical Committees (STCs)
IAPLE Prizes and Awards
IAPLE publications
IAPLE Newsletters
IAPLE web and publicity
Dates and places of future IAPLE meetings and events over the next 12 months.
12:10 Lunch (including family members)
1:30 pm Tour of the laboratories (option)
2:30pm Departure to Lake District
6:30 pm IAPLE welcome dinner at Lodore Falls Hotel, the Lake District.
Day 2:    13 August 2013.Lodore Falls Hotel,  the Lake District
Chair: Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebaska-Lincoln, USA.
Technical session 1: Micro/nano fabrication 1,  Beach room
9:00 am:  Plenary Keynote 1 : Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University, China,  “Ps laser fabrication of durable large area surface micro-nano structures and their applications”  
10:00 am:  Plenary Keynote 2: Professor Chunley Guo, University of Rochester, USA,  “The black and coloured metals and their applications”
11:00 am: Tea and Coffee break
11:15 am: Plenary  Keynote 3: Professor Minghui Hong, National University of Singapore, “Laser precision engineering of large area hybrid structures: from 2D nanoparticle array to 3D nanowires”
12:15 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch
2:00 – 6:00 pm:     Breakout sessions
6:30 – 8:00 pm:    Conference Dinner (including family members)
8:00 – 9:30 pm:  IAPLE Council meeting:  IAPLE keywords
Day 3:  14 August 2013.Lodore Falls Hotel,  the Lake District
Technical presentation session 2: Ultra-fast lasers and micro/nano fabrication, Beach room.
Chair:  Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University, China
9:00 am: Plenary Keynote 4:  Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA “Lasers for materials processing at micro and nano scales: what are the scientific challenges and potential impacts”
10:00: Plenary Keynote 5:  Dr. Keming Du, EdgeWave GmbH, Germany “Recent progress of short and ultra-short pulse lasers and components and their application examples” 
11:00: tea/coffee break
Technical Discussions:
Chairs: Professor Yongfeng Lu and Professor Minlin Zhong
11:15:  Discussions on laser micro/nano fabrication landscape, challenges, roadmap for next 10 years, and international collaboration opportunities. 
12:30: -2:00 pm.  Lunch (including family members)
2:00 – 6:00 pm : breakout sessions
6:30 – 8:30 pm:  Conference Dinner (including family members)
Day 4:  15 August 2013.Lodore Falls Hotel,  the Lake District
Technical presentation session 3: Modelling and Macro-materials processing
Chair:  Professor Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester, USA
9:00 am: Plenary Keynote 6:  Professor Lin Li, The University of Manchester “Modelling of laser processing – past, present and future challenges”
10:00 am: Plenary Keynote :  Professor Milan Brandt, MRIT University, Australia, “Laser Additive Manufacture: Trends  and Challenges”
11:00: tea/coffee break
11:15 am 12:30:  Technical discussions
Chairs:  Dr. Keming Du and Professor Minghui Hong
11:15:  Discussion on laser macro processing (cutting, drilling, welding, additive manufacturing, surface coating and modelling etc.) challenges and key development requirements for the next 10 years. 
11:50: Discussions (brain storming) on biggest challenges and impact potentials in photonics and laser engineering over the next 10 years. 
 12:30 – 2:00 pm: lunch (including family members)
2:00 – 6:00 pm :  breakout sessions
6:30 – 8:30 pm:  Conference Farewell Dinner