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2nd IAPLE Conference 2014

IAPLE  2nd  Annual Conference and AGM Programme 
3-6 August 2014, Beijing, China
Venue 1:  Tsinghua University,  Beijing, China,   3 August 2014
Venue 2 :   Feng Mountain Resort Hotel, Beijing,  4-6 August 2014
Chairmen: Professor Lin Li and Professor Minlin Zhong
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Programme and Agenda
2 August:  7:00 pm,   Reception dinner at  Restaurant in Wenjin International Hotel, Beijing. 
Day 1:     3 August 2014 ,  Room 312A, Welding Building , Tsinghua University
8:45- 9:00 am:  Tea/Coffee and on-site registration
9:00 am:  Welcome  (Prof. Minlin Zhong)
9:15 am:  IAPLE 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Council Meeting– Chairman: Prof. Lin Li
Part 1:        Council meeting (IAPLE Council members only)
Chairman’s report
IAPLE Web
IAPLE  Fellow/Corporate member certificates
Election of New Fellows and Corporate Members
Finance report
Election of new President and Council officers and effective date
10:30 am    Tea and Coffee break
10:45 am    Part 2:  AGM 
Introduction of IAPLE 
Announcement of IAPLE Council members and officers
Presentation :  “ IAPLE survey on publication statistics of world research in laser materials processing” by Professor Minlin Zhong
IAPLE Scientific Technical Committees (STCs)
IAPLE Prizes and Awards
IAPLE publications 
13:00 Lunch at Tsinghua University (including family members)
2:00 pm Tour of the laboratories (option)
2:30 pm Departure to Feng Mountain Resort Hotel
6:30 – 8:30 pm IAPLE welcome dinner at Feng Mountain Resort Hotel.
Day 2:     4 August 2014 ,   Feng Mountain Resort Hotel
2nd IAPLE Conference – Day 1
9:00 am – 12:30: Technical presentations and discussions
Chairman – Professor Lin Li, The University of Manchester, UK
Session 1: Laser Micro/Nano Fabrication
Plenary Keynote Presentation 1:  “Laser micro-structuring of freestanding ultra-thin bio-responsive films for cardiovascular 3D tissue engineering”  presented  by  Professor Minghui Hong, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 2: “Metallic superhydrophobic surfaces fabricated by ultrafast lasers: superhyudrophobicity transition and adhesion control” presented by Professor Minlin Zhong,  Director of Laser Processing Research Centre, Tsinghua University, China.
Tea/Coffee Break: 15 minutes
Plenary Keynote Presentation 3: “Laser direct writing of graphene patterns in open air” presented by Professor Yongfeng Lu, president of Laser Institute of America, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch
2:00pm – 6:00 pm  - Breakout sessions.
Brain storming  topics: 
1.Challenges in laser surface texturing and patterning
2.Challenges in laser cutting and drilling
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:   Conference dinner
8:00 -9:30 pm:   Technical discussions.
Technical discussion topics: 
1.Challenges in laser surface texturing and patterning
2.Challenges in laser cutting and drilling
Day 3:     5 August 2014 ,   Feng Mountain Resort Hotel
2nd IAPLE Conference – Day 2
9:00 am – 12:30:   IAPLE Conference Technical Presentations and discussions
Chairman:  Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of  Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
Section 1:  Laser/Light Interactions with Materials
Plenary Keynote Presentation 4:  “Manipulation of photos for deep insight of optoelectronic dynamics and devices”, presented by Professor Hong-Bo Sun, Director of State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics, Jilin University, China.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 5:  “Light interactions with sub-wavelength structures”,  Professor Xiangang Luo, Director of State Key Laboratory of Optical Technology on Nano-Fabrication and Micro-Engineering, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Science, China.
Tea/Coffee break
Plenary Keynote Presentation 6: “High power ps- and fs-lasers: designs, performances and applications”, presented by Dr. Keming Du, CEO, Edgewave GmbH, Germany
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm :  Breakout sessions
Brain storming topics:
1.Challenges in photonic sciences
2.Challenges in lasers, optical components and laser systems
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:  Conference Banquet 
8:00 – 9:30 pm:  Technical discussions
1.Challenges in photonic sciences
2.Challenges in lasers, optical components and laser systems
Day 4:     6 August 2014 ,   Feng Mountain Resort Hotel
2nd IAPLE Conference – Day 3
9:00 am – 12:30:   IAPLE Conference Technical Presentations and discussions
Chairman: Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University, China
Session 3: Laser Engineering for Industrial Applications
Plenary Keynote Presentation 7:  “Laser cleaning for porosity reduction in laser welding of aluminium alloys for automotive manufacture: from laboratory to industrial production floor” , presented by Professor Lin Li, Director of Laser Processing Research Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
Plenary Keynote Presentation 8:” Laser direct writing for fabrication of electronic components: advantages and challenges”  presented by Professor Xiaoyan Zeng, Director of Laser and THz Department, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,  Wuhan, China
Tea/Coffee break
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch
2:00 pm – 6:00  pm : Breakout sessions
Brain storming on:
1.Challenges in laser surface engineering
2.Challenges in laser welding
3.Challenges in laser additive manufacturing
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:   Conference Farewell Banquet 
8:00 – 9:30:  Technical discussions
1.Challenges in laser surface engineering
2.Challenges in laser welding
3.Challenges in laser additive manufacturing