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3rd IAPLE Conference 2015

3rd IAPLE  Annual Conference and AGM Programme 
4-7 August 2015, Hawaii, USA
Conference Venue:  Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Hotel, 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, USA, Tel: +1 808-949-4321.
Chairmen: Professors Lin Li, Yongfeng Lu, Minlin Zhong and Chunlei Guo
 
 
 
 
 
Programme 
3 August:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm,   IAPLE Council Meeting – Council members only ( Rainbow Suite 1, Rainbow Tower).
            8:00 pm – 9:00 pm,   IAPLE AGM – IAPLE Fellows only (Rainbow Suite, Rainbow Tower)
Day 1:     4 August 2015 ,  Kahili Suite,  Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Hotel
Breakfast:   7:30 am – 8:30 am :  Rainbow Lanai Restaurant (Breakfast vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members).
9:00 am:  Kahili Suite , Welcome:  Professor Yongfeng Lu (Vice President of IAPLE)
9:10 am:    3rd  Conference Opening:  Professor Lin Li  (President of IAPLE)
Introduction to IAPLE  (Lin Li)
New IAPLE fellows announcement and certificate award ceremony  (Yongfeng Lu)
Announcement of IAPLE Council members and officers – election results (Lin Li)
Plenary Session 1 (Kahili Suite).  Chair: Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University (China)
9:45 am – 10:30 am:      Plenary Keynote Presentation 1:  “Ultrafast Laser Processing in the kW-range – Vision and Challenges in High Speed Precision Machining ”  presented  by  Professor Reinhart Poprawe, Director of Fraunhofer Laser Institute (ILT), Aachen, Germany, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Laser Applications.
10: 30 am – 11:00 am  - Tea/Coffee break (Kahili Suite Terrace)
11: 00 am – 12:30:  Plenary session 2  (Kahili Suite).  
Chair:  Professor Reinhart Poprawe, Director of Fraunhofer Laser Institute (ILT), Aachen, Germany
Plenary Keynote Presentation 2:  “Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopy and 3D Imaging for Biological and Medical Research“  Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, Ex-President of Laser Institute of America, Vice President of IAPLE.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 3:   “Fighting Against Drug-resistant Bacteria and Superbugs with Picosecond Laser Generated Nanoparticles” presented by Professor Lin Li, Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, Director of Laser Processing Research Centre, The University of Manchester, UK, President-Elect of Laser Institute of America, Vice President of Association of Laser Users, President of IAPLE. 
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch (Lehua Suite) – including paid family members.
2:00pm – 6:00 pm:   -  Breakout sessions.  Topics to consider: a) biggest society impacts of lasers in the next 10 years, b) most challenging sciences in laser materials processing and photonics over the next 10 years.
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm:   Conference welcome banquet including paid family members – Lehua Suite.
8:30 pm-9:30 pm:   IAPLE  Technical Discussions – Kahili Suite.   
Chair: Professor Lin Li, The University of Manchester, UK.
Topics: 
1.What are the top 3 biggest society impacts that lasers and photonics might generate in the next 10 years?
2.What are the most challenging sciences in laser materials processing over the next 10 years?
Day 2:     5 August 2015 ,   Kahili Suite,  Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Hotel
7:30 am – 8:30 am : Breakfast.  Rainbow Lanai Restaurant (Breakfast vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members).
9:00 am – 9:50 am:  Technical Discussion (Kahili Suite)
Chair: Professor Reinhart Poprawe , Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT, Aachen, Germany)
Discussion topic:  Pathways to impacts in society through laser materials processing technologies and applications
9:50 am – 10:30 am:   IAPLE Conference Plenary Session 3 (Kahili Suite)
Chair: Professor  Minghui Hong, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Plenary Keynote Presentation 4: “The Magic of Nonlinear Laser Interactions Inside Transparent Optical Fiber and Film,  Presented by Professor Peter Herman,  Head of Photonics Group, University of Toronto, Canada
10: 30 am – 11:00 am : Tea and coffee break (Kahili Suite Terrace)
11:00 am – 12:30:  Plenary Session 5  (Kahili Suite) Chair: Professor Seiji Katayama, Director of Joining and Welding Research Institute (JWRI), Osaka University, Chairman of Japanese Laser Processing Society. Japan.  
Plenary Keynote Presentation 6:  “Development and Application of Digital Holographic Imaging for High Speed Analysis of Laser Generated Plasma”,  Professor Bill O’Neill, Director of Centre of Industrial Photonics, University of Cambridge, UK.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 7:”High Throughput Processing of Brittle Materials Using ns, ps and fs Lasers”  presented by Dr. Keming Du, CEO of Edgewave GmbH, Aachen, Germany.
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch (Lehua Suite) - including paid family members
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm;  IAPLE conference excursion: tour of the island through Gary Line Hawaii Polynesian Adventure Tours (14:00 Pick up at Hilton Hawaiian Village.   Going through: Waikiki
Kahala Homes Area, 
Hanauma Bay Lookout, Halona Blow Hole Lookout
, Drive by Sandy Beach and Makapuu lookout, 
Drive through Waimanalo Homestead, 
Nuuanu Pali Lookout (admission included).   18:00 Drop off Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel)
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:  Conference dinner at Tropics Bar & Grill Restaurant (Vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members)
8:30 – 9:30 pm: Technical discussions (Kahili Suite )
Chairman: Professor Reinhart Pobwarwe, ILT, Germany.
Topics:
1.What are the next big things in the development of lasers, optical components and instruments related to materials processing?
2.Challenges in ultrafast laser processing.
Day 3:     6 August 2015 ,   Kahili Suite
7:30 am – 8:30 am :  Breakfast at Rainbow Lanai Restaurant (Breakfast vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members).
9:00 am – 10:30:    Plenary Session 5 (Kahili Suite).   Chair: Professor Milan Brandt, Director of Centre for Additive Manufacturing, RMIT University, Australia
Plenary Keynote Presentation 8 :  “Certify as You Build – a Challenge for Additive Manufacturing ” , presented by Professor Jyoti Mazumder, Member of US National Academy of Engineering,  Director of NSF Industry University Co-Operative Research Centre on Lasers and Plasmas in Advanced Manufacturing, University of Michigan, USA. Ex-President of Laser Institute of America.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 9: “Manufacture of 3D Functional Biochips by Hybrid Additive and Substractive Femtosecond Laser Processing ”  presented  by  Professor Koji Suioka, RIKEN Centre for Advanced Photonics, Japan, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering.
10:30 – 11:00:   Tea/Coffee break  (Kahili Suite Terrace)
11:00 – 12:30: Plenary Session 6 (Kahili Suite).  Chair: Professor Peter Herman,  Head of Photonics Group, University of Toronto, Canada
Plenary Keynote Presentation 10:  “Design and Fabrication of Large Area Plasmonic 2D and 3D  Micro/Nano-structures for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Detection”, presented by Professor Minghui Hong, Director of Optical Science and Engineering Centre, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 11:” “Ultrafast Laser Thinning and Patterning of Graphene with Precise Layer Control”-  presented by Professor Minlin Zhong, Director of Laser Processing Research Centre, Tsinghua University, China.  
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch  (Lehua Suite) - including paid family members.
2:00 pm – 6:00  pm   Breakout sessions    topics to consider: a) future of laser based 3D printing, b) nano-photonics challenges
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:   Conference dinner at Tropics Bar & Grill Restaurant (Vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members)
8:30 – 9:30 pm:  Technical Discussions (Kahili Suite)
Chair: Professor Jyoti Mazumder, University of Michigan, USA
Topics:
1.Where would laser based additive manufacturing and 3D printing go for the next 10 years?
2.Nano-photonics –what are the biggest challenges?
Day 4:   7 August 2015 , Kahili Suite
7:30 am – 8:30 am :  Breakfast at Rainbow Lanai Restaurant (Breakfast vouchers will be issued to registered delegates and paid family members).
9:00 am – 10:30:   Plenary Session 7 (Kahili Suite)  Chair: Professor Bill O’Neill, Director of Centre of Industrial Photonics, University of Cambridge, UK.
Plenary Keynote Presentation 12:” “Laser-based Additive Manufacturing and Medical Applications ”-  Professor Milan Brandt, Director of Centre for Additive Manufacturing, RMIT University, Australia
Plenary Keynote Presentation 13:   “Laser Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Components: a Comparison between Powder Feeding and Powder Bed Methods”, Professor Xiaoyan Zeng, Director of Laser and THz Research Centre, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,  Wuhan, China
10:30 – 11:00:   Tea/Coffee break  (Kahili Suite Terrace)
11:00 – 12:30    Discussions (Chaired by the new IAPLE President)
1.IAPLE new fellow nominations
2.Corporate members
3.Future events
4.The venue and date for the 4th IAPLE conference in 2016
12:30 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch (Hibiscus Suite) - including paid family members
2:00 pm – 6:00  pm   Breakout sessions 
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm:   Conference Farewell Banquet - including paid family members.   Rainbow Suite 3
Fireworks on the beach (7:45 pm)