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6th IAPLE Conference 2018

6th IAPLE Annual Conference & AGM

29 July-4 August 2018

Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

 
Venue:       Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Address: 1 Lagoon Gate Drive, Milnerton, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

Phone: +27 21 528 2000

Website: http://www.lagoonbeachhotel.co.za/contact-us/

 

Chairmen:   Reinhart Poprawe, Minlin Zhong, Lin Li, Milan Brandt, Yongfeng Lu

 

 

Conference Program
 
Day 1: Monday, 30 July 2018, COURTYARD 2
 
Breakfast:   7:30 am – 8:30 am:  Buffet breakfast
 
8:30 am – 9:30 am:      IAPLE Council Meeting – Council members only
 
9:30 am – 10:30 am:    IAPLE AGM – IAPLE Fellows only
 
10:30 am – 11:00 am -Tea/Coffee break
 
11:00 am: Welcome: Professor Reinhart Poprawe (IAPLE Council Member)
 
11:10 am: 6th IAPLE Conference Opening: Professor Yongfeng Lu (President of IAPLE)
·      Introduction to IAPLE (Yongfeng Lu)
·      New IAPLE fellow announcement and certificate award ceremony (Lin Li)
·      Announcement of IAPLE Council members and officers – election results  (Minlin Zhong)
 
Plenary Session 1 Chair: Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA)
 
11:40 am – 12:30 pm: Plenary Keynote Presentation 1 (40 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Progress of Light Source Technology for High Volume Semiconductor Manufacturing Microlithography Application”, presented by Dr. Hakaru Mizoguchi, Gigaphoton Inc, Japan
 
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm:  Lunch –
 
2:00pm – 6:00 pm:    Breakout session. Topics to consider: a) Future direction on laser engineering, future direction on photonics.
 
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm:    Conference welcome banquet-BRASSERIE RESTAURANT
 
 
Chair: Professor Lin Li, University of Manchester, UK
 
Topics:
1. Challengers in micro-nano fabrication.
2. Challenges in ultrafast laser processing.
 
9:30 pm – 10:00 pm:    Editorial Meeting for Springer Handbook (Chair Dr. Koji Sugioka)
 
 
Day 2: Tuesday, 31 July 2018, COURTYARD 2
 
Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:30 am: Buffet breakfast
 
Plenary Session 2  Chair: Professor Andreas Ostendorf, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
 
9:00 am – 9:40 am:  Plenary Keynote Presentation 2 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Ultrafast Laser Inducing Nanostructures for Efficient Hydrogen Generation via Catalysis Water Splitting”, presented byProfessor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University, China
 
9:40 am – 10:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 3 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Practical Optical Fibre Grating Sensors”, presented by ProfessorMichael Withford, Macquarie University, Australia
 
10: 20 am – 10:40 am: Tea/Coffee break
  
Plenary Session 3 Chair:Professor Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT (Germany)
 
10:40 am – 11:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 4 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “In-Situ Measurement of Micro-hardness and Yield Strength of AISI 4140 Steel during Laser Materials Interaction”, presented by ProfessorJyoti Mazumder, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA
 
11:20 am – 12:00 pm: Plenary Keynote Presentation 5 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Extraordinary Young’s interference: from Aatenary Optical Fields to Photonic Spin-orbit Interaction”, presented byProfessor Xiangang Luo, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Science, China
 
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm:  Lunch -
 
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm:    Breakout session
 
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:    Conference dinner -BRASSERIE RESTAURANT
 
 
Day 3: Wednesday, 1 August 2018, COURTYARD 2
 
Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:30 am: Buffet breakfast
 
Plenary Session 4 Chair: Professor Jyoti Mazumder, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA
 
9:00 am – 9:40 am:  Plenary Keynote Presentation 6 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Ultrafast Laser Processing in the Multi-KW-range –Why and What for?”, presented by Professor Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT, Germany
 
9:40 am – 10:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 7 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Laser Culour 3D Printing – Multiple Material Additive Manufacturing based on Selective Laser Melting”, presented by Professor Lin Li, University of Manchester, UK
 
10: 20 am – 10:40 am: Tea/Coffee break
 
Plenary Session 5 Chair:Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University (China)
 
10:40 am – 11:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 8 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Recent Advances in 2PP and Microsystems Assembly by Optical Tweezers”, presented by Professor Andreas Ostendorf, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
 
11:20 am – 12:00 pm: Plenary Keynote Presentation 9 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): Femtosecond Laser Processing of Solid Materials for Functional Structures and Devices”, presented by Professor Hongbo Sun, Tsinghua University, China
 
12:00 pm – 12:40 pm: Plenary Keynote Presentation 10 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Micro/nanofabrication of Multifunctional Composite Structures and Low-density Foam targets by Two-photon Polymerization”, presented by Professor Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA
 
12:40 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch -
 
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm:    Breakout session
 
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:    Conference dinner -BRASSERIE RESTAURANT
 
 
 
Day 4: Thursday, 2 August 2018, COURTYARD 2
 
Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:30 am: Buffet breakfast
 
Plenary Session 6 Chair:Professor Lin Li, University of Manchester (UK)
 
9:00 am – 9:40 am:    Plenary Keynote Presentation 11 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Tunable Photonics via Phase Change Materials Engineering”, presented by Professor Minghui Hong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
 
9:40 am – 10:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 12 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Giant Micro-photonics for Tiny Integrated Power Laser”, presented by Professor Taria Takunori, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
 
10: 20 am – 10:40 am: Tea/Coffee break
 
Plenary Session 7 Chair:Professor Hongbo Sun, Tsinghua University (China)
 
10:40 am – 11:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 13 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “3D Microfluidic SERS Chios Fabricated by All-femtosecond-laser-processing”, presented by Dr. Koji Sugioka, RIKEN, Japan
 
11:20 am – 12:00 pm: Plenary Keynote Presentation 14 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Micro Processing of Macro Parts (MP²) with Ultra-Short Pulse Lasers - New Laser Features and Applications”, presented by Dr. Keming Du, EdgeWave GmbH, Germany
 
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch -
 
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm:   Breakout session
 
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm:    Conference dinner -BRASSERIE RESTAURANT
 
 
Day 5: Friday, 3 August 2018, COURTYARD 2
 
Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:30 am: Buffet breakfast
 
Plenary Session 8 Chair: Professor Minghui Hong, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
 
9:00 am – 9:40 am:  Plenary Keynote Presentation 15 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Recent Advances in SESAM-modelocked High-Power Thin Disk Lasers”, presented by Professor Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
 
9:40 am – 10:20 am: Plenary Keynote Presentation 16 (30 min presentation +10 min Discussion): “Femtosecond Laser-Matter Interactions”, presented by Professor Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester, USA
  
10: 20 am – 10:40 am: Tea/Coffee break
 
Discussions Chair: Professor Yongfeng Lu, President of IAPLE
 
10:40 am – 11:30 am:   
1. Open discussion for any technical issues or suggestions
2. Discussion on international cooperation among IAPLE fellow members and conference participants
3. Discussion on maximizing benefits to corporate members
 
11:30 am – 12:30 am:   
1. IAPLE new fellow nominations for 2019
2. Recommendation for new corporate members for 2019
3. The venue and date for the 7th IAPLE conference in 2019
 
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch -
 
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm:    Breakout sessions
 
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:    Conference farewell dinner-LIBRARY ROOM
 
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm:    IAPLE Technical Discussions – COURTYARD 2
 
Chair: Professor Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University, China
 
Topics:
1. Challenges in high power ultrafast lasers.
2. Challenges in high energy ultrafast lasers.
3. Challenges in high power ultrafast laser applications.