Optical Solutions Enabling Precision Manufacturing | December 2023

 

Innovation Summit December 2023

 

LIVE & IN-PERSON

Learn | Discover | Connect

Optical Solutions Enabling
Precision Manufacturing

Let's redefine what's possible as we illuminate the path to precise, efficient, and transformative utilization of imaging and laser optics for precision manufacturing.

Cupertino, CA

December 7, 2023 | 9:00AM PT

Join us in-person for a FREE event of learning and networking at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. Lunch, coffee, and beverages will be provided. In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore our Tech Fair and visit our nearby Solutions Center at the end of the day for a networking Happy Hour.

Free lunch, coffee to be provided and Happy Hour drinks will be provided
Free Netweorking Happy Hour following event at Edmund Optics Silicon Valley
 
Dr. Olivia Wheeler, Ultrafast Laser Optics Engineer at Edmund Optics, gives an overview on her presentation for our upcoming Innovation Summit! Join us on December 7th to hear from Olivia and several Edmund Optics experts, along with outside guest speakers from AdlOptica, Cognex and TRUMPF.
Hear all about this full-day event from Scott Bass, Vice President of Global Marketing and Corporate Communications for Edmund Optics.

Preliminary Agenda

Check back for updates!
AM Session: IMAGING & LASERS, System Fundamentals & Overview
  • 8:45 - 9:15AM

    Registration

 
  • 9:15 - 9:25AM

    Summit Welcome

    Scott Bass, Vice President of Global Marketing and Corporate Communications for Edmund Optics, will give a brief overview of day.

 
  • 9:25 - 9:55AM

    Keynote: From "Lab to Fab" - Robust Solutions for Precision Manufacturing

    Getting solutions to move from "lab-to-fab" can pose challenges. We will explore the many considerations that need to be thought out during the process leading to higher levels of success.

     
     
    Greg Hollows
    Vice President of Product Strategy and New Product Development
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 9:55 - 10:25AM

    Laser Systems Fundamentals

    Learn how to choose the right laser optics components and assemblies to optimize the performance of a manufacturing system while avoiding laser-induced damage.

     
     
    Stefaan Vandendriessche
    Director of
    Laser Optics
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 10:25 - 10:55AM

    Tech Fair Coffee Break

    Grab some coffee and browse through our Tech Fair. Select vendor partners will each demonstrate their products, capabilities, and solutions.

 
  • 10:55 - 11:35AM

    Imaging Lab: Vision Systems Solutions

    During this interactive demonstration, learn about some of the properties of optics that are low hanging fruit to improve the image quality in your system.

     
     
    Nick Sischka
    Director of
    Imaging
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 11:35 - 12:00PM

    Machine Vision Advancements

    During this session, Cognex will discuss the latest advancements in machine vision for manufacturing.

     
     
    Jim Clark
    Senior Manager,
    Applications Engineering
    Cognex
 
  • 12:00 - 1:20PM

    Lunch

    Lunch will be provided and our Tech Fair vendors will each demonstrate products, capabilities, and solutions.

 
PM Session: OPTICAL SOLUTIONS & APPLICATIONS
  • 1:20 - 1:45PM

    Solutions for Materials Processing Using Nanosecond Lasers

    TRUMPF will explore solutions in manufacturing that utilize nanosecond lasers to address material processing requirements in several applications, e.g. dissimilar metal welding.

     
     
    Daniel Huerta-Murillo
    Laser Applications
    Engineer,
    TRUMPF
 
  • 1:45 - 2:10PM

    How Ultrafast Lasers are Changing the Materials Processing Landscape

    As access to stable and economical ultrafast lasers has increased, their application in laser materials processing has revealed some key advantages.

     
     
    Olivia Wheeler
    Ultrafast Laser
    Optics Engineer
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 2:10 - 2:55PM

    Tech Fair Coffee Break

    Grab some coffee and browse through our Tech Fair. Select vendor partners will each demonstrate their products, capabilities, and solutions.

 
  • 2:55 - 3:20PM

    Specifying Optics for Optimum Manufacturing

    The proper selection of imaging optics is critical for maximizing the performance and efficiency of a manufacturing system without unnecessarily causing cost to skyrocket.

     
     
    Nick Sischka
    Director of
    Imaging
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 3:20 - 4:10PM

    Expert Panel Discussion: Trends, Developments and Applications in Machine Vision & Lasers

    Industry experts will discuss trends, developments and applications in manufacturing solutions for machine vision and laser markets. The convergence of optical solutions with lasers will be deliberated upon. Audience participation will be welcomed and is solicited.

     

    Moderator:
    Nitin Sampat,
    Edmund Optics
     

    Moderator:
    Dwight Evard,
    Edmund Optics
 
  • 4:10 - 4:20PM

    Closing Remarks

 
  • Immediately Following
    After the Event

    Networking Happy Hour at our nearby Solutions Center

    Address: 20380 Town Center Ln Suite 172, Cupertino, CA 95014

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