Our working groups meet twice a year on a regular basis. Interesting lectures on special topics are presented and discussed in depth. In many cases the meeting ends with a guided tour of a company or a university institute.
Working Group LED technology: This group has been in existence since 2011 as a discussion platform for the members of Optence and Photonics BW.
New Date: March 07th 2017, Light Technology Institute of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe
Working Group Laser Optics: Laser optics, laser damage, coatings for laser optics are some of the topics discussed in this group. Next meeting: 12th of April 2018 at Hochschule RheinMain in Rüsselsheim
Working Group Industry 4.0 How can the modern production concept of Industry 4.0 be implemented in the photonics industry? What are the challenges? How can small and medium-size companies adapt their production processes? These were the issues discussed at the kick-off meeting of this working group, founded together with the Wetzlar Network in September 2015. Next meeting: 07th of May 2018 at Janitza electronics GmbH in Lahnau
Date of the next meeting: Thursday, 19th of April 2018 at IHK Darmstadt and Hochschule Darmstadt
Begin: 2.00 pm , End approx. 6:15pm
Program will follow soon
Working group vocational training and further training The university working group, where industry representatives are most welcome, discusses possible cooperations in training, plans joint trade show activities and defines study-related contents. Next meeting: October 4th 2017 in Darmstadt, begin: 10 am.