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: October 24th 2017, Trilux GmbH, Arnsberg
Working Group Laser Optics: Laser optics, laser damage, coatings for laser optics are some of the topics discussed in this group. Next meeting: postponed. New date and venue coming soon. Agenda of the last meeting(april 06th 2017).
Date of the next meeting: postponed.
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: 03 May 2016 Agenda of the last meeting(May 04th 2017)
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.