Dates announced for 2024 International Laser Technology Congress AKL

July 24, 2023

July 24, 2023

Over 500 participants attended AKL’22 (Courtesy Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT)
Over 500 participants attended AKL’22 (Courtesy Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT)

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has announced that the 14th International Laser Technology Congress AKL will take place in Aachen, Germany, from April 17-19, 2024. At AKL’24 users, manufacturers and developers from various areas of the laser industry, including Additive Manufacturing machine makers, will have the opportunity to exchange information on the latest developments in the field.

Taking place every two years, the main topics of AKL’24 will range from laser material processing in the macro and micro range, laser beam source development, Additive Manufacturing, process monitoring, digitalisation and quantum technology.

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Optional specialist forums will provide more in-depth expert know-how on the following topics: ‘Digital Sciences & Photonic Production’; ‘Quantum Technology & Photonics’; and ‘Functional Surfaces by Laser Processing’.

Additionally, strategists and marketing managers will, reportedly, be able to gain knowledge on the status and prospects of the European, American and Asian laser markets at the Technology Business Day.

AKL's sponsor exhibition offers the opportunity for intensive exchange with laser industry insiders (Courtesy Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT)
AKL’s sponsor exhibition offers the opportunity for intensive exchange with laser industry insiders (Courtesy Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT)

The conference will include numerous opportunities for direct dialog surrounding relevant and forward-looking industrial developments in laser technology in various sectors of the manufacturing industry. AKL will also feature the ‘Laser Technology Live’ event, in which Europe’s largest laser facility park will host scientists at the Fraunhofer ILT providing insights into their research with various live demonstrations.

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