Main press conference 2019
The main press conference for LASER World of PHOTONICS took place on Monday, June 24 from 14:00 to 15:00 at the press center west on the Messe München fairground.
At the press conference, journalists received the latest figures, facts and highlights of LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019. In addition, the joint study "Light as the key to global sustainability" by the industry association SPECTARIS and LASER World of PHOTONICS was presented.
If you could not attend the press conference, an audio stream is available here.
Dr. Reinhard Pfeiffer
Deputy CEO of Messe München
Managing Director SPECTARIS
Prof. Dr. Reinhart Poprawe
Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT/RWTH Aachen University—Chair of Laser Technology LLT
Dr.-Ing. Christian Schmitz
Chief Executive Officer Laser Technology, TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH
Laser technology for global sustainability
It looks like a simple surveillance camera, but it is a laser-based high-tech system to detect forest fires at an early stage. Together with other examples the video shows: State-of-the-art photonics make a major contribution to environmental protection.