29.6. - 3.7.2020
9:00 - 18:00
SCALA | Panoramabankett

3rd OptoNet International Summer School ›Advanced Lens Design‹

Proven concept + flexible training schedule + more practice

As end users are expecting more demanding performances, optical systems designers and manufacturers are faced with growing challenges. We proudly announce the 2nd OptoNet Summer School 'Advanced Lens Design', which is intended to provide high professional practical training. It aims at technicians, engineers and researchers who are involved in optical systems design of imaging systems and need more theoretical insight and practical experience in that field. The Summer School is held by the internationally renowned expert Prof. Dr. Herbert Gross of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and his colleagues.

With a revised training schedule and a 3+2 concept we offer basic training for beginners as well as advanced topics for experienced Optics designers. Voluntary evening sessions are offered to further deepen your knowledge and practical skills. 

Basic training (Monday - Wednesday)
Key words: Introduction Optical Systems & ZEMAX, Aberrations, Optimization, Field flattening, Aspheres, Chromatical correction 

Advanced training (Thursday - Friday)
Key words: Aberrations, Freeforms, Diffractive elements, Correction methods, Zoom lenses, Special system types, Microscopic systems, Tolerancing, Adjustment 

Detailed information about the program, venue and participation requirements »

REGISTRATION - Deadline April, 15

Workshop related costs, food and beverages during the seminar will be met by the organizers. Conference materials, documents and exercises are included in the conference fee. Participants are kindly expected to cover the costs for their individual travel and accommodation. Please bring your own notebook equipped with a current OpticStudio program version. Software can be provided in particular cases.

Attendance fees for the Summer School depend on your preferred booking model:

Basic Training - 3 days - June 29- July1, 2020
1.740 EUR member fee (OptoNet members, members of the Regional Networks of OptecNet Germany and members of international partner networks)

2.460 EUR regular 

Advanced Training - 2 days - July 2-3, 2020
1.160 EUR member fee (OptoNet members, members of the Regional Networks of OptecNet Germany and members of international partner networks)

1.640 EUR regular 

Basic + Advanced Training - 5 days - June 29- July 3, 2020
2.500 EUR member fee (OptoNet members, members of the Regional Networks of OptecNet Germany and members of international partner networks)

3.800 EUR regular

(no VAT included according to §4 Nr. 22a UStG)


Applications are conducted through the on-line form. A confirmation email will be sent once the application has been received. The participant undertakes the responsibility to pay the invoice(s) issued for the services in advance and before the due date indicated on the invoice. Cash or cheques will not be accepted. The training fees do not cover travel, accommodation or any other costs such as health insurance. All bookings are provisional until full payment has been received and acknowledged. Provisional Bookings can be reserved for up to 2 weeks, provided that the event's maximum capacity has not been reached. After payment has been received in full, the participant's reservation to the Summer School will be confirmed.


The cancellation has to be sent by email to A participant may decide to cancel the enrolment under the following conditions: Up to 60 days before the start of the training: Fees will be fully reimbursed. A EUR 100 handling fee will be withheld. From 60 days to 30 days before the start of the course: 50% of the total fee will be reimbursed. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than 30 days before the start of the training or for no-shows.In case a participant would not be able to attend the training, a substitute can be accepted.Training will be confirmed as soon as the minimum number of participants has been reached. All participants will receive a final confirmation.Training fees are reimbursed in case of cancellation due to force majeure or due to speakers' preventions. No compensation will be paid for any additional costs incurred.

OptoNet e.V.
Nora Kirsten
+49 (0) 3641 573 36 50
+49 (0) 3641 573 36 59

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