9:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Abbe Center of Photonics

Design of Freeform Systems

Practical training seminar

For the first time we offer an additional seminar for practical training on the design of freeform optics under the direction of Prof. Herbert Gross from Jena University. The seminar can be booked either individually or combined with the workshop. For combined bookings you benefit from special conditions. 

Topics: Freeform surfaces ⋅ Design principles ⋅ Tolerancing ⋅ Assembly and adjustment simulation ⋅ Manufacturing of freeforms ⋅ Characterization of freeform surfaces

For more information and the agenda in detail, please visit the seminar website


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.

The registration is open. Reservations are possible. Members from our national partner clusters benefit from a considerable discount. The seminar can be booked either individually or combined with the workshop ›Ultra Precision Manufacturing of Aspheres & Freeforms‹. For combined bookings you benefit from special conditions.

Attendance fees for the seminar depend on your preferred booking model:

Seminar | 2 days
1.640 EUR regular
1.160 EUR for Members of the German Photonics Networks

Seminar + workshop | 4 days
1.900 EUR regular
1.300 EUR Members of the German Photonics Networks


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 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 seminar: 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 seminar, 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.

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