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Laser Display and Lighting Conference 2016

Final program now online. Registration open.


The Laser Display and Lighting Conference (LDC) is an international conference on laser displays, laser lighting, and related technologies. The 5th Laser Display and Lighting Conference (LDC'16) will be held on July, 5th - 9th, 2016 in Jena, Germany, at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF), the Friedrich Schiller University (FSU), and the Abbe Center of Photonics (ACP).

The LDC'16 is intended to provide a central forum for the update and review of scientific and technical information on laser display and lighting covering a wide range of fields from fundamental research to systems and applications.

As one of the most successful photonics locations in Europe, the Jena region is one of the leading players in the German optics scene. Jena has a famous history in optics: Carl Zeiss, Ernst Abbe, and Otto Schott laid the foundations of modern optics here in Jena. Thus, Jena owes its status for being cradle of modern optics. Besides famous industry companies on this sector, research at university and in different institutes plays a fundamental role.

Focal point of LDC ’16 will be the automotive sector. Famous companies have already agreed to give talks: Audi, BMW, Zeiss, Nichia, Mitsubishi, Honda, Seiko-Epson, OSRAM, Bosch.  Plus a lot of renewed academic institutes such as University of Tokyo, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Pforzheim University, Ilmenau University of Technology, Osaka University.

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Sunday, 3 July 2016 | Arrival & transfer

Monday, 4 July 2016 | Conference and welcome reception

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 | Conference

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 | Conference & ›dinner under the stars‹ (Zeiss Planetarium)

Thursday, 7 July 2016 | Conference & Lab Tours

Friday, 8 July 2016 | Visit to BMW in Munich

The program in detail »

Invited Speakers

Prof. K. Blankenbach (Display Lab., Pforzheim Univ., Germany)
Michael Kempe (Zeiss)
Christian Amann (BMW)
Andreas Bräuer/Frank Wippermann (Fraunhofer IOF)
Prof. Ohtsu (University of Tokyo)
Dr. Nagahama (Nichia)
Prof. Sakajiri (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Mr. Niikura (Mitsubishi Electric)
Dr. Iwamoto (Honda)
Prof. Inami (Keio University)
Mr. Kamijima (Seiko-Epson)
Markus Sonnemann (Bosch)
Dr. Karl Schulmeister (Seibersdorf Labor GmbH, Austria)
Klaus Streubel, Berit Wessler (Osram Opto Semiconductors)

Hotel Information

Guaranteed number of rooms has been reserved until March, 1st. in several conveniently located hotels of various standards. Please book directly with reservation code ›LDC2016‹

MAXX Hotel single 73 EUR double 93 EUR
FAIR Hotel single 80,50 EUR double 110,50 EUR
Best Western Hotel single 72 EUR double 92 EUR

Breakfast and Taxes included.


600 EUR before March 15, 2016 (early bird)
780 EUR after March 15, 2016

Registration fee includes admission to the conferences, the Technical Digest of LDC'16, lunches, breaks (coffee, softdrinks), evening events, transfers.

390 EUR accompanying persons (includes transfer, evening events, no conference participation)

Limited exhibition space is available for companies or institutes. First come, first serve.
Fee: 1000 EUR  (2 tables, 1.8*0.6m), power plug, free WiFi, 1 person)


Please arrange a bank transfer of the fee by March 15, 2016, at the latest, (early birds) or June 15, (standard registration) to the account of OptoNet e.V.
Bank: Sparkasse Jena
Swift code: HELA DE F1 JEN
IBAN: DE40 8305 3030 0000 2710 04
Purpose: LDC [name, first name]
Bank address:
Sparkasse Jena, Ludwig-Weimar-Gasse 5, 07743 Jena

More information on topics, speakers and the updated schedule:

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



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