Laser Symposium & ISAM 2021

December 7–9, 2021 | Online

The joint online event Laser Symposium & ISAM 2021 attracted 200 participants from 27 countries.


  • 53 talks in 20 Sessions
  • Business Forum with Panel Discussion
  • Virtual Exhibition & Exhibitor Pitches
  • Poster Sessions & Best Poster Award
  • Virtual conference platform with various networking opportunities 

Plenary talk: Laser processing – solutions for industry

Prof. Dr. Christoph Leyens, Fraunhofer IWS

Video Plenary talk: Laser processing – solutions for industry

International Laser Symposium & International Symposium Tailored Joining 2018

February 27 - 28, 2018

The Int. Laser Symposium & Int. Symposium "Tailored Joining" 2018 attracted 400 attendees from all over the world, including more than 80 speakers and poster presenters as well as numerous exhibitors. We would like to thank all participants for their contribution to this successful event!

Facts and Figures

Location International Congress Center Dresden
Organization Fraunhofer IWS Dresden
Language English & German (with simultaneous translation)
Participation 400 attendees with 63% industrial share
Talks 46 talks in 14 sessions + panel discussion on laser micro processing
Posters 37 poster contributions; extra poster session
Exhibition & Sponsoring 32 companies showcased their products at the accompanying exhibition;
7 companies supported the event as a sponsor
Basic courses Fraunhofer IWS offered practical training seminars on the topics Industry 4.0, Additive Manufacturing, Laser macro processing & Laser micro processing
Technology live! Open Lab: Lab tours and demonstrations at Fraunhofer IWS Dresden