Programme Organisation
Prof John Marsh (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronic Systems, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof Eric Larkins (Co-chair)
Professor of Optoelectronics,  University of Nottingham, UK
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Technical Programme Committee
Martin Traub, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, Germany.
Dr Paul Crump, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany
Dr Robin Huang, Forward Photonics LLC., USA
Michel Krakowski, III-V Lab, France
Prof Gaelle Lucas-Leclin, CNRS-Institut d’Optique, Paris.
Dr Stewart McDougall, TRUMPF Photonics, Inc., USA
Prof Marc Sorel, University of Glasgow, UK


Previous Meeting

Click here to download the 2015 Programme

The 2014 Special IEEE HPDLS Symposium

In 2014 HPDLS was seconded to the IEEE and was run as a Special Symposium in La Jolla, San Diego, USA. We were honoured by the request and for the meeting to be recognised in this way by the IEEE Photonics Society.


John Marsh (Chair),
University of Glasgow, Scotland

Berthold Schmidt, (Co-Chair),
TRUMPF Laser Marking Systems, AG, Switzerland

Eric Larkins, (Co-Chair),
University of Nottingham, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UK


Conference Sponsor

Corporate Benefactor

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Key dates

05/09/2017 – Deadline for Poster Submissions
22/09/2017 – Notification of acceptance
12/10/2017 – Conference Opens

Technical Sponsor

Conference Organiser

Scottish Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society.