23-26 March 2009


  • Sector: lasers and beam delivery
  • Location: Reno, Nevada, USA
  • Attendees: All





"The World's Leading Conference on Laser Safety"



Conference General Chair

Benjamin Rockwell, AFRL/RHDO, Brooks City-base, Texas USA

Conference Chair
Ben Edwards, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina USA

Practical Applications Seminar Chair
Jay Parkinson, Phoenix Laser Safety LLC, Chandler, Arizona USA

The 2009 International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC) is a comprehensive four-day conference covering all aspects of laser safety practice and hazard control. Technical sessions and workshops will address developments in regulatory, mandatory and voluntary safety standards for laser products and for laser use. Laser safety experts from all over the world will meet and discuss their research, programs and standards. Professionals in all fields and applications will find ILSC® 2009 a tremendous source for information and networking opportunities.

Laser Safety Practical Applications Seminar is a 2-day seminar for the practical Laser Safety Officer. This seminar will be particularly useful for the Laser Safety Officers who are not full-time laser safety professionals. Participants will be involved in practical interactive workshops, panel discussions, and hot topics addressing the more common safety issues and concerns of the day to day operations in commercial, factory, research, and medical facility settings. (Learn More)

Also included is Laser Institute of America's innovative Sponsor Program which is open to all companies and institutions (industrial, medical and educational) within the laser industry. This exhibit gives vendors and attendees the opportunity to meet and offers vendors the chance to experience ILSC® firsthand.

Who should attend ILSC?

The conference provides vital information for people in industry, medicine, government and academia with laser safety responsibilities including:

  • Laser Safety Officers
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Application Engineers
  • Safety Product Manufacturers
  • Laser Physicists
  • Instrumentation Engineers
  • Safety Engineers
  • Insurance & Risk Managers
  • Educators
  • Biomedical & Biophysical Researchers
  • Health Physicists
  • Government & Military Personnel
  • Environmental Health & Safety Professionals
  • Entertainment Lighting Producers

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