LANE 2020

September 07-10, 2020

Virtual conference Stay home, stay safe, stay connected!


Due to the coronavirus crisis and the related travel restrictions we cannot meet personally this year. Thus, LANE goes virtual. Nevertheless, accepted contributions will be published online. Furthermore, you can look forward to the following highlights that ensure a convenient exchange between science and industry:

> Live opening session with keynote talks
> Live sessions with scientific and industrial talks
> Streaming on demand of all talks
> Live video discussion rooms
> Plenary discussions on hot topics
> Private meeting rooms
> Socializing event

We are happy to announce that iChair supports us by creating a conference platform which ensures for you the most convenience possible. Keep yourself updated about the details here at the conference website.

Conference program is now available, please click here:
Program LANE 2020





11th CIRP Conference on

Photonic Technologies

 [LANE 2020]

- Virtual edition -


Modern research has to act on social, economic and environmental developments to provide solutions for the existing and upcoming global challenges. For this reason, LANE 2020 offers a platform for an international exchange of ideas, opinions, perspectives, results and solutions concerning photonic technologies. In order to give a detailed overview, the conference aims not only at scientific contributions, but integrates the industrial perspective and their relevance for application as well.


We cordially invite you to join our LANE community:

  • Authors are welcome to present their experiences, ideas and findings to the professional audience at LANE 2020.
  • Participants will have the chance to listen to research and application oriented talks and discuss the presented results with the authors.
  • Sponsors are given the opportunity to promote their innovative products and services.

What is special about LANE 2020?

High scientific standard:

To ensure a certain quality of the contributions, a blind-review process will be carried out by the members of our International Review Committee consisting of renowned experts. Furthermore, the honourable Knights of Laser Technology, the editors and the local organization committee are taking care of the relevance of the contributions.


Streaming & virtual discussion rooms:

All presentations will be held as live talks and will also be available on a streaming platform. So, you can make your own timetable for listening to the talks. As technical discussions are crucial for scientifc conferences, we will also provide different virtual discussion rooms, where the experts can meet and talk about the presentations they have listened to.


Scientific and industrial contributions:

Progress needs the integration of the scientific as well as the industrial point of view. That's why scientific and industrial contributions are part of the conference program. All contributions will be reviewed by renowned experts, accepted papers will be published online and are freely and in perpetuity available throughout the world.


Commercial Pecha Kucha talks:
20 slides with 20 seconds presentation time, each. That is our virtual way to present latest products and services of our sponsors from industry. You can  
                              expect fresh and entertaining
                              presentations. Get directly in
                              touch with the application experts. 


Conference warming

Socializing in a special atmosphere is an essential part of LANE. Also the virtual edition of LANE will have a conference warming, that is planned                                  with interactive games in virtual rooms                                and for sure a personal, unique touch
                              - let us surprise you!

Best Presentation Award:

The author who gives the best
presentation is going to win prize money of € 1,000 and will be entitled to give a talk at the
plenary session of LANE 2022. The style of the presentation as well as the contents of the talk will be evaluated. All LANE participants are authorized to vote. Learn more about the winners of the LANE 2018 Best Presentation Award.

Sponsors of LANE 2020