Laser Display and 
Lighting Conference 2016 Dates


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, 4th - 8th, 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. The conference will be sponsored by the Optical Society of Japan and OptoNet e.V. in cooperation with several academic societies and associations.

As one of the most successful optics locations in Europe, the Jena region is one of the leading players in the German optics scene. Jena has a famous history on optics. Carl Zeiss, Ernst Abbe, and Otto Schott lay the foundations of modern optics here in Jena. Thus, Jena owes its status for being craddle of modern optics. Beneath to 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 institute such as University of Tokyo, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Pforzheim University, Ilmenau University of Technology, Osaka University,…. In addition to the talks, the conference will include events such as visits to research institutes, visits to companies, plus social events like “dinner under the stars” (Zeiss Planetarium).

What's New

Registration site is open. Click here.

Paper Submittion page is open. Click here.

Submission Deadline: 1 March, 2016

First Call for Papers is available. Click here.

Preliminary Schedule

Sunday, July 3rd 2016
Arrival in Frankfurt airport by plane and bus transfer to Jena

Monday July, 4th 2016
welcome reception

Tuesday July, 5th 2016

Wednesday July, 6th 2016
evening event “dinner under the stars” (Zeiss Planetarium)

Thursday July, 7th 2016
Morning conference
Afternoon Lab Tours at Fraunhofer/IAP, companies

Friday July, 8th 2016
Visit to BMW in Munich (under negociation)


Co-Chair Program
Andreas Tünnermann Kazuo Kuroda Gunther Notni
Kazuo Kuroda Gunther Notni