• Technical Conference:  05 – 10 May 2024
  • The CLEO Hub: 07 – 09 May 2024

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The 2023 CLEO Conference and Exhibition

CLEO was presented as an in-person-only meeting in May of 2023. The co-sponsor Societies saw the genuine value in bringing the community together in person to learn from and share with each other. The in-person format focused on the primacy of engagement, networking and interaction opportunities on site.     

With a distinguished history as the industry's leading event on laser science, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) is the premier international forum for scientific and technical optics, uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications.


Comprehensive High-Quality Programming

“CLEO’s world-renowned technical program is a showcase for leading research and applications in a number of fields, from optical imaging to advanced manufacturing, silicon photonics and the autonomous vehicles industry. Industry-leading speakers from around the world discussed new scientific ideas and research while the exhibiting companies displayed the latest innovations in photonics technology,” said Dirk Müller, Coherent Inc., USA, Program Chair.

“Scientific conferences are an excellent venue for the emergence of novel research and professional collaboration. To continue providing attendees with beneficial experiences, CLEO must also focus on promoting diversity to include all perspectives,” said Jie Qiao, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, Program Chair. “Conferences, like CLEO, where the latest research and product innovations debut, are essential for those looking to move up in their careers and broaden their professional networks.”

CLEO Promotes Breakthroughs in Research and Applied Innovations

With comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical sessions and market-focused programming, CLEO is the world’s premier international forum to learn about innovative advances, research and new technologies from the laser science industry. From quantum computing to advanced imaging technologies used to the search for new life and planets in the galaxy, CLEO brought together all aspects of electro-optic technologies.