The CLEO Technical Conference will be held in an all-virtual, web conference format, 11 – 15 May. Technical sessions will be presented live from the Pacific Daylight Time Zone (PDT) with a recorded archive available later for on-demand viewing. Short Courses and the show floor (exhibition) component of the conference will not be presented this year.
A Leading Industry Event for Applied Research and Commercial Applications
The centerpiece of CLEO:EXPO remains the world-class exhibition, which affords opportunities to meet with representatives from 200 global companies. To increase to the value to you as an attendee, we've introduced new show floor programs and networking opportunities that provide information on current market trends and tips on commercializing emerging technologies.
Planned Show Floor Programs
A penetrating look at the latest trends in the photonics marketplace and a forum to discuss new products, emerging technologies and markets. Program content is organized around products and services that have played an important role in the industry or have potential as a future business opportunity. A key program feature is a survey of market trends and market sector outlook in select areas.
Technology Transfer Program
Learn more about the licensing process; funding, entrepreneurship, technology transfer and intellectual property.The program, comprised of a keynote, a tutorial and a pitch panel, is supplemented by a curated exhibition of license-ready technologies at tabletop displays. Note: we are currently seeking speakers to present in this program. Speaker submission deadline is 2 March. Learn more.
It's only fitting that research with an applications focus should be presented alongside industry representation. Applications & Technology technical sessions will be presented on the show floor.
Engage with CLEO presenters one-on-one and view research in greater visual detail. Dynamic e-posters are a recent addition and provide additional opportunities for visual and multimedia content.