Advanced High-Power Lasers
6-8 May 2014 Baltimore, Maryland

Detailed Agenda   Location & Accommodations   Registration & Fees   Companions   Contacts  

The Advanced High-Power Lasers meeting consisted of two key note speakers, a series of technical presentations in the Annual Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review, and an included short course, Introduction to High Power Fiber Lasers. This Fifth Annual AHPL was held on 6-8 May 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland and was be co-located with the SPIE DSS 2014. Persons registered for the AHPL were allowed to attend the SPIE DSS technical sessions at no additional cost.
Beautiful Baltimore Harbor
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Program Highlights

  • Solid State and Diode Laser Technical Review
  • Review of Laser Weapon System Design short course, presented by Andy Motes and included with your AHPL registration.
  • Co-located with SPIE DSS 2014
  • Invited speakers
  • Public release and limited distribution technical presentations
  • Evening Reception with DEPS Sponsors at Sonesta Hotel
  • Industrial and Government Exhibits
  • Public release and limited distribution proceedings


Program Overview

Click here for detailed program

Tuesday, 6 May

Keynote Speakers
Technical Presentations: High Energy Lasers
Technical Presentations: Diode Laser Technology

Wednesday, 7 May

Technical Presentations: Solid State Lasers
Short Course: Review of Laser Weapon System Design
Sponsor Reception

The technical sessions of the AHPL were held on Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-7 May. SPIE DSS events ran all week and were included with AHPL registration.

An overview of the agenda is provided to the right. Click here for the Detailed Program, identifying technical sessions and presentations within those sessions. Changes to the program did occur.

Location and Accommodations

Technical sessions of the Advanced High Power Lasers meeting were held at the Baltimore Convention Center located at One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Fees & Options ---Pre Registration---


  Through 18 April Through 30 April On-site
DEPS members $785 $825 $935
Non-members $845 $885 $995
Full-time Students, DEPS members $290 $290 $340
Full-time Students, non-members $310 $310 $360

Your registration includes attendance at technical sessions and the short course, a copy of the proceedings, attendance at Wednesday evening reception, and breakfast snacks, lunch, and break refreshments. Registrants may join DEPS for $40 at registration and qualify for membership registration fees. Note that some technical sessions are restricted; only qualified registrants will be allowed to attend such sessions. See Security below.

Note: SPIE registrants who plan to attend Limited Distribution sessions of the AHPL must submit a visit request according to the instructions below. In addition, SPIE registrants can register for the Review of Laser Weapon System Design short course, to be held Wednesday afternoon starting at 1300, for a price of $240. Please contact Tiffany at DEPS to register for the short course.


Registration is no longer possible for this event.

Persons requesting cancellation through 7 April will receive a full refund. Cancellations after 7 April are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds after 1 May.

AHPL Contacts

Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review    
David Mordaunt (310) 647-4389
Tim Newell (505) 853-5651
Conference Coordinator/Short Courses    
Cynnamon Spain (505) 998-4910
Registration and Receipts    
Tiffany Bjelke (505) 998-4910

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