Events in Dresden

Conferences / Meetings / Workshops


Seminar series / Fraunhofer IKTS / October 14, 2020, 3:00 p.m. CEST

NDT4INDUSTRY – Recent developments in advanced NDT

At the Fraunhofer IKTS site our focus is on developing advanced non-destructive testing solutions for ceramics and many other materials. We are constantly working on new solutions. We would like to present some of these to you in our new NDT4INDUSTRY online seminar series. We want to make it live and interactive – so keep watching!


Online workshop / Fraunhofer IWS / 26.11.2020

Indoor living and working: From toxic gas and particle detection towards abatement solutions

Hazardous air constituents such as gases and smallest particles occur in private homes as well as in passenger cabins, machine housings and in offices and production areas.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IKTS / January 13–14, 2021

International Sodium Battery Symposium

Sodium batteries are the most promising low-cost alternative to Lithium cells. Exchange of ideas in this field is crucial for joint progress and public visibility. It is a great pleasure to invite you to the 2nd International Sodium Battery Symposium (SBS2) to be held in Dresden – the scientific, economic and cultural center of Saxony and one of the most beautiful cities of Germany – from January 13 to 14, 2021.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IWS / June 28–30, 2021

International Conference on Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Renowned experts will present the latest results, new materials, processes and applications in the field of lithium-sulfur batteries.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IKTS / August 29 to September 2, 2021

ECerS 2021 Conference

Planned every two years, the ECerS conference series focuses on cutting-edge research and product developments in a wide range of ceramic-related areas, and the technical program provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, engineers and industry leaders from around the world to present and exchange findings on recent advances in ceramic science and technology.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IWS / December 6–8, 2021

11th International Laser Symposium


New high power laser sources, emerging wavelengths in the green and blue light spectrum, IR lasers with flexible intensity distribution and new pulsed laser systems with high power and energy density – these intriguing options might open up undiscovered perspectives in laser material processing.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IWS / December 2021

4th International Symposium Additive Manufacturing (ISAM 2021)

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is becoming increasingly important for industrial applications. Fascinating engineering solutions paired with exciting economic benefits are strong drivers for R&D efforts worldwide. The Fraunhofer IWS Dresden is a proud pacemaker for industrial solutions through additive manufacturing. The International Symposium Additive Manufacturing (ISAM) brings together the world's leading experts, end-users and newcomers and offers a unique platform for scientific exchange and industrial networking in the field of Additive Manufacturing.