Events in Dresden

Conferences / Meetings / Workshops


Dresden / Fraunhofer IWS / August 24–27, 2020

9th International Summer School "Trends and new developments in Laser Technology"

The one-week summer school offers students and PhD students the opportunity to study basic and applied aspects of laser technology. The program consists of expert lectures, supplemented by participant presentations and informal discussion sessions, as well as laboratory practice.


Dresden / Fraunhofer IWS / September 24, 2020

Workshop »Advanced porous materials for Industry: Metal Organic Frameworks, porous Polymers and beyond«

The developing field of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and porous polymers has gained significant attention in recent years owing to their huge applicability towards various areas like gas adsorption, gas and clean energy storage, gas separation and selective permeation, catalysis, and sensor processes.


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 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.