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First ICO/ICTP/TWAS Central American Workshop in Lasers: Laser Applications and Laser Safety Regulations

From 30 April - 11 May 2012, The First ICO/ICTP/TWAS Central American Workshop in Lasers: Laser Applications and Laser Safety Regulations took place in San José, Costa Rica.

Manuel Limonta attended from 9-11 May, 2012 the Central American Workshop in Lasers, Laser Applications and Laser Safety Regulations at the Universidad de Costa Rica


This Workshop was organized by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics , in collaboration with the International Commission for Optics (ICO) , the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) ,  the Iberian American Network on Optics (RIAO) , and the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI)

The Workshop devoted a revision of fundamental concepts of laser radiation and applications to optical communications, industry and medicine, to contribute to the dissemination of the relevance of optics, photonics and laser technologies in Central America as key tools for the young generation’s formation, in this area of the world, into relevant academic and scientific topics.

Manuel Limonta gave a presentation during this Workshop about ICSU ROLAC and its four science plans; which are Biodiversity, Natural Hazards and Disaster Risks, Sustainable Energy and Mathematics Education.

This meeting also represented a good opportunity of exchange with other Regional Scientific Institutions for future collaboration activities

 

For more information on this workshop, click here

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