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Monday May 7
1:00 – 5:00 CLSO Exam

Tuesday May 8
7:45 – 8:25 Registration
Topic Speaker
SESSION 1 Welcome Session Chair
8:30 EFCOG LSTG—Who we are and what we do Jamie King, Laser Safety Task Group Chair, LLNL
8:35 DOE Headquarters Welcome Steve Singal, DOE Laser Safety Task Group, Headquarters
8:40 Workshop Chair Opening Remarks Douglas Jacobs-Perkins, Ph.D., Laboratory for Laser Energetics
8:45 LLE Keynote - Director's welcome and Lab overview E. Michael Campbell, Ph.D., Laboratory for Laser Energetics
9:15 BREAK
SESSION 2 Laser Safety Fundamentals Session Chair
9:35 Training Resources for the LSO Ken Barat, Laser Safety Solutions
10:05 Laser Safety implementation at the University of Michigan Russ Garcia, University of Michigan
10:35 DOE Benchmarking Study of ANSI Z136.1
Control Requirements
Tekla Staley, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory
11:05 Keeping it Simple, Laser Eyewear Use and Control Panel Discussion
11:45 LUNCH
SESSION 3 Laser Safety Tool Box Session Chair
1:00 Optics 101 with demonstration Kyle Kafka, Ph.D., Laboratory for Laser Energetics
1:40 Laser Alignment Process and Controls at DOE Labs Deana Luke, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
2:10 Nearly Painless Laboratory Audits Jennifer Goodnight, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2:40 Making ANSI Z136.1 Appendix B Equations Useful DeWayne Holcomb, University of Texas at Austin
3:10 BREAK
SESSION 4 Laser Eyewear Session Chair
3:30 Femtosecond testing on vendor eyewear results Josh Hadler, National Institute of Standards and Technology
4:00 Ultra-short pulse OD measurements using 200 fs laser Michael Thomas, Spica Technologies
4:30 Shortcomings of Laser Eye Protection Major Edward R. Kelly, USAF Fort Sam Houston
5:00 END OF DAY

Wednesday May 9
SESSION 5 Things to Think About Session Chair
8:30 Laser Generated Air Contaminants, why should I care? Speaker TBD, Purex
9:00 Virtual Laser Safety Experiment Design–Now Is the Time Nathaniel J. Leon, John Hopkins University
9:30 2018 DOE Laser Worker Survey Results Matt Quinn, Ph.D., Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
10:00 BREAK
SESSION 6 High-Powered/ High Intensity Lasers Session Chair
10:20 When is an FMEA/Risk Assessment Required Randy Paura, Dynamic Laser Solutions, Inc.
10:50 Risk Assessment and Control Measures for a High Power OPCPA Laser Facility at SLAC Mike Woods, Ph.D., SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
11:20 Laser Science and Technology at LLE Jake Bromage, Ph.D., Laboratory for Laser Energetics
11:50 Lunch
SESSION 7 Tours and Vendor Exhibition Session Chair
1:05 OMEGA Facility—Overview and Laser Safety Operations Jason Puth, Laboratory for Laser Energetics
1:35 Group Photo
1:45 Break
2:00 Tours and Vendor Exhibit
5:00 End of Tours and Exhibit
6:30 – 10:30 Dinner and Social Event
Bus pickup at Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
Last bus back to Hilton Garden Inn

Thursday May 10
SESSION 8 Emerging Technologies and Other Uses/Issues Session Chair
8:30 Safety Aspects of Laser Guide Star Operations Gustavo Rahmer, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
9:00 Assessment of non-coherent light sources David Egan, Atomic Weapons Establishment, UK
9:30 DOE Lessons Learned Since 2016 Jamie King, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
SESSION 9 Looking Back/Looking Ahead Session Chair
10:20 DOE Lessons Learned Since 2016 David Sliney, Ph.D.
10:50 LIA Celebrating 50 Years Barbara Sams, Laser Institute of America
11:20 Developments in Laser Safety Standards Bill Ertle, Rockwell Laser Industries
11:50 Workshop Wrap-up Dr. Douglas Jacobs Perkins/ Jamie King
12:00 End of Workshop
1:15 – 5:00 DOE EFCOG Laser Safety Task Group Meeting (Bloch Center - Board Room)
1:15 – 5:00 University LSO Meeting (Bloch Center - Seminar room)

Friday May 11
8:00 – 12:00 TSC-4, Control Measures and Training Meeting
(LLE Seminar Room - Park and enter at East end of building)
First hour joint meeting with SSC-9, Manufacturing

Vendor Exhibit

Vendors will display laser safety products at the workshop venue, Wednesday afternoon. Participants will have an opportunity to meet with vendor representatives, examine product displays and literature, and discuss product needs.


Dinner/Social Event

A buffet-style dinner will be provided at Rochester's scenic Jetty on the Port restaurant, at the mouth of the Genesee River and shore of Lake Ontario. Shuttle busses will be provided between the Hilton Garden Inn and restaurant. Each participant will receive tickets for 2 free drinks at the event. Additional drinks can be purchased with cash.

Jetty on the Port restaurant: 1000 N River St, Rochester, NY 14612
Social hour: 6:30-7:30pm (2 drink tickets included with registration fee, cash bar thereafter)
Dinner service: 7:30-9:00pm
Informal: 9:00-10:30pm

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