Laser Institute of America

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is the professional society for laser applications and safety. Our mission is to foster lasers, laser applications, and laser safety worldwide. Serving the industrial, medical, research and government communities for over 45 years, LIA offers technical information, Training and networking opportunities to laser users from around the globe.


Our many publications will serve as vital resources by keeping you up to date with the proper safety guidelines, industry best practices and new industry advancements. For a complete list of our products, please visit 


We offer the following services. Please visit our website for more information,

Membership - As an individual or corporate member, you will qualify for significant discounts on LIA materials, training courses and the industry’s most popular LIA conferences. We invite you to become part of the LIA experience—cultivating innovation, ingenuity and inspiration.

Conferences - LIA conferences are considered worldwide to be the best forum for exchanging up-to-date, technical information on laser technology, applications, and safety.

Education/Training - We offer a complete line of laser safety training courses for personnel in research, industrial, and medical laser facilities. Trainings are available in classroom, online or at your facility.