Conference Attendance

Attendance at Professional Meetings and Conferences (Category 7), is worth a maximum of 4 CM points

Find Your Conference Below to Learn How to Claim Points

Non-Laser Conferences

 

  • (AIHce) American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition 
     
  • (AORN) Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Annual Meeting
     
  • (HPS) Health Physics Society Annual Meeting

How to Claim Points: 

These events may be worth CM points based on the number and duration of laser safety sessions attended (see the time-specific point breakdown below).
 

Please fill out a Conference Verification Worksheet identifying laser-related sessions attended. CM Points are determined based on length of laser safety and laser application sessions attended. Be sure to attach a copy of the conference agenda and proof of attendance! Sessions that are not related to lasers or laser safety will not be counted.
 

Point Breakdown per laser activity, per day:
< 2 hours = ¼ CM point
2 hours to 4 hours = ½ CM point
4 hours to 6 hours = ¾ CM point
> 6 hours to 1 day = 1 CM point

 

 

Laser Conferences
 

  • (ASLMS) American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting
  • Bay Area Laser Safety Officers Meetings
  • BIOS & LASE meeting at Photonics West
  • (CLEO) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 
  • DOE LSO Workshop 
  • (ICALEO) International Congress on the Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics 
  • (ILSC) International Laser Safety Conference 
  • (LAM) Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop
  • OSA Laser Congress
  • Sciton Laser Fundamentals
  • Sciton User Summits

 

How to Claim Points: 

These are BLS approved events that an LSO can attend to gain one (1) Certification Maintenance point per full day (6+ hours) of attendance.

 

To claim points, simply submit evidence of attendance, such as a contact hour certificate or other certificate of attendance. 

 

Point Breakdown per day:
< 2 hours = ¼ CM point
2 hours to 4 hours = ½ CM point
4 hours to 6 hours = ¾ CM point
> 6 hours to 1 day = 1 CM point