This book describes the approaches, both successful and not, to the political and infrastructure issues addressed by the trade association. The intent is to provide guidance to those confronting similar issues, and help them avoid unsuccessful approaches.
- Includes end-of-chapter summaries
- Example of documents and approaches that LEOMA used successfully are included and could serve as a guide to other trade associations.
- Chapter 5 includes figures presenting the unique and effective graphical approach that LEOMA use to improve US national-security export controls
1 LEOMA and the U.S. Laser Industry 1
2 Professional Societies and the Photonics Community 29
3 International Laser Standards 53
4 Educational Issues 75
5 Export Controls 95
6 The Federal Government 117
7 Intra-Industry Affairs 131
Appendix 1: LEOMA Officers 157
Appendix 2: ISO Laser Standards 161
Appendix 3: LEOMA Executive Seminars 163
Appendix 4: The LEOMA ADR Agreement 167