Day of Microscopy 2018

May 16 to 17, 2018 - Oberkochen, Germany

We cordially invite you to the Day of Microscopy 2018. The versatile program will give you impressive applicative and technological insights into ZEISS light, electron and X-ray microscopy.

Keynotes from science and industry take you into the world of tomorrow to demonstrate the broad scope of microscopy. The extensive workshop program will show you the latest applications and technologies for the life sciences, materials research and industry, and also the product innovations from ZEISS.

We look forward to seeing you for an exciting event!

Register for the event and workshops: life sciences or materials science or industry.
Workshops are online no longer available? Talk to us on site to look for a participation.

May 16, 2018

Venue: ZEISS Forum

The program will be held in english.


Short walk from station Oberkochen to ZEISS Forum

12 noon

Reception l Lunch & Visit ZEISS Museum of Optics

2 pm

Dr. Markus Weber | Justus Felix Wehmer
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH, Members of the Management Board

3 pm

Keynote: Analytics in the Industrial Environment – From Macro to Micro
Dr. Ralf Schmidt, Robert Bosch GmbH, Central Analytics   

4 pm

Coffee Break

4:30 pm

Keynote: Imaging Across Scales Using Light and Electron Microscopy
Dr. Jan Ellenberg, Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

5:30 pm

Keynote: Designing Electronic Goods for the Circular Economy
Professor Eric Pirard, University of Liege, Belgium

6:30 pm

Special Event at ZEISS Forum


Bus transfers to the hotels booked by ZEISS

May 17, 2018

Venue:  ZEISS Microscopy Customer Center Europe

The workshops will be held in english and german sessions.


Bus transfers from hotels to CCE (only Hotels booked by ZEISS)

9:00 am


9:30 am

Workshop Rotations & Factory Tours 1

10:45 am

Workshop Rotations & Factory Tours 2

11:45 am

Coffee Break

12:15 pm

Workshop Rotations & Factory Tours 3

1:15 pm


2:15 pm

Workshop Rotations & Factory Tours 4

3:30 pm

Round Table:
Microscopy in the Life Sciences – Where are we Going?

Upcoming Trends and Challenges

Round Table:
The Need for Speed – from new Material to Applied Innovation

Opportunities and Challenges for Microscopy

Industrial Metrology Technology

4:30 pm

Coffee Break & Farewell

5:00 pm


5:15 pm

Bus transfers to ZEISS Forum, station Oberkochen, station Aalen

Registration for the Workshops!

Please register only for one of these three applications to avoid temporal overlays.


May 16, 2018
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 22
73447 Oberkochen

May 17, 2018
ZEISS Microscopy Customer Center Europe (CCE)
Rudolf-Eber-Straße 2
73447 Oberkochen


You need a hotel reservation? Please select in the registration form:
Hotel reservation from May 16 - 17, 2018, required
You will receive a hotel confirmation within the next two weeks.

These shuttles are offered for a comfortable trip:
May 16: After dinner, from ZEISS Forum to hotels booked by ZEISS
May 17:
- From hotels booked by ZEISS to CCE Oberkochen
- From CCE to ZEISS Forum (pick-up parking cars), station Oberkochen, station Aalen