LightTools User Group Webinar Series

The LightTools User Group Meeting is moving online this year! We have pulled together a great line-up of webinars from current LightTools users, who will present topics based on their experience in the industry. Industry Speakers for this year are:

  • Ozan Cakmakci from Google
  • Julius Muschaweck from JMO GmbH
  • Erin McDermott from Spire Starter, LLC
  • Cyrille Pornin from Light Tec


Learn about the latest developments in LightTools, and listen to technical talks.

These webinars are live and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with LightTools professionals via WebEx. 

LightTools User Group Meetings and Webinar Series

Summary of Topics

Session #1:
Date: Thursday, September 3
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. PDT

Industry Talk: Calculating the 3D Eyebox for AR/VR systems using LightTools and Python
Industry Speaker: Ozan Cakmakci from Google
Synopsys Talk: LightTools 9.0/9.1 New Features
Session #2:
Date: Thursday, September 10
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. PDT

Industry Talk: How to Make Ray Files Actually Work
Industry Speaker: Julius Muschaweck from JMO GmbH

Synopsys Talk: Designing AR/VR Systems Using Multi-Domain Optical Simulations
Session #3:
Date: Thursday, September 17
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. PDT

Industry Talk: Blowing Hardware Startup Minds with LightTools
Industry Speaker: Erin McDermott from Spire Starter LLC

Synopsys Talk: Case Study Using SLM
Session #4:
Date: Thursday, September 24
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. PDT

Industry Talk: Simulating Scattering Surface with LightTools using BSDF 
Measurement and Microfacet Model
Industry Speaker: Cyrille Pornin from Light Tec

Synopsys Talk: Quantitative Visualization in LightTools


Please register by clicking on the "Register Now" button and choosing your desired webinar date. You can also send your information (name, company, etc.) to us by email ( or by telephone (626) 795-9101.


Who Should Attend?

Any current LightTools user, from novice to expert, is welcome to attend. The meetings will assume basic familiarity with LightTools, though there are no specific prerequisites.