LightTools User Group Meetings

Join us for our annual LightTools User Group Meeting at one of two locations. Register online, by clicking on the “Register now” button.


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

Attendee will have the opportunity to network with other LightTools users, and participate in an interactive forum with Synopsys LightTools technical support and planning staff.

LightTools User Group Meetings and Webinar Series

The meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary lunch, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided for all attendees.

Summary of Topics

The following topics are planned for the day. Questions and discussion will be encouraged throughout the day.

  • LightTools 8.7 New Features
  • Effective Usage of the Freeform Design Feature, Tips and Tricks
  • LightTools Workflow
  • LightTools Furture Plans
  • Interplay of Freeform Tailoring and Tolerancing
  • Tools and Considerations for Finding and Controlling Stray and Unwanted Light in LightTools
  • Designing LiDAR with CODE V and LightTools: A Case Study
  • User Forum/Ask the Experts Session 

Please register by clicking on one of the "Register Now" buttons for the desired location. You can also send your information (name, company, etc.) to us by email ( or by telephone (626) 795-9101.


Sunnyvale, CA

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Synopsys, Inc.
Merlot Room 
445 North Mary Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Chicago, IL

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Chicago O'Hare
International Airport
Chicago, IL 60666

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.