SLUGFest 2022

The Art of Making Lenses - Reimagined!

We can't wait to see you LIVE in 2022!

This year we are hosting our 10th SLUGFest (Satisloh User Group Meeting), an in-person educational and networking event designed to meet the changing business needs of the optical manufacturing market. SLUGFest has a long tradition at Satisloh, a global event that has been hosted in the USA, China and Germany.

Come see our latest optical manufacturing innovations and explore how exciting new technologies will transform the labs of the future!

We hope you’ll join us in Wetzlar, Germany – October 3 - 4, where you’ll experience more than a dozen new technologies in-person and on-site!



Join us & Experience
The latest advances of today’s manufacturing technology and an outlook into the future of lens making

We are the only machine manufacturer & solutions provider in the lens production field for the ophthalmic and precision optics market who can look back on 100 years of experience BUT we do not rest on that! We are continuously developing manufacturing technologies for the future!

To address the changes in optical manufacturing, we remain committed to continuous improvement by addressing four topics and we will demonstrate how our technologies, consumables and services prepare your labs for today and the future:

  • Efficiency: with even faster and smarter machines and next-level intelligent software & automation.
  • Simplicity: streamlined processes and eliminated steps reduce complexity, cost & time.
  • Sustainability: environmentally-friendly processes & the circularity of lens manufacturing.
  • Partnership: with new service approaches & customized consulting to maximize your lab’s potential.


Monday, October 3

  • 18:30 Start of SLUGFest 2022
  • Reception and Dinner at Event Hotel Vienna House Ernst Leitz Wetzlar, Germany

Tuesday, October 4

  • 8:30 am Introductory Speech: “The Art of Making Lenses Reimagined!” at Event Hotel
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 m Technology Round Robin Part 1 Experience Optical Manufacturing Innovations and Future Technologies Hands On
  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Technology Round Robin Part 2 Experience Optical Manufacturing Innovations and Future Technologies Hands On
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Satisloh Factory Tour
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 Technology Recap, Q&A and Farewell

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House Vienna Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

Lodging, October 3 - 4

We have negotiated hotel prices for your stay in Wetzlar, Germany! When you register for SLUGFest, a room will be reserved for your with the confirmed arrival and departure dates. Prices have been specially negotiated for participants to SLUGFest.

Vienna House Ernst Leitz Wetzlar - Am Leitz-Park 8, 35578 Wetzlar


Check back here for updated FAQs before SLUGFest! 

Last updated on 07/07/2022.

Yes! We are very excited that this year´s SLUGFest can take place live and on-site.

We are committed to hosting a safe and enjoyable event for all. We'll follow the local safety protocols in place, at the time of event.

You should have received a personal invite, please follow registration instructions. Successful registration ends with a confirmation email.

After registering, remember to book your flight to Wetzlar!

Transportation from the airport to and from Wetzlar to your final destination is your responsiblity.

All transportation from the hotel to SLUGFest event will be provided by Satisloh. Please contact us for any further inquiry at

The cost of the hotel is not included with your registration fees. For SLUGFest, we will provide a lower negotiated reservation cost for those that are attending the event.

Satisloh has secured a preferential rate of 114 euros per night including breakfast for SLUGFest participants at the Vienna House Ernst Leitz Wetzlar!

Rooms and preferential rates are subject to availability. We recommend registering early for SLUGFest to take advantage of these special room rates.

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SLUGFest 2022