Under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Hussein Ibrahim Al Shahristani, the University of Technology held the first international scientific conference on laser applications and advanced materials at the university theater for the period 16-18 / 12/2014 in the presence of the representative of the Minister of Higher Education who His Excellency Deputy Minister of Higher Education for Scientific Research Dr. Fuad Qassim Mohammed and members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Dr. Mohammed Al-Shammari and Harith Al-Harthy and Advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abdul-Saheb and the President of the University of Technology Professor Dr. Amin Douai The conference started with the national anthem and then the reading of the Holy Quran and Surat al-Fatihah in honor of the martyrs of Iraq, the educational march and the anthem. The university president said that the conference is part of the university's interest in holding scientific conferences that serve the society, where the use of laser in various medical fields through the treatment of eyesight, skin diseases, Surface coefficients of metals and alloys, but even in the areas of security, stressing that the university has made great strides in this aspect. He pointed out that the university was keen to open a specialized department in laser engineering, the department of laser engineering and optical electronics after 2003 for its importance in the service of the community. There is also a laser branch in the department of applied sciences at the university of technology and stressed the researchers participating in the conference to provide all research and opinions fully for the service As well as enriching the science of our universities. Dr. Fuad Qassem Mohammed, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said in a speech on behalf of the Minister of Higher Education: The convening of the conference at this time is important and we need to apply scientific to various knowledge sciences, The applications do not appear in reality except through scientific research and deepening in the vital joints of the world of knowledge. Scientific research is presented first and foremost in scientific conferences. Here is the place for you to share ideas And to hold academic and professional discussions in the corridors of the conference to prepare ideas, especially applied them and to serve the community. He pointed out that the University of Technology from the universities that come in the forefront among the Iraqi universities, who are sparing no effort for the sake of The scientific and encourage researchers from the faculty and graduate students .onheni University on the progress that has got it all because of the utmost attention to the presidency of the university and the department heads and faculty to develop and provide advanced laboratory setups.