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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
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Special Events


Browse links to various events happening at Optics + Photonics.
Updates to what is being offered are happening weekly.

Attend events that highlight the rich diversity of our community.
See the list of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion programming.

Technical Events

Join your peers and colleagues at the two poster sessions. Also enjoy group discussions on focused technical topics at the various workshops and panel discussions. 

Membership Events

Your SPIE Membership is a valuable asset; join other SPIE members in these informal get-togethers. Make new acquaintances and renew old friendships.

Social and Networking Events
Join your colleagues at these fun and relaxed events, including the All-Conference Welcome Reception and the Annual Awards Banquet. Maximize your networking capabilities as you gather with like-minded leaders.

Student Events

Students—make new friends and extend your network while at Optics + Photonics. These events are tailored to your needs; learn what other young researchers are doing to get involved and build a career.

Professional Development Events

Spend some time focusing on your career development while you are at Optics + Photonics. Workshops and presentations will help you hone valuable job skills.

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