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Courses at SPIE Optics + Photonics

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SPIE Optics + Photonics offers 32 courses and workshops to help you advance your career. From courses in Optical Design and Systems Engineering to workshops for optics educators, there is something for you.

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Optical Design and Systems Engineering

Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States)
$655.00 Members  |  $765.00 Non-members
Date: 19 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: John E. Greivenkamp, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Eric C. Fest, Phobos Optics, LLC (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Russell A. Chipman, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Garam Young, Synopsys, Inc. (United States)
$675.00 Members  |  $785.00 Non-members

Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy

Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Remote Sensing

Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nathan Hagen, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Optics Educators

Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Judith F. Donnelly, Three Rivers Community College (United States); Nancy J. Magnani, Eastconn (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Mike W. McKee, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Judy Donnelly, Three Rivers Community College (United States); Nicholas M. Massa, Springfield Technical Community College (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members
Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Michael McKee, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Nancy J. Magnani, Consultant (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members

Industry and Exhibitors

Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Damon Diehl, DIEHL Research Grant Services (United States)
$125.00 Members  |  $150.00 Non-members

Professional Development

Date: 18 August 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jean-luc Doumont, Principiae bvba (Belgium)
$50.00 Members  |  $50.00 Non-members

Detectors and Imaging

Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Richard D. Crisp, Etron Technology America, Inc. (United States)
$455.00 Members  |  $510.00 Non-members
Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Richard D. Crisp, Etron Technology America, Inc. (United States)
$370.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 19 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Advanced Metrology

Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$350.00 Members  |  $405.00 Non-members
Date: 19 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Virendra N. Mahajan, Consultant (United States)
$390.00 Members  |  $445.00 Non-members

Optical Systems and Lens Design

Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Optomechanics and Optical Manufacturing

Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kenneth R. Castle, Ruda-Cardinal, Inc. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 19 - 20 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Daniel Vukobratovich, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$1,050.00 Members  |  $1,305.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: John G. Daly, Vector Engineering (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 20 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$350.00 Members  |  $405.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Alson E. Hatheway, Alson E. Hatheway, Inc. (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 21 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group, LLC (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members
Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group LLC (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members
Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Victor L. Genberg, Sigmadyne, Inc. (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members

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