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Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
16 - 19 October 2017
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Call for Papers for SPIE Optifab, the premier optical manufacturing conference and exhibition

Look forward to seeing you at Optifab 2017, back in Rochester, New York

SPIE Optifab, organized jointly by SPIE and APOMA, is the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in North America. This is the premier event to meet with top companies and to learn about the latest optical fabrication technologies.

Call for Papers

View the Call for Papers 2 MB PDF

Submit your technical or commercial paper in these areas

Technical papers
Optical manufacturing
Design for manufacturing
Materials and optical materials sciences
Classical and automated fabrication
Grinding, polishing, and new methods of surface finishing
Injection/glass molding, lithographic processing, and chemical etching
Process science
New developments in coatings technology
New developments in metrology
Opto-mechanical design and fabrication
Interactivity and data interfaces between optical design programs, mechanical design programs, fabrication equipment, and metrology instrumentation
Fabrication of freeform surfaces

Commercial papers
Developments in optical materials
New infrared materials
Advanced optical fabrication equipment
Coating equipment
Metrology equipment

Exhibit at Optifab 2017

Learn more about the Exhibition
2017 Exhibitor Prospectus 2 MB PDF
Exhibitor pricing and contract info: Online | PDF

2015 Event Information

2015 Final Program 2 MB PDF
2015 Exhibition Guide 2 MB PDF
Sold out exhibit with over 185 companies dedicated to optical fabrication technologies and applications.
Nine interactive product demos
Two plenary talks: 3D Printing of Optics and Laser Polishing of Glass
Panel Discussion: Optics and Photonics Education in Rochester
Job fair: Top employers are come to Rochester to interview and hire candidates
Onsite News and Photos

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 


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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
3 April 2017

Author Notification
12 June 2017

Manuscripts Due
14 August

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