The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
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Industry Events at Photonics West 2018

SPIE Photonics West Industry Sessions. These free sessions will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest on industry insights.

Photonics West Industry Sessions. These free sessions will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest on industry insights.

Sessions run Monday to Thurday. Get the details for all panels, keynotes, special events, workshops, coures, and more.

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Panels, Keynotes, One-day Industry Conference on VR, AR, MR

VR, AR, and MR One-Day Industry Conference and Demos
Lighting the Path Towards Autonomous Mobility
The Solid-State Lighting Revolution: The Next Stage of Market Development
Executive Panel: How High-Growth Industries are Embracing the Innovation Ecosystem
3D printing and Industry 4.0: An industry perspective
Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits: an Industry Perspective
Graphene-CMOS Integration for Broadband Imaging and Integrated Photonics
Recent Developments Effecting IP Protection and Trade with China
From Startup Creation to Acquisition: How to be Successful at Each Stage
How Global Investment Is Bringing Quantum Technologies to the Marketplace
Next Generation Fiber Technology: Perspective and Roadmap
Nikon Optical Materials and Optics: at the Heart of 100 Years of History
Market Update: Size of the Optics and Photonics Market along with Enabled Markets
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Industry Workshops

 • Concurrent Design for Optical and Mechanical Engineers with Zemax Virtual Prototyping
 • Laser Optics & Polarizers, from Pulsed Lasers to White Laser Light, and IR Detectors: One-Day Workshop
 • Photodetectors, Raman Spectroscopy, and SiPMs versus PMTs: One-Day Workshop
Basics of Laser Material Processing
How to Speak “High Power Diode Laser”
 • Concurrent Opto-Mechanical Engineering: A Session for Engineering Managers
 • Marketing Tips for Small Companies: How to Bring Customers to You
 • Export Control Working Groups: Cameras, Lasers, Lenses and Optics
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Special Events

 • Cluster Reception: leaders from regional optics and photonics clusters are welcome. Includes "Photonics Industry Update" Keynote Presentation. RSVP required
 • Prism Awards The Prism Awards recognize the most innovative products on the market. Winners announced at a gala event on Wednesday 31 January 2018 (tickets required). Finalists announced in November. Questions about tickets, email innovation@spie.org
 • Women Executives Meet-Up: RSVP innovation@spie.org to attend this inaugural event for women executives to meet up, talk shop, and network. Follows Women in Optics reception
 • Startup Challenge - Watch entrepreneurs pitch their new photonics business and compete for over $20,000 in cash and products
 • Fast Pitch Lunch

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Access to BIOS Expo (Saturday and Sunday)
Access to the Photonics West Exhibition (Tuesday to Thursday)
Job Fair Meet over 30 recruiters on the exhibit floor including Apple, Daylight Solutions, DSI, II-VI, KLA Tencor, Lumentum, Microsoft, NCT, Newport, Rockley, Thorlabs, and more  (Tuesday and Wednesday)

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