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SPIE Optics Outreach Games 2021

Participate in the Optics Outreach Games

Every 16 May on the International Day of Light, SPIE – along with other communities across the globe – celebrates the wonder and benefits of light and light-based sciences with activities, resources, and a fabulous photo contest. As many celebrations will continue to occur virtually due to the pandemic, SPIE has co-opted our annual Optics Outreach Games to give communities a larger portfolio of activities to choose from for their celebrations.

SPIE Student Chapters had the opportunity to showcase their outreach activities, provide a resource for other students and professionals doing outreach for IDL, and compete to win cash prizes for future chapter activities!


• First place ($500): Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica
• Second place ($350): Univ. of Glasgow
• Third place ($200): Univ. of Rochester



Questions? Contact outreach@spie.org.