Onsite services for SPIE Advanced Lithography + Patterning

Find information on how to navigate the onsite conference experience in San Jose

Help for what you need onsite

Discover details about registration, badge pick up, speaker check-in, poster presentations, bookstore, and other helpful information needed to navigate onsite.

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Attendees of SPIE Advanced Lithography and Patterning

Badge pick up and registration hours

San Jose Convention Center
Sunday 26 February 7:15 AM–5:00 PM
Monday 27 February 7:15 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday 28 February 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 1 March 7:45 AM–4:00 PM
Thursday 2 March* 7:45 AM–12:00 PM

*Thursday is conference registration only

Helpful information while at the event

SPIE Cashier

San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Upper Level Concourse
Open during registration hours

Registration payments online only

If you are planning to register onsite, your credit card payment will be processed during registration. If you wish to pay with cash or check, register at the “Need to Register” stations; you will be directed to the Cashier once you have completed registration except for final payment.

If you have already registered and wish to add a course, workshop, or special event, you may do this online by signing into your SPIE account.

Receipt and Certificate of Attendance

Preregistered attendees who need an SPIE-stamped receipt or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those at the Cashier.

Badge Corrections

Badge corrections can be made at the Cashier. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

Badge Corrections

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds for conference or course registrations. Requests for refunds must be received by 10 February 2023; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, exhibit registration, or special events are not refundable.

Speaker Check-In and Preview Station

Convention Center, Ballroom Concourse
Sunday 26 February 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Monday 27 February 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 28 February 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 1 March 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 2 March 7:30 AM–4:00 PM

All speakers must stop at Speaker Check-In to upload their slide presentation files at least two hours before their scheduled session or the day before if they present in the first session. Speakers are not able to present using their own devices. All conference rooms are equipped with a laptop, projector, screen, lapel microphone, and laser pointer.

SPIE health and safety products

Stop by registration to pick up face masks, hand sanitizer, and other safety products all free from SPIE.

Wi-Fi Internet access 

Convention Center, Upper Level Concourse
Lobbies, Exhibition Hall, and Registration area
Complimentary wireless Internet access provided in lobbies on the conference room level and in the exhibition hall. Instructions will be posted onsite.
Wi-Fi has been sponsored by:

Hitachi High-Tech America

Tokyo Electron America, Inc.

Phone charging stations 

Convention Center Concourse
Open during registration hours
Charging stations have been sponsored by: 

SPIE Conference App information

This useful tool allows you to search and browse the program, special events, participants, courses, and more.  Syncs with My Schedule Tool and keeps you up to-date on changes to program. It integrates with Google Maps and provides views of area restaurants, stores, and venues. It is free and available for iPhone and Android phones.

If you don't already have it, Download the SPIE App

SPIE Bookstore 

Convention Center, Exhibition Hall
Tuesday 28 February 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 1 March 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Stop by the bookstore to browse the latest SPIE Press books. While there, get a t-shirt or educational toy to bring home to the family.

Credit and debit cards only will be accepted; no cash.

SPIE Course Materials

Convention Center, Upper Level Concourse
Open during registration hours
Browse course offerings that will be available onsite or learn more about SPIE courses available in portable formats such as online and customizable, in-company courses.

Childcare services   

Bay Area Sitters Unlimited—lets you hand pick your childcare provider online
Rachael Osorio

SPIE does not imply an endorsement nor recommendation of these services. They are provided on an "information only" basis for your further analysis and decision. Other services may be available.

Did you know SPIE offers Family Care Grants to SPIE Members? For more information on deadlines and how to apply check the details here

Gender inclusive restroom  

Executive Ballroom restroom across from 211A/211C
Open during registration hours

Mothers' lounge  

Convention Center, Grand Ballroom Concourse
Open during registration hours
The Mothers' Lounge is a lockable room intended for nursing mothers. There is no storage, running water, or refrigeration available in this space.

Quiet room  

Convention Center, Room 112
Open during registration hours

The Quiet Room is intended for silent meditation, reflection, and prayer. No mobile devices or computer use is allowed, and no food or beverages are allowed.

Lost and found 

SPIE Cashier
Open during registration hours

Found items will be kept at SPIE Cashier in the Registration area during the meeting and available only during registration hours. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to the San Jose Convention Center Security, 408-277-3500.

Food and beverage services

Complimentary coffee will be available at the following times. Please check the conference schedule for specific break times.

Monday Executive Ballroom Concourse, front of windows 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday Hall 2 Concourse 7:30 AM-9:30 AM
Tuesday Exhibition Hall 1 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday Hall 2 Concourse 7:30 AM-9:30 AM
Wednesday Exhibition Hall 1 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thursday Hall 2 Concourse 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Please check the conference schedule for specific break times.
Coffee breaks have been sponsored by:

SPIE hosted lunches

Convention Center, Exhibition Hall 1

Tuesday–Wednesday, 12:00 PM–1:30 PM

Check individual conference listings for exact times. Lunches are included with full conference registrations.

Food and Refreshments for Purchase


San Jose Marriott Lobby

Open daily from 7:00 AM—10:00 PM