Onsite services for SPIE Advanced Lithography + Patterning

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Help for what you need onsite

Discover details about badge pick up and registration hours, lost and found, food services, and other information designed to help create a positive and easy onsite experience.

Badge pick up and registration hours

San Jose Convention Center
Sunday 24 April 7:15 AM–5:00 PM
Monday 25 April 7:15 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday 26 April 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 27 April 7:30 AM–4:00 PM
Thursday 28 April* 8:00 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, Registration area
Open during registration hours.

Registration payments online only
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.

Speaker Check-in and Preview Station 

Convention Center, Ballroom Concourse
Sunday 24 April 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Monday 25 April 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 26 April 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 27 April 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 28 April 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 you 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 Distribution Center

Convention Center Lobby, near Registration - Open during registration hours

Stop by to pick up conference materials, face masks, comfort ribbons, hand sanitizer, and great sponsor giveaways.

Business Services

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
93 E San Carlos St
San Jose, California

0.3 miles (6 min walk) from San Jose Convention Center

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.

Phone charging stations 

Convention Center Concourse
Open during registration hours
Charging stations have been sponsored by KLA Corp. 

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
The SPIE Conference App has been sponsored by Tokyo Electron America, Inc.

SPIE Course Desk  

Convention Center Lobby, near registration area
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.

SPIE Bookstore 

Convention Center Lobby, near Registration area
Tuesday 26 April 8:30 AM–5:30 PM
Wednesday 27 April 8:30 AM–5:30 PM
Thursday 28 April 8:30 AM–12:00 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.

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

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.


Urgent message line

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 408-271-6033

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 breakfast breads
Convention Center, Hall 2 Concourse: Monday—Thursday, 7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Complimentary coffee will be available at the following times:

Sunday Executive Ballroom Concourse, front of windows 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Sunday Executive Ballroom Concourse, front of windows 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
Sunday Executive Ballroom Concourse, front of windows 3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Monday Hall 2 Concourse 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.

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.


San Jose Marriott Lobby

Open daily from 7:00 AM—8:00 PM

Find a COVID testing site in San Jose

To find current testing sites near the convention center, use this locator map. Enter the zip code of the San Jose Convention Center – 95113 – to find the closest options.

Learn more about County of Santa Clara testing