Onsite services information

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.

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Attendees pick up registration materials

Badge pick up and registration hours

The Moscone Center, West
Sunday 29 January 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Monday 30 January 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 31 January 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 1 February 7:45 AM–5:00 PM

Helpful information while at the event

SPIE Cashier

Moscone Center, Level 1 West
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 so at the “Need to Register” stations.

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 Badge Corrections and Receipts.

Badge Corrections

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

SPIE Distribution Center/Information Booth

The Moscone Center, Registration Areas - Open during registration hours 

Materials distribution: stop by to pick up conference materials, face masks, and hand sanitizer. SPIE staff will also be available to assist in answering any meeting and exhibition related question you might have.

SPIE health and safety products

Moscone Center North and South lobbies | Open during registration hours 

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


All Moscone lobbies and conference rooms: complimentary wireless access is available throughout Moscone North, West, and South buildings.

SPIE Conference and Exhibition App

Search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more. Build your personalized schedule and sync with the online MySchedule tool. Free Conference App available for iPhone and Android phones. Information about restaurants and food options also available on the App. Download the app

SPIE Bookstore 

Moscone Center Exhibition Level
Stop by the SPIE Bookstore to browse the latest SPIE Press Books, proceedings, and educational materials. While there, get a t-shirt or educational toy to bring home to the family.

SPIE Course Desk  

Moscone Center South Lobby
Browse course offerings or learn more about SPIE courses available in portable formats such as online and customized, In-company courses.

SPIE Press Room

Moscone Center, North Lobby
Open during Registration hours
For Registered Press only. The Press Room provides meeting space, refreshments, access to exhibitor press releases, and Internet connections. Press are urged to register before the meeting by emailing name, contact information, and name of publication to media@spie.org. Preregistration closes approximately 10 days before the start of the event.

Luggage and coat check 

Moscone Center, Level 1 West
Sunday through Wednesday, hours posted onsite
Complimentary luggage, package, and coat storage are available. Please note posted hours; no late pickup available.

Copy services available near Moscone Center

Copy Central
615 Mission St (at 2nd Street)
San Francisco CA 94105
Phone: 415.882.7737

CityCopy Print Center
837 Mission St
San Francisco CA 94103
Phone: 415.757.0673

Child care services 

Sitters Unlimited
San Francisco Bay Area
Rachael Osorio
Email: rfosorio15@gmail.com
Note: SPIE does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of these services. They are provided on an "information only" basis for your further analysis and decision. Other services may be available.

Mothers’ Lounge

Moscone Center, North & South Lobbies, Level 2 West
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 

Moscone Center, North Lobby, Room 115
Open during registration hours
The Quiet Room is intended for silent meditation, reflection, or prayer. No mobile device or computer use, and no food or beverages allowed.

Urgent message line 

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 415.978.3700

Lost and Found 

Cashier - Moscone Center South Lobby
Found items will be kept at Cashier during the meeting and available only during registration hours. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to Moscone Security Control, 415.974.4021.

Food and beverage services


Complimentary coffee 

Saturday, Sunday Moscone Center West conference room foyers 7:30 AM–4:00 PM
Monday  Moscone Center West conference room foyers 7:30 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday–Wednesday Moscone Center, Level 3 West Exhibition Halls 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
10:00 AM–4:00 PM


Food & Refreshments for purchase
Various Moscone Center locations Saturday through Thursday

There is a variety of food and drink options including hot and cold snacks, espresso, beverages, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Dining hours in the Exhibition Halls
Saturday, Sunday Exhibition Hall DE 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday–Thursday Exhibition Hall ABC, DE, and F 10:00 AM–4:00 PM