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Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, California, United States
13 - 18 December 2020
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Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation reschedules and relocates

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation in Yokohama

UPDATE: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation now to be held 13-18 December 2020 in San Diego, California, USA

Based on current travel restrictions and feedback from the community, the conference and exhibition have been rescheduled and relocated to the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, USA this December. Although we were not able to find the appropriate configuration of space needed in Japan this year, we are working to bring this meeting to Japan in the future.

SPIE recognizes that in-person conferences are key opportunities to reconnect with colleagues, share ideas, and find new solutions. We look forward to hosting the community in San Diego, and we hope everyone can participate.

We appreciate your patience while we update the website with the revised program schedule, relevant deadlines, and new event information. SPIE will email all participants, exhibitors, and authors with further details about new deadlines, travel information, and hotels as they become available. Please watch your inbox and this site for updates. 

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Two Tracks | 12 Conferences | 2,700 Papers

Conference Topics

Telescopes and Systems

Space Telescopes and Instrumentation: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes
Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy
Adaptive Optics Systems
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems
Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy


Technology Advancements

Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy
Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy
High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy

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