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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
14 - 18 April 2019
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Onsite Services

Badge pick-up and onsite registration
Baltimore Convention Center, Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)

Sunday 14 April 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 15 April 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 16 April 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 17 April 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 18 April 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Important information for speakers
Location: Room 336 (Level 300)
Sunday through Monday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

All presenters must stop by Speaker Check-In to upload their file(s) at least two hours before their scheduled talk. Authors are not able to present using their own devices. All conference rooms have a laptop, projector, screen, lapel microphone, and laser pointer.Click for full instructions.

Course materials pick-up

If you have registered for courses and/or workshops, please go to the Course Desk after you pick up your badge. Present your badge and course tickets to staff to receive course notes and course room location.

Multiple facilities may be used for courses; allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and possibly walk to a nearby facility before your course begins. More information for course attendees can be found here.

SPIE Conference and Exhibition App

Search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more. Free Conference Apps available for iPhone and Android phones. Click here

Internet access

Lobbies and Meeting Rooms (Level 300)
Complimentary wireless internet access provided in meeting rooms and lobbies on the conference room level. Instructions will be posted onsite.

Find your way around

SPIE Bookstore
Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)
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 Education Services
Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)
Browse course offerings or learn more about SPIE courses available in portable formats including online and customized, in-company courses.

SPIE Luggage + Coat Check
Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)
Sunday to Monday 7 am to 6:30 pm
Tuesday to Wednesday 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am to 6:30 pm
Complimentary luggage, package, and coat storage are available for hotel guests at the hotel Bell Desk.

Lost and Found
Cashier, Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)
Open during Registration hours
Found items will be kept at Cashier. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to the Baltimore Convention Center, +1 410-649-7000 or dial “0” from a House Phone.

Concierge Kiosk
Hotel lobby, Near Front Desk
Let the concierge assist you with pointing out the most popular things to do in Kissimmee, planning your trip, coordinating transportation, booking tickets online, reserving restaurant tables and golf tee times and fulfilling special requests. Contact them at GaylordPalmsConcierge@GaylordHotels.com

Food and beverage services

Coffee breaks
Level 300
Sunday, Monday, and Thursday afternoon.

Exhibition Hall
Tuesday through Thursday morning throughout the Exhibition Hall
Complimentary coffee will be served twice daily, at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Check individual conference listings for exact times and locations.

Food & refreshments for purchase
Market Fresh Cafe, Main Terrace (Level 300)
Sunday through Monday, hours posted onsite

Starbucks, Pratt St. Lobby (Level 300)
Sunday through Thursday, hours posted onsite

Exhibition Hall (Level 100)
Tuesday through Thursday, during exhibition hours
Hot and cold snacks, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, pastries espresso & beverages are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Lunch Vouchers
Registered conference attendees receive one lunch voucher good for use at the Exhibition hall Concession stands Tuesday or Wednesday from 11-1 pm.

Complimentary tickets for dessert snacks are included in course and conference attendee registration packets.

Urgent message line

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: +1 410-6496-7409.

Child care services

  • KAKS Kids Early Learning Childcare and Special Events Center offers childcare, Kids Nite Inn Sleepovers, on- and off-site services, excursions, create-a-craft workshops, face painting, and more more kid-friendly experiences.

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.

Important Author Dates

Author Notification
10 December 2018

Manuscripts Due
20 March 2019

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