Onsite Services for SPIE Laser Damage

Find information on how to navigate the onsite conference experience

Helpful information while at the event

Find details about onsite services to help facilitate a seamless experience. View details below.

Staff helps attendees onsite at SPIE Laser Damage

Badge pickup and registration hours

Conference registration
Location: Holiday Inn Dublin-Pleasanton
Sunday 17 September 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Monday 18 September 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 19 September 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 20 September 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Helpful information while at the event

Registration payments

If you are planning to register onsite, please do so at the “Need to Register” laptop station.

    • Your credit card payment will be processed during registration.
    • If you wish to pay with cash or check, you will be directed to the Cashier once you have completed registration 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 mark your badge with your changes before approaching the counter.

Speaker Upload

Location: Tralee Ballroom

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

Internet access

Complimentary wireless internet access is provided in meeting rooms and lobby. Instructions will be posted onsite.

SPIE Conference app and event information

This useful tool allows you to search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more.  It is free and available for iPhone and Android phones. If you don't already have the app you can download it here

SPIE staff will be available to assist in answering any conference-related questions you might have.

Urgent message line

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 360.223.3378

Lost and Found

Location: SPIE Registration - Open during registration hours

Found items will be kept at the SPIE 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 hotel front desk: 1.925.828.7750