26 - 29 June 2023
Munich, Germany

Courses aligned with SPIE Optical Metrology

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Created by experts in academia and industry, SPIE courses are designed to expand your professional knowledge and build skills that you can apply directly to your work.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for courses


  • Check-in at registration
  • Receive badge and tickets

*As a courtesy to the instructor and other attendees, please arrive to the course no later than the posted start time. It is a good idea to check in at registration at least 15-30 minutes prior to the start of your course.

Course room locations are provided onsite when you check in at SPIE registration.

Course registrations include a printed copy of the course materials. Some courses may include textbooks. Check the course descriptions for more information.

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 15 June 2023; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date.

Yes, you may register for courses onsite. However, we recommend registering for courses early to ensure a seat. Courses without sufficient registration two weeks prior to the event are subject to cancellation.

There are no wait lists for courses. We recommend registering early to ensure a seat.

If a course is cancelled, you will be contacted by SPIE staff via email.

SPIE awards digital badges and certificates to participants who attend courses and complete the evaluation and quiz. Certificates will be sent via email to attendees approximately 6-8 weeks after the conference has ended.

To receive a digital credential you must:

  • Be present for the entire course
  • Complete course quiz
  • Fill out course evaluation
  • Fill in your contact information in the space provided
  • Drop completed quiz and evaluation forms in the Course Evaluation Box in the course room or return to the Course Materials desk

More information about digital credentials can be found at SPIE Badges and Certificates.

No, the in-person courses will not be recorded.

There will not be an option to attend an in-person course virtually.

Some courses are available as pre-recorded, on-demand, online. To see our full list of available online courses and to learn more, visit SPIE Online Courses.