Attending SPIE Optics + Photonics

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Plenary presenting at SPIE Optics + Photonics

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The event where the latest advances are shared by the optics and photonics community in optical engineering, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation.

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Event venue

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Why attend Optics + Photonics?

An opportunity to engage with leading companies at the SPIE Optics + Photonics exhibition

Learn more about the free exhibition

A return to the Sails Pavilion in the San Diego Convention Center. Companies offer an inside look into their portfolio of products and services — product demonstrations are shared, connections are made in one-on-one conversations with company representatives.

Take advantage of onsite training

Over 25 courses will be offered

Created by experts, SPIE courses are designed to expand professional knowledge and skills. Topics include optomechanics, optical design, optical alignment, fabrication, deep learning and more.

Travel grants and fee waivers for Student Members

Student Members may qualify for support

SPIE Student Members are encouraged to apply for supplemental travel grants and fee waivers to attend Optics + Photonics. Student Members who are presenting authors will be given priority selection, but grants are open to all Student Members.

Highlights from Optics + Photonics 2022

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