SPIE Optics + Photonics registration information

Full information about signing up for the meeting in San Diego

Register online for Optics + Photonics 2022

Registration fees in US dollars

All online charges are made in US dollars. For those paying via bank transfers or administrators registering one or more people:
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All registrations are made in US dollars.
SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $910 $1060
Non-author attendee
$910 $1060
Full-time student $500 $1060

What is included with registration

             All attendees
All presentations, plenaries, posters, special events, exhibition, and Welcome Reception
50 proceedings tokens*

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details on using proceedings download tokens.

Special event pricing

Pricing for add-on events All attendees
Welcome Reception Guest Tickets $50
Annual Awards Celebration Tickets

These can be added when registering for the meeting.

Registration course information

Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $75 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

Exhibition registration

  • Exhibition visitor registration is free, but you must still register
  • The Exhibition is open Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and student pricing

  • SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.
  • SPIE Student Members receive a 50% discount on all SPIE courses.
  • Student authors and presenters may register at the student rate as long as they meet the definition of a student.
  • Student registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their Ph.D. Post-docs may not register as students. A student ID number or proof of student status is required with your registration.

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Refund information

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 11 August 2022; all registration fees, including courses, will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, or special events purchased are not refundable.

U.S. Government credit cards

U.S. Government credit card users: have your purchasing officer contact the credit card company and get prior authorization before attempting to register. Advise your purchasing agent that SPIE is considered a 5968 company for authorization purposes.

Contact SPIE Customer Service

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Phone: +1 360 676 3290 or +1 888 504 8171
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

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