SPIE Optics + Photonics registration information

Full information about signing up for the meeting in San Diego

Registration for the 2024 event will open in April

We look forward to seeing you at SPIE Optics + Photonics in August 2024. Stay connected and sign up to be notified of program updates.

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What is included with registration

             Full registration Exhibition visitor
All presentations, plenaries, Welcome Reception* and most special events**
50 proceedings downloads***
Optics + Photonics Exhibition
Job Fair and Career Hub

*Guest admission tickets for the Welcome Reception can be purchased separately.
**Tickets to the SPIE Awards Banquet and Celebration are limited and must be purchased separately.
***Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details on using proceedings downloads.

Course registration 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 $100 after the early-bird 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

SPIE Membership discounts

SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts, which are applied at the time of registration. SPIE Student Members receive even greater discounts on courses, particularly during early registration.

SPIE Student Member registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their PhD. Post-docs may not join SPIE as a Student Member.

Not an SPIE Member? Purchase Membership with your registration and receive your discounts right away. Or contact membership@spie.org for more information.

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US 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 8398 company for authorization purposes.

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