San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
19 - 23 August 2018
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The largest multidisciplinary optical sciences meeting in North America

Registration is open. Make plans to attend this optical science and technology meeting.

SPIE Optics + Photonics 2018, make plans to attend the premier event for optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, and organic photonics. Gain access to innovative technologies that help industry, academia, and government find better ways to preserve our environment, understand and develop new photonics technologies, and discuss emerging applications for optics and photonics. 

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Important dates

Manuscripts due
25 July 2018

Registration prices increase

3 August 2018

Final Program posts
In late July

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Multiple research and technology areas represented in three conferences

The premier global event for nanoscientists and nanoengineers.

Nanoscience + Engineering

The premier global event for nanoscientists and nanoengineers.

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A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

Organic Photonics

A comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices.

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The premier conference for the latest developments in optical design and engineering.

Optical Engineering

The latest developments in optical design and engineering.

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Ten World Class Presentations

Four days of presentations, sharing latest advances in optics and photonics technologies

Optics + Photonics 2018 kicks off with the Sunday Plenary Session talks led by two SPIE Gold Medal Winners, Paul Corkum and Federico Capasso. Read the full list of plenary presenters

See ways to engage and learn at the 2018 conference + exhibition

Popular topics: Optomechanical Design, Optomechanical Systems Engineering
Technical, Professional Development, Membership, Early Career, Job Fair
Exhibition: 21 – 23 August 2018 | 180 Companies
Exhibition: 21 – 23 August 2018 | 4,000 Attendees

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