Health and safety for SPIE Photonex

We are monitoring the situation and will keep this page updated as we prepare for the event.
Attendees converse at SPIE event

Health and Safety for SPIE Photonex

SPIE works closely with each event’s convention center or conference facility, the host city's convention and visitors' bureau, and other event partners on health and safety measures. We are committed to safely accommodating all attendees by including sanitation stations throughout the event facility, as well as locations where you can find personal hand sanitizers and disposable masks.

SPIE will continue to update this page as more information is available. If you have any questions, please contact

Last update: 5 May 2023

SPIE follows the guidance of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control as it relates to communicable diseases, as well as local requirements for meeting safely. Requirements are subject to change and SPIE will continue to update this page as more information is available. If you have questions, please contact

SPIE safe meeting protocols

This page reflects current rules and expectations and will be kept up to date as any requirements change.

  • SPIE will follow the latest published requirements and safe gathering protocols established in the location where each event occurs
  • Among national, state, local, or facility-specific rules or recommendations, SPIE will abide by the most restrictive protocol
  • Event policies may change if local, state, or federal rules change prior to or during an event

How we can all help

  • Wash hands frequently
  • Masks are welcome but not required
  • Respect the personal space and comfort level of others
  • Do not attend if you are not feeling well
  • Follow the latest health and travel guidelines from the government of the host country