Onsite services information

Discover details about registration, speaker check-in, food services, and other helpful information needed to navigate onsite.

Conference + exhibition registration hours
Monday 5 December 15:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 6 December 07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 7 December 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 8 December 08:30 - 16:00


Exhibition hours  
Wednesday 7 December 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 8 December 10:00 - 16:00

Helpful information for the in-person experience

SPIE General Information desk

NEC, Hall 11 - Open during registration hours

Registration payments online only

If you have already registered and wish to add a course, workshop or special event, you may do this online by signing into your SPIE account.

Receipt and certificate of attendance

Preregistered attendees who need an SPIE-stamped receipt or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those at General Information.

Badge corrections

Badge corrections can be made at the General Information station. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

Speaker Check-in

Tuesday /Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07:00 to 17:00 hrs

Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07:00 to 16:00

All conference rooms have a computer workstation, projector, screen, lapel microphone, and laser pointer.

All presenters are requested to take their memory devices or laptops in their conference room to confirm their presentation display settings and upload their presentation prior to their session.

Internet access

Complimentary wireless access is available free of charge. Speeds depend on number of users.

SPIE conference and exhibition app

Download the free SPIE Conference App, available for iPhone and Android phones. Search and browse the programme, special events, participants, exhibitors, and more.

If you don't already have the app you can download it here.

Business Centre

The Concourse features a “Work on the Move” area where services such as printing, copying, charging of equipment, and postage are available. Payment can be made by credit card.

SPIE Luggage + Coat Check

Hall 11 Concourse

Tuesday through Thursday.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .08:00 to 18:00 hrs

Luggage, package, and coat storage at 1 EU per piece are available. Please note hours; no late pickup available.

Urgent message line 

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: +44 29 2089 4747.

Food and beverage services 

Coffee Breaks

Complimentary coffee will be available throughout the day. In addition, coffee breaks are scheduled at 10:00 and 15:00 hrs. Check individual conference listings for exact locations.

Food and Refreshments for Purchase

Hall 11/Concourse

Hot and cold snacks, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.