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Registration opens in September

We look forward to seeing you in Birmingham this December. Stay connected and sign up to be notified when registration opens.

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What is included with your registration?

             Paid registration Free exhibition
All conference presentations, plenaries, special events  
50 proceedings tokens* 
Access to exhibition floor, industry sessions,
technical workshops**

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details on using proceedings download tokens.
**Be sure to select the free workshops during the registration process to have access onsite.

Available for separate purchase: welcome reception guest tickets, £40 each.

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.

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and student pricing

There is a $50USD / £40 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 16 September 2021; all registration fees, including courses, will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, or special events purchased are not refundable.

Press registration

For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title, and organization to media@spie.org

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.

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