See you in two years!
11-16 April 2026

Social and networking events

Connect with your colleagues in relaxed gatherings throughout the event

Network with colleagues

Take advantage of the opportunity to network, learn, and discuss various topics and perspectives with optics and photonics professionals from around the world.

Colleagues network at SPIE Photonics Europe
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8 April 2024 • 10:00 - 17:00 CEST | Foyers Level 0 and 1 
The 2024 Art-Science Exhibition "Light Interference" looks at the different ways in which light can "interfere" with matter.
8 April 2024 • 15:00 - 16:00 CEST | Galerie, Hilton Strasbourg 
Join us for an informal meetup of women in optics.
8 April 2024 • 18:00 - 20:00 CEST | Erasme Galeria, Niveau/Level 0 
Open to all registered attendees. Come network and socialize with your colleagues!
9 April 2024 • 12:30 - 13:30 CEST | Orangerie C/D, Hilton Strasbourg 
All Fellow and Senior Members of SPIE are invited to join your colleagues for an informal SPIE hosted lunch.
9 April 2024 • 17:00 - 18:00 CEST | Galerie Erasme, Niveau/Level 0 
All Student Attendees, Student Conference Support Award Winners, and Student Chapter Members are welcome!
10 April 2024 • 12:00 - 13:00 CEST | Galerie De Landsberg, Niveau/Level 01 
Join us for a lunchtime panel discussion on how we can foster inclusive and equitable workplaces.
10 April 2024 • 16:00 - 17:00 CEST | Galerie, Hilton Strasbourg 
Come join us and socialize and network with other LGBTQ+ scientists and allies in the optics and photonics community.
10 April 2024 • 19:30 - 20:30 CEST | Galerie Erasme, Niveau/Level 0 
SPIE Members are invited to an after-dinner reception. Enjoy beer, wine, coffee and desserts.