17 - 20 June 2024
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Onsite services

Onsite services information

This is where attendees can find details about registration, speaker check-in, poster presentations, and other helpful information needed to navigate onsite in Waterloo, Ontario.

Attendees at Photonics for Quantum

Badge pick up and registration hours


University of Waterloo – Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Center, Room 0101
Monday 17 June 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 18 June 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 19 June 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 20 June 8:30 AM–2:00 PM

Helpful information while at the event


SPIE Registration

Registration payments

Registration will be open online throughout the event.


Receipt and Certificate of Participation

Preregistered attendees who need an SPIE-stamped receipt or attendees who need a Certificate of Participation may obtain those at the registration table.


Badge Corrections

Please mark your badge with your changes before approaching the registration table.

SPIE Conference App information

This useful tool allows you to search and browse the program, special events, participants, and more. Syncs with My Schedule Tool and keeps you up to date on changes to the program. It integrates with Google Maps and provides views of area restaurants, stores, and venues.  It is free and available for iPhone and Android phones.

If you don't already have it, Download the SPIE App


University of Waterloo guest wireless 

Complimentary wireless internet access is provided in meeting rooms and lobbies.

If you have any issues connecting, please see the registration table.


Lost and Found 

Registration table - Open during registration hours
Found items will be kept during the meeting and available only during registration hours. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to the university.

Food and beverage services

Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Center (QNC), Room 0101
Complimentary coffee and breakfast breads will be provided each day.
Daily sponsored networking lunches are included with registration.

Parking at University of Waterloo 

  • From Columbia Street West, enter via Hagey Boulevard
  • Turn right onto Ring Road and turn left into Parking Lot M
  • Parking Lot M is available, $14 CDN per day
  • Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Center (QNC Building) is an approximately 10-minute walk from this Parking Lot M
  • View University map