25 September 2024
Washington DC, US

Attend SPIE Photonics Industry Summit

The most important event focused on the industry needs of the optics and photonics sector

Current economic drivers

Learn about the latest opportunities and challenges imposed by labor force and supply chain constraints.

Speakers are invited from the U.S. Department of Energy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, the U.S. Department of Defense, and other agencies that impact the product development and procurement process.

Laurie Locascio, Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  networks with attendees


Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Pavilion
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Global annual revenues and jobs make an impact

Global annual revenues from production of optics and photonics core components amounted to $368 billion in 2022.

Production of photonics-enabled products generates more than five million jobs worldwide.

-SPIE Optics & Photonics 2024 Global Industry Report

Why participate in SPIE Photonics Industry Summit?

Technology discussed at SPIE Photonics Industry Summit

Photonics enables emerging technology

Come to learn how advancements in photonics are driving US government funding and policies

Colleagues collaborate to advance the photonics industry

Connections that infuse progress and drive innovation

Network with your colleagues, as well as US government agency and congressional staff, to find and cultivate opportunities

Speaker at podium of SPIE Photonics Industry Summit

World-class speakers share original data and economic input

Keynote presentations from senior US government officials address the latest opportunities and challenges, such as the labor force and supply chain