Call for papers is open!
Abstracts due 17 July
25 - 30 January 2025
San Francisco, California, US

Attend SPIE Photonics West 2025

The most important annual event featuring the best in photonics research and technology
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Join your colleagues in San Francisco

Discover the latest advances in lasers, biomedical optics, biophotonics, quantum, and optoelectronics shared by the optics and photonics community.



The Moscone Center
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Why attend SPIE Photonics West?

Find leading companies at three world-class exhibitions

Visit the exhibitions

Find the best solutions, components, instruments, and system providers from around the world.

BiOS Expo: 27–28 January 2024
NEW Quantum West Expo: 30–31 January 2024
Photonics West Exhibition: 30 January–1 February 2024

Don't delay: reserve your lodging

Book early and stay in the hotel of your choice!

Student Members may qualify for support

SPIE Student Members are encouraged to apply for supplemental travel grants and fee waivers to attend Photonics West. Student Members who are presenting authors will be given priority selection, but grants are open to all Student Members.

Get your logistics questions answered

Ensure the smoothest onsite experience by knowing where to go to pick up your badge, what times coffee is available, and where to find speaker check in, plus more helpful information.