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Attend Photonics West

The most important annual event featuring the best in photonics research and technology

Don't miss the premier global photonics conference

Enrich your work by attending Photonics West each year, the premier laser, photonics, and biomedical optics event. Covering a wide range of topics: biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more.

Registration opens early November.

Attend Photonics West in San Francisco

Proof of vaccination and masks required

At this time, San Francisco rules require proof of vaccination and masks indoors for events like Photonics West. SPIE will follow all current requirements to create a safe and enjoyable event.

Why attend Photonics West?

See the latest research

Thousands of presentations sharing the latest breakthroughs from around the globe

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Connect with colleagues

Technical and networking events to help you make important contacts

Live events at Photonics West

World-class speakers

Leaders in the field sharing their research and vision of the future