SPIE Photonics West will safely bring the community together in January 2022. Based on rules from federal, state, and local authorities we will take guidance that provides the most safety for our attendees. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and masks will be required for all participants.
Requirements may change so please check back as the event approaches.
SPIE and our event partners aim to provide a safe event for all attendees. We are in the process of determining how best to safely collect and confirm vaccination status. More information will be available soon on this web page.
All event participants are expected to understand and follow the safe event requirements outlined below.
SPIE safe meeting protocols
This page reflects current rules and expectations and will be kept up to date as any requirements change.
What to expect at SPIE Photonics West
As an event over 1,000 attendees taking place in San Francisco after 15 September 2021 Photonics West will comply with the San Francisco mandate COVID-19 Health Order C19-07y
*This verification of WHO-approved vaccine will be accomplished via an app or web-based system available in the weeks before and during the event.
How we can all help
Traveling to the United States
For information on traveling to the United States, please visit the Hotel and Travel page.
What to expect in San Francisco