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Registration fees

All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $1,040 $1,200
Technical attendee
$1,040 $1,200
Student $590 $1,200
Exhibition visitor (includes Industry Program, access to four exhibitions) $0 $0

Exhibition visitor registration

What is included with registration for 2024

             Full registration Exhibition visitor
All presentations, plenaries, Welcome Reception, and other special events
50 proceedings downloads*
Access to SPIE AR | VR | MR conference
Photonics West Exhibition
BiOS Expo
Quantum West Expo
AR | VR | MR Exhibition
Industry sessions
Job Fair

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details following the event.

Course registration information

Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $100 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and student pricing

SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts, which are applied at the time of registration. SPIE Student Members receive even greater discounts on courses, particularly during early registration.

SPIE Student Member registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their PhD. Post-docs may not join SPIE as a Student Member.

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Press registration

For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title, and organization to

Refund policy

There is a $75 USD service charge for processing refunds for conference or course registrations. Requests for refunds must be received by 12 January 2024; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues and special events are not refundable.

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