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Registration for the 2023 event will open in October

We look forward to seeing you in at SPIE Photonics West 2023. Stay connected and sign up to be notified when registration opens.

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Registration fees

Prices increase $150 after 13 January 2023. All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $820 $980
Technical attendee
$820 $980
Full-time student $450 $980
Exhibition visitor (includes industry sessions) $0 $0

What is included with registration

             Full registration Exhibition visitor
All presentations, plenaries, and special events
50 proceedings tokens*
Access to SPIE AR | VR | MR
Photonics West Exhibition and BiOS Expo
Industry sessions
Job Fair and SPIE Career Hub

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details on using proceedings download tokens.


SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and student pricing

SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.

SPIE Student Members receive a 50% discount on all courses.

Student authors and presenters may register at the student rate as long as they meet the definition of a student.

Student registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their Ph.D. Post-docs may not register as students. A student ID number or proof of student status is required with your registration.

Press registration

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

Refund information

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 19 February 2023; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, online courses, or special events purchased are not refundable.

U.S. Government credit cards

U.S. Government credit card users: have your purchasing officer contact the credit card company and get prior authorization before attempting to register. Advise your purchasing agent that SPIE is considered a 5968 company for authorization purposes.

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