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Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Dennis C. Leiner, Leiner Optics (United States)
$340.00 Members  |  $395.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
$600.00 Members  |  $710.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Austin Roorda, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Ofer Levi, Suzie Dufour, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Clinical Technologies and Systems

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Babak Shadgan M.D., The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: James G. Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Rongguang (Ron) Liang, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$395.00 Members  |  $450.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Alexis Mendez, MCH Engineering LLC (United States); John W. Arkwright, Flinders Univ. (Australia)
$375.00 Members  |  $430.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David R. Busch, University of Pennsylvania (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Steven L. Jacques, Tufts Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Rangaraj M. Rangayyan, Consultant (Canada)
$410.00 Members  |  $465.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Peter Bajorski, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Nano/Biophotonics

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Ofer Levi, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Dror Fixler, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Laser Sources

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Baishi Wang, Vytran LLC (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: William M. Grossman, Consultant (United States); Cheryl G. Asbury, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Rüdiger Paschotta, RP Photonics Consulting GmbH (Germany)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 1 February 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Rüdiger Paschotta, RP Photonics Consulting GmbH (Germany)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Norman Hodgson, Coherent, Inc. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Sydney Sukuta, San Jose City College (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Nonlinear Optics and Beam Guiding

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Robert A. Fisher, RA Fisher Associates, LLC (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Micro/Nano Applications

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Ronald D. Schaeffer, PhotoMachining, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Stefan Nolte, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Macro Applications

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group LLC (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Paul O. Leisher, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kurt J. Linden, N2 Biomedical (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Photonic Integration

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Yakov G. Soskind, DHPC Technologies (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Leonid B. Glebov, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jurgen Michel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Sajan Saini, Princeton Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Nanotechnologies in Photonics

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Steven G. Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
$360.00 Members  |  $415.00 Non-members

MOEMS-MEMS in Photonics

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Bernard C. Kress, Microsoft Corp. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Diaa A. M. Khalil, Si-Ware Systems (Egypt)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Thomas J. Suleski, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Advanced Quantum and Optoelectronic Applications

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico); Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Semiconductor Lasers and LEDS

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Haiyin Sun, ChemImage Corp. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 1 February 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Carl Zweben, Consultant (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Displays and Holography

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Michael P. Browne, SA Photonics (United States); James E. Melzer, Consultant (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Bernard C. Kress, Microsoft Corp. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Bernard C. Kress, Microsoft Corp. (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members

Optical Materials & Fabrication

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Alan Symmons, LightPath Technologies, Inc. (United States); Michael Schaub, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$350.00 Members  |  $405.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: H. Angus Macleod, Thin Film Center, Inc. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Optical Systems & Lens Design

Date: 1 February 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States)
$655.00 Members  |  $765.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: William J. Cassarly, Synopsys, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Eric C. Fest, Phobos Optics, LLC (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Glenn D. Boreman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: John E. Greivenkamp, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Julie Bentley, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Damon Diehl, DIEHL Research Grant Services (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Alexis K. S. Vogt, Monroe Community College (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kevin G. Harding, GE Global Research (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members

Optomechanics

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kenneth R. Castle, Ruda-Cardinal, Inc. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 28 - 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Daniel Vukobratovich, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$1,050.00 Members  |  $1,305.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: John G. Daly, Vector Engineering (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 1 February 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group LLC (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members

Metrology & Standards

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$415.00 Members  |  $470.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$350.00 Members  |  $405.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Imaging

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Terrence S. Lomheim, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
$390.00 Members  |  $445.00 Non-members
Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Leo B. Baldwin, Amazon.com, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Henrik Eliasson, Eclipse Optics (Sweden)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Glenn D. Boreman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Arnaud Darmont, Aphesa SPRL (Belgium)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members

Professional Development Workshops

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Mark Warner, National Solar Observatory (United States)
$125.00 Members  |  $175.00 Non-members

Industry Workshops

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Thomas Pickering, Isis Peguero, Zemax, LLC (United States)
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Slawomir Piatek, New Jersey Institute of Technology (United States)
Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Andre Volke, CODIXX AG (Germany); Dragan Grubisic, Laser Components DG, Inc. (United States); Lowell Snyder, Laser Components USA, Inc. (United States); Patrick J. Merken, Xenics NV (Belgium); Barbara Herdt, Laser Components GmbH (Germany)

Snapshots: 2-Hour Courses for Non-Technical Staff

Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Damon Diehl, DIEHL Research Grant Services (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Alexis K. S. Vogt, Monroe Community College (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kevin G. Harding, GE Global Research (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Bernard C. Kress, Microsoft Corp. (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Abdalla Nassar, Applied Research Lab. (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 29 January 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Sarah E. Bohndiek, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members

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