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Photonics West industry program

Valuable information for anyone — from engineers to CEOs — looking for the latest industry insights

Get the latest industry insights

Join us for the latest business insights on healthcare, investing, micro-LEDs and displays, sensing and autonomous vehicles, photonics for net zero, and market updates.

Access to these sessions is included with a free exhibition registration or a full paid conference registration. Some events require tickets.

An overview

Enjoy an an abundance of opportunities to learn, network, and connect in San Francisco.

  • Opening weekend puts focus on healthcare technologies and BiOS Expo.
  • Monday kicks off innovations from across the optics and photonics industry.
  • Tuesday features Quantum West Business Summit, Expo and ongoing conferences. Plus, the opening of the Photonics West and AR | VR | MR Exhibitions launches a total of three exhibitions.
  • Wednesday and Thursday continue a strong industry program with ongoing sessions dedicated to quantum technology advances, policy updates, executive insights, and ongoing access to exhibitions. 

Industry-focused summit and co-located forum

Industry awards with exciting competitions taking place during Photonics West

Presenter on stage addressing the audience at the Prism Awards Ceremony

Prism Awards

Recognized as the most prestigious awards in the photonics industry, the ceremony honors the best companies from around the world. Join colleagues at the Industry Stage in the Photonics West Exhibition Hall on Thursday, 1 February 2024 to meet the winners.

Speak with hiring companies

Come connect with company representatives looking for qualified candidates. Hone your interviewing skills, prepare your resume, and come explore job opportunities in the photonics industry.