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Industry events

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Industry events

Join an energized audience at these informative sessions focused on the business side of photonics. Industry experts and leaders from various fields share opportunities and challenges.

Review the industry sessions below. Open to all registered attendees.

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22 January 2022 • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Exhibition Halls 
Opening Day! BiOS Expo is the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition. Find the latest technologies from top companies supplying biomedical research and healthcare solutions.
22 January 2022 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
An informative panel composed of members of the healthcare startup ecosystem will discuss trends in growth and funding. Open to all attendees. On the Expo Industry Stage (Hall E).
23 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Exhibition Halls 
Visit BiOS Expo 2022 on its final day. Browse the floor and engage with exhibiting companies at the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition to view and discuss their most current exciting displays and offerings.
23 January 2022 • 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Learn more about how machine learning and AI are improving the accuracy and efficiency in medical imaging from industry experts at FDA, 20/20 Therapeutics, Kineviz, Qlarity Imaging, and Google Health.
23 January 2022 • 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging technology used to obtain detailed pictures of biological tissues. Join Adam Wax, Lumedica, and his guest speakers to get the latest on OCT evolution and advancements.
24 January 2022 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST | InterContinental Hotel, Cathedral Hill (4th Floor) 
This Wassenaar Laser Working Group discusses proposed changes to international export control agreements brought forward by the affected global industry stakeholders. Open to all participants.
24 January 2022 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom (3rd Floor) 
The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar delivers a comprehensive analysis of the global market for lasers and all of photonics. This event requires a separate registration from Photonics West.
24 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone West, Lobby (Level 1) 
Come to the Career Hub in the lobby of of Moscone West on Monday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
24 January 2022 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PST | InterContinental Hotel, Intercontinental Ballroom C (5th Floor) 
Join leaders from regional optics and photonics clusters at this annual, SPIE-hosted reception. Connect with your peers from around the world to share ideas, increase collaboration, and measure the economic impact of our industry.
25 January 2022 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST | InterContinental Hotel, Intercontinental Ballroom C (5th Floor) 
The Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee is an official federal advisory committee within the US Bureau of Industry and Security. Any SPIE Photonics West attendee is welcome during the open session of this meeting.
25 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Career Hub (Level 1), Lobby (Level 1) 
Meet with companies seeking to hire professionals like you. Bring your resume and put your best foot forward to land your dream job.
25 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Hall F (Exhibit Level) 
Come to the exhibition hall Tuesday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
25 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone West, Lobby (Level 1) 
Come to the Career Hub in the lobby of of Moscone West on Tuesday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
25 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Exhibition Halls 
Opening Day! Photonics West Exhibition is the the most important show in the industry. Start the year off right by connecting with customers, clients, and prospects at the Photonics West Marketplace.
25 January 2022 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Photonics-based startups raising Series A and B rounds pitch their growth stage business. See the latest businesses building the future using photonics.
25 January 2022 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Hear from leading VCs about emerging trends, common problems, and how founders can build successful companies in the photonics space.
25 January 2022 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Join Jay Lowell, Boeing Senior Technical Fellow, and Celia Merzbacher, QED-C Executive Director, at the first session of Quantum West. This session will discuss the potential, gaps and challenges of commercializing quantum.
25 January 2022 • 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Startups with new photonics-based businesses pitch to a team of expert judges. Teams have 5 minutes to pitch in areas such as quantum computing, AR/VR, 3D printing, optical communication, and microscopy to take home the $10,000 first prize.
25 January 2022 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Attend this informative three-member panel discussion on quantum commercialization in photonics moderated by Siamak Dadras of Toptica USA.
25 January 2022 • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Who will take home the $10,000 first prize in the Startup Challenge? The awards ceremony is followed by a reception.
26 January 2022 • 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Welcome to the Quantum West 2022 Conference! Join these opening remarks from Celia Merzbacher, QED-C (United States), followed by a keynote presentation from Jay Lowell, Boeing (United States).
26 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Career Hub (Level 1), Lobby (Level 1) 
Meet with companies seeking to hire professionals like you. Bring your resume and put your best foot forward to land your dream job.
26 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Hall F (Exhibit Level) 
Come to the exhibition hall on Wednesday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
26 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST | Moscone West, Lobby (Level 1) 
Come to the Career Hub in the lobby of Moscone West on Wednesday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
26 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Exhibition Halls 
Visit Photonics West Exhibition on its second day. Connect with customers, clients, and prospects at the most important show in the photonics industry.
26 January 2022 • 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Join us for a panel session, moderated by Eric Verey, Yole, to discuss the future of MicoLEDs with Nanosys, PlayNitride, Stratacache, X Display Company, Coherent.
26 January 2022 • 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Hear about key applications of quantum technology and the role of photonics in those applications from Quantum West speakers Pete Shadbolt, PsiQuantum (USA), Jonathan King, Atom Computing (USA), and Melissa Revelle, Sandia National Labs. (USA).
26 January 2022 • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Come to the Expo Stage and learn how to capitalize on initial device-level photonic materials patents and expertise to disrupt major end-markets and create sustainable and growing companies. Open to all attendees.
26 January 2022 • 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
This exciting session on quantum networking communications and cybersecurity features a three-talk lightning round followed two extended presentations and a panel discussion.
26 January 2022 • 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Join John Lincoln, Director at Harlin, and his guest speakers in a special session on how photonics can make a major contribution to achieving net zero.
26 January 2022 • 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Senior Executives from Aeye, LeddarTech, Lumotive, and Baraja will discuss how their work is making in difference to improving mobility, quality of life, autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems, robotics, and more.
26 January 2022 • 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Barbara Goldstein chairs this exciting session on quantum sensing and imaging featuring Jamil Abo-Shaeer, Vector Atomic (USA), Kartik Srinivasan, NIST (USA), Yuri Lebedev, Q-Sensorix (USA), and Jay Lowell, Boeing Research and Technology (USA).
26 January 2022 • 5:00 PM - 5:35 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Join Thierry Botter, European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC) and Mark Whippich, MPW (USA) as they discuss the current status and future roadmap for development of the quantum application marketplace.
26 January 2022 • 5:35 PM - 6:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Quantum Hub Stage, Hall A Lobby (Exhibit Level) 
Join our hosts for the concluding remarks for SPIE Quantum West. Stay after the remarks to network and connect.
26 January 2022 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST | Moscone West, Prism Award Stage (Level 2) 
An annual international competition that honors the best new optics and photonics products on the market. Tickets required.
27 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Hall F (Exhibit Level) 
Come to the exhibition hall on Thursday to get your free professional portrait taken during SPIE Photonics West.
27 January 2022 • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST | Moscone North/South, Exhibition Halls 
Visit Photonics West Exhibition on its final day, share your latest solutions, and make important connections as your colleagues and peers continue to build an exciting year of collaboration and business growth.
27 January 2022 • 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Open to all attendees. On the Expo Industry Stage (Hall E).
27 January 2022 • 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM PST | Moscone North/South, Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Open to all attendees. On the Expo Industry Stage (Hall E).
27 January 2022 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PST | , Expo Stage, Hall DE (Exhibit Level) 
Join us for a thought-provoking session as executives from leading photonics companies take to the stage to share their thoughts and insights on opportunities and challenges guiding the future of the industry.