The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018

Registration for Photonics West 2018

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Register via email, fax, or mail (PDF)

Use PDF for bank transfers. Email or fax the form to SPIE Customer Service for an invoice and bank details. Contact information is on the form.


Pricing 

Registration Pricing and Dates
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate. Fees increase after 12 January 2018.

Conference Registration Fees

SPIE Member

Non-member

Full-Time Student
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $535.00 $555.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $360.00 $380.00
Non-Author Attendee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $860.00 $920.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $745.00 $805.00
Program Committee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $785.00 $845.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $670.00 $730.00
Session Chair
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $785.00 $845.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $670.00 $730.00
Speaker/Author
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $785.00 $845.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $670.00 $730.00

Registration Options

Technical Conference Badge
A full technical conference registration fees include admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, technical events, poster sessions, both BiOS Expo and Photonics West exhibition, industry sessions, welcome reception, and choice of Proceedings (Please review the proceedings list before you register. You will need to fill in your choice on the registration form).

Exhibition and Industry Event Registration - Free
Registration is free. Your badge gives you access to both BiOS Expo and Photonics West exhibition and over 40 industry sessions.

Job Fair Registration - Free
Registration is free. Your badge gives you access to the SPIE Job Fair on the Photonics West exhibition floor, which includes access to free professional photos.

Course and Workshop Registration
* Courses and workshops are priced separately. Course prices include applicable taxes

* Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition

* Course prices increase $75 after 12 January 2018

* Onsite, please go to Course Materials Pickup after you pick up your badge. Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials and get to your course

Press Registration
For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title and organization to media@spie.org


SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member + Student Pricing

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

* SPIE Student Members receive a 60% discount on all courses.

* 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.


SPIE Cashier
Registration Area. Open during registration hours

* Registration Payments
If you are paying by cash or check as part of your onsite registration, wish to add a course, workshop, or special event requiring payment, or have questions regarding your registration, visit the SPIE Cashier.

* Receipts and Certificate of Attendance
Preregistered attendees who did not receive a receipt may obtain one at Badge Corrections and Receipts next to SPIE Cashier. Attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance

* Badge Corrections
Preregistered attendees who did not receive a receipt may obtain one at Badge Corrections and Receipts next to SPIE Cashier. Attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance


Refund Information
There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 18 January 2018; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions 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.


Onsite Registration and Badge Pickup Hours
Moscone West Level 1 Lobby

Saturday 27 January 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 28 January 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 29 January 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 30 January 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 31 January 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Onsite Registration and Badge Pickup Hours
Moscone North Lobby

Monday 29 January 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 30 January 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 31 January 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 1 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm