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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
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Special Events

Special Events at Photonics West 2019

Over 70 special events at Photonics West 2019.

Connect with peers and find new insights at a variety of technical and networking events.

Be sure to attend events that highlight the rich diversity of our optics and photonics community as well. See the full list of diversity events.

Click the links below to browse all special events. 

Plenary Sessions and Hot Topics

Don't miss these world-class speakers talking on the latest directions and most promising breakthroughs.

Technical Events

Join your peers and colleagues at the interactive poster sessions and enjoy group discussions around focused technical topics.

Industry Events

These sessions will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest on industry insights.

Social and Networking Events

Join your colleagues at these relaxed events, including the All-Symposium Welcome Reception —an event not to be missed!

SPIE Membership Events

Your SPIE Membership is a valuable asset; join other SPIE members in these informal get-togethers. Make new acquaintances and renew old friendships.

Student Events

Students—make new friends and extend your network while at Photonics West. These events are tailored to your needs; learn what other young researchers are doing to get involved and build a career.

Professional Development Events

Spend some time focusing on your career development while you're at Photonics West. Workshops and presentations will help you hone valuable job skills.

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