The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
23 - 28 January 2021
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The leading event for the photonics and laser communities

Photonics West, the leading event for the photonics and laser communities

2021 Call for Papers is open
Present your work at Photonics West, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event. SPIE Photonics West covers a wide range of topics: biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more.

SPIE remains committed to advancing light-based research and meeting the needs of our constituents by providing you with an opportunity for sharing your work and connecting you with the global scientific community. SPIE Photonics West is scheduled to take place as planned, and we look forward to your participation. Read the SPIE COVID-19 response

Abstracts Due
15 July 2020

Author Notification
21 September 2020


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SPIE BIOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference.


Biophotonics, Biomedical Optics, and Imaging

SPIE LASE, the laser source technologies and industrial lasers and applications conference.


Industrial Lasers, Laser Sources, and Applications

SPIE OPTO, the optoelectronics and photonic materials and devices conference


Optoelectronics, Photonic Materials and Devices


Make important connections at two world-class exhibitions


BiOS Expo

Come exhibit at the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition. 23-24 January 2021

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SPIE Photonics West Exhibition

Photonics West

Become an exhibitor at the flagship event for companies in the photonics industry. 26-28 January 2021.

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