The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020

The leading event for the photonics and laser communities

SPIE Photonics West 2020 - Hear cutting-edge research in biophotonics, laser technologies, and optoelectronics materials and devices

Thank you for a great 2020
Thank you for a great SPIE Photonics West 2020. Over 5,000 presentations covered a wide range of topics including biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, and displays. Plus, over 1300 exhibiting companies were at their booths with the latest in optics and photonics technology. 

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See you next year
23-28 January 2021

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Final Program
Exhibition Guide


Explore the technical program

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 Laser, Laser Source and Application

SPIE OPTO, the optoelectronics and photonic materials and devices conference


Optoelectronics, Photonic Materials and Devices


See the latest from the photonics industry

SPIE BIOS Expo 2020, the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition.
Photonics West 2020, where business happens in the photonics and laser industry
Attend 50 industry events, part of the free exhibitions
Attend the Job Fair

Check out these 2020 program highlights

Browse 70 course and workshop options
See networking opportunities happening at the 2020 event
Learn more about a variety of professional development opportunities at the 2020 event
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