Share your work, insights, and breakthroughs—the 2025 call for papers opens in April

Prepare to experience the energy of Photonics West in San Francisco. Enjoy real conversations, learn about the latest breakthroughs, and make important connections. Hear cutting-edge research in biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, quantum technologies—including quantum 2.0—and more. Attend technical presentations, courses, two world-class exhibitions, plenary presentations, and a variety of networking activities.

Conferences and courses: 25–30 January 2025
BiOS Expo: 25–26 January 2025
Quantum West exhibition: 28–29 January 2025
Photonics West exhibition: 28–30 January 2025

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Almost 100 technical conferences with nearly 5,000 presentations

Advance your skills; advance your career

Plan to take a course from an expert

Course offerings will give you the technical training you need to excel in your field. Choose from more than 50 courses in San Francisco during SPIE Photonics West. Adding a course to your registration adds to your entire event experience.

Open access to all attendees

An industry program full of innovation

Enjoy events focused on the business side of photonics. These informative sessions feature industry experts and leaders sharing the latest industry opportunities and obstacles to overcome.

Industry sessions are open to all registration badges.

Industry speaker shares her experience at SPIE Photonics West

Discover the companies that exhibit in San Francisco

Four major exhibitions

Explore the companies that exhibit at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition, BiOS Expo, and Quantum West Expo. These leading companies are providing new capabilities and innovative products to help move your projects forward. Plus, don't forget to visit exhibitors at the co-located SPIE AR | VR | MR Exhibition.

Colocated events in 2024

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