Onsite Services for SPIE Smart Structures + NDE

Find information on how to navigate the onsite conference experience

Onsite services information

This is where attendees can find details about registration, speaker check-in, poster presentations, and other helpful information needed to navigate onsite.

Attendee at SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation

Badge pick up and registration hours


Hilton Long Beach Hotel
Sunday 6 March Reg open - Exhibits set                             11:00 AM–5:00 PM
Monday 7 March Reg open - Exhibits 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 8 March Reg open - Exhibits 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 9 March Reg open - Exhibits 7:45 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 10 March Reg open 7:45 AM–1:30 PM

Helpful information while at the event


SPIE Cashier

Second Floor, Lobby
Registration Area. Open during registration hours.

Registration payments online only
If you have already registered and wish to add a course, workshop or special event, you may do this online by signing into your SPIE account.

Receipt and Certificate of Attendance
Preregistered attendees who need an SPIE-stamped receipt or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those at Badge Corrections and Receipts.

Badge Corrections
Badge corrections can be made at the Badge Corrections station. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.


Speaker Check-in and Preview Station 

Second Floor, Caribbean Room
All presenters must stop at Speaker Check-In to upload their file(s) at least two hours before their scheduled talk or day before if you present in the first session. Authors are not able to present using their own devices. All conference rooms have a laptop, projector, screen, lapel microphone, and laser pointer.

Internet access  

Complimentary wireless internet access provided in meeting rooms and lobbies on the conference room levels. Further instructions will be posted onsite.

SPIE Conference app information

This useful tool allows you to search and browse the program, special events, participants, courses, and more.  Syncs with My Schedule Tool and keeps you up to-date on changes to program. It integrates with Google Maps and provides views of area restaurants, stores, and venues.  It is free and available for iPhone and Android phones. If you don't already have it, Download the SPIE App

SPIE Course Desk  

Second Floor, Lobby
Registration area
Browse course offerings or learn more about SPIE courses available in portable formats such as online and customizable, in-company courses.

SPIE Luggage & Coat Check 

First Floor, Bag Check
Luggage, package, and coat storage are available.   

Business Center 

First Floor
Printing services available.


Privacy Room

First Floor, Galleria Boardroom.
Open during registration hours.
Please see registration desk for access. This room is available for nursing mothers, silent meditation, reflection or prayer.  

Urgent message line 

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 360.927.6411

Lost and Found 

Second Floor, Lobby.
Cashier - open during registration hours
Found items will be kept at cashier the duration of the meeting. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to the Hilton Long Beach Security. Lost and found hotline: +1 585 232 7200

Food and beverage services

Complimentary coffee will be served each day
Second Floor, Promenade Lobby
Sunday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Food outlets 
Café
We proudly brew Starbucks coffee, and offer freshly baked pastries, sandwiches and salads. Fresh fruit and healthy snacks also available.

Enclave Lobby Bar and Kitchen
Savor innovative dishes prepared with fresh ingredients at our exclusive on-site restaurant. The Enclave is also perfect for pre-dinner drinks or end of the day cocktails, offering an extensive menu of fine wines, imported and domestic beers, and handcrafted cocktails in a modern casual setting.

The Loft
The Loft Restaurant offers fresh breakfast daily from continental to hot buffet including made to order omelets.


In Room Dining -
See hotel instructions.
Relax in the comfort of your room as you enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or even late night snack from our In Room Dining Menu.