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Gain a competitive advantage with SPIE Membership

The international society for optics and photonics has helped research and industry collaborate for over 60 years. SPIE Members enjoy the benefits of these relationships with a long-term investment that pays off with international connections and professional growth.

Members all over the world and across disciplines have gained a competitive advantage by using SPIE to stay current and involved. Whether you are pushing the frontier of research, engineering a better product, working on new applications, or building a business, SPIE has the resources to help you.


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Member Recognition

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Career Development

Growing your career requires continued learning and connections. Use these tools to build your skill set, advance your career, and become a leader in optics and photonics.

Career Development

Student Services

Invest in your future, become an SPIE Student Member, and find the people and the tools that can help you develop your work and profession.

Student Services

Member-only Content

SPIE produces a wide variety of resources intended to advance light-based technologies. Members access even more content designed to expand their knowledge and awareness of emerging trends in optics and photonics.

Join SPIE and take advantage of exclusive lectures, webinars, and podcasts.

SPIE.Online Archive

Members enjoy free access to any of our previously recorded webinars covering a broad range of topics and technologies like:

   • Racism in Science Past and Present with Angela Saini
   • Photoacoustic Imaging: The Next Generation
   • Connecting AR Hardware, Software, and Content with Consumers
   • Delivering Your Presentation Remotely with Jean-luc Doumont

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Member-only Podcasts

Coming soon! Members will be able to hear foremost experts interviewed about various topics in optics and photonics. The SPIE Fellow Spotlight podcast series will bring you the brightest stars in our community sharing insight into their work and what's to come in their fields of expertise.

Corporate Membership

Joining is good for business
SPIE has more Corporate Members than any association or society in our field, which means more connections and more ideas that are good for business.

Since 1955, our Members have led the way in applied research, new applications, and moving technology to market.

That is why SPIE is recognized as "best in industry" and why SPIE Corporate Membership helps you and your team develop professionally while your company adds customers.