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Explore SPIE Membership

Your resource. Your Society.
Membership pays for itself with greater access to the latest research, networking and leadership opportunities, and exclusive Member discounts.

There is a membership option for every stage of your career, from Student Membership and Early Career Professional Membership to a special rate for retired Members. Select multi-year options at discounted rates or become a Lifetime Member for the best value.

Join your peers who have already made SPIE their professional resource, and advance your impact and your career.

Member Benefits

Membership Includes:
• Discounts on event registration, courses,
   SPIE Digital Library, and publications
• Student Members can access Student Chapters,
   discounts, scholarships, and networking events 
• A free online professional development
course• Making the most of your Presentation
• Structuring your Research Paper
• Exclusive access to Member networking events
• 10 SPIE Digital Library downloads • Voting privileges to determine SPIE leadership
• Opportunity for award recognition, Fellow
   and Senior Member distinction
SPIE Professional magazine received quarterly
   and access to back issues online
• Complimentary
SPIE Journal• Advanced Photonics
• Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
• Journal of Astronomical Telescopes,
   Instruments, and Systems
• Journal of Biomedical Optics
• Journal of Electronic Imaging
• Journal of Medical Imaging
• Journal of Micro/Nanolithography,
   MEMS, and MOEMS
• Journal of Nanophotonics
• Journal of Photonics for Energy
• Neurophotonics
• Optical Engineering
of your choice
• Opportunity to serve in SPIE leadership

Membership Options

IndividualEarly CareerStudent
1-year $125 $55 $20
3-year $350 $150 --
5-year -- $250 --
Lifetime $995 -- --
Retired $45 -- --
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visit: spie.org/sc

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