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Join your peers who have already made SPIE their professional resource with SPIE Membership. Join today and gain access to information, resources, professional development, and valuable networking and leadership opportunities.

Individual Membership Dues

Individual Membership: $125
Individual 3-Year Membership*: $350
Individual Lifetime Membership*: $995
Individual Membership Special Consideration Nations$35
Retired Individual Membership: $45

3-Year and Lifetime Memberships offer the same benefits as yearly Membership, but at a discounted rate and without the hassle of yearly renewal.


Upon joining or renewing SPIE Members automatically receive:

In addition to the online SPIE Journal subscription, SPIE Members have the opportunity to subscribe to additional journals at a substantial discount. SPIE Journals publish articles on the latest applied research and emerging technologies in optics and photonics. Journal subscriptions include online access to all past articles of said journal.

Research relevance
The SPIE Digital Library is the world's largest collection of optics and photonics research. SPIE Members get a significant subscription discount, and SPIE editor-reviewed Proceedings manuscripts are available through the SPIE Digital Library just 2 to 4 weeks after the conference.

SPIE Professional
SPIE Professional magazine features career trends and industry insights associated with the optics and photonics profession.

Exclusive Webcasts
Access to webcasts designed specifically for SPIE Members. Missed a webcast? Watch archived broadcasts on SPIE.TV.

Watch now: SPIE partnered with Anthony Fasano, PE, the Engineering Career Coach, to host a Professional Development Webinar Series exclusively for SPIE Members.

Substantial discounts
Members receive substantial discounts on publications and on conference and course registration.

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Become eligible for nomination as an SPIE Fellow or Senior Member. Post a resume or search jobs at the SPIE Career Center, the career website for optics and photonics professionals.

Want to become more involved with your Society? Access a unique set of resources designed to aid in developing careers, building futures, and widening professional networks.

*Life and 3-year Members receive the current year's benefits and must keep their contact information up to date to continually receive SPIE benefits.

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