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SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 photo gallery

 

Views from Montréal: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 runs 22-27 June at the Palais des congrès, with a 100+-company exhibition on Wednesday and Thursday. See it all here!

 

Thursday's plenary talks

Exhibition/poster receptions

Exhibition: like no other

All-conference dinner

New Fellows of SPIE

Tuesday plenary talks

Welcome reception

Monday’s posters

Monday plenary talks

Student Lunch with Experts

Networking -- and more networking

Sunday's posters

In Montréal

 


Thursday's plenary talks

Masanori Iye

Masanori Iye, symposium co-chair

George Ricker, Phillip Stahl, Satoshi Masanori

Plenary speakers George Ricker (left) and Satoshi Masanori (right) with SPIE President Phillip Stahl

 


Exhibition/poster receptions

Brian Lula, Cees Kole

Above, SPIE Secretary/Treasurer Brian Lula ( at left) with Dutch Ambassador to Canada Cees Kole at the Dutch Pavilion.

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 thursday's posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 thursday's posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 thursday's posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 thursday's posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 thursday's posters

 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 wednesday posters

 


Exhibition: like no other

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

Lego™ model of E-ELT, scale 1:150, by Frans Snik, Leiden Observatory

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

idom model E-ELT dome, scale 1:200

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 exhibition

 


All-conference dinner

Rene Doyon, Luc Simard

Presenter René Doyon and symposium chair Luc Simard

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 all-conference dinner

 


New Fellows of SPIE

SPIE President Philip Stahl, at left below, presented three new Fellows of SPIE from the Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation community.

Phillip Stahl and Mark Clampin

Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

Phillip Stahl and Gary Matthews

Gary Matthews, Exelis Inc.

Phillip Stahl and Larry Stepp

Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp.

 


Tuesday plenary talks

Eugene Arthurs, Phillip Stahl, Timo Prusti, Pierre Cox, Gillian Wright

From left, SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs, SPIE President Phillip Stahl, plenary speakers Timo Prusti and Pierre Cox, and symposium chair Gillian Wright.

Tuesday plenary audience, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

 


Welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 welcome reception

 


Monday’s posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday poster session

 


Monday plenary

JWST sketch

Planning the JWST: from sketch (above) to illustration (below).

JWST illustration

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday plenary session

 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 monday plenary session

From left, SPIE President Phillip Stahl with plenary speakers Phillip Diamond and Mark Clampin.

 


Student Lunch with Experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 student lunch with experts

 


Networking -- and more networking

 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014

 


Sunday's posters

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 poster session

 


In Montréal

Early in the week, the Place Jacques-Cartier basked in sunlight.

fountain at Place Jacques-Cartier

Mid-week, rain washed across the skylight roof of the Palais des congrès.

Palais des congrès Montreal

Sunny weather returned at week's end: below, view across rooftops toward the Pont Jacques Cartier.

Pont Jacques Cartier

 


All photos © SPIE except where noted.

 


SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

22-27 June 2014
Palais des congrès de Montréal

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