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SPIE Optics + Photonics offers a robust catalog of courses to help keep you up to date and advance your career. From courses in optomechanics to deep learning, there is something for you.

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Nanoscience

Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom); Gabriel C. Spalding, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Pedram Khalili, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Optomechanics and Optical Manufacturing

Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kenneth R. Castle, Ruda-Cardinal, Inc. (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 11 - 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Daniel Vukobratovich, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$1,105.00 Members  |  $1,370.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: John G. Daly, Vector Engineering (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$365.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 15 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group LLC (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group, LLC (United States)
$660.00 Members  |  $775.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Ray Williamson, Ray Williamson Consulting (United States)
$610.00 Members  |  $725.00 Non-members

Optical Design and Systems Engineering

Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States); S. Craig Olson, L-3 Sonoma EO (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Victor L. Genberg, Sigmadyne, Inc. (United States); Keith B. Doyle, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
$650.00 Members  |  $765.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: John E. Greivenkamp, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$615.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Julie Bentley, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
$615.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$430.00 Members  |  $490.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Yakov G. Soskind, Apple Inc. (United States)
$365.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Eric C. Fest, Phobos Optics, LLC (United States)
$625.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Russell A. Chipman, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Garam Young, Oculus, Facebook (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Peter J. de Groot, Zygo Corporation (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: José Sasián, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Slawomir Piatek, New Jersey Institute of Technology (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Particle Technologies

Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Slawomir Piatek, New Jersey Institute of Technology (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy

Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Remote Sensing

Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nathan Hagen, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Signal, Image, and Data Processing

Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Glenn D. Boreman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$625.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members

Detectors and Imaging

Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James R. Janesick, SRI International (United States)
$470.00 Members  |  $530.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Slawomir Piatek, New Jersey Institute of Technology (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Advanced Metrology

Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$365.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Virendra N. Mahajan, Consultant (United States)
$405.00 Members  |  $465.00 Non-members
Date: 11 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Peter J. de Groot, Zygo Corporation (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Optical Systems and Lens Design

Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Julie Bentley, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
$615.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$330.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Workshops for Optics Educators

Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Judy Donnelly, Three Rivers Community College (United States)
$15.00 Members  |  $20.00 Non-members
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nancy J. Magnani, Eastconn (United States); Perla Marlene Viera-González, Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)
$15.00 Members  |  $20.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Mike W. McKee, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
$15.00 Members  |  $20.00 Non-members
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Michael McKee, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Nancy J. Magnani, Sumner Middle School (United States)
$15.00 Members  |  $20.00 Non-members

Industry and Exhibitors

Date: 12 August 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Damon Diehl, DIEHL Research Grant Services (United States)
$125.00 Members  |  $150.00 Non-members

Professional Development

Date: 10 August 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jean-luc Doumont, Principiae bvba (Belgium)
$50.00 Members  |  $50.00 Non-members

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