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Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
16 - 19 October 2017
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Travel to Rochester

Look forward to seeing you at Optifab 2017, back in Rochester, New York

Come to Rochester for SPIE Optifab 2017
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street, Rochester, New York, 14604-1619 USA

Rochester in the News
Known as “The World's Image Center,” Rochester is the home to leading high-tech companies including Eastman Kodak Company, Xerox Corporation, and Bausch & Lomb.

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RIT research centers flourish

General Information

Rochester is a thriving city with diverse culinary options, shops for everyone, and events year-round. 

Rochester Visitor Information - Restaurants, Things to do, etc.

Special Offers for Conference Attendees - $3 off admission to George Eastman Museum, and more!

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is something that should not be missed. Buy your 20% discounted tickets (Zones 1-3) today! The handling fee of $6 per ticket will also be waived. Concerts times available are:

Seaman Conducts Mozart, Beethoven & Sibelius

  • Thurs, 19-October 7:30pm
  • Sat, 21-October 8pm

By Air

Rochester Airport
The Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) is conveniently located 8 miles (10 minutes' drive) from the Hyatt Regency and the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, both connected to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The Hilton Garden Inn is 5 miles, a 15 minute drive from the airport.

Taxi from Greater Rochester International Airport Taxi from ROC to the event hotels and Convention Center is approximately $25 one way.

Driving directions from the airport (PDF)

By Car


Rochester Riverside Convention Center Parking

Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside is complimentary for overnight guests and $10 for day visitors.

Hilton Garden Inn is complimentary to overnight guests.

Hyatt Regency Rochester

Valet Parking
Valet parking is available via the Motor Court Entrance on East Main Street. Valet Charge: $17.00 per car, per night with in/out privileges. The Hyatt Regency Rochester is connected to the South Avenue Parking Garage. Hyatt Guests use the South Avenue Parking Garage, which is managed and operated by Riverside Parking.

Hotel Overnight Self-Parking
Overnight guests receive a discounted rate of $4.00 per night with in/out privileges.

Self-Parking Option Non-Overnight Guests
It will be necessary to pull a ticket upon entrance and payment will be taken at the exit. All exit gates accept credit cards. If paying cash, please utilize the payment kiosk located on level 2, to the left of the Elevators next to the Hyatt entrance, or exit via the left hand South Ave Exit.

Car Rental
Hertz Car Rental has been selected as the official car rental agency for this Symposium. To reserve a car, identify yourself as an Optifab conference attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0022. Note: When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0022.

  • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240
  • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto.
  • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent.
  • Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434
  • Book Hertz Online

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