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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
28 January - 2 February 2017
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Onsite Services

 • Speaker Check-In and Preview Stations
 • Internet Access plus Conference App
 • SPIE Bookstore
 • SPIE Education Services
 • SPIE Press Room
 • SPIE Luggage + Coat Check
 • Business Center
 • Restaurant and City Information Desk
 • Child Care Services
 • Urgent Message Line
 • Lost and Found
 • Food + Beverage Information
 • Useful Links


Speaker Check-In and Preview Stations
Moscone West, Level 2, Saturday - Wednesday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Moscone South Lobby, Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm


All conference rooms have a computer workstation, projector, screen, lapel microphone, and laser pointer. All presenters are requested to come to Speaker Check-In with their memory devices or laptops to confirm their presentation display settings.


Internet Access

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Internet Stations
Moscone North Exhibit Level - D Entrance

Moscone West Level 1 Lobby
Complimentary wired internet access will be available. Attendees can hook up their laptops or use provided workstations.

 • Wireless
All Moscone Lobbies and Conference Rooms
Complimentary wireless access will be available; instructions will be posted onsite.

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SPIE Bookstore
Moscone West Level 1 Lobby - Saturday - Sunday
Moscone North Lower Lobby - Monday - Thursday

The SPIE Bookstore is your source for the latest SPIE Press Books, Proceedings, and Education and Professional Development materials. Become an SPIE member, explore the Digital Library, take home a free SPIE poster, or buy a souvenir (tie, t-shirt, educational toys, and more).


SPIE Education Services / Course Materials Desk
Moscone West Level 1 Lobby, Saturday - Sunday
Moscone North Lobby, Monday - Thursday


Browse course offerings and the other education services available: SPIE courses, videos, and CDs as well as customized in-company courses.


SPIE Press Room
Moscone West Level 1 Lobby
Moscone South Exhibit Level - Room 104
Open during Registration hours


For Registered Press only. The Press Room provides meeting space, refreshments, access to exhibitor press releases, and Internet connections. Press are urged to register before the meeting by emailing name, contact information, and name of publication to media@spie.org Preregistration closes approximately 10 days before the start of the event.


SPIE Luggage + Coat Check
Moscone West Level 1 Lobby, Saturday - Wednesday
Moscone South Exhibit Level - Room 104, Monday - Thursday


Complimentary luggage, package, and coat storage are available. Please note posted hours; no late pickup available.


Business Center
Near Moscone Exhibition Hall C on the Exhibit Level, Tuesday - Thursday

The Moscone Business Center provides full service business needs for your convenience. Their services include photocopying, faxing, computer workstations, and printing services.


Restaurant and City Information
Moscone North Lobby Monday - Wednesday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm


The San Francisco Travel Association will have Visitor guides and maps available. Staff will be available during the posted hours to discuss city information including tips on local restaurants, the city’s many attractions, sightseeing suggestions, and transit information.


  Child Care Services
 • ABC Bay Area Child Care Agency, San Francisco, CA 94122, Phone: 415.309.5662
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American Childcare Services, 580 California Street, Suite 1600, San Francisco, CA 94104, Phone: 415.285.2300, americanchildcare.com

Note: SPIE does not imply an endorsement nor recommendation of these services. They are provided on an "information only" basis for your further analysis and decision.  Other services may be available.


Urgent Message Lines
An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 415.978.3700


Lost and Found
Cashier - Moscone West Level 1 Lobby, Saturday - Wednesday
Cashier - Moscone North Lobby, Monday - Thursday

Found items will be kept at Cashier during the meeting and available only during registration hours. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to Moscone Security Control, 415.974.4021.


Food and Beverage Services

Coffee Breaks
Complimentary coffee will be served twice daily, at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Check individual conference listings for exact times and locations.

Saturday am Moscone West Levels 2 & 3
Saturday pm Moscone West Exhibition Hall
Sunday am & pm Moscone West Exhibition Hall
Monday am & pm Moscone West Levels 2 & 3
Moscone South Esplanade - Esplanade Foyer
Moscone North Lower Lobby (Moscone North Exhibit Level)
Tuesday - Thursday Moscone North / South Exhibition Halls

Food and Refreshments for Purchase
Saturday - Thursday
A variety of food outlets will serve hot and cold snacks, espresso, beverages, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Food Outlets in the Exhibition Halls

Moscone West Exhibition Hall
Saturday Noon to 3:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Mosone North / South Exhibition Halls
Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Desserts
Complimentary tickets for dessert snacks are included in course and conference attendee registration packets.

Moscone West Exhibition Hall
Saturday and Sunday
Moscone North / South Exhibition Halls Tuesday - Thursday


  Useful links
 • Conference attendee safety tips
 • San Francisco visitor website

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