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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA, United States
28 January - 2 February 2017
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SPIE Photonics West 2017 Call for papers is Open. Your research is Driving our Future.

Photonics West Call for Papers - Author and Presenter Information
BIOS 2017, part of SPIE Photonics West LASE 2017, part of SPIE Photonics West OPTO 2017, part of SPIE Photonics West

Call for Papers for SPIE Photonics West 2017. Participate in the world’s largest multidisciplinary event focusing on photonics technologies.

With more than 22,000 attendees and 4,900 papers presented in 2016, in the areas of biomedical optics and biophotonics, industrial lasers and laser sources, optoelectronics devices and materials, nanophotonics and MOEMS-MEMs, this is the venue to showcase your work and connect with the leading experts in these fields.

Call for Papers PDFs
BIOS 2017 Call for Papers 2 MB PDF
LASE 2017 Call for Papers 2 MB PDF
OPTO 2017 Call for Papers 2 MB PDF
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BiOS 2017 online program
LASE 2017 online program
OPTO 2017 online program
Abstract submission guidelines and instructions


Top three reasons to be part of Photonics West:

Best research conference for my field, good quality exhibition,
exposure to the wider field of research for learning related topics.
- 2016 Author


Call for Exhibitors for BiOS Expo and Photonics West
Every year over 20,000 people come to SPIE Photonics West to see, learn about, and purchase the latest devices, components, and systems that are enabling, and driving, today’s trends: state-of-the art medical technologies, the Internet of Things, smart manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, and more.

Learn more
BiOS Expo, 28 - 29 January 2017, the world’s largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition. BIOS EXPO, held Saturday and Sunday, kicks off the Photonics West week. Find the latest technologies from more than 220 companies in the thriving biomedical optics and photonics industries.
Photonics West exhibition, 31 January - 2 February 2017, the flagship event for companies in the photonics industry. The exhibition sold out in 2016 with more than 1,300 companies.
Contact SPIE Sales today for information.
What happened in 2016
2016 News and Photos
2016 Technical Program (17 MB PDF)
BiOS 2016 program (online)
BiOS Abstracts (4 MB PDF)
LASE 2016 online program (online)
LASE Abstracts (2 MB PDF)
OPTO 2016 online program (online)
OPTO Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
2016 Exhibition Guide (52 MB PDF)
2016 Industry Program (3 MB PDF)

SPIE Photonics West - Bigger and better than ever.


*SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers.

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
18 July 2016

Author Notification
26 September 2016

Manuscripts Due
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