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ESTREL Congress Centre
Berlin, Germany
10 - 13 September 2018
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Onsite Services

SPIE Remote Sensing 2018 will be held at:

Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin, Germany

Onsite Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up

Sunday 9 September 15:00 to 18:00 hours
Monday 10 September 07:30 to 17:00 hours
Tuesday 11 September 08:00 to 17:00 hours
Wednesday 12 September 08:30 to 17:00 hours
Thursday 13 September 08:30 to 16:00 hours
Exhibition Hours
Convention Hall C
Tuesday 11 September 10:00 - 17:00 hours
Wednesday 12 September 10:00 - 16:00 hours

Conference Registration 

Includes admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, and poster sessions, admission to the Exhibition, Welcome Reception, coffee breaks, and a choice of online proceedings.

Exhibition Registration
Exhibition-Only registration is complimentary.

Early Registration Pricing and Details
Conference registration prices increase by €120 (Students, €60) after 20 August 2018. The online form will automatically display the increased prices.

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and Student Pricing

 • SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.

 • SPIE Student Members receive 50% discount on all courses. 

 • Student registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their Ph.D. Post-docs may not register as students. A student ID number or proof of student status is required with your registration.

Press Registration
For credentialed press and media representatives only; see our press registration page for SPIE policy. Please email contact information, title, and organisation to media@spie.org.

SPIE Cashier
Foyer 3 | Open during registration hours

Registration Payments
If you are paying by cash or cheque as part of your onsite registration, wish to add a course, workshop, or special event requiring payment, or have questions regarding your registration, visit the SPIE Cashier.  
Receipt and Certificate of Attendance
Preregistered attendees who did not receive a receipt or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those from the SPIE Cashier after 14.00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.
Badge Corrections
Badge corrections can be made by the SPIE Cashier. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

Refund Information 
There is a €50 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 29 August 2018; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, or Special Events purchased are not refundable. 

U.S. Government Credit Cards 
U.S. Government credit card users: have your purchasing officer contact the credit card company and get prior authorization before attempting to register. Advise your purchasing agent that SPIE is considered a 5968 company for authorization purposes. 

Speaker Preview Station
Room Cannes

Monday through Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 to 17:00 hrs

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

Poster Setup Instructions
Conference Area Hallway

Wednesday 12 September . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:40 pm to 7:30 pm

  • Poster presenters can begin to post their papers at 13:00 on Monday.
  • Each poster presenter is provided a space 0.95 x 1.20m in which to display a summary of the paper (The board will accommodate AO size poster in portrait orientation.) Poster presenters will stand by their posters from 17.45 to 19:15 to answer questions.
  • Poster presenters who have not set up by 17.45 on Wednesday will be considered a “no show” and their manuscript will not be published.
  • Posters must be removed at the end of the poster session since the poster boards will then be removed and the remaining posters discarded.  SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after the end of each poster session.

Internet Access
Wireless Internet
Complimentary wired Internet access is available; attendees can hook up their laptops or use provided workstations. Complimentary wireless access is also available; instructions will be posted onsite.  

SPIE Conference and Exhibition App 
Download the free SPIE Conference App, available for iPhone and Android phones. Search and browse the programme, special events, participants, exhibitors, and more.

Business Centre 
There is no business centre at the venue, but the ESTREL has a facility to print boarding passes in the Foyer. All other services can be obtained from a nearby Copyshop, “Copycania”, based in Innstrasse 31, 12045 Berlin.   

SPIE Luggage + Coat Check
Near the Registration Desk

Monday through Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 to 18:00 hrs
Luggage, package, and coat storage at 1 EU per piece are available. Please note hours; no late pickup available.

Urgent Message Line
An urgent message line is available during registration hours: +44 29 2089 4747

Food and Beverage Services

Coffee Breaks

Complimentary coffee will be served twice daily, at 10:00 and 15:00 hrs. Check individual conference listings for exact locations.

Food and Refreshments for Purchase
Estrel Main Foyer

Hot and cold snacks, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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