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Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel
Portland, Oregon, United States
25 - 29 March 2017
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Onsite Services

On this page you will find:

 • Internet Options
 • Business Center
 • Cashier
 • Speaker Check-in and Preview Station
Food + Beverage Information
 • Child Care Services

Internet Availability:

 • Internet Access
Complimentary wired Internet access is available near SPIE registration; attendees can hook up their laptops or use provided workstations.
 • Attendees staying at the Marriott Hotel can receive discounted guestroom WiFi for $2 per day and is free if you sign up as a Marriott Reward member.
 • The Marriott Lobby has complimentary WiFi and two computers for Boarding Pass printing, 15min online access and a printer.
 • SPIE Conference App
Search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more. Free Conference App available for iPhone and Android phones. Download the free SPIE Conference App

SPIE Bookstore: 

  Registration Area
The SPIE Bookstore is your source for the latest SPIE Press Books, Proceedings, and Education and Professional Development materials. Browse and purchase the latest SPIE Books.

 Business Center:  Full service business center available close by

•  FedEx Kinkos - 221 SW Alder St, Portland 503-224-6550
 •  Services include: copy service, fax service (fee for each additional page of outgoing fax), messenger service, network/internet printing, notary public, overnight deliver/pickup, and post/parcel.
 • The Marriott has two computers in the lobby for Boarding Pass printing, 15min online access and a printer.

Located in the SPIE Registration Area - open during registration hours.

 • Registration Payments 
If you are paying by cash or check as part of your onsite registration, wish to add a short course, workshop, or special event requiring payment, or have questions regarding your registration please visit the SPIE Cashier.
 • Receipts 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.
 • Badge Corrections 
Can be made by the SPIE Cashier. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder, marked with your changes, before approaching the counter.
 • SPIE Education Services 
Browse course offerings and the other education services available: SPIE courses, videos, and CDs as well as customized in-company courses. 

Refund Information:
There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 16 March 2017; 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.

Urgent Message Line
An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 503-499-6342

Lost and Found
SPIE Cashier - Registration Hours
Found items will be kept at SPIE Cashier until the end of the meeting and then turned over to the Marriott Hotel.

Speaker Check-in and Preview Station: 
Lower Level 1 Foyer
Sunday through Wednesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  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.

Poster Setup Instructions
Lower Level 2
Monday 27 March
Poster presenters may set up between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm on Monday 27 March. Presenters who have not set up by 4:00pm on Monday will be considered a “no show” and their manuscript will not be published. Presenters must remove their posters on Tuesday by 4:00 pm. Posters not removed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after 4:00 pm on Tuesday 28 March.

Food + Beverage Services:

Coffee Breaks
Lower Level 2
Complimentary coffee will be served twice daily, at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Check individual conference listings for exact times and locations.

Food & Refreshments for Purchase
Hot and cold entrees, salads, and drinks are available for purchase in the Lobby Bistro and Truss American. Cash and credit cards accepted. 

Child Care Services:


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tel: 503-935-5590

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.


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2017 Important Dates

Abstract Deadline
12 September 2016

Author Notification
21 November 2016

Manuscripts Due
27 February 2017

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