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
 • Message Line
 • Speaker Check-in and Preview Station
Food + Beverage Information
 • Child Care Services

Internet Availability:

 • Internet Access - Grand Ballroom Foyer
Complimentary wired internet access is available; attendees can hook up their laptops or use provided workstations.
 • SPIE Conference App
Free Conference Apps are available for iPhone and Android smart phones. Download the free SPIE Conference App

 Business Center: 

  JW Marriott Lobby
Hours as posted.
Services include copy service, fax service, messenger service, internet printing, notary public, overnight deliver/pickup, post/parcel and translator.

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 10 March 2016; 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: +1 360 410 8160

Lost and Found
SPIE Cashier
Found items will be kept at SPIE Cashier until the end of the meeting and then turned over to JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa +1 702 869 7777. 

Speaker Check-in and Preview Station: 
Marquis Ballroom Foyer
Monday through 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.

Poster Setup Instructions
Marquis 4 & 5
Tuesday 22 March - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Poster presenters may set up between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm on Tuesday 22 March. Presenters who have not set up by 4:00pm on Tuesday will be considered a “no show” and their manuscript will not be published. Presenters must remove their posters on Wednesday 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 Wednesday 23 March.

Food + Beverage Services:

Coffee Breaks | Breakfast Breads
Marquis Ballroom Foyer
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

Valencia Ballroom

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

JW Marriott Resort & Spa

Ceres - American
Open for breakfast


Starbucks® - Coffee House
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner


Spiedini Ristorante - Italian
Open for dinner


JC's Irish Pub - Pub
Open for lunch and dinner


Shizen Japanese Restaurant - Japanese
Open for dinner


221 - Tapas
Open for dinner


Waterside Grille - American
Open for lunch


Rampart Buffet - International
Open for lunch and dinner


Carmel Room - Mediterranean
Open for dinner


Promenade Café - American
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Child Care Services:

Around the Clock Childcare and Babysitting Services
Sandy Tucker
Direct: 702-365-1040 or Cell: 702-743-3737
Visit their website: childcarearoundtheclock.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.

For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title, and organization to media@spie.org.

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