Clarion Congress Hotel
Prague, Czech Republic
24 - 27 April 2017
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Onsite Services

SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics 2017 will be held at:

Clarion Congress Hotel
Freyova 33, CZ 190 00 Prague 9 - Vysočany
Prague, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 211 131 111
Fax: +420 211 131 401

Complimentary Wireless Internet will be available. Connection speeds will depend on the number of users. Please read the SPIE Wireless Internet Service Policy.

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Onsite Registration Hours
Conference Floor Foyer

Conference Registration
Sunday 23 April 15:00 to 17:00 hours
Monday 24 April 07:45 to 17:00 hours
Tuesday 25 April 07:45 to 17:00 hours
Wednesday 26 April 08:00 to 17:00 hours
Thursday 27 April 08:00 to 16:00 hours
Exhibition Hours
Tuesday 25 April 10:00 to 17:00 hours
Wednesday 26 April 10:00 to 16:00 hours

Register online - it's fast and easy! 

Registration Form PDF

Alternatively, mail or fax the form to:

Conference Partners s.r.o.
K namesti 799/10, 182 00 Praha 8
Czech Republic
Phone: + 420 224 262 109
Fax: + 420 226 531 809

Pre-Registration cutoff is 3 April 2017; Symposium registration prices quoted on this form and online go up €140 after that date, PLUS you must register onsite. Your full symposium registration fees include admission to all conference sessions, panels, industry perspectives, poster sessions, coffee breaks, the welcome reception and registration for the exhibition. See details on the registration form. Online registration closes 17 April, onsite available after that.

Refund Information 
There is a €40 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 13 April 2017; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, or Special Events purchased are not refundable.

Exhibition Registration
Admission to the SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics exhibition is included with the conference. Register online to attend only the exhibition; exhibition-only registration is complimentary.

SPIE Cashier Services - Registration Area - open during registration hours
The SPIE Europe cashier can assist with registration payments, receipts, and badge corrections.

  • 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.

  • 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 - 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.

Message Center
Messages for attendees can be left by calling the Clarion Hotel and Congress Centre and asking for the Conference Partners Conference and Registration Desk. Messages will be taken during registration hours Monday - Thursday. It is the attendees’ responsibility to check the message boards on a regular basis.

Speaker Check In Desk - Monday through Thursday 08:00 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 their conference room during the breaks with their memory devices or laptops to confirm their presentation display settings.

Poster Set-up Instructions  

  • Wednesday 26 April, 17:45 to 19:30  
  • All symposium attendees are invited to attend Wednesday poster session provided as an opportunity to enjoy networking and refreshments while reviewing poster papers. The poster sessions are designed to promote opportunities for networking with colleagues in your field. 
  • Poster presenters may post their poster papers starting at 10:00 hrs on Tuesday. Any papers left on the boards following the end time of the poster session will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after the end of the poster session. Poster authors should be at their papers from 17:45 to 19:15 hrs to answer questions from attendees. Attendees are requested to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions.

SPIE Publications

Opposite the SPIE Registration Desk. Browse the latest SPIE Press Books and proceedings.

SPIE Luggage + Coat Check

Next to the SPIE Registration Desk. Same as registration hours. Luggage, package, and coat storage are available free of charge/ against charge. Please note opening hours.

Food and Beverage Services
Conference Foyer

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

Food and Refreshments for Purchase
Food Court in Shopping Centre

There are a number of food outlets in the food court belonging to the adjacent shopping centre.  Furthermore, the hotel restaurant will be open for lunch. 

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