Monterey Convention Center and Monterey Marriott
    Monterey, California, United States
    17 - 20 September 2018
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    Registration Information

     • Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up
     • Conference Registration includes
     • Exhibition Registration
     • Early Bird Pricing and Dates
     • SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member + Student Pricing
     • Press Registration
     • SPIE cashier services
     • Refund Information
     • U.S. Government Credit Cards

    Onsite Registration and Badge Pick-Up
    Portola Lobby

    Monday 9 September 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 10 September 7:15 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday 11 September 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Thursday 12 September 8:00 am to 10:30 am

    Conference Registration
    Includes admission to all conference session, Keynote, Panel Discussion, Poster Reception, Admission to the Exhibition, Buffet-Style Lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Morning Breakfast Breads, Coffee Breaks, Afternoon Dessert Snacks, and Conference Proceedings on CD + Access via SPIE Digital Library for 90 Days. Student pricing does not include proceedings on CD but does include access to the SPIE Digital Library.

    Exhibition Registration

    Exhibition-Only visitor registration is complimentary.

    Early Registration Pricing and Dates

    Conference registration pricing increases by $150 USD after 23 August 2013. The online form will automatically display the increased pricing.

    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 a 50% discount on all courses.
     • Student registration rates are only available 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. Please email contact information, title and organization to

    SPIE Cashier
    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, 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 |at Badge Corrections and Receipts
     • Badge Corrections
    Badge corrections can be made by the SPIE Cashier at the Badge Correction station. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

    Refund Information
    There is a $40 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 29 August 2013; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, reception tickets, and SPIE Digital Library subscriptions 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.