On this page you will find:
- Refund Policy
- Audio, Video, Digital Recording Policy
- Laser Pointer Safety
- Unsecured Items Policy
There is a $40 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for registration refunds must be received by 29 May 2009. All registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues are not refundable.
Audio, Video, Digital Recording Policy
In the Meeting Rooms and Poster Sessions: For copyright reasons, recordings of any kind are strictly prohibited without prior written consent of the presenter in any conference session, short course or of posters presented. Each presenter being taped must file a signed written consent form. Individuals not complying with this policy will be asked to leave a given session and asked to surrender their film or recording media. Consent forms are available at the SPIE Registration Desk.
Laser Pointer Safety Information
SPIE supplies tested and safety approved laser pointers for all conference meeting rooms. For safety reasons, SPIE requests that presenters use our provided laser pointers available in each meeting room.
If using your personal laser pointer:
• Please have it tested at your facility to make sure it has <5 mW power output. Laser pointers in Class II and IIIa (<5 mW) are eye safe if power output is correct - but don't automatically trust the labeling. Commercially available laser pointers, red or green (or any color), could be incorrectly labeled as to their wavelength and power output.
• Use of a personal laser pointer at an SPIE event represents user's acceptance of liability for use of a non-SPIE supplied laser pointer device. Misuse of any laser pointer could lead to eye damage.
Personal belongings such as briefcases, backpacks, coats, book bags, etc. should not be left unattended in meeting rooms or public areas. These items will be subject to removal by hotel security upon discovery.
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