San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, California, United States
24 - 28 February 2019
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Onsite Services

Onsite registration and badge pickup hours
San Jose Convention Center

Sunday 25 February 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 26 February 7:15 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 27 February 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 28 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 1 March 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

Wireless access

Convention Center Upper Level Concourse
Complimentary wireless access is available; instructions will be posted onsite.
West end WiFi sponsored by Hitachi High Technologies America
East End WiFi sponsored by Tokyo Electron Limited

SPIE Conference and Exhibition App

Search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more. Free Conference App available for iPhone and Android phones.

Find what you need at the convention center

SPIE Bookstore

Convention Center Lobby near Registration
Stop by the SPIE Bookstore to browse the latest SPIE Press Books, proceedings, and educational materials. While there, get a tee-shirt or educational toy to bring home to the family.

SPIE Education Services

Course materials pick-up located near SPIE Registration and open during registration hours
Sunday: Course Desk
Monday-Thursday: Bookstore

If you have registered to attend a course, please stop by the Course Desk AFTER you pick up your badge. Turn in your course ticket at the Course Desk to get your course materials and location of your course.
Browse course offerings and the other education services available: SPIE courses at conferences, online courses, DVDs, and customized in-company courses.

SPIE Press Room

Convention Center, Room 212C
Open during Registration hours
For Registered Press only. The Press Room provides meeting space, refreshments, access to exhibitor press releases, and Internet connections. Press are urged to register before the meeting by emailing name, contact information, and name of publication to Preregistration closes approximately 10 days before the start of the event.

Lost and Found

SPIE Cashier
Open during Registration Hours
Found items will be kept at SPIE Registration Cashier. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to the San Jose Convention Center Security: 408-277-3500.

Urgent Message Line
An urgent message line is available during registration hours: 408-271-6105.

Things you may need while in San Jose

Discounts for conference attendees
The City of San Jose offers many discounts to conference attendees.
View the list of merchants and more information about San Jose

Child Care Services

Bay Area Sitters Unlimited
Toll Free Phone: 408-452-0225

SPIE does not imply endorsement or recommendation for this service. Information provided as "information only" for your further analysis and decision. Other services may be available.

Food & beverage services

Coffee Breaks
Served daily - 7:30am, 10:00 am, and 3:00 pm
Check individual conference listings for exact times and locations.

Breakfast Breads

Convention Center, Ballroom Concourse
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am

Sponsors: ASML, KLA Tencor

Food and Refreshments for Purchase

Convention Center, Ballroom Concourse
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hot and cold snacks, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Exhibition Hall Concession Stand
Tuesday - Wednesday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hot and cold snacks, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.

SPIE Hosted Lunches

Exhibition Hall
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Check individual conference listings for exact times
Complimentary tickets for these lunches will be included with full conference registrations. Exhibitors and students may purchase tickets at the Cashier Desk.


Exhibition Hall 1
Tuesday – Wednesday
Complimentary tickets for the dessert snacks will be included in conference attendee registration packets.

Important Dates

Late submissions made online considered by the chairs

Author Notification
26 October 2017

Manuscripts Due
31 January 2018

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