Marriott Marquis Houston
    Houston, Texas, United States
    10 - 15 February 2018
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    Registration Information

    On this page:

     • Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up
     • Conference Registration includes
     • Course and Workshop 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 Hours / Badge Pick-Up
    Atlas Foyer

    Saturday 15 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Sunday 16 February 7:15 am to 4:00 pm
    Monday 17 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 18 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday 19 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Thursday 20 February 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

    Conference Registration
    Includes admission to all conference sessions, plenary, panels, and poster sessions, coffee breaks, and a choice of proceedings. Student pricing does not include proceedings.

    Course and Workshop Registration
    Courses and workshops are priced separately. Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, and coffee breaks. Course prices include applicable taxes. Onsite, please go to Course Materials Pickup after you pick up your badge.

    Early Bird Pricing and Dates
    Conference registration prices increase by $150 USD after 31 January 2014. Course prices increase by $75 USD and Student prices increase by $50 USD. The online form will automatically display the increased prices.

    SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member + 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 available only 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 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 at the SPIE Cashier. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

    Refund Information
    There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 6 February 2014; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions and 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.

    Important Dates

    Abstract Submission
    7 August 2017

    Author Notification
    9 October 2017

    Manuscripts Due
    17 January 2018

    Midnight - All time zones

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