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SPIE Photonics West

SPIE Photonics West

22-27 January 2011
Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

SPIE Photonics West

See event news and photo galleries from SPIE Photonics West 2011

SPIE Photonics West, the world's largest international event encompassing industrial and medical applications of optics, lasers, and photonics, will be larger than ever in 2011, with more papers -- more than 4,100 -- and expanded exhibition space. Approximately 18,000 attendees are expected to convene in technical sessions, industry panels, two exhibitions, and other events covering advances in medical therapeutics and diagnostics, semiconductor, gas, fiber, and diode lasers, micro/nanofabrication, MEMs, optoelectronic materials and devices, displays, communications, and related topics.

Plenary sessions, technical program, and other symposium information:

  • BiOS -- 1,800 papers -- up 10% over last year!
  • LASE -- 665 papers
  • MOEMS-MEMS -- 200 papers
  • OPTO -- 1,300 papers 
  • Green Photonics virtual symposium

Read the "hot papers" recommendations from conference chairs and SPIE technical staff

Photonics West Exhibition
25-27 January

  • 1,157 exhibiting companies
  • Exhibitor product announcements
  • Product demonstrations
  • New products launching at Photonics West
  • SPIE Job Fair, 25-26 January.

BiOS Exhibition
22-23 January

  • 184 exhibiting companies
  • Exhibitor product announcements
  • Product demonstrations
  • New products launching at BiOS
  • Professional education More than 65 technical courses and professional development workshops.

SPIE Photonics West

In their own words: Hear from Photonics West participants in a brief video.


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Press Releases

Sold-out SPIE Photonics West exhibition to feature product launches, industry-leader panels, demos, and more

The latest innovations in lasers, sensors, and optical materials and systems for research, medicine, imaging, and manufacturing will be shown at the largest-ever SPIE Photonics West exhibition in Moscone Center in San Francisco this month.

Design the future: SPIE/National Academies forum will gather comments on how to strengthen photonics industry

The photonics R&D community has the opportunity to have a say in the direction of a new study aimed at strengthening the industry, via an open forum at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco this month.

SPIE honors Britton Chance with new biomedical optics award

SPIE has announced the establishment of a new award for biomedical optics honoring researcher Britton Chance, who died last month at the age of 97. The first Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award will be presented at SPIE Photonics West in 2012.

2010 Prism Award finalists are announced

Finalists have been named in nine categories for the 2010 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, sponsored by SPIE and Photonics Media.

SPIE Photonics West expects biggest year yet in 2011

SPIE Photonics West, the world's largest international event encompassing industrial and medical applications of optics, lasers, and photonics, will be larger than ever in 2011, with more papers and expanded exhibition space. Dates are 22-27 January at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

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Media Coverage

Photonics Media: Photonics West sneak preview

OptoIQ: SPIE Photonics West expects biggest year yet in 2011

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