The Moscone Center
    San Francisco, California, United States
    28 January - 2 February 2017
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    Registration Information

    On this page:

     • Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up
     • Conference Registration includes
     • Course and Workshop Registration
     • 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 Hours / Badge Pick-Up
    San Francisco Moscone Convention Center, North Lobby

    Saturday     1 February 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Sunday       2 February 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
    Monday       3 February 7:15 am to 5:00 pm
    Tuesday      4 February 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Wednesday  5 February 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Thursday     6 February 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Conference Registration
    Includes admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, poster sessions, admission to the both BiOS Expo and Photonics West exhibitions, Welcome Reception, technical and networking events, 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, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition. Course prices include applicable taxes. Onsite, please go to Course Materials Pickup after you pick up your badge.

    Multiple facilities may be used for courses; allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials and possibly walk to a nearby facility before your course begins.

    Exhibition Registration
    Exhibition-Only visitor registration is complimentary.

    Early Bird Pricing and Dates
    Conference registration prices increase by $150 USD after 20 January 2014. Course prices increase $75 after 20 January 2014. 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 may obtain one at Badge Corrections and Receipts next to SPIE Cashier. Attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those from the SPIE Cashier.
     • Badge Corrections
    Badge corrections can be made at the Badge Corrections station. 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 23 January 2014; all registration fees, will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions or 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.

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