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SPIE Photonics West Press Kit

2-7 February 2013
Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

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 2012, with more papers -- more than 4,450 -- and expanded exhibition space. Over 20,000 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.

SPIE Photonics West exhibition

Press registration
Conference registration fees may be waived for members of the working press who wish to attend to cover an SPIE event. See the Press Coverage of Events page for rules of registration.

Attending press
View the pre-registration list of press expected to attend. List will be updated weekly.

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Plenary sessions, technical program, and more information
Green Photonics

See the list of exhibiting companies and layout of the exhibition halls, read product announcements, and find the schedule of product demonstrations:
BiOS Expo
2-3 February
200+ exhibiting companies

    Photonics West Exhibition
    5-7 February
    1,200+ exhibiting companies

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