Rochester Riverside Convention Center
    Rochester, New York, United States
    14 - 17 October 2019
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    Registration Information

     • 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
    Empire Lobby

    Monday       14 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Tuesday      15 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Wednesday  16 October 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
    Thursday     17 October 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Conference Registration
    Includes admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, networking and poster sessions, admission to the Exhibition, 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.

    Exhibition Registration
    Exhibition-Only visitor registration is $35.

    Early Bird Pricing and Dates    
    Registration prices increase after 27 September 2013 for General by $150, Student prices increase by $50 and Exhibition prices increase by $10 after 27 September 2013. 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 located in the Empire Lobby.
     • 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 |at Badge Corrections and Receipts.
     • Badge Corrections
    Badge corrections can be made by the SPIE Cashier | 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 $40 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 3 October 2013; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, reception tickets, and SPIE Digital Library subscriptions 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.