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San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, California, United States
23 - 27 February 2020
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Welcome to San Jose

San Jose California

San Jose, California, USA boasts the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world. Over half of the adult population holds a college degree. San Jose also leads the nation in patent generation. The city has 25 companies with 1,000 employees or more, including the headquarters of Adobe Systems, BEA Systems, Cisco, Xilinx, Lam Research, and eBay, as well as major facilities for Flextronics, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Hitachi, Agilent Technologies, and Lockheed Martin. 

Join us in San Jose.

Event location

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, CA 95110

Discounts for conference attendees
The City of San Jose offers many discounts to conference attendees. View the list of merchants and more information about San Jose 


San Jose International Airport
(SJC) is conveniently located approximately 4 miles from downtown hotels. 

San Francisco International Airport

(SFO) is approximately one hour's drive from San Jose.  

Alaska Airlines Group Discount

SPIE attendees are eligible for a 7% discount off Alaska Airlines published fares (except companion and other promotional fares). Applies to tickets issued online only. 

  • No discount will apply on blackout dates.
  • Any change or cancellation after ticketing is subject to a service charge. All fare rules apply.

Ground transportation

Taxi Service

Taxi from San Jose Airport 

Metro Light Rail
From SJC, take the FREE Airport Flyer #10 toward Metro Light Rail and transfer at Metro/Airport Light Rail Station. Go southbound on Santa Teresa Line (#901) or Winchester Line (#902) to all staff hotels near the convention center. Fare is only $2 one-way (or $1 for seniors 65+). See Route Map. San Jose Convention Center is adjacent to the Convention Center Station on San Carlos Street.

Amtrak's Diridon Station is conveniently located in the San Jose Airport. Visit amtrak.com/deals to find the best prices for your journey to San Jose. 

Public Ground Transportation - trains, buses, light rail

Driving Directions and Parking

 • Driving Directions (PDF)
 • Parking at San Jose McEnery Convention Center & Nearby

Car Rental
Hertz Car Rental is the official car rental agency for SPIE Advanced Lithography. To reserve a car, identify yourself as an Advanced Lithography Conference attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0025. Discount rates apply to roundtrip rentals up to one week prior through one week after the conference dates. Note: When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0025. Book Hertz Online

  • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240.
  • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto.
  • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center or travel
  • Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434

Post-Deadline Abstracts
Submission Instructions

Manuscripts Due
29 January 2020

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