Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
16 - 21 February 2019

Registration Pricing and Details

There are many valuable reasons to attend. Participate as a speaker/author; attend the technical conferences and special workshops; and register for training courses to improve skills, receive topical overviews, and participate in meetings applicable to grant funding. 

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Register via email, fax, or mail (PDF)

Use PDF for bank transfers. Email or fax the form to SPIE Customer Service for an invoice and bank details. Contact information is on the form. 

Registration fees increase after 1 February. Remember to book your hotel as well: SPIE group discount rates increase after 21 January.


Onsite Registration and Badge Pickup Hours
Atlas Foyer

Saturday 16 February 7:15 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday 17 February 7:15 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday 18 February 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday 19 February 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday 20 February 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday 21 February 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Pricing 

Registration Pricing and Dates
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate. Conference registration prices increase by $150 USD (Students $75, Course pricing increases $75) after 1 February 2019.

Conference Registration Fees

SPIE Member

Non-member

Full-Time Student
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $585.00 $605.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $410.00 $430.00
Non-Author Attendee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $920.00 $980.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $805.00 $865.00
Program Committee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $845.00 $905.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $730.00 $790.00
Session Chair
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $845.00 $905.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $730.00 $790.00
Speaker/Author
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $845.00 $905.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $730.00 $790.00

Registration Options

Conference Registration

Registration includes admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, and poster sessions, coffee breaks, and a choice of online proceedings. 

Course and Workshop Registration

 •   Courses and workshops are priced separately. Course prices include applicable taxes
 •   Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, and coffee breaks.
 •   Course prices increase $75 after 1 February 2019.
  Onsite, please go to the registration desk after you pick up your badge. Allow yourself enough time to register,
  pick up your materials and get to your course.

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and Student Pricing

SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.

SPIE Student Members receive a 60% 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.


SPIE Cashier
Registration Desk, Atlas Foyer
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 or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may
  obtain those from the SPIE Cashier at Registration.
 •   Badge Corrections
  Badge corrections can be made by the SPIE Cashier. 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 7 February 2019. 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.