Attending SPIE Optics + Photonics 2022

Be a part of this important event featuring the best in optical sciences technology
Plenary presenting at SPIE Optics + Photonics

Join your colleagues in San Diego

The event where the latest advances are shared by the optics and photonics community in optical engineering, nanotechnology, quantum science, and organic photonics. 

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Event venue

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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A home for your research


The need to share your research and to hear recent advances from other experts is as important as ever

Connect with your colleagues and discuss your work in San Diego this August. Have your work published in the SPIE Digital Library and share your work with the world.

Why attend Optics + Photonics?


Where the latest research is presented at SPIE Optics + Photonics

See the latest research

Hear the 1900+ presentations sharing the latest breakthroughs from around the world

Connect with your colleagues at SPIE Optics + Photonics

Connect with colleagues

Technical and networking events to help you make important contacts

Plenary presentations planned at SPIE Optics + Photonics

Hear world-class speakers

Review plenary presentations to learn latest challenges and opportunities

An opportunity to engage with leading companies at the SPIE Optics + Photonics exhibition


Learn more about the free exhibition

A return to the Sails Pavilion in the San Diego Convention Center. Companies offer an inside look into their portfolio of products and services — product demonstrations are shared, connections are made in one-on-one conversations with company representatives.

Highlights from Optics + Photonics 2021


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