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Courses at SPIE Optics + Photonics


SPIE Optics + Photonics 2017 offers 40 courses and workshops, providing you with efficient training that you can apply directly to your work. Learn from the experts and interact with peers who share similar challenges.

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NEW COURSES!

SC1220 Imaging Spectrometry (Hagen)

SC1221 Physiological Optics of the Eye for Engineers (Lakshminarayanan)

SC1222 Deep Learning and its Applications in Image Processing (Nasrabadi)

SC1223 A Crash Course on Spin Physics (Dyakonov)

New and Featured Courses:

 • The Very Least You Need to Know About Optics 
 • Practical Guide to Spectral Measurements 
 • Stray Light Analysis and Control
 • Special Functions in Optics
 • Shaping Light, with applications in Advanced Microscopy and Optical Trapping
 • Fastening Optical Elements with Adhesives
 • Fundamentals of Molded Optics

Courses are grouped into program tracks based on related technology topics. Pick a track and see all the related courses.

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Special Events. Registration is not required.

Nanoscience

Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Michel I. Dyakonov, Univ. Montpellier (France)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members

Optomechanics and Optical Manufacturing

Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kenneth R. Castle, Ruda-Cardinal, Inc. (United States)
$525.00 Members  |  $640.00 Non-members
Date: 6 - 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Daniel Vukobratovich, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$1,000.00 Members  |  $1,255.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: John G. Daly, Vector Engineering (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group, LLC (United States)
$605.00 Members  |  $720.00 Non-members
Date: 10 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith J. Kasunic, Optical Systems Group LLC (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $710.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Robert Schalck, Consultant (United States)
$345.00 Members  |  $400.00 Non-members
Date: 10 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Keith B. Doyle, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States); Victor L. Genberg, Sigmadyne, Inc. (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $710.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$335.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Carl Zweben, Composites Consultant (United States)
$525.00 Members  |  $640.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Alson E. Hatheway, Alson E. Hatheway, Inc. (United States)
$570.00 Members  |  $685.00 Non-members

Optical Design and Systems Engineering

Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Richard N. Youngworth, Riyo LLC (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $745.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: William J. Cassarly, Synopsys, Inc. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Larry B. Stotts, Stotts Consulting (United States)
$635.00 Members  |  $750.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Robert Schalck, Consultant (United States)
$345.00 Members  |  $400.00 Non-members
Date: 10 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Alan Symmons, LightPath Technologies, Inc. (United States); Michael Schaub, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$335.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Eric C. Fest, Phobos Optics, LLC (United States)
$570.00 Members  |  $685.00 Non-members
Date: 10 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
$560.00 Members  |  $675.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: John E. Greivenkamp, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$560.00 Members  |  $675.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: David M. Aikens, Savvy Optics (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Julie Bentley, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
$560.00 Members  |  $675.00 Non-members

Astronomical Optics and Instrumentation

Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Robert Schalck, Consultant (United States)
$345.00 Members  |  $400.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$335.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members

Remote Sensing

Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nathan Hagen, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 10 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: John E. Hubbs, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
$525.00 Members  |  $640.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members

Atmospheric and Space Optical Systems

Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Robert Schalck, Consultant (United States)
$345.00 Members  |  $400.00 Non-members

Detectors and Imaging

Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$525.00 Members  |  $640.00 Non-members
Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Terrence S. Lomheim, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
$380.00 Members  |  $435.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James R. Janesick, Sarnoff Corp. (United States)
$665.00 Members  |  $780.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James R. Janesick, Sarnoff Corp. (United States)
$580.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members

Optical Systems & Lens Design

Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Peter Hartmann, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
$570.00 Members  |  $685.00 Non-members

Advanced Metrology

Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: John C. Stover, The Scatter Works Inc. (United States)
$370.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Virendra N. Mahajan, Consultant (United States)
$375.00 Members  |  $430.00 Non-members
Date: 6 August 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James C. Wyant, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
$335.00 Members  |  $390.00 Non-members
Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Thomas A. Germer, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)
$300.00 Members  |  $355.00 Non-members

Optics Educators

Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Judith F. Donnelly, Three Rivers Community College (United States); Nancy J. Magnani, Eastconn (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members
Date: 8 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Mike W. McKee, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
$10.00 Members  |  $15.00 Non-members

Courses for Industry & Exhibitors

Date: 7 August 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, California, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kevin G. Harding, GE Global Research (United States)
$150.00 Members  |  $150.00 Non-members
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