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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
28 August - 1 September 2016
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Registration Pricing + Details


Pre-registration for the Technical Conferences and Courses
IS NOW CLOSED. 

Please register onsite.


Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up

Marriott Marina Foyer (3rd Level)
Saturday 27 August 
 - Student Registration 7:30 am to 10:00 am
 - General Conference Registration 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
San Diego Convention Center,
Sails Pavilion
(Upper Level)
Conference + Exhibition Registration
Sunday 28 August 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 29 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 30 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 31 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 1 September 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

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If paying via bank transfer, download and use this PDF. Email or fax the form to SPIE Customer Service for an invoice and bank details. Contact information is on the form.

Online registration for the conference is closed. 
Please register onsite at the San Diego Convention Center,
2nd floor, Sails Pavilion.

Online Exhibition registration is available. Register for the FREE exhibition.

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CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

Registration Pricing and Dates
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate. Conference registration prices increase by US$150 and courses by US$75 - all prices increase after 12 August 2016. The online form will automatically display the increased prices.

Conference Registration Fees

SPIE Member

Non-member

Non-Author Attendee
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $845.00 $905.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $940.00 $1,000.00
Speaker/Author
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $770.00 $830.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $865.00 $925.00
Education Only
Education Only $0.00 $0.00
Program Committee/Session Chair
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $770.00 $830.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $865.00 $925.00
Program Committee
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $770.00 $830.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $865.00 $925.00
Full-Time Student
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $415.00 $435.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $570.00 $590.00
Exhibition Only
Exhibition Only $0.00 $0.00
Conference Registration Includes:
Admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, technical events, and poster sessions.
Admission to the Exhibition and Industry Events
Welcome Reception
Coffee Breaks
A choice of proceedings via the SPIE Digital Library

Special Events Pricing
Welcome Reception Guest Admission $45
Annual Awards Banquet Tickets $60


OTHER REGISTRATION TYPES
 
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 increase US$75 after 12 August 2016.
Course prices include applicable taxes.
Onsite, please go to Course Materials Pickup after you pick up your badge at main Registration.
Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials and possibly walk to a nearby facility before your course begins.
Exhibition Registration
Open Tuesday - Thursday
Exhibition-Only visitor registration is complimentary (includes access to all Industry Events).
Press Registration
For credentialed press and media representatives only.
Please email contact information, title and organization to media@spie.org
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 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.

ONSITE INFORMATION

Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up

Marriott Marina Foyer (3rd Level)
Saturday 27 August 
 - Student Registration 7:30 am to 10:00 am
 - General Conference Registration 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
San Diego Convention Center,
Sails Pavilion
(Upper Level)
Conference + Exhibition Registration
Sunday 28 August 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 29 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 30 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 31 August 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 1 September 7:45 am to 4:00 pm


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.
 • Receipts and Certificate of Attendance
Preregistered attendees who did not receive a receipt may obtain one at Badge Corrections and Receipts next to SPIE Cashier. Attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those from the SPIE Cashier.
 • Badge Corrections
Badge corrections can be made 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 US$50 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 18 August 2016; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions or Special Events purchased are not refundable.


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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.


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