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How to participate in the event

Tips and tools for optimizing your experience

Welcome to SPIE Optifab

It all starts with registration. Once you committ to attending, learn about the tips and tools available to make the most of the your event experience.

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Tools to enhance your event experience


The following platforms listed are part of this SPIE event experience. Browse the sections further below to learn more about these tools and how to use them. 

  • spie.org: You're already here! During the conference, you can find links to everything you need within this website to navigate to conferences and presentations, live plenary sessions, Slack Channels, and more.

  • SPIE Conference App: Access to detailed information (presentations, special events, courses, people, exhibitors, and more) for every SPIE conference. Updates to programming sync between online content and the SPIE App so you are always up-to-date.

  • My Schedule: My Schedule allows you to create a custom, personalized schedule to help keep you from missing the events you want to attend. Paper presentations, poster presentations, courses, and special events can be added to My Schedule.

Follow these steps to maximize your online experience


1. Register for the conference

All authors, presenters, and attendees must register to participate. 
  • Course-only registration: only includes your selected course. 
  • All other registration types: access granted to live and recorded content via the online program (sign-in required). 
For Speakers/Authors: all registration types except Non-author attendee and Course-only will enable the submission of a presentation video, manuscript, or poster through the spie.org upload system. Speaker/Authors who are full-time students may register at the student rate (proof required). 

It's quick and easy. Register today

 

2. Explore the conference program

All conference papers, posters, and video presentations will be presented in Rochester. Proceedings will be available on the SPIE Digital Library after the conclusion of the event.

 

3. Download the free SPIE Conference App

Access to detailed information (presentations, special events, people, and more) for every SPIE conference.  Download the app and browse the program on your smartphone or tablet on the go. Updates to programming sync between the online diplay,  the My Schedule tool, and the SPIE App.

 

4. Use My Schedule to organize your time

My Schedule allows you to create a custom, personalized schedule to help keep you from missing the events you want to attend. Paper presentations, poster presentations, courses, and special events can be added to My Schedule. Use the My Schedule tool to build your schedule and get notifications of any presentation changes. Once you're done customizing your schedule it can be printed out or exported to your personal calendar.