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Registration fees

Prices increased after 1 October 2021. All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $595 $745
Technical attendee
$595 $745
Full-time student  $320 $745
Exhibition only  $50 $50

What is included with paid registration?

             Paid conference Paid exhibition
All presentations, plenaries, special events  
The online proceedings volume* View

*Paid attendees will have ongoing access to the online proceedings volume.

Exhibition registration

  • Exhibition-only visitor registration is $40
  • Full-time student Exhibition-only visitor registration is free
  • Exhibition-only registration increases by $10 after 1 October 2021

Course registration information

Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $75 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

Free student day 21 October 2021

Students and accompanying adults receive free exhibition access any day, but only Thursday includes this special program. Sign up by 1 October to participate in the free lunch.

How to sign up:

To register as an individual student, use the online registration system to sign up for the "Exhibition only"

To register a group call 360-676-3290 or email and provide SPIE Customer Service with:

  • School, name, address, phone
  • Main contact—first and last name and email address
  • All participants’ first and last name

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 50% discount on all SPIE courses.

Student authors and presenters may register at the student rate as long as they meet the definition of a student.

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.

Press registration

For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title, and organization to

Refund information

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 7 October 2021; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, courses 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.

Contact SPIE Customer Service

Phone: +1 360 676 3290 or +1 888 504 8171
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

Hours of operation
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time, Monday - Friday

Universal Time
1500 - 0100 November - March
1400 - 0000 April - October