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Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
14 - 17 October 2019
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Onsite Services

General information you may need while at the event.


Onsite Registration and Badge Pickup Hours
Rochester Convention Center - Galleria

Monday 14 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 15 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 16 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 17 October 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

Internet Access

Complimentary wireless access is available in the lobby areas and meeting rooms; instructions will be posted onsite.


SPIE Conference and Exhibition App

Search and browse the program, special events, participants, exhibitors, courses, and more. Free conference app is avalabile for iPhone and Android phones.


SPIE Bookstore

Galleria, 1st Floor
Stop by the SPIE Bookstore to browse the latest SPIE Press Books, proceedings, and educational materials. While there, get a t-shirt or educational toy to bring home to the family.


SPIE Education Services
Galleria, 1st Floor

Browse course offerings and the other education services available: SPIE courses, videos, and CDs as well as customized in-company courses.


Food & beverage options

Coffee Breaks  
Monday: Riverside Court 10 am to 4 pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: Exhibition Hall 10 am to 4 pm
Thursday: Exhibition Hall 10 am to 3 pm

Please check the conference schedule for specific break times.

Food & Refreshments for Purchase
Café Express, back of the Exhibition Hall
Hours of operation posted onsite
Hot and cold snacks, hamburgers, hot entrees, deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available for purchase.  Cash and credit cards accepted.

Food Trucks
Tuesday - Wednesday: 11 am to 2 pm
Serving outside the Convention Center Main Street entrance.

Restaurant & City Information
Empire Lobby, 2nd level
Monday through Wednesday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Mothers' room

Please see cashier for availability and location.


Lost and Found

Found items will be kept at Cashier until 5:00 pm each day and then turned over to Rochester Riverside Convention Center Security. At the end of the meeting, all found items will be turned over to Rochester Riverside Convention Center, (585) 232-7200.


Urgent Message Line

An urgent message line is available during registration hours: +1 585-770-2361.


Child Care Services

Generations – North East Rochester
585-613-7500

YMCA – Lewis Street Child Care Center
585-325-2572

NOTE: SPIE does not imply an endorsement nor recommendation of these services. They are provided on an information-only basis for your further analysis and decision. Other services may be available.

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