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


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Registration Pricing and Dates
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate. Conference registration prices increase by US$150 after 27 September 2019 (Students increase US$75 and Courses by US$75).

Conference Registration Fees

SPIE Member


Exhibition Only
Exhibition Only $40.00 $40.00
Full-Time Student
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $230.00 $250.00
Non-Author Attendee
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $520.00 $580.00
Program Committee
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $445.00 $505.00
Session Chair
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $445.00 $505.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings volume $445.00 $505.00

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

Conference registration includes

Registration includes admission to the exhibition, all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, and technical events.
Networking Reception and Poster Viewing in the Exhibiton Hall
Coffee breaks
Online proceedings only, including students

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 $75 after 27 September 2019
Course prices include applicable taxes
Onsite, please go to Course Materials Pickup after you pick up your badge
Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials and get to your course

Exhibition Registration

Exhibition-only visitor registration is $40
Full-time student Exhibition-only visitor registration is free
Exhibition-only registration increases by $10 after 27 September 2019

Press Registration

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

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.

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 $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 4 October 2019, all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions 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.

Event Policies

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