Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
16 - 19 October 2017

Registration opens 12 June 2017

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Conference Registration and Exhibition Fees

Conference fees range from $220 (students) to $710 (non SPIE Member).

Exhibition visitor fees are $35 and $15 (student).

All prices, online registration, and a PDF registration form will be availble starting 12 June.


Also on this page:

 • Other Registration Types
 • Onsite Information
 • Event Policies

Conference Registration includes

Admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, technical events, and poster sessions
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 TBD.
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 $35
Exhibition-only registration increases by $10 TBD.

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 50% 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
Rochester Convention Center - Empire Lobby

Monday 16 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 17 October 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 18 October 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 19 October 7:30 am to 3:00 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 $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by TBD, 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

Read SPIE Event Policies