Monterey Conference Center and Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California, United States
17 - 20 September 2018

Registration Pricing + Details

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Registration Pricing and Dates
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate. Fees increase after 31 August 2018.

Conference Registration Fees

SPIE Member


Full-Time Student
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $440.00 $460.00
Non-Author Attendee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $865.00 $925.00
Program Committee
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $790.00 $850.00
Session Chair
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $790.00 $850.00
Full meeting including one online proceedings collection $790.00 $850.00

Registration Options

Technical Conference Badge
A full technical conference registration fees include admission to all conference sessions, plenaries, panels, technical events, poster sessions, the exhibition, coffee breaks, and choice of Proceedings (Please review the proceedings list before you register. You will need to fill in your choice on the registration form). Full technical registrants also include lunch (Monday-Wednesday) and the Wednesday Conference Reception/Dinner and the Theatre Show.

Exhibition Registration - Free
Registration is free. Your badge gives you access to the exhibition.

Course and Workshop Registration
* Courses and workshops are priced separately. Course 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 31 August 2018

* 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

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 or attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those from the SPIE Cashier or at Badge Corrections and Receipts.

* Badge Corrections
Badge corrections can be made by the SPIE Cashier or 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 6 September 2018; 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.

Onsite Registration and Badge Pickup Hours
Monterey Conference Center, Level 2, Steinbeck Lobby

Sunday 16 September 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday 17 September 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 18 September 7:15 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday 19 September 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 20 September 8:00 am to 12:00 pm