How to participate

Tips and tools for optimising your event experience

Tips and tools for optimizing your event experience

The following platforms listed are part of this SPIE event experience. Browse the sections further below to learn more about these tools and how to use them. 

  • During the event, you can find links to everything you need within this website to navigate to exhibitors, conferences and presentations, live plenary sessions, and more.
  • SPIE Conference/Exhibition App: Access to detailed information (exhibitors, presentations, special events, courses, people, and more) for this SPIE event. Updates to programming sync between online content and the SPIE App so you are always up to date.
  • My Schedule: My Schedule allows you to create a custom, personalized schedule to help keep you from missing the events you want to attend. Paper presentations, poster presentations, courses, and special events can be added to My Schedule.

Steps to optimise your event experience

1. Register for the exhibition or conference

All exhibition attendees, authors, presenters, and programme attendees must register to participate. 
For Speakers/Authors: your registration will enable the submission of a presentation video, manuscript, or poster through the upload system. Speaker/Authors who are full-time students may register at the student rate (proof required).  

It's quick and easy. Register today


2. Explore the exhibition

Find exhibitors and plan your week. Explore the exhibitions. Make sure to look over the Industry programme—all of those presentations are included with your registration.


3. Explore the conference programme

All conference papers, posters, plenaries, and special events are included with your paid conference registration. Browse the programme to search and filter for conferences, plenaries and presentations that interest you.


4. Download the free SPIE Conference and Exhibition App

Access to detailed information (exhibitors, presentations, special events, courses, people, and more) for every SPIE conference. Download the App and enjoy the event on your smartphone or tablet on the go. Updates to programming sync between online content, the My Schedule Tool, and the SPIE App.