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What is included with your registration?

             Paid registration Free exhibition
All conference presentations, plenaries, special events  
One online proceedings volume* 
Access to exhibition floor, industry sessions,
technical workshops**

*Paid attendees will have ongoing access to one selected online proceedings volume.
**Be sure to select the free workshops during the registration process to have access onsite.

Available for separate purchase: welcome reception guest tickets, £40 each.

2021 Registration fees for online registration

All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $500 $650
Non-author attendee
$500 $650
Full-Time Student $400 $650

Registration fees in GBP

All 2021 pricing in GBP. All registration types include one online proceedings volume of choice. 

SPIE Member Nonmember
Non-author, program committee, session chair, speaker/author £365 £475
Full-time student  £295 £475
Exhibition only
Free Free

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and 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 SPIE courses.

Student authors and presenters may register at the student rate as long as they meet the definition of a student.

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 Member, SPIE Student Member, and student pricing

There is a $50USD / £40 service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 16 September 2021; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, online courses, or special events purchased are not refundable.

Press registration

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

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.

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