SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies programme

Meet your colleagues in person in Glasgow for technical presentations, plenaries, and special events

Technical programme connecting research with industry

Explore these pages to find plenaries, conference presentations, networking events, and more to create your unique event experience.

Workshops advance technical capabilities

Participate in specialised workshops, including functional materials advances and applications, and intelligent sensing and measurement.

Speaker and audience at Photonex technical conference


Hear the latest innovations from leading researchers

Speaker at SPIE Photonex conference

Industry programme

Insights and opportunities from leading experts

Attendees at Photonex special event

Special Events

Plenaries, technical sessions, networking, and more

2-day Quantum Technologies conference

Bringing together all four UK National Quantum Technology Hubs for a deep dive into recent advances, the latest applications, and upcoming commercialisation opportunities.

2-day Quantum Technologies Conference

2021 Symposium Chairs

Simon Andrews

Executive Director, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd (United Kingdom)

Professor Caroline Gray

Director – OpTIC Technology Center, Professor of Enterprise, Engagement and Knowledge Transfer, Wrexham Glyndwr University (United Kingdom)

Professor Gail McConnell

Department of Physics, SUPA, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (United Kingdom)

Professor Graham T Reed

Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)