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Join us in San Francisco for Photonics West 2022

Experience the energy of Photonics West as everyone gathers for an exciting year in San Francisco. Get ready to enjoy real conversations, hear the latest breakthroughs, and make important connections in person. Hear cutting-edge research in biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more. Attend technical presentations, courses, two world-class exhibitions, plenary presentations, and a variety of networking activities. Meet up with the optics and photonics community at the Moscone Center.

Conferences and courses 22-27 January
BiOS Expo 22-23 January | Photonics West Exhibition 25-27 January

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Free Photonics West Preview webinar 17 November, register today

Photonics in the fight against COVID-19

Join this free webinar featuring top speakers giving updates on their research addressing problems related to COVID-19.

Wednesday 17 November 2021
8:00-9:00 AM

Three symposia featuring 100 technical conferences

Brain scan shows biomedical optics at work


The most important biomedical optics conference in the field

A laser beam is refelected by an optical lense


The latest advancements for laser technologies

Optoelectronic components


Current optoelectronic technologies and applications

Application tracks aggregate presentations across Photonics West

An abstract view of lighted brain function on a sillohette

Brain function

Glasses reflect detailed images viewed by a researcher

Translational research

A closeup view of colorful, 3D pathways

3D printing

A close up view of colorful virus cells

Covid-19 research

Find suppliers and preview the latest technology

Two major exhibitions

Explore the offerings from top companies, discover new capabilities and innovative products, and make important connections to move your projects forward.

Particles flowing through the inside of a cable

Quantum West

A one-day event full of invited speakers from the quantum industry

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Industry program

A variety of sessions focused on the business side of photonics

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Job Fair

Meet companies from the photonics industry seeking new employees

Take a course from an expert

Course offerings will give you the technical training you need to excel in your field. Choose from over 40 courses taking place in San Francisco during SPIE Photonics West.

Present your research at Photonics West 2022 in San Francisco

Abstracts are still being accepted

Review the details and deadlines for submitting an abstract for Photonics West 2022. Get your abstract submitted today.

Photonics West 2021 registration included one proceedings volume

Access the 2021 research and recordings

The Photonics West 2021 conference proceedings papers and presentation recordings are published in the SPIE Digital Library as they become available. All paid conference registrations included one volume for ongoing access.