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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
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SPIE Photonics West—The world's largest photonics technologies event, consisting of three conferences and two world-class exhibitions

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Make sure you are getting email updates for Photonics West, the world's largest photonics technologies event. With three conferences (BIOS, LASE, OPTO) and a wide range of topics (biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more), this is the best place to present, network, and learn. Subscribe today

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19 October 2018

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Explore the latest photonics research across three conferences

SPIE BIOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference.


Biophotonics, Biomedical Optics, and Imaging Conference

SPIE LASE, the laser source technologies and industrial lasers and applications conference.


Industrial Laser, Laser Source, and Application Conference

SPIE OPTO, the optoelectronics and photonic materials and devices conference


Optoelectronics, Photonic Materials and Devices Conference


Two world-class exhibitions, 40 industry events, 70 courses

SPIE BIOS Expo, the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition.
The 2019 Industry Program—the biggest program to date. Includes the 2nd annual AR, VR, MR Conference
Take a Course or Workshop at Photonics West
Exhibit at Photonics West 2019, where business happens in the photonics and laser industry

Special Events at Photonics West 2019

Special Events at Photonics West 2019

Special Events at Photonics West 2019. Choose from more than 70 special events to attend, learn, network, and have fun. Events include the Saturday night BiOS Hot Topics, the Monday Welcome Reception, plenary sessions, technical events, social and networking events, the Prism Awards and Startup Challenge, valuable panels and keynote presentations for industry and more. Learn more

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