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Highlights of SPIE Photonics West

Reflect on the exciting week of the latest innovations and connections with colleagues
Ice sculpture at SPIE Photonics West Welcome Reception

Learning, doing business, and making new connections

SPIE Photonics West 2024 was an impactful and vibrant experience at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, with 24,000-plus technical professionals registered from more than 70 countries across the international optics and photonics community. This year, SPIE hosted more than 1,500 exhibitors, and featured greater than 5,000 technical presentations throughout the week that included BiOS, LASE, OPTO, Quantum West, the BiOS Expo, the Photonics West exhibition, the Quantum West Expo, and the co-located AR|VR|MR conference and exhibition.

Innovation, research, and insights about emerging technology were in the spotlight, presented by world-class speakers and industry experts. Thank you to all who were involved in making the week a success. Glance through the photo galleries, take a deeper dive into the articles from below, relive the memories made, and plan to come in 2025. 

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