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Join your colleagues 22–27 January 2022 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. See below for details of what is included plus exhibition, course, and press registration. Review pricing, SPIE Membership discounts, and more.

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Registration fees

All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $910 $1060
Technical attendee
$910 $1060
Full-time student $505 $1060
Exhibition visitor (includes Industry, Quantum West) $0 $0

What is included with registration

             Full registration Exhibition visitor
All presentations, plenaries, and special events
50 proceedings tokens*
Access to SPIE AR | VR | MR
Photonics West Exhibition and BiOS Expo
Industry sessions
Quantum West
Job Fair and SPIE Career Hub, unless otherwise noted for a specific audience

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details on using proceedings download tokens.


Course registration information

Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $75 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

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 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.

Press registration

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

Refund information

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 13 January 2022; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, courses or special events purchased are not refundable.

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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Phone: +1 360 676 3290 or +1 888 504 8171
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

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