Photonics West Digital Forum Online Courses

Online courses compliment and extend your Photonics West experience

Online courses still available

Created by experts, SPIE online courses are designed to be taken on your own schedule from your desktop or mobile device.

See list of courses related to Photonics West topics below.

Online courses on important photonics topics

Call for 2022 courses and instructors

Interested in teaching an SPIE course? We are now accepting course proposals for the 2022 Photonics West event. Please send a proposed Course description to

Submission deadline: 1 July 2021

For more information about becoming an SPIE instructor please see our instructor guidelines.

Purchase online courses now and take anytime in the next year

A valuable investment for your career

Included with your course registration:

  • Slideshow presentations
  • Quizzes to test your retention of the material
  • Supplemental resources
  • Digital certificate
  • Immediate access for one year from date of purchase

Featured Instructors

Bernard C. Kress

Principal Optical Architect, Microsoft Corp

Jessica DeGroote Nelson

Director of Technology and Strategy, Optimax Systems Inc

Julie L. Bentley

Associate Professor of Optics, Univ. of Rochester

Daniel Vukobratovich

Senior Principal Engineer, Raytheon

Discounts and more information

15% off for SPIE Members
50% off for SPIE Student Members

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