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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Photonics West 2020

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming at Photonics West 2020

SPIE believes that bringing together people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives supports innovation through a variety of ideas, and solves challenges faced by our world.

Attend events at Photonics West 2020 that highlight our diverse community and promote equity and inclusion in optics and photonics.

Networking, Workshops, and Presentations

Saturday 1 February 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Equity in Industry
Sunday 2 February 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Managing Unconscious Bias
Sunday 2 February 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Monday 3 February 2020
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Presentation and Reception
Monday 3 February 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Executive Women's Meetup
Tuesday 4 February 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Creative, Inclusive Cultures
Tuesday 4 February 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LGBTQ+ Social
Wednesday 5 February 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Growth Mindset Leadership
Thursday 6 February 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Diversity in the Workplace

Onsite Services

We seek to support our diverse community attending SPIE events. Look for these onsite services:

Mother's Lounge
Moscone Center, North and South Lobbies
Open during registration hours. See Cashier for access.
These lounges are lockable rooms intended for nursing mothers. Each lounge is equipped with comfortable furniture and power outlets. There is no storage, running water, or refrigeration available in the lounges.

Quiet Room
Moscone Center, North Lobby, Room 115
Open during registration hours.
The Quiet Room is intended for silent meditation, reflection, or prayer. No mobile device or computer use, and no food or beverages allowed. This is not a meeting space.

Gender Inclusive Restrooms
Moscone Center, North Lower Level, to the right of Hall F entrance
Moscone Center, South Street Level, near room 101

SPIE is committed to providing a harassment- and discrimination-free experience for everyone at Photonics West and all our events, an experience that embraces the richness of diversity where participants may exchange ideas, learn, network, and socialize in the company of colleagues in an environment of mutual respect. For more information please read our Anti-Harassment Policy and SPIE Meetings Code of Conduct.

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