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Digital Forum
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6 - 11 March 2021
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The leading event for the photonics and laser communities

Cutting-edge research in biophotonics, laser technologies, and optoelectronics materials and devices

Photonics West Digital Forum 6 - 11 March 2021
Attend the Photonics West Digital Forum, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event. SPIE Photonics West covers a wide range of topics: biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more.

The digital forum will offer live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events, and a digital marketplace with product demonstrations and the ability to make business connections.

We hope to see you online in March.

Register today

Digital Forum
6 - 11 March 2021

Photonics West Marketplace
6 - 11 March 2021

BiOS Marketplace
6 - 11 March 2021

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Free, online preview
25 - 28 January 2021


Authors, presenters, exhibitors

We are ready to work with you to build a strong program for the digital forum. Find information online about what to expect and look for specific instructions on how to prepare for the digital forum from SPIE staff via email.

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Check out what's new

Learn more about the free Photonics West Preview in January
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Announcing the Digital Marketplace

Photonics West and BiOS Exhibitions take place in March

Join us online to see what's new in the photonics industry
Find the latest solutions powered by photonics that are driving today's technology markets. Featured technologies and applications include state-of-the-art medical technologies; optical components and detectors; the Internet of Things; lasers, laser systems and laser applications; and metrology.

Connect with top companies, explore their offerings, watch product demonstrations, and make important connections online at the two Digital Marketplace events taking place during the Digital Forum. Look for more details about the marketplaces in the coming weeks.

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