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22 - 26 March 2021
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Registration for SPIE Smart Structures + NDE Digital Forum

Register for this online conference

Smart Structures Digital Forum 22 - 26 March 2021
This online event includes access to live plenary presentations, on-demand technical talks, poster sessions, and opportunities to connect virtually with colleagues. 

Below, please find registration details, pricing, what is included with registration, FAQs, and more.

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For those paying via bank transfers or administrators registering one or more people. Download the PDF Registration Form and see FAQs below for instructions.

Questions? See FAQs below or contact Customer Service

Digital Forum Registration Fees
All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate.

Digital Forum access

SPIE Member*


Speaker or author, program
committee, session chair
$300 $450
Digital Forum attendee
$300 $450
Full-time student
$170 $450

*For details on the benefits of SPIE Membership, see the Member section below.

Smart Structures + NDE Digital Forum: What is included with registration

  Digital Forum (paid)*
All online conference sessions, plenaries, keynotes, poster sessions, networking events
Choice of online proceedings**
view Proceedings options

*Digital Forum presentations will be available on spie.org for two weeks, the week of the event and the week following.
**Paid attendees will have ongoing access to the one selected Proceedings volume.

SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member, and Student Pricing

SPIE Members
receive conference registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.

SPIE Student Members

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 media@spie.org

Refund Information

There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 18 March 2021. All registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues, SPIE Digital Library subscriptions, 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.

Digital Forum Registration FAQs

Download and fill out the PDF registration form (link above). Email or fax the form to SPIE Customer Service for an invoice and bank details (contact information is on the form).

Use the PDF to complete registrations for individuals or multiple people where you don't have login information for their account/s. If paying by credit card, fill out the PDF for each person and send the form(s) to SPIE customer service (contact information is on the form).

Registered attendees will receive an email receipt upon registration payment. Contact SPIE Customer Service, help@spie.org if you do not receive your receipt. 

To receive an Attendance (Participants) Certificate please contact Lisa Love, Lisa@spie.org and she will process your request.

For all paid registrants, there will be two weeks of access to all the technical content, during the Digital Forum week and the week following. Paid conference registrants will have the opportunity to select their one Proceedings volume and will then have ongoing access to it on the SPIE Digital Library after the digital forum. 

Yes. Invited presentations require registration. Before you can upload your presentation, you will need to register.

Yes, the Contact Author or Speaker of the presentation must be registered for the Digital Forum before you upload your presentation.

No, one registration will cover you for all the papers you may be presenting. 

Since there will be no travel necessary for the Digital Forum, we are instead offering conference registration fee waivers. Information regarding this program can be found on the newly crafted Student Author Conference Support page. If you have further questions, please contact MemberSupport@spie.org

Refund options are explained on this page within the Refund Information section above. Any further assistance will be handled by SPIE Customer Service, help@spie.org

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