• Individual Members
  • Early Career Members
  • Student Members
  • Corporate Members
  • SPIE Professional Magazine
  • Visiting Lecturers
  • Women In Optics
  • BACUS Technical Group
 
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Make SPIE Your Professional Society

 

SPIE is the premier optics and photonics engineering society. Serving more than 225,600 constituents from approximately 150 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth.

Membership

SPIE Membership brings you access to information, career advancement, networking, discounts, and more. Be recognized for your research, present, publish, and add to the collective knowledgebase.

1 year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $105
3 year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $297
Life Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $995
Retired . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $45
Student . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20
Early Career Professional*. . $55
*Offered for three years following graduation

For information on discounts for Special Consideration Nations see: spie.org/sc

Member Benefits:
SPIE Membership pays for itself with discounts, free access, and networking events available to Members of the Society:
Membership includes:

  • Discounts on Events, Publications, SPIE Digital Library, and Courses
  • Complimentary SPIE Journal of your choice, monthly Member News, SPIE Professional Magazine, and Professional Development webcasts
  • Exclusive access to Member Receptions at events, and the SPIE Member Directory
  • Serve in SPIE Leadership

Student Members can access:

  • Student Chapters
  • Scholarships
  • Student discounts
  • Networking events

 
Access to information

  • SPIE Digital Library
  • SPIE Journals
  • Proceedings
  • Conferences
  • Exhibitions
  • Courses
  • Technology e-alerts

The SPIE Digital Library has over 350,000 technical papers available at a discount to Members online.


Networking, recognition and career advancement

Share research, opportunity, friendship, and success with a Society of like-minded professionals.

  • Conference Presentations
  • Career Center Jobsite
  • Technical Organizing Committees
  • Member Receptions
  • SPIE Profiles Networking Platform
  • Fellows and Senior Members
  • Get nominated for SPIE Awards
  • Women in Optics
  • Serve in SPIE Leadership
  • Vote for SPIE Officers and Directors (except Student and Retired Members)


SPIE Giving

SPIE supports tomorrow’s leaders through a wide array of scholarships, grants, educational materials, and networking opportunities.

SPIE annually provides $1.9 million in support of photonics education programs:

  • SPIE Scholarships
  • Education Outreach Grants
  • Student Chapters
  • Student Activities
  • Best Student Paper Prizes
  • Free Posters
  • Free Educational CDs, DVDs, and Videos
  • Women in Optics
  • Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference (ETOP)
  • Hands on Optics (HOO): K-12 outreach
  • Science Fairs
  • Optics Education Directory
  • Free SPIE Journal Access in developing nations
  • Active Learning in Optics and Photonics (ALOP): Teacher Training
  • International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Winter College
  • Visiting Lecturer Program