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    Pre-Registration Pricing and Dates
    Conference registration prices increase by $150 USD ($50 for students) after 29 August 2014. The online form will automatically display the increased prices.

    Conference registration prices increase by $150 USD and student pricing increases $50 USD after 11 September 2015. The online form will automatically display the increased prices.

    All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate.

    Conference Registration Fees

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    Conference Registration Includes:
    Admission to all conference sessions of both SPIE Scanning Microscopies and SPIE Photomask Technology, keynote, panel discussion, poster reception, and exhibition
    Admission to the SPIE Photomask Exhibition
    Coffee breaks, morning breakfast breads, and afternoon dessert snacks
    Online proceedings of both Scanning Microscopies and Photomask Technology conferences via the SPIE Digital Library (excluding student registrations)

    Special Events Pricing
    Photomask Reception and Banquet
    30 September 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Not included with paid registration
    $95 per ticket; purchase during registration
    Daily Buffet Lunches
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    Not included with paid registration
    $45 each day; purchase during registration

    Exhibition Registration
    Photomask exhibition-only visitor registration is complimentary.
    Press Registration
    For credentialed press and media representatives only.
    Please email contact information, title and organization to
    SPIE Member, SPIE Student Member + Student Pricing
    SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts. Discounts are applied at the time of registration.
    SPIE Student Members receive a 50% discount on all courses.
    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.


    Onsite Registration Hours / Badge Pick-Up
    Portola Lobby

    Monday 28 September 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 29 September 7:15 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday 30 September 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Thursday 1 October 8:00 am to 10:30 am

    SPIE Cashier
    Registration Area. Open during registration hours

     • Registration Payments 
    If you are paying by cash or check as part of your onsite registration, wish to add a course, workshop, or special event requiring payment, or have questions regarding your registration, visit the SPIE Cashier.
     • Receipts and Certificate of Attendance
    Preregistered attendees who did not receive a receipt may obtain one at Badge Corrections and Receipts next to SPIE Cashier. Attendees who need a Certificate of Attendance may obtain those from the SPIE Cashier.
     • Badge Corrections
    Badge corrections can be made at the Badge Corrections station. Please have your badge removed from the badge holder and marked with your changes before approaching the counter.

    Refund Information
    There is a $50 USD service charge for processing refunds. Requests for refunds must be received by 17 September 2015; 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.


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