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    Exciting changes on the way for 2018

    SPIE Photonics Europe returns to Strasbourg in 2018

    SPIE Photonics Europe 2018 returns to Strasbourg, France
    The meeting had been held in Strasbourg for many years, then in 2010 the event was moved to Brussels, where it remained through 2016. We are pleased to be returning after so many years away.

    We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Strasbourg.


    1,500 papers and 7 new conferences

    SPIE Photonics Europe 2018 will offer a record number of papers and the 7 exciting new topics listed below.

     • Advances in Ultrafast Condensed Phase Physics
     • Unconventional Optical Imaging
     • 3D Printed Optics and Additive Photonic Manufacturing
     • Digital Optics for Immersive Displays and Sensors
     • Silicon Photonics: from Fundamental Research to Manufacturing
     • Fiber Lasers and Glass Photonics: Materials through Applications
     • Organic Electronics and Photonics: Fundamentals and Devices


    Student Optical Design Challenge

    SPIE is joining with the world leading companies in VR, AR, and MR head-mounted display hardware development to organize the first Student Optical Design Challenge.

    See students pitch their design solutions for tomorrow's immersive display products. Over €50,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded throughout the competition.

    Learn more


    An updated convention centre

    The refurbished Strasbourg Convention + Exhibition Centre offers a unique, multi-purpose convention and exhibition venue. We look forward to learning and networking in the updated spaces.

    Learn more about the Strasbourg Convention + Exhibition Centre

    Important Digital Forum Dates

    Forum Dates
    6 - 10 April 2020

    Manuscripts Due
    13 April 2020


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