Since 1998, SPIE Women in Optics promotes personal and professional growth for women through community building, networking opportunities, and encouraging young women to choose optics as a career.
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Upcoming SPIE Women in Optics Events
Women in Optics Presentation and Reception at SPIE Optics + Photonics
Monday 10 August 2015 | 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Marriott Marquis, Marina | San Diego, CA, United States
Join us for an early evening of networking and inspiration. This evening will feature reports on International Year of Light activities from around the world including Laura Tobin (Ireland), Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard (Canada), and Sona Hosseini (U.S.), and others. The panel will be followed by a reception, offering the opportunity to meet the speakers and connect with your peers. Light refreshments will be served.
Women in the Optics and Photonics Workplace
Wednesday 12 August | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Conv. Ctr. Sails Pavilion, Exhibition Floor Presentation Area | San Diego, CA, United States
Leading women in optics and photonics will participate in a round table discussion moderated by SPIE Marketing Analyst Adam Resnick, who will utilize data from the SPIE Global Salary Survey Report. Questions include, but are not limited to:
- What are the keys to personal and professional growth for women in optics and photonics?
- Are the challenges faced by women in the field different from men?
- What role do networking, mentoring, and community building play in the lives of women scientists and engineers?
Coffee, mimosas, and snacks served at 10:30am. Program begins 10:45am. Free and open to all registered attendees.
Note: this is not an official SPIE Women in Optics Event, but is sponsored by the SPIE Career Center