20 - 23 October 2025
Rochester, NY, US

SPIE Optifab registration information

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Registration will open in July 2025.

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Registration fees from 2023 event


All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $670 $830
Non-author technical attendee
$670 $830
Student  $360 $830
Exhibition visitor $50 $50

What is included with paid registration?


             Paid conference Paid exhibition
All presentations, plenaries, Welcome Reception, and other special events  
50 proceedings downloads  
SPIE Optifab Exhibition

*Paid registrations include proceedings from the event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details and instructions.

Exhibition registration


  • Exhibition-only visitor registration is $40
  • Student exhibition-only visitor registration is free
  • Exhibition registration increases by $10 after 29 September 2025

Course registration information


Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $100 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

SPIE Membership discounts


SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts, which are applied at the time of registration. SPIE Student Members receive even greater discounts on courses, particularly during early registration.

SPIE Student Member registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their PhD. Post-docs may not join SPIE as a Student Member.

Not an SPIE Member? Purchase Membership with your registration and receive your discounts right away. Or contact membership@spie.org for more information.

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 $75 USD service charge for processing refunds for conference or course registrations. Requests for refunds must be received by TBD in October 2025; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues and special events are not refundable.

US Government credit cards


US 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 8398 company for authorization purposes.

Contact SPIE Customer Service


Email: customerservice@spie.org
Phone: +1 360 676 3290 or +1 888 504 8171
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

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