SPIE Photonics West Preview

SPIE Photonics West Preview

January 22, 2009

SPIE Photonics West will be held from January 24?29, 2009, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. Photonics West is the essential photonics and laser event, attracting researchers and product developers from around the world.

SPIE Photonics West will be held from January 24–29, 2009, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. Photonics West is the essential photonics and laser event, attracting researchers and product developers from around the world.

Four symposia will be held during Photonics West. They are: BiOS 2009, on biomedical optics; LASE 2009, on lasers and applications; MOEMS-MEMS 2009, on micro- and nanofabrication; and OPTO 2009, on integrated optoelectronic devices. These symposia will feature 3,275 R&D presentations connecting the brightest minds with leaders in science and technology.

Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to explore more than 75 technical courses and professional development workshops on a wide variety of topics within the photonics industry. Program tracks include such topics as photonic therapeutics and diagnostics, nano/biophotonics, semiconductor lasers and LEDs, and optics and optical engineering.

In addition, the Photonics West Exhibition will be a showcase for the latest innovations in IR sources and detectors, electronic imaging components, fiber optic systems, optics and photonics manufacturing, and sensors and systems.

Exhibit Dates and Hours

Tuesday, January 27 and Wednesday, January 28 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, January 29 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Special events at Photonics West include plenary sessions; student events; membership events; and networking, social, and other activities for attendees.

Advance registration information is available on the SPIE website: www.spie.org. Onsite registration will be held at the San Jose Convention Center, Street Level, beginning on Saturday, January 24, from 7:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.