SPIE Photonics West, 1st – 6th February 2020, San Francisco, US

Each year more than 22,000 people attend the premier events for the biomedical optics, photonics and laser industries…Photonics West! This is a key event in the photonics calendar and a great place to discover the latest research and find the latest devices and systems.

The event consists of six days of technical conferences, including three cutting edge technical areas featuring an incredible 5,200 technical papers, 65 courses and workshops and many networking opportunities. As well as these conferences, a three day exhibition takes place later in the week bringing together thousands of companies from across the world of photonics.

Dates: Conferences & Courses: 1st – 6th February 2020 | Exhibition: 4th – 6th February 2020

Venue: The Moscone Centre | 747 Howard Street | San Francisco | CA94103 | USA

For more information visit the official Photonics West website by clicking here!

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Attending the Event

About Photonics West

More companies exhibit at the Photonics West event than any other exhibiton in North America. It is the perfect place to meet top suppliers and network with industry leaders.

Registration and Pricing

There is a range of different pricing options for the event, depending on which part of the event you want to attend.

Below are the onsite registration and badge pick up hours:

Date Time Location
Friday 31st January 16:00-19:00 North Lobby Only
Saturday 1st February 07:15-17:00 North and South
Sunday 2nd February 07:30-17:00 North and South
Monday 3rd February 07:30-17:00 North and South
Tuesday 4th February 07:30-17:00 North and South
Wednesday 5th February 07:30-17:00 North and South
Thursday 6th February 07:30-16:00 North and South

It is recommended that conference and course attendees should use the South Lobby to pick up badges.

Exhibition Timings

Date Time
Tuesday 4th February 10:00-17:00
Wednesday 5th February 10:00-17:00
Thursday 6th February 10:00-16:00

Travelling to SPIE Photonics West 2019

An easy way to reach the centre is to take the San Francisco Bay ferry service, which connects you to 9 terminals around the Bay Area. The Moscone Centre can be easily accessed via taxi, buses or the subway from these terminals. BART is a great light train service that takes you to Powell Station, which is walking distance from the centre.

Should you require further information about the venue, please visit the Moscone Centre page.

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Technical Presentations from SPI

We are very excited to be presenting two talks at this years Photonics West. Below you can find details of both talks:

Session 8: Novel Design and Materials I

Wednesday 5 February 2020
Location: Room 205 (Level 2 South)

All-fibre bandwidth tunable filter for high power fibre lasers
Paper 11260-36
Time: 8:00 AM – 8:20 AM
Author(s): Jaclyn Chan, Natasha T. Vukovic, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom); Christophe A. Codemard, SPI Lasers UK Ltd. (United Kingdom); Michalis N. Zervas, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)

See Abstract…

Session 10: Laser Mode Control

Thursday 6 February 2020
Location: Room 202 (Level 2 South)

Multi-kilowatt fibre laser with azimuthal mode output beam for advanced material processing
Paper 11266-44
Time: 9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
Author(s): Christophe A. Codemard, SPI Lasers UK Ltd. (United Kingdom); Natasha Vukovic, Jaclyn S. Chan, Michalis N. Zervas, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom); Stephen J. Keen, Rongsheng Chen, Richard Jesset, Iain Botheroyd, Mike Durkin, Mark Greenwood, SPI Lasers UK Ltd. (United Kingdom)

See Abstract…

See you there!

We are excited to be attending the Photonics West exhibition with our parent company TRUMPF this year. You can find us on stand #1337

We will be displaying products from both our redENERGY Pulsed and redPOWER CW fiber laser product lines.


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