Coming to San Francisco: SPIE Photonics West 2018

SPIE Photonics West 2018, the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser, and biomedical optics industries, comes to the Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 27th to February 1st. The conference features two free exhibitions, where over 20,000 attendees will convene and learn about the latest research and cutting edge products. There will be opportunities to network with industry professionals, take advantage of free professional headshots, participate in a women executives’ meetup, and attend a two-day job fair where leading companies will be scouting new talent. This annual event is comprised of two main exhibitions: the BIOS Expo and the Photonics Exhibition.

Attendees will begin the week learning about biomedical optics and biophotonics at the BIOS Expo. There will be multiple opportunities to see new product demonstrations, meet suppliers, and discuss needs in the laser, and biomedical optics fields. Technologies highlighted in this area will be lasers, biosensors, microscopy, biomedical optics components, and more.

Photonics Exhibition
The second half of the week for attendees is dedicated to photonics and lasers at Photonics West. More than 1,300 companies will converge for the industry’s largest convention, that will cover the latest research with seminars, workshops, and networking opportunities. Featured technologies will include lasers and laser accessories, LEDs, optical components, and fiber optic components. Attend relevant industry panels like 3D Printing and Industry 4.0: An Industry Perspective and Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits: Industry Perspective.

SPIE will host a Startup Challenge, giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to present a light-based business plans to experts in the field for cash prizes and recognition. Attendees can get chance to gather with industry peers at this incredibly expansive event by registering free here.

AMA Executive Conference Center – San Francisco
Only 15 miles from the San Francisco International Airport and just one block from the Moscone Center, our AMA Executive Conference Center in San Francisco is perfect for ancillary SPIE Photonics West business meetings. Contact us to learn more about hosting your trade show gatherings, demo presentations, product launches or customer meetings at our state-of-the-art Center.