Laser Congress and Exhibition

11 December 2022 – 15 December 2022
Hybrid Event - Central European Time (UTC + 01:00)

Barcelona International Convention Centre
Barcelona, Catalunya Spain

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In-Person Participation Registration Types and Rates

Full Congress

Access to all content (in-person, virtual or on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Poster Sessions and Special Events. Also includes access to the onsite Exhibition, Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 02 December 2022.

  Before or On 14 November After 14 November       
Optica Member / Contributed Speaker Optica Member EUR 640 EUR 795
Non-Member / Contributed Speaker Non-Member EUR 765 EUR 960
Committee Member / Invited Speaker - Optica Member EUR 483 EUR 600
Committee Non-Member / Invited Speaker - Non-Member EUR 580 EUR 728
Optica Emeritus Member EUR 385 EUR 483
Optica Student Member / Contributed Speaker Optica Student Member EUR 385 EUR 490
Student Non-Member / Contributed Speaker Student Non-Member EUR 463 EUR 580
Exhibitor Upgrade EUR 640 EUR 795
Events + Exhibits Pass

Access to the Plenary Sessions, Poster Sessions and Special Programming on the Exhibit Floor.

Events + Exhibits Pass (EEP) FREE
Exhibit Booth Personnel (EXP) FREE

Virtual Participation Registration Types and Rates

Virtual Full Congress

Access to select content (virtual and on demand) including Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Postdeadline Papers Session, and Virtual Special Events. Also includes access to Technical Digest Papers and Postdeadline Papers.

*All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 02 December 2022.

  Before or On 14 November  After 14 November         
Optica Member / Contributed Speaker Optica Member EUR 483 EUR 630
Non-Member / Contributed Speaker Non-Member EUR 575 EUR 725
Committee Member / Invited Speaker - Optica Member EUR 365 EUR 454
Committee Non-Member / Invited Speaker - Non-Member EUR 440 EUR 545
Optica Emeritus Member EUR 287 EUR 360
Optica Student Member / Contributed Speaker Optica Student Member EUR 287 EUR 360
Student Non-Member / Contributed Speaker Student Non-Member EUR 345 EUR 433

Emerging Economies: Waivers and Discounts

Optica Members residing in Low- and Lower-Middle Income countries (as defined by the World Bank) are eligible for free, waived registration to Optica Meetings. Choose to attend in person or participate online. Non-members from these countries receive substantial registration discounts for virtual participation only.

Optica Members (In-Person or Virtual)  Not a Member? Join Now! FREE
Non-Member Attendee / Non-Member Contributed Speaker (Virtual Only) EUR 40
Non-Member Invited Speaker / Committee Member (Virtual Only) EUR 30
Student Non-Member Attendee / Speaker (Virtual Only) EUR 20

 

Important Information

Advance Registration Deadline

Payment MUST be received with your registration form or with your online registration; NO Registration will be processed without payment. All payments must be in EURO. Registrations received after 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Monday, 14 November 2022, will be charged the Standard rate. Upon receipt of your registration and payment, a confirmation letter will be e-mailed to each registrant. PAYMENT ISSUES WILL DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR REGISTRATION. Note: All presenters must register by 23:59 EST (UTC-05:00), on Friday, 02 December 2022.

Health and Safety Requirements for In-Person Registrants

Optica event management is monitoring global, federal, state and local health guidelines in preparation for this meeting. 

Requirements

  • Vaccinations — All in-person meeting attendees, exhibitors, vendors and staff must be fully vaccinated* and show proof of vaccination and photo ID. No exceptions.
  • Masks — It is strongly recommended that all in-person meeting attendees, exhibitors, vendors and staff wear a mask in meeting venues at all times.

* Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days or more after an individual has received the second dose in a 2-dose series OR a single-dose vaccine OR after receipt of another vaccine validated by the World Health Organization (WHO).

For more information, please visit the Health and Safety page on this website. 

Code of Conduct

It is important to the success of this meeting that every attendee be treated with consideration and respect. Please review the Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy.

Policies and Terms of Registration

Reasonable Event Policies and Terms have been established. We encourage you to read these carefully as all registrants to the Congress will be required to agree to these policies and terms as a condition of registration.

Privacy Policy

Optica respects the privacy rights of our visitors and recognize the importance of protecting all information that you may choose to share with us. To further this commitment, we have adopted this Privacy Policy to guide how we collect, store and use the information you provide to us.

Change and Cancellation Policy

Virtual Full Congress registrants can change to In-Person Full Conference participation at any time before or during the congress. The difference in the registration rate is assessed based on when the original registration was completed:

  • Register before/on 14 November: Receive the comparable early registration rate for In-Person participation.
  • Register after 14 November: Receive the comparable regular registration rate for In-Person participation.

In-Person Full Conference registrants can change to Virtual Full Conference participation through Monday, 21 November 2022. The refunded difference is based on when the original registration was completed and when the change request is submitted:

  • Register before/on 14 November and submit a change request before/on 14 November: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.
  • Register before/on 14 November and submit a change request after 14 November: Receive a refund for the difference between the early registration rate for In-Person participation and the regular registration rate for Virtual participation.
  • Register after 14 November and submit a change request after 14 November: Receive a refund for the difference between the regular registration rates for In-Person and Virtual participation.

Note: Any changes must be made by contacting the Registration Team. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Cancelling a Registration: Refund requests must be received in writing by Monday, 21 November 2022. A processing service charge of EUR 75 will be assessed. Cancellation requests submitted after Monday, 21 November 2022 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please allow four to six weeks to process a refund request.

Payment and Refund Information

All payments must be in Euro.

Credit cards are accepted (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and Diners Club).

Bank Drafts and Wire Transfers — Please indicate on your registration form which bank was used and when the deposit was made. Also, please notify Optica of the transfer to avoid any lost or unidentified payments.

Registration Support

Please contact Customer Service via a webform at optica.org/help or call + 1 202.416.1907.