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Benefits & Services

The IEEE Photonics Society enables networking and promotes professional growth within the photonics and optics community. As a member, you gain access to superior educational content and exclusive opportunities to network with peers and innovators in the field.

Member Pricing Options Professional Members Student Members
Pricing Per Calendar Year Full Year
Half Year
Full Year
Half Year
IEEE Members Joining IEEE Photonics Society $20 $10 $10 $5
Affiliate Membership $95.50 $47.75 N/A N/A

Already an IEEE Member and/or New to the IEEE Photonics Society?

Until August 15th, new Society members can receive an IEEE Photonics Society membership and all benefits at 50% off. New IEEE members also receive half year members dues during March 1–Aug 15.

Stay on the Cutting Edge of Photonics

  • Gain discounted conference registrations at leading international photonics conferences.
  • Receive an open access publishing member discount: 15% discount for IEEE Photonics Society members.
  • Free full, online access to IEEE Photonics Society Journals.
  • Free print subscription to the IEEE Spectrum magazine and The Institute newsletter.
  • Free online access to all IEEE Photonics Society-sponsored conference proceedings.

Network with Other Photonics Professionals

Enhance your Education and Professional Development

Become Eligible for Prestigious Industry Awards and Recognition Programs