• Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation
    2018 Onsite News
    Special Events
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas, United States
10 - 15 June 2018
Print PageEmail Page

Author and Presenter Information

Follow these instructions to develop a successful abstract, presentation, and manuscript, for presentation at the conference and publication in the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library.

1. Submit an Abstract

Abstract Due Date: 15 November 2017

  • Read the Conference Call for Papers and Submission Guidelines (Conditions for Acceptance, Abstract Instructions, Program Placement, and Publication Information)
  • Select the one conference that most closely matches the topics in your abstract (do not submit the same abstract to multiple conferences)
  • Click 'Submit an Abstract" from within the conference you've chosen, and you'll be prompted to sign into your spie.org account to complete the submission wizard.

An official notification will be sent by email to the contact author of accepted presentations by 23 February 2018.

Submission Questions?

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

Presentation Questions?

Present a Better Paper. Take one of these online courses from SPIE:

These courses are free for SPIE Members.

3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
15 November 2017

Mauscripts Due
16 May 2018

Browse Defense, Security, and Sensing 2011 papers