• Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation
    Exhibition
    Sponsors
    Radio Astronomy
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas, United States
10 - 15 June 2018
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Chair & Committee Member Information

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee Member, and Session Chair are crucial to the success of SPIE events, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for volunteering your time and dedication - we truly could not do this without you.

If you have any questions or concerns at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact your Conference Program Coordinator.

  • For conferences AS101 through AS105, contact Robbine Waters, Conference Program Coordinator
  • For conferences AS106 through AS112, contact Annie Gerstl, Conference Program Coordinator

Conference Timeline and Due Dates

3 August 2015 Call for Papers due from conference chairs to Robbine Waters and Annie Gerstl
14 December 2015 Abstracts due. Authors submit online
28 December 2015 Email Short Course proposals to John Cain for Education Program
11 January 2016 Advance Program due from conference chairs to Robbine Waters and Annie Gerstl
22 February 2016 Authors notified of acceptance
18 April 2016 Student Grant Applications due from student authors
18 April 2016 Final Program changes due from conference chairs to Robbine Waters and Annie Gerstl
30 May 2016 Manuscripts due for all conferences. Authors submit at http://spie.org/myaccount
26 June -1 July 2016 Conference Dates in Edinburgh, Scotland
14 July 2016 Manuscript Reviews completed by conference chairs and submit Introduction to Proceedings.


Information for Conference Chairs


Information for Program Committee Members


Information for Session Chairs

Important Author Dates

Abstracts Due
14 December 2015

Acceptance Notification
Sent to Contact Author
26 February 2016

Manuscripts Due
30 May 2016


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