• Defense + Commercial Sensing
    Orlando 2018
    Benefits of attending
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Cyber Physical Systems / IoT
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems
    Agriculture
    Rising Researchers
    Courses
    Exhibition
    Sponsors
    For Authors and Presenters
    Rising Researchers
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
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Author and Presenter Information

Follow these instructions to develop a successful 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: 9 October 2017

  • Read the Submission Guidelines (Conditions for Acceptance, Abstract Instructions, Program Placement, and Publication Information)
  • Browse the conference call for papers within each symposia below and select 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 in to your spie.org account to complete the submission wizard.

An official notification will be sent by email to contact author of accepted presentations by 11 December 2017.

Submission Questions? View SPIE Contacts.

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

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These courses are free for SPIE Members.

3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts

Important Author Dates

Abstracts Due
9 October 2017

Author Notification
11 December 2017

Manuscripts Due
19 March 2018


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