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Boulder Millennium Hotel
Boulder, Colorado, United States
24 - 27 September 2017
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Chair & Committee Member Information

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee member, or 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 your dedication and for volunteering your time and expertise - 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 Pat Wight, your Conference Program Coordinator.

 Conference Timeline and Deadlines

2 January 2017

Call for Papers due from conference chairs to Pat Wight

Ext. to 22May 2017

Abstracts due. Authors submit via http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/laser-damage

5 June 2017

Advance Program due from conference chairs to Pat Wight

17 July 2017

Student Grant Applications due from student authors to Pat Wight

24 July 2017

Final Program changes due from conference chairs to Pat Wight

24-27 September 2017

Conference Dates in Boulder, Colorado

23 October 2017

Manuscripts due for all conferences. Authors submit via https://spie.org/myaccount

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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
Late submission may be accepted until 15 May 2017

Acceptance Notifications
6 June 2017

Manuscripts Due
23 October 2017


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