• Optifab
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Rochester, New York, United States
14 - 17 October 2019
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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.

Abstract Due Date: 3 April 2017
Official notification will be sent to contact authors the week of 12 June 2017.

Post-Deadline Abstract Submissions:
Late abstracts may be accepted, subject to chair approval. Contact Annie Gerstl, your SPIE Conference Programs Coordinator.

1. Review the Technical Program (available June 2017)

Submission Guidelines (Conditions for Acceptance, Abstract Instructions, Program Placement, and Publication Information)

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

Presentation Questions? Contact Annie Gerstl

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Manuscript for Publication Due 14 August 2017

  • All oral and poster authors are expected to submit a minimum four-page paper for publication in the SPIE Digital Library.
  • Authors can upload their paper at the time of abstract submission and provide updates before the 14 August 2017 manuscript due date.
    • Contact authors may make revisions to the paper beginning in early July 2017.
  • All updates must be completed by 14 August 2017.
  • Registered technical attendees will have access to all submitted papers through the SPIE Digital Library when the meeting begins.

Submission Questions? Contact Annie Gerstl.

3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
3 April 2017

Author Notification
12 June 2017

Manuscripts Due
14 August

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