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16 - 19 October 2017
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Abstract Submission Guidelines

Conditions of Acceptance

Submit an Abstract and Summary Online

Review, Notification, and Program Placement Information

Information on the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library Information


Conditions of Acceptance

By submitting an abstract, I agree to the following conditions:

An author or coauthor (including keynote, invited, oral, and poster presenters) will:

  • Register at the reduced author registration rate (current SPIE Members receive an additional discount on the registration fee).
  • Attend the meeting.
  • Make the presentation as scheduled in the program.
  • Submit a two to three page summary for publication in the Summary Digest.
  • Obtain funding for their registration fees, travel, and accommodations, independent of SPIE, through their sponsoring organizations.
  • Ensure that all clearances, including government and company clearance, have been obtained to present and publish. If you are a DoD contractor in the USA, allow at least 60 days for clearance.

Submit an Abstract and Summary Online

  • Follow the Conference link to the technical conference and click the "Submit an abstract" link.
  • Please submit a 250-word text abstract for technical review purposes that is suitable for publication. SPIE is authorized to circulate your abstract to conference committee members for review and selection purposes.
  • Please also submit a 100-word text summary suitable for early release. If accepted, this summary text will be published prior to the meeting in the online or printed programs promoting the conference.
  • A four page (minimum) paper (20 pages maximum) for publication and distribution at the meeting can be uploaded at the time of submission offering additional supporting materials.
  • Please note that this meeting accepts shorter papers for publication than the standard manuscript guidelines suggest. See manuscript preparation guidelines for formatting instructions. Final papers for publication will be due no later than 31 August 2015.
  • Only original material should be submitted.
  • Abstracts should contain enough detail to clearly convey the approach and the results of the research.
  • Commercial papers will be reviewed and placed in the program at the chairs' discretion. Please indicate commercial content as a topic when making your submission to assist with the review process.

Review, Notification, and Program Placement Information

  • To ensure a high-quality conference, all submissions will be assessed by the Conference Chair for technical merit and suitability of content.
  • Conference Chairs reserve the right to reject for presentation any paper that does not meet content or presentation expectations.
  • The contact author will receive notification of acceptance and presentation details by e-mail no later than 12 June 2015.
  • Final placement in an oral or poster session is subject to the Chairs' discretion.

Information on the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library

  • Conference Chair/Editors may require manuscript revision before approving publication and reserve the right to reject for publication any paper that does not meet acceptable standards for a scientific publication.
  • Conference Chair/Editors' decisions on whether to allow publication of a manuscript is final.
  • Manuscript instructions are available from the "For Authors/Presenters" link on the conference website.
  • Authors must be authorized to transfer copyright of the manuscript to SPIE, or provide a suitable publication license.
  • Only papers presented at the conference and received according to publication guidelines and timelines will be published in the conference Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library.
  • SPIE partners with relevant scientific databases to enable researchers to find the papers in the Proceedings of SPIE easily. The databases that abstract and index these papers include Astrophysical Data System (ADS), Chemical Abstracts (relevant content), Ei Compendex, CrossRef, Current Contents, DeepDyve, Google Scholar, Inspec, Portico, Scopus, SPIN, and Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

2017 Important Dates

Call for Papers Opens
16 January 2017

Abstracts Due
TBD

Author Notification
TBD


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