Advancing astronomical engineering | call for papers opens soon

We look forward to safely gathering 17 - 22 July 2022 in Montréal, Québec, Canada for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, the most prestigious event for astrophotonics. The 2022 call for papers will open in September, and we encourage researchers and engineers to share advancements, discoveries, challenges, and project updates with the community.

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Technical conferences with thousands of papers and presentations


Telescopes and systems are part of the program

Telescopes and systems

  • Optical, infrared, and millimeter wave
  • Ultraviolet to gamma ray
  • Ground-based and airborne telescopes and instrumentation
  • Optical and infrared interferometry and imaging
  • Adaptive optics systems
  • Observatory operations: strategies, processes, and systems
  • Modeling, systems engineering, and project management for astronomy

Technology advancements are part of the program

Technology advancements

  • Advances in optical and mechanical technologies for telescopes and instrumentation
  • Software and cyberinfrastructure for astronomy
  • Millimeter, submillimeter, and far-infrared detectors and instrumentation for astronomy
  • High energy, optical, and infrared detectors for astronomy

Inspired by the global astronomical community


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