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Yokohama, Japan
14 - 19 June 2020
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Chair & Committee Member Information

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee Member, and 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 volunteering your time and dedication - 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 your Conference Program Coordinator.

Conference Timeline and Due Dates

21 July 2019 Call for Papers due from conference chairs 
13 November 2019 Abstracts due. Authors submit online
15 November 2019 Email Short Course proposals to Felicia Andreotta for Education Program
18 December 2019 Advance Program due from conference chairs to Annie Gerstl and Dawn Jackson
23 February 2020 Authors notified of acceptance
2 April 2020 Student Grant Applications due from student authors
9 April 2020 Final Program changes due from conference chairs to Annie Gerstl and Dawn Jackson
16 May 2020 Manuscripts due for all conferences. Authors submit at http://spie.org/myaccount
14 - 19 June 2020 Conference Dates in Yokohama, Japan
8 July 2020 Manuscript Reviews completed by conference chairs and submit Introduction to Proceedings.

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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
13 November 2019

Author Notification
23 February 2020

Mauscripts Due
16 May 2020


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