Information for authors and presenters

Instructions, deadlines, and tips to prepare your work. Information for chairs and committees.

Share your research: abstracts still being accepted

On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful week for presenters and chairs.

Review the details for submitting an abstract and note the deadline listed in each conference. We look forward to you joining us in Orlando, Florida.

Present and publish your work as part of Defense + Commercial Sensing

Here's why submitting a presentation to this meeting puts a spotlight on your work:

  • the event will bring you international visibility
  • your research becomes a part of the world's permanent scientific record
  • your work will be indexed in all relevant scientific databases*

Make sure that your research gets timely publication in the SPIE Digital Library.

*SPIE partners with relevant scientific databases to ensure visibility for your research, including Astrophysical Data System (ADS), Ei Compendex, CrossRef, Google Scholar, Inspec, Scopus, and Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

Important dates

Abstracts due 19 October 2022
Registration opens January 2023
Authors notified and program posts online 9 January 2023
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 27 February 2023
Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listings 13 March 2023
Poster PDFs due for preview and publication 5 April 2023
Manuscripts due 12 April 2023
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 28 April 2023

*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-in

Preparing for your participation

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Submit an abstract

Review the conference topics and see where your research fits best.

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Prepare to present

Review information for preparing oral or poster presentations.

Manuscript submission guidelines for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Prepare your manuscript

Submission guidelines include best practices for successful manuscript publication.

Information for chairs and committees participating in SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Chairs and committees

Timelines and overview of your duties before and during the forum


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