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For Chairs and Committees

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee member, or Session Chair are crucial to the success of this event, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the International Photodynamic Association and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for your dedication and for volunteering your time and expertise - we truly could not do this without you.

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Conference Timeline and Due Dates

9 Jan 2019 Abstracts due
15 Feb 2019 Advance Program finalized by Conference Chairs
22 March 2019 Authors notified of acceptance
10 May 2019 Final Program finalized
5 July 2019 Manuscripts due for all conferences with post-meeting proceedings - Submit via

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