It all starts with registration – learn about ways to make the most of the SPIE Optical Systems Design Digital Forum.
The following platforms listed are part of this SPIE event experience. Browse the sections further below to learn more about these tools and how to use them.
The icons shown here, and online, are NOT clickable and only indicate the manner in which content is viewed.
1. Register for the conference
2. Sign in to your SPIE account during the week of the conference
By registering and signing in, the content of the online conference will be available to you. Conference papers, on-demand presentations, and all live presentations, as well as plenaries are included with your registration. By signing in during the week of the conference, you'll have access to all on-demand and streaming content. Sign in now.
3. Explore the conference programme
All conference papers, posters, and video presentations will be available on demand during the week of, and the week following, the meeting. Browse the programme to search and filter for conferences, plenaries and presentations that interest you.
4. Download the free SPIE Conferences app
Access to detailed information (presentations, special events, courses, people, and more) for every SPIE conference. Download the app and enjoy the event on your smartphone or tablet on the go. Updates to programming sync between online content, the My Schedule Tool, and the SPIE app.
5. Use My Schedule to organize your time
6. Engage in live events using Zoom
Live events will be happening throughout the week. You will see this icon associated with any live content:
Live events will be hosted via Zoom.
Fifteen (15) minutes before an event is scheduled to go live, the following icon and link will appear on the event's webpage. Click on the link to enter the meeting waiting room. The host will start the event at the scheduled time.
A Zoom account is not required to view live events. If you do not already have Zoom installed on your device, you will be prompted to download and install it when you try to enter an event. Browser viewing is also available with slightly reduced functionality. To see whether your device is set up for Zoom, visit: https://www.zoom.us/test
For plenary and technical events that have already occurred, any presentation recordings will be made available, and a link will display. Click on the link to see the recording.
7. Engage with presenters and colleagues using Slack
What is Slack?
Slack is a channel-based messaging platform that is being used for commenting during the SPIE event. Anyone registered for any event and signed in to their SPIE account can comment on all papers, posters, and presentations during the week using their SPIE event Slack account.
Here is another way to learn about setting up an account in Slack. Watch a SPIE Slack Tutorial Video
More information about SPIE Slack Workspace and Channels:
Here are a few Channels common to all users of the SPIE Event Workspaces:
The Slack logo and links appear with every part of the program that has commenting enabled:
Additional help - Slack Quick Start Guide: https://slack.com/resources/using-slack/your-quick-start-guide-to-slack
8. Discuss, share ideas, and network using Remo
What is Remo?
Remo is an innovative, self-guided platform for networking and workshopping with other virtual attendees. Remo that let's you move about the room to different tables and groups. It's intuitive and easy to use.
Get ready to use Remo:
If you will present a poster, this event will use the whiteboard feature to present posters in small, rotating groups. Watch this video to learn how the whiteboard functionality works.