Information for authors and presenters

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

Prepare your work

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

Call for papers is now open.

Why present and publish your work as part of SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics??


Here's how submitting an abstract puts a spotlight on your work:

  • Your participation in the conference gains 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.

It is important to start preparation of your presentation and manuscript early. Please be sure to carefully review the important dates and deadlines and read emails that you receive from SPIE. We are glad that you are interested in being a part of this dynamic program. We are here to support you in this journey from conference presentation to publication. 

Important dates


Abstracts due 9 November 2022
Authors notified and program posts online 16 January 2023
Registration opens 19 January 2023
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 20 February 2023
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 29 March 2023
Manuscripts due 5 April 2023
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 21 April 2023

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

Prepare to participate


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Browse the conference topics

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

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Prepare your manuscript

Find the details you need to prepare for manuscript submission.

SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics chairs and committee volunteers

Chairs and committees

Timelines and overview of your duties before and during the forum